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Huss
January 02, 2017, 20:32
This is a Indian 1A1 kit my father gave me 3 years ago. He told me he bought it from Shotgun News about 25+ years earlier. ARS built on a Coonan Inch receiver and all original Indian parts.

Thanks for all of your hard work and attention to detail Mark!!




http://i1077.photobucket.com/albums/w470/Huss6634/Mobile%20Uploads/B8B30A3B-7839-4B58-9FD1-074E9683B31E_zpshl7di52e.jpg


http://i1077.photobucket.com/albums/w470/Huss6634/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-12/FA9DA8D3-6D6E-4D75-83B0-809FB630F2E2_zpscqbvfvbo.jpg

hkshooter
January 02, 2017, 20:44
Looking good!

G3isMe
January 02, 2017, 21:03
Excellent!

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http://www.falfiles.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=84108&stc=1&d=1483409049

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Jarhead504
January 02, 2017, 21:12
Looks really good. Indian FALs are one of the best things that ever came out of Inn-jah next to the Kamasutra.

Jarhead

G3isMe
January 02, 2017, 21:18
Ya' it is an awesome build when even Apu approves! Well done Mr. Huss!....:bow:...:bow:...:bow:


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http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lqit9gKSqu1qdoyapo1_500.gif


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pl521
January 02, 2017, 21:29
That's a nice Indian FAL! Beautiful original wood stock and handguards. Don't see a lot of them around.

jam762
January 02, 2017, 21:36
Just having or finding a 1A1 bbl is quite the accomplishment, Very Nice :bow:

Huss
January 02, 2017, 22:06
Just having or finding a 1A1 bbl is quite the accomplishment, Very Nice :bow:



The barrel that came with the kit was bent. I had a spare as I've been hoarding Indian parts for the last 3 years. It seems most of them were broken down into kits with a sledgehammer and chisel...lol

G3isMe
January 02, 2017, 22:26
That's a nice Indian FAL! Beautiful original wood stock and handguards. Don't see a lot of them around.

Nor the grip. This is a great example of an Indian. I need to get my links fixed in the images section.

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SteelGreyML
January 02, 2017, 22:33
Congrats. No issue with the Coonan receiver?

SAFN49
January 02, 2017, 22:34
I would be willing to sell you an original Indian L1A1 receiver for $2850.

From a Century LEO.

Huss
January 03, 2017, 05:08
Congrats. No issue with the Coonan receiver?


Mark said it had a few light hammer strikes upon test fire. Hammer spring was replaced and it shoots straight and cycles. My first thoughts were that I got lucky on my Coonan receiver buy. In actuality, it was built by the best. I think Mark machined the mag well to where it needed to be.



I would be willing to sell you an original Indian L1A1 receiver for $2850. From a Century LEO.

I would love to have one someday for sure, but currently saving all of my pennies for a L2A1 with a toilet plunger..lol

01BIRDDOG
January 03, 2017, 08:46
I would be willing to sell you an original Indian L1A1 receiver for $2850.

From a Century LEO.

This would be the best thing ever.........Start now trying to get the wheels in motion. I would do one of those "buy high and sell cheap" to pull it off.

gunplumber
January 03, 2017, 09:47
Nor the grip. This is a great example of an Indian. I need to get my links fixed in the images section.

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You need grips? I have a hundred.

What was interesting was the number of stocks I went through that, had no Commonwealth markings, but are otherwise L1A1, including the rear sling mount and lack of ferrule. The only thing saying Indian was the Sanscrit numbering on them and the reddish open-grain wood.

Of the 50 odd stocks, I sent 20 or so with clear markings to Huss, and there were only a couple with the typical front ferrule and wood-screw sling mount.

http://www.arizonaresponsesystems.com/wp/eai/eai-l1a1-india-06.jpg

SPEEDGUNNER
January 03, 2017, 11:27
I would be willing to sell you an original Indian L1A1 receiver for $2850.

From a Century LEO.

Wow, if this were my rifle that would be hard to pass up...

SAFN49
January 03, 2017, 12:43
Here's a of pic of the receiver. The arrows show the only markings/stamps on it. I believe the T is the manufacturer, no clue what the V is there for and no idea what the C with the dot in it is. It currently has a B58 bbl on it with the century LEO India L1A1 stamped on it.

http://i1243.photobucket.com/albums/gg547/djm540/20170103_112946_zpsmem3zgqd.jpg (http://s1243.photobucket.com/user/djm540/media/20170103_112946_zpsmem3zgqd.jpg.html)

gunplumber
January 03, 2017, 13:35
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(c-dot) is a common Indian FAL proof mark.

yellowhand
January 03, 2017, 14:00
Congrats to the proud new papa!!!!!
Looks great.
:bow::bow::bow:

Huss
January 03, 2017, 14:14
Congrats to the proud new papa!!!!!
Looks great.
:bow::bow::bow:


Thanks man!!!

G3isMe
January 03, 2017, 15:14
...I would love to have one someday for sure, but currently saving all of my pennies for a L2A1 with a toilet plunger..lol

LOL...As much as my wife spent this year on Christmas you were damn close to getting mine...:facepalm:....:D


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jhend170
January 03, 2017, 17:23
Hope that's the Indian lower I sold you. Nice to see stuff going to good use.

Huss
January 03, 2017, 17:40
Hope that's the Indian lower I sold you. Nice to see stuff going to good use.

The lower you sold me is with another kit I'll be sending to mark sometime mid-late this year. I have collected enough parts now for 3 more Indian 1A1 builds.

nopec
January 03, 2017, 17:50
The needful has been done.

Bandy
January 03, 2017, 21:00
Very nice :fal:

pistolero1911
January 03, 2017, 21:48
Very interesting :fal: your 1A1 is a piece of art. :bow:

Why not make a custom set of furniture from Indian Sandalwood? May the fragrance of the sub-continent brighten your day.

Huss
January 03, 2017, 22:18
Very interesting :fal: your 1A1 is a piece of art. :bow:

Why not make a custom set of furniture from Indian Sandalwood? May the fragrance of the sub-continent brighten your day.

Thanks!! Some of my mahogany handguards smell like nag champa...lol

The less common teak set I have I'm going to use on my next build. They are so dry they could be compared to the density of sandalwood by now..lol

OLDMANPBK
January 04, 2017, 16:02
:bow: Very nice!