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Posted: 1/10/2023 12:10:13 PM EST
Current manufacture Colt Defender:
Tiny little grip bushings (shorter than even "slim" bushings).
I want to replace them with Challis standard sized bushings.
Apparently even the Challis bushing removal tool for slim bushings won't work on these.
Link Posted: 1/10/2023 12:28:04 PM EST
Maybe loctite a screw in, and reverse it out?  YMMV
Link Posted: 1/10/2023 12:40:34 PM EST
My Clapp colt is the same.  I bought challis slim bushings and they did not fit.   Best bet is to find original colt.
Link Posted: 1/10/2023 1:27:52 PM EST
Guess I got lucky, my Defender is one of the earlier ones.  Brownells used to carry Navidrex slim grips which use a thin bushing, that's what I have on mine.
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