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NC Rifleman
December 13, 2016, 21:52
Just picked up a used SAR-8 EBO Greece mfd. Took it down to clean it tonite and noticed it has an FMP carrier and an HK bolt. Would this be correct or has someone swapped out parts? Thanks

Grinder
December 14, 2016, 18:36
They have been changed out IMHO

stoicrabbit
December 14, 2016, 19:29
Agree. Someone swapped parts.

NC Rifleman
December 14, 2016, 20:33
Well thats what I was thinking but its the first one of these Ive had so wasnt sure For 1250 Im a little disappointed guess Ill see if I can send it back

N4KVE
December 19, 2016, 16:15
Nothing wrong with those parts, as they are HK, or FMP made. Did the ad say "all numbers matching"? As long as the gun head spaces properly, & the receiver/barrel assy was factory assembled by EBO, all is good. GARY

darkest2000
December 20, 2016, 14:33
Obviously if the seller advertised it as all original, I'd be really upset, if you bought it as a shooter or if you plan on doing some conversion down the road, no big deal as long as the bolt gap is in spec.

FALic
December 20, 2016, 20:25
EBO built G3s under license from HK - true clones. Did they build everything? Is there any chance that they sourced parts from HK. I've got a SAR8 - never noticed the markings on the bolt. Have to look.

FriendBesto
December 20, 2016, 23:23
My carrier is EBO marked and has the tungsten insterts.

Insider
December 21, 2016, 11:04
Just picked up a used SAR-8 EBO Greece mfd. Took it down to clean it tonite and noticed it has an FMP carrier and an HK bolt. Would this be correct or has someone swapped out parts? Thanks

Uh-Oh :?

K.O.A.M.
December 21, 2016, 14:17
My SAR 8 had EBO bolt/carrier.

HK556WI
January 02, 2017, 01:25
It is possible that they swapped out the semi EBO bolt carrier for a FA FMP bolt carrier. No real issue. 1250 was a good price for the rifle.