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Old July 11, 2010, 10:59   #1
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FN FAL Manual - User and Complete Assembly Guide from IMBEL

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Old July 11, 2010, 11:47   #2
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Old July 20, 2010, 14:36   #3
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Old December 19, 2010, 05:32   #4
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Thanks! I was just looking for one of these!
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Old January 26, 2012, 00:58   #5
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Old January 27, 2012, 15:27   #6
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Sweet! First time I've seen that splash screen. Now I know where my tax dollars are going...
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Old January 29, 2012, 22:01   #7
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Well that sucks. Glad I have a copy myself!
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Old September 05, 2012, 03:33   #8
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Any way to get a copy of this since the original link is down ?
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Old September 05, 2012, 08:22   #9
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Old September 05, 2012, 08:26   #10
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Is this the manual you are referring to?
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Old September 05, 2012, 18:23   #11
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I'm not really sure which one the OP had posted, he just mentioned it was the "User and Complete Assembly Guide from IMBEL".

I haven't torn down or rebuilt an FAL in almost 8 years, just looking for a refresher.
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Old January 06, 2013, 12:04   #12
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fal manual

found this one
http://www.forgottenweapons.com/fn-fal-manual/
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Old January 18, 2013, 12:59   #13
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I have a copy of the Imbel manual somewhere. I remember it being a bit more detailed than the typical Belgian manual that is commonly available. In the 1980's I had a manual that was suppose to be Rhodesian. I don't know if it was, but it might have been. It had instructions to set the gas at 4 (or 5, I don't remember exactly if it was 4 or 5) and DO NOT CHANGE the adjustment. It also included instruction for setting the sights by firing at 25 (or 30) yards (not meters) with the rear sight set on, "200." I think it might have been 30 yards. So that manual dated back to when the gas valve had numbers. I really wish I could find that manual again or find somebody that has a copy. I want to recall what the desired gas setting was and what the sighting in distance was. Those were the two additional details that I noticed weren't in the other manuals. The manual was dark brown and white or yellow, with an action picture on the cover, I think. It's been a long time since I've seen it.
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Old January 30, 2013, 19:03   #14
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I have a copy if the IMBEL manual, pretty in-depth I think.
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Old July 25, 2014, 18:18   #15
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Gas settings and zeroing range.

The Canadian FN-C1 gas regulator had numbers, and you started with 4. To adjust you fired two warm up rounds first. Same with the Belgium G I once owned as I remember. With both you could usually turn it up to 5 and get reliable operation with reduced recoil. The Canadian Battle sight was a rotating peep, much better IMHO than the Belgium, and it was understood to be 200 yds. at nearest position and increased in 100 yd clicks.
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