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Old 07-31-2019, 12:00 PM   #1
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Arched versus Flat mainspring housing's

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Old 07-31-2019, 01:39 PM   #2
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I only have a few (maybe 3?) 1911's with a arched housing but they always feel better in my fat hand possibly not enough better to change all the housings on the 1911's I have but still better.
I think the arched ones I have are Colt 1911's.
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I only have 3 1911's, but have never had one with an arched MSH. I do have big hands, but I've never had a problem with grip, although I like the palm swell on some of my other pistols. Curious how they look and how they feel.
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Old 07-31-2019, 04:38 PM   #4
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Flat feels better for me, but the difference in shooting is about zero.
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I have never handled one but I want to. Some claim they can shoot a wee bit better with arched.
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All mine are flat, never tried an arched msh. I will say my Nighthawk msh fit perfect.
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Nothing but flat in my collection, I've never cared for the arched MSH.
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I think I want to try one. Does anybody know of a supplier that they would recommend?
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