Whats everyone's opinion on bushing installation, loctite or no?
+1911I use Challis bushings and do not use any loctite as it is not needed with the higher torque value. I've never had a single issue with anything coming loose including grip screws with the Challis system, by far the best way to go. On standard bushings you will need to use loctite.
Using the Red Locktite isn't a problem. If you need to remove it, just put a soldering iron in the bushing let it heat up and it comes right out. We never had problems with just staking them in. I've never had a staked bushing come loose. But most owners don't have a staking toolRed? What if someone wants to make a change to slim bushings?
I've never understood locktite talk, I've carried and shot 1911's since 2006 and never had a bushing back out or even get loose.