I am a gunsmith who is building himself a tactical rifle. I am using
a M98 Yugo Mauser Receiver, an A & D .308 Win Heavy Varmit Barrel,
Timberline laminated birch stock, a single set trigger, and have mounted a one piece steel Weaver Scope Base. I have to make a decision about my rifle and would like your advice about the trigger as I am about ready to inlet the action into the reciever. What is the "best " safety to use? Should I mill the bolt shroud and mount a Winchester M70 type/style safety, or should I use a trigger group that has a safety mounted on it? I have heard about the possibility of ADs using the trigger type safety and I realize the positive safety that a bolt mounted safety provides when it locks the firing pin/striker
assembly, but I would really like to hear from a person experienced with this type of weapon before I make my decision.
Michael Spivey <email@example.com>
Ontario, CA USA - Tuesday, November 24, 1998 at 11:14:38 (EST)
Mike, the chances of having trougle with good equipment are probably slim, but a safety that blocks the striker is a nice extra measure. You are probably going to do some mods to the bolt shroud anyhow since the mauser safety won't clear the scope.
WA USA - Tuesday, November 24, 1998 at 15:19:41 (EST)