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I don't know why they're still advertising the safety as proprietary. On at least the newer Tippmann Arms AR M4-22 Elite it was a standard safety (it was just plastic). I replaced it with a Noveske STS.

A couple things to note:

Check which safety detent you have. If its the 3 piece version (two metal pieces and the spring), then I assume its proprietary (although I'm going off pictures of the parts, and not actually seeing it first hand). If its a standard milspec 2 parts (spring and detent) then try a different safety. Mine was extremely tight sliding in the first time (I think they either undersized the diameter of the safety passthrough, or they just don't follow milspec dimensions because they only use their own plastic safety selector).

I replaced the detent, spring, and grip to ensure I was swapping over for all milspec parts. I kept the grip screw as the thread pitch looked different. Some safety springs take some time to break in. ALWAYS do multiple, unloaded, (and I usually do this before I put the upper back on) function checks of the safety.

All of this is done at your own risk/liability.
 

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I actually had the exact opposite issue. I'm running the newer pistol kind so I can only speak for that, but the Noveske/magpul one was very tight. Since then it works flawlessly. I kind of doubt that guy's safety selector is actually milspec OR he's on one of the older style of safety selector. I know Tippman did change things, but I can't figure out when they did, and if they changed it for all the guns or only the pistol variants. About 250-300 rounds through it so far and it's still working great. Not too tight, not too loose and its not feeling like it's loosening up beyond the normal selector break in period.

I need to get some time on the Bridgeport to fab up an adapter to run a Radian Raptor ambi on my Tippman though. The original charging handle is annoying me, everything else is great.
 

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No, that will be a much more involved process. I'll need to mill the raptor's sides down probably 2-3 thou since its too wide (also in case its not clear this is using the Radian Raptor 15-22 made for the S&W 15-22) and then I need to mill a piece out of aluminum block that I'll weld or epoxy into the charging handle. (Welding aluminum isn't fun so probably epoxy) It's going to be a bit of a process and then after all that I still don't have any guarantee's it'll actually work.

The 15-22 using more of a traditional style charging handle where the bolt sticks up and catches the charging handle.

The Tippman is the reverse of this. The charging handle has a piece that protrudes down and catching a cut into the bolt.
 
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