Loose Mossberg Safety


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Guy B. Meredith
June 21, 2005, 01:46 AM
After 10 or so rounds the safety on my Mossberg 500 falls into the safe position. Very disconcerting to have nothing happen when I pull the trigger. The safety is the original plastic one. I have tightened it down, but am wondering just exactly how to adjust it, if it can be adjusted.

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mattw
June 21, 2005, 01:49 AM
I'm sure you'll have a few replys tell you to purchase an aluminum after-market replacement.

Guy B. Meredith
June 21, 2005, 02:27 PM
Where can I find the aluminum replacements?

Dave McCracken
June 21, 2005, 02:55 PM
Brownell's has them. Cheap fix....

Onmilo
June 21, 2005, 03:10 PM
May as well buy a replacement safety detent spring, detent ball, and safety plate too.
Get a new safety screw too, these become buggered up when one tries to remove them.
These can be found in the manufacturers parts listing at Brownells.
http://www.brownells.com

Chances are the detent notch on the plastic safety is worn and this is allowing the safety to move on its own accord.
An aluminum safety button will stop this from happening.

vega
June 21, 2005, 11:49 PM
Are there other manufacturers besides Vang Comp system. It's a little pricey at $29.00+. I read somewhere that there's an aluminum replacement at $12.00.

http://www.brownells.com/aspx/ns/store/ProductDetail.aspx?p=19517&title=MOSSBERG+500%2f590+OVERSIZED+SAFETY

vega

Guy B. Meredith
June 22, 2005, 01:09 AM
Can the 590 safety be used?

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