Safety dropping on while shooting

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Re: Safety dropping on while shooting

Post by staff3704 » September 18th, 2012, 10:43 pm

Checked it out a few weeks ago and it is fine.

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Re: Safety dropping on while shooting

Post by Polishiron68 » April 13th, 2016, 9:27 am

One of my favorite topics. Though i never had the safety dropping problem. The difficulty in engage/disengage was not acceptable for a carry pistol . Though I normally carry all mine safety off.
Anyway. Not to chastise. But if we want to know how these things tick. We must take them apart. Intimidating at first. Most rewarding later. And you will exude in confidence in knowing the condition of your little beastie at any moment. How sweet it runs or what ails her.
Ok, Back to the safety. My best fix was to remove the detent.(just do it) put detent in your dremmel Pointy end out) and whiz it against a diamond sharpening stone. ( Its too hard for organic or synthetic stones.) until you create a radius out of the sharp point. Polish to mirror on 800-1000 emery. Don't worry. You will not take too much off. Dress the safety component with fine file or stones till smooth. Polish if you can. A bit of lube. (not the determining factor in function) And the engagement will be smooth and positive. Not quite the feel you want? Take apart and do it again. Good practice.
And if you get bored. I resurrected an older design grip and retooled it a bit. Its the polishIron v.04 Same as v.05 but no finger grips. I can sell this one a bit cheaper than v.05.

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Re: Safety dropping on while shooting

Post by groundpounder47 » July 24th, 2017, 11:08 pm

I've had the same issue with mine. I took the safety apart today and my detent is fine. "Eyes" in the safety itself seem slightly worn, but not terribly. Detent plunger spring seemed rather weak and crooked, but not crimped or damaged at all. I soaked all of the pieces and the breach of the slide itself in a container of rem oil I had left over for about 45 min- an hour and I could not believe the crap that came out of that sucker. Streams of black gunk came out of especially the detent spring hole. There were even small chunks that came out. I put everything back together (which would indeed be easier with three hands) and it feels more solid and secure. Hopefully the problem is resolved.

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Re: Safety dropping on while shooting

Post by WilliamOvalle » August 31st, 2018, 7:19 pm

erehwesle wrote:
December 5th, 2005, 9:14 pm
I had this problem once or twice at the range yesterday. Anyone have a fix to tighten up the safety? I've heard of this from a couple other places, and I know some others on the board have complained about it. So what do we think?

It could be that I wasn't pushing the safety all the way up (it seems to make a little click) and in any event, I usually just had to take it off and then fire double action and was back in business, but I had once where the slide didn't go back into battery all the way which concerned me. I had to cycle the slide, and expel the unfired round to fire again.
It is more critical to give an advanced gun a chance to fall if it's been dropped then to scramble and attempt to get it as it falls. On the off chance that you do as such you are in reality liable to hit the trigger and cause it to fall. When it falls, don't grab it up, take a second, take a gander at it, and after that deliberately lift it up, keeping your hand free of the trigger. I can't underline how imperative it is, and you're battling nature to abstain from endeavoring to get it and let it fall, and not grabbing it up as fast as could be allowed.

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Re: Safety dropping on while shooting

Post by MichaelArnold » September 4th, 2018, 6:15 pm

Great little firearm. I'd get one on the off chance that I were you. I additionally have wood holds on mine now that assistance with the backlash. These easily overlooked details are incredibly smart and that plastic sort of damages without a shooting glove.

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