In the end, what you do to your gun is what you do. But you'll find most experts recommend against modifying a safety device of any kind on any weapon. They'll just say if you don't want a safety, find a gun that doesn't have one from the factory.
Or just sent it to S&W and have them do it
Know the status of your weapon
Keep your muzzle oriented so that no one will be hurt if the firearm discharges
Keep your finger off the trigger until you have an adequate sight picture
Maintain situational awareness