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Old April 7, 2021, 12:45 AM   #39
Aguila Blanca
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Originally Posted by Cheapshooter
Nope, probably just some lawyer/bean counter idiot idea!
No, import regulations require a manual safety device of some kind. That's why the Italian SAA clones have base pins with two positions. Push the base pin in to the second notch and let the latch secure it there, and the aft end protrudes far enough to prevent the hammer from firing a shot.

Heritage (or whoever makes the guns for Heritage) chose to go with the horizontal sliding hammer block safety.
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