Thanks Doubleriflejack, advice taken and butt removed and locks stripped down. Safety detent spring was broken and retaining pin very bent. At a point whether to reinforce or do away with the safety...
glad you put it in simple picture form for us stone age computer users :pcwhack::smash::throw::biggrin2::beer:
Anticipation is always part of the fun.
It looks something like this: :angrymob: .. :banghead: ... :angrymob: .. :punch: