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Mossberg 930 SPX safety

Discussion in 'Tactical Shotguns' started by DRAGON1970, Jan 9, 2011.

  1. DRAGON1970

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    A metal safety made and sold by Brownells. This is a great alternative to the plastic factory safety. It is easy to install and to activate/deactivate. I ordered this and a bag of 6-32 fillister head screws for a total of $25.00. Just cut the screw to length using the old screw as a guide.

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  2. m24shooter

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    I like the Vang safety. I didn't really like the ski ramp, and it is a little wider on one end. The ETA is significantly wider. I know some people like the Brownell's version because of the ski ramp.
    A lot of the replacement safeties will come with replacement screws so that you don't have to try to reuse or fab up a replacement.
     


  3. DRAGON1970

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    This is great for 3-gun down here in Florida especially in the rain or when your hands are sweating. You can't miss and anybody can cut a screw.
     
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  4. itstime

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    I'm going to have to check those out. I may really like that ramp.
     
  5. Ride5C2

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    I assume this is the "MOSSBERG 500/590/835 ENHANCED SAFETY BUTTON"?


    Do you even need the screws, could I just get the safety and reuse the existing components / screw?
     
  6. DRAGON1970

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    Yes, that is the part. The newer shotguns have the "one way" screw. I used a dremel and a cutting disk to cut a slot into the head in order to remove it.
     
  7. m24shooter

    m24shooter

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    The one way screw has been in use for quite a while.
    If you are careful you can reuse the factory screw. You will need to use a driver with a good edge, put the shotgun in a padded vise, and press down while turning. ETA: In many/most cases this can be done. In some cases, you have to cut a slot.
    You can order the kit from Brownell's that includes the kit, and the Vang and ETA safeties come with replacement screws and wear plates.
     
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  8. DRAGON1970

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    Thank you for the information regarding the Vang unit but this thread is about the Brownell's item as the Vang safety is inferior in my opinion.
     
  9. m24shooter

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    Oh don't mention it D, it was no problem.
    As an aside, most of that response was about the Brownell's unit. I offered the info on the others just as an addition.
     
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