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kennesaw72
December 11, 2017, 21:45
Hello again. It has been a while since I posted. After I sold my Belgian 50.00 a few years ago I haven't been here. However, I did recently acquire a ban era FAL on an Imbel receiver.

Could the experts chime in on what exactly I got? It is a nice rifle and I kind of like the unthreaded barrel.

PS: Does it look like the front sight post is broken? The tip broken off?

https://i.imgur.com/tCEv12E.jpg

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def90
December 11, 2017, 21:51
Itís not really a ban era FAL..

You do however have a Frankenfal.. StG lower, South African barrel and Imbel receiver.

The front sight post is not broken, itís just a short one, they come in different sizes and you install the one that allows your rifle to be sighted in.

kennesaw72
December 12, 2017, 12:49
Thanks for the info. I knew I would get it but not that fast!

What would you guys do with the barrel: keep as is, thread it?

It looks like a slide on device was on there or something.

def90
December 12, 2017, 14:09
Threads have been cut off. Have it rethreaded.

Falcon
December 12, 2017, 15:34
There are 4 heights to these model C foresight pins, measured from the indented or serrated underside surface of the collar to the top of the pin.

No. 1 = 3.65mm
No. 2= 4.30mm
No. 3= 4.95mm
No. 4= 5.60mm

The sights are identifiable by the number of small white dots on the upper surface of the sight collar.

Frenchkat
December 13, 2017, 10:00
PAC just imported receivers, no builds. That is probably someone's garage build.

Have you shot it? If so, how does it shoot?