View Full Version : ID this GL

September 20, 2010, 08:40
Sold as FAL, but can't find it in any book.

M over A marked, so British. Distances in Meters.

September 20, 2010, 15:40
No expert but it looks French to me...like something that would fit one of the MAS variants?

September 21, 2010, 12:40
Keeping this on the top for an answer.

September 21, 2010, 23:24
Looks similar to the launcher for the L1A1 but...


Hoot G
September 24, 2010, 03:02
Would that bolt onto the end of one of the Enfields? I think I saw something sort of similar to that but it was for a Mauser 98, if I remember correctly.

Or maybe I'm totally out of the ballpark, which wouldn't surprise me in this case. ;)

Checked google and came up with these. Not exact, but maybe a starting point.

Other than the wing nuts, it looks a lot like a Lee Enfield No 4 Grenade launcher.

oquirrh arms web site (http://www.oquirrharms.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=69_96&products_id=354)

I sold my gun web site (https://www.isoldmygun.com/listings/details/index.cfm?itemnum=913190110)

Better photos;

gunboards (http://forums.gunboards.com/showthread.php?180298-WTS-Enfield-Grenade-Launcher-with-Training-Grenade)

September 27, 2010, 09:57
I found one photo of this GL that had it listed as for the Enfield No. 4. But I'm not sold on that being correct.

Hoot G
September 27, 2010, 13:20
I'm absolutely not certain. :)

Have you tried it on an L1A1 to see if it fits?

Lee Carpentieri
September 29, 2010, 03:42
Kinda looks like the GL for the Israeli K98 in .308.

4 brigada
September 30, 2010, 23:00
I think I saw it on a recent post, about the FAL history and it was on a FN 49

October 03, 2010, 23:44
Not British but Belgian . The MA stands for MECAR , a Belgian ammunitions factory . First I thought SAFN but it differs . Now my guess is Belgium Mauser 30-06 in use in the Belgian army in the fifties .
Anyway i'm qiute sure you have to go that direction .