OK, let me preface my request with the following. I understand that the 590A1 comes with a metal safety (something besides heavier barrel and trigger mechanism) that ultimately made me choose it over the 500. However, as an HDSG I thought that an over-sized safety would make it easier to de-activate during an emergency situation (say in the middle of the night) by members of my family who may have attended class but not intend on practicing as much as I do.
If some of you think it's unwarranted, I'll put my $40 towards something that would actually improve my 590A1.
I like the Vang, its much more accessible than the stock safety and less prone to breaking. However, I have smaller hands and have a hard time getting the right side of my thumb far enough clear of the safety after disengaging it. The extra size that makes it more accessible causes some "bite" during successive shots. I have to re-adjust my grip slightly to completely overcome the issue. Just something to think about if you have smaller hands.
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