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Vise grips!

Staking grip screw bushings is an onerous and obsolete procedure. Modern chemistry has given us anerobic adhesives that are MORE than 'up to the task'.
 

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How do 'smiths remove staked grip bushings?

I can't answer your question, but I have a Wilson with an aluminum frame that has staked bushings. I was so nervous about removing them I sent it back to Wilson to have them do it. However they did it, it came back perfect.
 

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I removed the bushings on 2 springfield champions. I used vise grips to get them out and I was worried about the hole in the frame getting oversized by forcing them out but all went well.

I think if they had been aluminun frames I would have drilled them first
 

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I just removed a set of staked in bushings from a Springfield that were tougher than the hubs of Hades. Special tool employed? Vise grips, of course. :)

The threads of the bushings stripped out as soon as I broke them loose. I just pulled harder and kept turning and let them find their own way out. No damage to the steel frame threads.
 
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