safety lever

safety lever

[′sāf·tē ‚lev·ər]
(ordnance)
A metal piece forming part of a grenade fuse that is restrained either by hand or by the projection adapter after the safety pin is removed; following the release of the grenade, the lever is discarded and the fuse train is initiated by the action of the released fuse firing pin.
A lever that sets the safety mechanism on certain types of automatic weapons.
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A safety lever, fuse, spring and several shrapnel were recovered at the crime scene," Huesca said.
The picture shows (left to right) his High Performance Striker, Stainless Steel Pin Set, Titanium Striker Status Indicator Kit (two springs and the pin) and the XD/XDm Striker Safety Lever Kit.
After you've finished the safety/ function check, put the safety lever in the SAFE position and try to cock the hammer to the fully cocked position with your thumb.
After field stripping, remove the safety lever by pressing in on the firing pin with a small punch and rotating the lever downward while pushing in on the reverse end of the safety.
The safety lever doesn't function as a slide release.
The ergonomic pistol grip is designed to work with the ambidextrous safety lever even when the stock is folded, letting the shooter operate the safety without overstretching his hand or letting go of the grip.
The primary pin had also been removed although the secondary pin was still intact while a tape had been placed over the safety lever.