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Old March 12, 2009, 06:26 PM   #1
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How Do You Remove the Thumb Safety on a Browning Hi Power?

Any trick to it? Is there a site that has some instructions?

(The thumb safety, not the magazine disconnect.)

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Old March 12, 2009, 07:58 PM   #2
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I guess I will ask the obvious, why would one wish to remove the manual saftey from the P35 pattern pistol?
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Old March 12, 2009, 08:57 PM   #3
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That would seem rather dangerous.
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Old March 12, 2009, 09:04 PM   #4
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I assume the OP wants to remove the safety to work on the pistol, not to carry it that way. So, to remove the safety, push the safety down to the fire position, then push the sear pin out from right to left. That lets the ejector pivot down in the front. With the ejector pivoted down, push in on the right hand end of the safety and it will come out to the left. The sear, sear spring, and the hammer assembly can now be removed.

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Old March 12, 2009, 09:21 PM   #5
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jhenry and electric - I've been wanting to carry it around without a safety and I like the look of a hole in the side of the frame. I'm planning to keep it cocked and my finger on the trigger, too...

Just kidding.

Thanks, Jim. I'm replacing the safety and wanted to see what I'm getting in to before I start. I already have another fitted safety that I hung on to. I like it better and am switching back to it. (A gunsmith had fit both of them.)
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Old March 13, 2009, 06:56 PM   #6
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That did the trick. Thanks, much.
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