View Full Version : Finally home

January 15, 2013, 02:13
My FAL is finally home.
I believe it's an original Belgian FN made FAL.
Even has matching serial numbers on bolt and bolt carrier.
Weird thing is that it's stamped "FAL cal .308" but it's a metric FAL.
Plans are to gunkote it, fit my Leupold VX-iii 1.5-5x20 scope, new charging/bolt handle but I'm thinking of keeping the furniture as is though. And maybe get rid of the carry handle. I would LOVE some 30rd mags but no-one what's to export or send me some to South Africa and here they are as scares as hen's teeth.
What do you guys think?



With DSA mount:

January 15, 2013, 02:42
Is she full auto capable? It looks like a type II upper on a type II or 1.5 lower. R marked selector....
1.5-5 is a very good choice with the fal. If you want to lose the carry handle see if you can get a filler from slocat.
Love that buttstock I swear I can see a face or skull on it. Send more pics when you are done. Get the other siode and more close-ups!

January 15, 2013, 02:52
Nice FAL you've got there. I see the skull too.

January 15, 2013, 02:57
Only now that you mentioned it can I see the skull. hahaha. Didn't notice it before.

I don't know about the full auto yet. It's rainy so will only go to the range tomorrow, but I see the pin was removed from the selector.

January 15, 2013, 03:12
That's some bad ass mamba jamba.

January 15, 2013, 12:52
I can bring you a 30 round mag the end of the year in person, but they go for about $60. And I only have 2 of them. Or did go for $60, before the hype going on here. Might have some 100 or so regular mags as well to bring if they ban them here! Waar bly jy?