Differences Between 1911 & High Power?


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PawDaddy
May 30, 2008, 03:31 PM
Besides the obvious, what are the differences in the 1911 and High Power?

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lechiffre
May 30, 2008, 04:08 PM
1. the trigger linkage - straight/swing
2. the barrel bushing - removable/fixed
3. link/cam
4. recoil spring plug/none
5. grip safety/none
6. magazine safety/none

Hoppy590
May 30, 2008, 06:49 PM
1911 is single stack
HP is staggered

1911 has non ramped barrel
HP has ramped barrel.

Rexster
June 1, 2008, 03:37 PM
There is a significant difference in height, from bottom of magazine to top of rear sight; the BHP is more compact in that dimension, which generally means more concealable, unless one goes to a compact-frame 1911. I just threw that in for those who want the more concealable weapon.

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