Late to the discussion, but I like your rifle RJ!!!
"rjmt"]Mark, I didn't remove the safety, just cut off the bar.
I'm still in the process of opening up the stock, THAT is more work than I anticipated. Using a dremel and a cutting bit.
I've checked the action with the Timney trigger installed, minus the safety level and it works fine, including slaming it on the ground. No problem with a loaded round in the chamber and no A. D.
the purpose of this project was to hide a Timney trigger in my Mosin PEM Sniper clone, which is used as a target rifle. Hope to finish off the stock this week.
and I have a stainless steel firing pin spring already - don't remember where I got it from.
that's a Vortex scope on it now, the sniper bent bolt clears the scope by only 5mm.
here's a photo of my PEM clone now, should look no different after the Timney trigger install. That's the point
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