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Brownells' Catalog says that King's Ambi Safety's "exclusive dovetail on the off-side safety secures the special dovetail hammer pin (included) and prevents weak sear pin lockup." None of the other ambis appear to have this feature. What problem does it solve? Does it make the installation harder?
 

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The Kings unit uses a special replacement hammer pin with a dovetail end, which is received into a dovetail slot machined into the weak side lever. This avoids having the weak side lever held in position by only a tab which is conventionally held in compression under the right side stock (grip) panel. Personally, I like them, as the weak side lever is firmly attached to the gun and can't wobble or loosen. To me, at least, also makes the weak side lever feel more solid and "positive". Also, if you happen to shoot a hi-cap such as a Para, the King's unit negates the need to worry about how to secure the weak side lever. Not at all hard to install. HTH.
 

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The only thing I don't like is that the "pads" of the safety are very large. I have cut mine down to a much more manageable size on my Defender. Your mileage may vary.

No harder than other safety's, good instructions. You still have to remove the grip to swivel the off-side safety down, but I think it looks nicer than having that lever sticking out, underneath the grips.
 
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