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Old December 24, 2017, 07:46   #1
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New Guy with a FAL

I just got fully activated. I was in limbo land there for awhile.

I went to a local gun show a few weeks ago and a guy was selling a DSA FAL SA58.

I sent the serial number to DSA and got back this response:
The rifle in question was built as a complete firearm and left on 12/08/2009. It is an LMT receiver and would be an STG58 kit juding from the time frame. It does fall into the recall time frame as well, so if you would like to have it sent in to be tested we can set that up as well.

So the rifle has now been sent off for the recall.




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Old December 24, 2017, 07:51   #2
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Need to resize your photos much to large.
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Old December 24, 2017, 07:58   #3
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Sorry about that. Not sure what went wrong. I have posted them elsewhere and it didn't blow them up to poster size.
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Old December 24, 2017, 10:31   #4
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Happens here all the time,....welcome aboard. Glad to see it didn't take months to get your membership approved.
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Old December 24, 2017, 10:41   #5
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Welcome to the forum and Congrats on your FAL. I just acquired my first fal, too. A SA58 like yours but manufactured Oct/2012.

I hope the turnaround is short.
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Old December 24, 2017, 10:41   #6
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Welcome aboard fellow Hoosier.

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Old December 24, 2017, 11:43   #7
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I just got fully activated. I was in limbo land there for awhile.

I went to a local gun show a few weeks ago and a guy was selling a DSA FAL SA58.

I sent the serial number to DSA and got back this response:
The rifle in question was built as a complete firearm and left on 12/08/2009. It is an LMT receiver and would be an STG58 kit juding from the time frame. It does fall into the recall time frame as well, so if you would like to have it sent in to be tested we can set that up as well.

So the rifle has now been sent off for the recall.
What was the reason for the recall?
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Old December 24, 2017, 11:58   #8
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Alloy trigger housing. Does anyone know what the actual defect was? I remember them getting called back but didn't pay enough attention to understand the problem with them.
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Old December 24, 2017, 12:16   #9
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Alloy trigger housing. Does anyone know what the actual defect was? I remember them getting called back but didn't pay enough attention to understand the problem with them.
Improper heat treating. Here's a thread on the problem from 2010. 2017 and it's the same old DSA.
http://www.fnfal.com/forums/showthre...postid=3037090
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Old December 24, 2017, 14:11   #10
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Welcome to the madness!

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Old December 24, 2017, 15:02   #11
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Welcome aboard. If you're lucky, they won't loose your bolt during the "repair".
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Old December 24, 2017, 21:23   #12
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Welcome aboard. If you're lucky, they won't loose your bolt during the "repair".
That would be a kick in the pants
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Old December 24, 2017, 21:35   #13
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Happens here all the time,....welcome aboard. Glad to see it didn't take months to get your membership approved.
Thanks kev. I hit the contact button and followed up with them.
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Old December 25, 2017, 09:49   #14
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Welcome to the files, also glad it didn't take forever.....Bob
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Old December 25, 2017, 10:02   #15
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Old December 25, 2017, 10:33   #16
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Welcome aboard and follow up with new FAL when you get it back.
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