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Old February 15, 2018, 21:08   #1
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G-Series GL on GB

Oh my!

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Old February 15, 2018, 21:19   #2
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Well, this should be interesting !!!
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Old February 15, 2018, 21:30   #3
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I have reservations on this one.

If it was an actual GL he would have noted in the discription that there were only 21 of the GL prefix imported.

And shown the serial # as well as the sear cut on the bottom.

On top of all that the pin is in backwards.

That is all..
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Old February 15, 2018, 21:42   #4
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He does show the serial number, GL3140, in photo #4, and it is on the "list."

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Old February 15, 2018, 21:55   #5
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I would love to own this rifle. Perhaps I should open a "go fund me account?"
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Old February 15, 2018, 21:57   #6
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He also shows the sear cut ejector block in a couple of pictures from the top.

Did you look at the pictures?

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FN Fal GL On GB

It's a late model GL with the short hand guard. I had one 20 plus years ago that hand the Long Hand Guard. One just sold recently on one of the auction sites for 20K and it's a semi-auto GL. And to think I sold mine for 8K back then.
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Old February 16, 2018, 07:28   #8
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I have reservations on this one.

If it was an actual GL he would have noted in the discription that there were only 21 of the GL prefix imported.

And shown the serial # as well as the sear cut on the bottom.

On top of all that the pin is in backwards.

That is all..
Period photos from FN show the pin in both directions. They may have left the assembly line in one direction but even FN armorers put them in both ways.
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Old February 16, 2018, 10:42   #9
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He does show the serial number, GL3140, in photo #4, and it is on the "list."
Exported 10-62 and was the last U.S. import for the GL Series!!!

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Anybody notice that this GL has a safety sear spring in it? Plus it's missing the spring that holds the bi-Pod in place. This one hasn't lead a good life at all for the condition it's in.
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Old February 16, 2018, 19:23   #11
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Anybody notice that this GL has a safety sear spring in it? Plus it's missing the spring that holds the bi-Pod in place. This one hasn't lead a good life at all for the condition it's in.
I missed the safety sear spring.
Major oops for the seller...
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I missed the safety sear spring.
Major oops for the seller...
Kinda makes you wonder if any full auto parts such as trigger plunger might have sorta "found" their way into the rifle at some point, doesn't it ...............?
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Old February 17, 2018, 01:01   #13
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Kinda makes you wonder if any full auto parts such as trigger plunger might have sorta "found" their way into the rifle at some point, doesn't it ...............?
Now who would do a thing like that?
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Old February 17, 2018, 10:54   #15
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Although the spring is there, there appears to be no tell-tale scratch on the lower made by a three-position selector between the "fire" and "auto" positions.
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Now who would do a thing like that?
You're right, silly me for even thinking such a wicked thought
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Old February 17, 2018, 12:19   #17
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Although the spring is there, there appears to be no tell-tale scratch on the lower made by a three-position selector between the "fire" and "auto" positions.
Considering the quality of the pix I can only say you MIGHT be right
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Considering the quality of the pix I can only say you MIGHT be right
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$8K? That was uneventful.
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$8K? That was uneventful.
Yeah...$8k! Anyone on here the lucky winner??
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Old February 25, 2018, 19:32   #21
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I wish it was me, especially after seeing the winning bid amount. I figured the reserve was going to be set too high, but I guess it wasn't? Even with the rifle's faults I could see, I still think that $8K would have been money well spent to get one of the "21."
I guess I should just resume my hunt for a Type 2 50.00.

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.....I guess I should just resume my hunt for a Type 2 50.00.
Like this one:

https://www.gunbroker.com/Item/750622107
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Steyr Type two import

I believe that was one of the early imports when they moved from Michigan to New Jersey. No reserve, I wonder who on the Fal Files will get this one. VALMET
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Old February 26, 2018, 16:43   #24
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I believe that was one of the early imports when they moved from Michigan to New Jersey. No reserve, I wonder who on the Fal Files will get this one. VALMET
I’ve got my eye on it Lee...

You are correct as the Grand Rapids guns are a shade earlier. Likely a 1972-73 one of the last Type 2 receivers I’d guess.
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Anybody notice that this GL has a safety sear spring in it?.....
Lee, my friend, I think you are seeing things. It looks to me that what looks like a sear spring is actually a gap between the receiver and the ejector block. ya' see, no one would insert such a thing into one of these..........


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