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Old December 06, 2018, 18:10   #1
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EX2 Bayonet

Not mine https://www.ebay.com/itm/RARE-CANADI...oGW:rk:22:pf:0
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Old December 08, 2018, 17:23   #2
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This is not a Canadian bayonet.

See my post: http://www.falfiles.com/forums/showt...ight=airforce1
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Old December 08, 2018, 17:30   #3
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Belgium

It's a early Belgium Bayonet.
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Old January 04, 2019, 15:49   #4
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I'm not the definitive source on info about FAL aside from the basics, but even I recognize that as the early Belgian pattern "flash hider" bayonet that has flash hider prongs built into the hilt.

As noted, they're trials rifle bayonets, used for trials rifles before mass production of the C1/L1A1 began.

None the less, they're fairly rare today (let alone the British/Canadian trials bayonets), because most FALs after the early 1960s switched to the 22mm GL socket bayonets.

Even rarer are the simple knife type bayonets without the built in flash hider. I remember reading that only South Africa was the big order, and they switched to the socket bayonet eventually.
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Old January 04, 2019, 19:37   #5
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I couldnít find the Canadian proof.

I have a bunch of these ex2 bayonets. Too bad they arenít ex2.
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Old January 04, 2019, 20:36   #6
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Hmmm, I have one as well with the wood panel grips. I thought they were early FN or Izzy. Airforce1, mine has a stamped number and, just under that, a lightly electro engraved number. Here's mine.








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Old January 04, 2019, 20:46   #7
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I had one that was about an inch shorter then these and it had X8 stamped on the spine.
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Old January 04, 2019, 23:59   #8
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So these fit the browning long hider?
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Old January 05, 2019, 00:50   #9
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Type A bayonets

No HKshooter, They fit the plain muzzle barrels with the bayonet lug's.
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No HKshooter, They fit the plain muzzle barrels with the bayonet lug's.
Thanks, Lee.
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