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Old 03-07-2010, 09:10 AM
Doninvegas Doninvegas is offline
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Grip screw Escutcheon




I have a SA Loaded 1911 A1...
The grip screws are stripped out of the frame..(escutcheon) any one know of a fix for this problem???? maybe a over sized grip screw escutcheon....
The threads are gone in the frame...

Thanks, Don
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Old 03-07-2010, 09:28 AM
400cor-bon 400cor-bon is offline
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http://www.brownells.com/.aspx/pid=6...BUSHINGS___TAP

Brownells to the rescue!
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Old 03-07-2010, 10:49 AM
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I bought the kit from Brownells. Just needed one for my alloy framed Kimber, but it seemed to be the best deal available with the oversized tap. Certainly a handy thing to have around for a 1911 owner with multiple pistols or doing his own stripping/detailing/tuning/smithing.
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Old 03-07-2010, 02:04 PM
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I just fixed this problem with my SA loaded. Mine did not strip the threads in the frame itself, just the escutcheon threads.
I pushed on the back side of the escutcheon with punch while turning it with the tool from brownells. It came right out.
The new one screwed right in and with a little Loktite it shouldn't move for a long time.
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Old 03-21-2010, 09:43 AM
Doninvegas Doninvegas is offline
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Thanks

Well i got the over sized tap kit from Brownell....It worked great...fixed and happy...Thanks to all ......
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Old 03-21-2010, 11:24 PM
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I believe you are referring to the "stock (of grip) screw bushing."

And escutcheon is something else.

Although Brownells call it an escutcheon, I think they are wrong too.

The medallion on your stocks is an escutcheon.

ML
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Old 03-22-2010, 09:52 AM
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Don - There's also a ton of info available through the search function. Just ...

- Go to "Advanced Search,"
- Put the word "stripped" in the keyword blank,
- Change the block below it to "Search Titles Only",
- Restrict the search to the "Gunsmithing and Troubleshooting" board, and
- Hit "Search Now" at the bottom.

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Jon
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