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Old 10-31-2007, 11:11 AM   #1
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Hi all,

first post here and i am enjoying all the information. Will i be able to have the safety on a T series changed over so i can shoot it left-handed. I have the opportunity to purchase on but i am unsure about the safety issue.

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Old 10-31-2007, 12:21 PM   #2
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Hello & Welcome:



Yes, you can use a MKIII Safety or a C&S Ambi-Safety on Pre-MKIII High Power's.



You cannot switch sides with the single side safety thow, if that's what your asking.
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Old 10-31-2007, 01:01 PM   #3
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Thanks for the reply, as long as i can adapt it so i can use it left handed then i am fine with that.

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Old 10-31-2007, 01:28 PM   #4
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NO, it was designed only for right handed shooting....you must mail it to me immediately!
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Old 10-31-2007, 03:40 PM   #5
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Or me! I need a matching one for my left hand. (Psst. I'll pay the shipping.)

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Old 10-31-2007, 04:17 PM   #6
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COULDN'T MOST OF THE METAL---NOT THE ENGAGEMENT POST, BUT THE LEVER PART --BE REMOVED ON THE LEFT SIDE?
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Old 10-31-2007, 11:32 PM   #7
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Tsc, no. Ther are two ways the safety functions. One is to lock the sear. That is internally via a tab on the inside of the safety lever. The other is to lock the slide. That is externally via the visible tab at the top of the safety. All both tabs are part of the body of the safety lever. Using an ambi safety is best. Although, if you really wanted to, you could grind the left side lever off the sear lever body so long as you did not remove the slide locking tab. That begs the question, why go to all that trouble when an ambi safey offers more options?
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Old 11-01-2007, 10:28 AM   #8
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" Although, if you really wanted to, you could grind the left side lever off the sear lever body so long as you did not remove the slide locking tab."





that's exactly what i said. removing the excess 'lever'. it may aide in ccw, or whatever-but it can be removed--if he wanted to do so?
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Old 11-01-2007, 05:59 PM   #9
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Being left handed myself and having carried all and sundry guns including BHPs with ambi safeties I can say that the 'wrong side' safety lever isn't an issue.



Over my four decades of carrying weapons for work I've come to the conclusion that most of the perceived problems righties (and lefties) have are just that - perceptions. The ambi safety lever issue is but one example. Another is lefties who say they have trouble working a 'right-handed' rifle. I've never owned a 'lefthanded' rifle in my 60 years on this planet and have yet to have a problem working any rifle I've come across, been issued, or owned.



Then there is my all-time favourite. That is a person who won't carry cocked & locked because it is - they say - 'unsafe', but will carry a Glock which has virtually the same trigger pull and no safety. Perception without logic, opinion without fact.



Having said that, both cocked and locked carry and Glocks are safe assuming the operator is also.



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