The Challis Bushing Extractor easily removes bushings without damage to bushings or frame. The beauty of this tool is the way it attaches to the bushing with a normal grip screw (included). Offered in both Full and Slim Size, the extractor is a perfect addition to any tool kit/5. Aug 06, Grip bushing removal methods. Jump to Latest Follow Not only bushing removal, but because the replacement bushings and screws aren't standard (and can vary enough to sabotage what should be a simple task) among the choices for thin/slim grips and don't always work with a given grip makers dimensions.
A good grip screw bushing tool is a Estimated Reading Time: 7 mins.Issue, Page Big Book Catalog, Issue, Page/5. Jun 27, Joined Aug 25. 6, Posts. #2 Jun 27, Colorado Sonny said: I am getting ready to put on two new pairs of gorgeous checkered ironwood grips from High Figure Grips.
These grips are going on a pair of Colt Gold Cup National Match pistols, 9mm and 45 ACP. I think I have discovered what is meant by"staked" bushings!Estimated Reading Time: 7 mins. Guntech Steve demonstrates how to prevent your grip bushings from backing out. # Red Threadlocker, 10mL Bottle # Blue Threadlocker Jul 07,I used a soldering iron and removed the screw while it was still hot (it was not a Wilson).
The screw I was removing had red loctiteholding it in, I don't think they use red on the grip screw bushings. My advice is if it doesn't come out like I think it should, I take it to a gunsmith. Ttwwaack. Aug 26, The bushings are steel. If you were able to install a new bushing in the hole where the bushing backed out of and it is reasonably snug you might be OK. You may want to slightly back out the new bushing and put a drop of Blue Loctite on the threads and snug it back into place.
Allow it dry over night before putting the grip and screw back on.