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Old November 15, 2018, 02:05   #51
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Payed some six times more on that GL rifle.

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Old November 15, 2018, 10:45   #52
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Beautiful collection. If only they were available here in the US without having to pay the preban transferrable premium
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Old November 15, 2018, 14:54   #53
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Nobody pays more as 500 here for a unpopular Brit. Lets say650 mint NIB
.... in the mid-80s here a NIB L1A1 could be bought direct from Lithgow for $1450 in the box. BCF barrel was a no cost upgrade. I could buy a excellent condition one for about $1K. My factory L1A1F1 cost me $2k. An all Winchester M14 $900. Those days are long gone now though.....how is my adoption paperwork coming along paco ?
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You could do some searching and find a nice TLC and do the same thing, still saving a bunch of $$ and end up with a nice, comfortable CAPABLE rig...
(Jiminy Christmas, did I just recommend a 'yota?!!??)
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Old November 16, 2018, 01:16   #54
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Hi Andy.

The adotionpaperwork is halted by king Fillip1.
i had diner with him on my usual highnoon teaparty when he informed me. He feels insulted about the fart jokes you all make...
Sorry

Greetings
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Old November 16, 2018, 15:27   #55
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This is totally unacceptable paco... till him Queen Lizzy2 vouches for me !!
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Old November 17, 2018, 04:38   #56
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This is totally unacceptable paco... till him Queen Lizzy2 vouches for me !!
Nah, since Michelle Obama putted her hand around here, she's pissed off at all yankee's

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-46195...gged-the-queen
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Old November 17, 2018, 16:25   #57
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Nah, since Michelle Obama putted her hand around here, she's pissed off at all yankee's

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-46195...gged-the-queen
..... yes those in the damn separatist colony can bugger off.... Lizzy2 is well known to LOVE us here in Australia...we still throw her a Birthday Bash and all..!!! My stock is high in Kensington Palace ..
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Old November 17, 2018, 17:22   #58
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..... yes those in the damn separatist colony can bugger off.... Lizzy2 is well known to LOVE us here in Australia...we still throw her a Birthday Bash and all..!!! My stock is high in Kensington Palace ..
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Old November 18, 2018, 15:29   #59
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Paco is apparently very fluent in multiple languages, highly educated, devoted a lifetime to military service but has the juice to buy what would be in the U.S. five and six figure firearms whenever the mood strikes. Am I missing something like him being the heir to the throne on the monarchy side of Belgian society? I imagine when he is not doing his job on holidays like Christmas he has to interrupt his stacking of firearms to go eat holiday dinner with his brother and sister-in-law King Philippe and Queen Mathilde? Or does he run a training op to avoid those pesky family get togethers with the uncle who is always passing gas?

Apparently i had a highnoon tea party with the reichscanceler in Germany yesterday...

Check what they got on route to me. Selective fire...






Santa comes a bit early this year.
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Old November 18, 2018, 23:08   #60
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And again I find myself warming up the 10W50 out in the sun....

That is a thing of beauty !
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Old November 19, 2018, 02:13   #61
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And again I find myself warming up the 10W50 out in the sun....

That is a thing of beauty !
Air troop will do the job...
Importpapers are in the pipeline....
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Old November 19, 2018, 03:55   #62
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Nice Dittrich BD 42 /2 !
Must be cool to shoot !

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Old November 19, 2018, 08:51   #63
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Outstanding rifles and photos, thanks for sharing.

BTW, how do you find these items? You have quite a fine collection there!
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Old November 19, 2018, 09:45   #64
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Nice Dittrich BD 42 /2 !
Must be cool to shoot !
125 made semi
5 specials are made in the original full auto setting.
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Old November 19, 2018, 09:47   #65
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Thanks for sharing, Paco!

Glad I logged in today
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Old December 21, 2018, 15:30   #66
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G.L. Nr. 417

Greetings

I own G.L. 417. Same condition like Pacos 202.

Will post some pictures as soon as I have a chance.
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Old December 21, 2018, 22:41   #67
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Looks like the same grey as the Belgian paras.

Were these rifles painted grey by FN or later in their life by the A.B. as part of a maintenance / upgrade program?

Super early FAL, a lot of the trials rifles of other nations must have been in this configuration.
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Old December 22, 2018, 10:29   #68
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The grey of the Luxembourg GL Fals is not the same than the one you find on the belgian army onces ,it is darker . The GL Fals are all in original factory condition and have never been refurbished.
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Old December 22, 2018, 14:51   #69
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WOW.....JUST.......WOW!

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Old December 22, 2018, 21:41   #70
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Sweet baby Jebus this thread is insane.
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Old December 23, 2018, 02:08   #71
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is that a stripper clip guide? or am i crazy...behind the ejection port on top?
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Old December 23, 2018, 04:13   #72
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On the FG42 no, on the GL yes
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Old December 23, 2018, 12:31   #73
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Pictures of No. 417

Sorry, don't understand how to post pictures here. Can't find a tool to browse my hard drive, I am asked to enter an URL instead ... .

Anyway, it is the same like Pacos.

I will post it on gunboards.com
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Old December 23, 2018, 12:45   #74
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See here:

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Old January 01, 2019, 10:17   #75
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Anyone from Europe would like to have one , drop me a note . :-)
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Old January 01, 2019, 11:23   #76
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Beautiful collection Paco.
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