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SW"1911" with spherical bushing

Post by knightimac on Mon Sep 28, 2015 9:46 pm

Hi

Local gun store owner/smith is a fan of 45acp model SW1911 with spherical bushing.  Does anybody shoot one of these?  Just curious.  Is this similar to the old  model 945?
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Re: SW"1911" with spherical bushing

Post by Rob Kovach on Mon Sep 28, 2015 10:16 pm

I believe that Jerry Keefer discussed the spherical bushing in a different thread.  He said they were ok, but that there really wasn't much of an advantage over a fitted bushing.

The other thing I didn't like about the SW1911 is their version of the series 80 firing pin safety setup.
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Post by Rob Kovach on Tue Sep 29, 2015 12:02 am

Ah, yes!  Good work JayhawkNavy.

The thread I was thinking about was the Briley barrel bushing thread.
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Re: SW"1911" with spherical bushing

Post by JayhawkNavy02 on Tue Sep 29, 2015 12:24 am

Understood, I just stuck all Jerry's comments on bushings into same post.
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Re: SW"1911" with spherical bushing

Post by LenV on Tue Sep 29, 2015 1:46 am

I guess I was the one that posted the Briley question.

http://www.bullseyeforum.net/t4314-briley-barrel-bushing

The follow up to that would be. I bought one for my 9mm RO. I took it to the range twice and put it through the wringer with every load I had. The pistol now has the original bushing back on.

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Re: SW"1911" with spherical bushing

Post by knightimac on Tue Sep 29, 2015 8:23 am

Thanks everyone.  My curiosity is satisfied.  I'll pass on looking into this further.

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Re: SW"1911" with spherical bushing

Post by james r chapman on Tue Sep 29, 2015 11:35 am

Don't pass on it. When installed correctly they work fine.
But, no better than a correctly fitted standard bushing.
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