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I prefer arched mainspring housings to flat; however I'm tempted to try out a wedge mainspring housing. Just curious to know if anyone's compared the arched vs. the wedge in terms of feel and shootability -- if so, what were your thoughts?

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Please give it a try and let me know !I am now useing one arched and one flat in my 2 45's and both point very naturally ,but every one seems to be going flat sounds like a good happy medium....Rofi
 

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I prefer flat with the long trigger aka original 1911 style. I believe after several attempts with different combos of arched and flat, this works best for me. I think each hand is built different and no one way is perfect.
 

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It's my understanding the arched mainspring housing was introduced in order to counter the tendency of some shooters to hit low. I have rather long fingers, so I have a long steel trigger and steel arched mainspring housing, both for the fit in my hand, plus the steel MSH makes the muzzle feel a bit lighter to me, which I prefer.
 

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My 2 1911s have checkered wedge MSH. I find it really helps in placing my small/medium size hand up high against the grip safetly. I had an SA mil spec with serrated arch MSH and I couldn't grip the gun well enough. Maybe the checkered arch MSH would yield the same result (or close) as the wedge one.
 
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