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What year did Daisy start to put safties on guns?

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Topic: What year did Daisy start to put safties on guns?
Posted By: edteach
Subject: What year did Daisy start to put safties on guns?
Date Posted: November-05-2018 at 9:22pm
Early guns don't seem to have safeties on them, what year did they start?

Posted By: twocompassheads
Date Posted: November-08-2018 at 1:20am
    The model 1894 from 1961 to 1986 had a safety built into the hammer and trigger that caused them to lock when you cocked the gun completely and the hammer would move back to the first position and be locked.  To fire it you had to cock the hammer back to the second position.  Now the safety is off and it will fire when the trigger is pulled. 
     When the 1894 came out again in 1992 to 1997 it had a safety switch on the right side receiver cover with the safety instructions on the side above the switch.

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Posted By: cobalt327
Date Posted: November-08-2018 at 5:17pm
Twocompassheads has the 1894 covered- I know nothing about those!

Most common these days is the plastic trigger modules used on the “B” models- 95B, 105B, 111B, 1938B, 25 pump gun et cetra. They started late ‘70s. But there are others.


Besides oddities like the Daisy Number 140 Defender made in 1941-‘42 that had an automatic safety in the form of the gun’s bolt, the first safety I'm aware of was a right side receiver-mounted horizontal slider safety used on early/mid-‘70s guns like the 1974 model 98, some model 104s, the 1105, and was also used on the 400-series Daisy lever pellet guns made on the wide frame action (Models 450, 464, etc.) and on the light frame action (model 400, 404, etc.) in the early ‘70s. This type safety came on automatically every time the lever was cocked. This setup used a two-piece steel trigger that used 2 springs mounted to the stock.


There are other wide frame guns that used a different safety that looked like the automatic safety (a slider on right side of the receiver), like the models 99 and 499A/B. But these safeties are not automatic and worked differently than the automatic safeties.



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