The correct tool for staking 1911 grip bushings. Tool accepts a 1/8" punch and holds it in the correct position for staking.Staker results in a tight, even grip bushing installation.
Support the outside of the bushing with a steel block or anvil when staking.
Staker has a hole in the top for an 1/8" punch.
To use, put bushing in place (support the outside), slide staker into bushing from the inside of the frame using the staker's handle, insert 1/8" punch through the bushing or hole on the opposite side of the frame and down into the staker. The staker has 8 segments with 90 degree cuts for maximum bushing to frame contact.
Tool steel, about 4" overall length.