I can now begin assembly of the internal components.
In order to comply with the rules of building one of these sporting rifles, all internet fire control components installed are US made.
The safety itself has been trimmed to work with the semi auto only disconnector, and it too is installed.
Now this is beginning to look like a proper rifle ! Before I continue with the project, I’m going to test fire this rifle in it’s current condition. If I need to, I can disassemble the gas spindle and drill the port out to a slightly larger diameter. Afterwards, I can turn my attention to installing the front sight block. Also, there’s a few other small details before applying the final finishing touches. There’s a small catch at the back of the receiver that locks the dust cover onto the top of the receiver