Originally Posted by The Saint
There are WE owners who have fired thousands of rounds without a bushing or spring guide failure, myself included. In my case, less than a hundred out of those thousand rounds were fired at home, much less while seated on a chair.
It's not reasonable or useful to completely exclude other people's good experience in favour of your own bad experience.
so you and crunchmeister got lucky ones, I've owned 3, take a look in the doctor's corner, enough WE threads to read.
didn't mean to imply that you were a chairsofter, but based on my experience, and those of others, the WE 1911's and Hicapas are not that reliable.