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Old January 08, 2019, 08:01   #751
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Nicely done. I think you did very well with your build. I like it.
Thanks man my first total build, Gotta headspace yet, but thanks to all of you all here on the forum I will be fine and this build was really painless
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Old January 08, 2019, 08:59   #752
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Old January 17, 2019, 18:52   #753
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Need some ideas for a rhodesian g1
Post some.picturez if got some
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Old January 17, 2019, 19:01   #754
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Need some ideas for a rhodesian g1
Post some.picturez if got some
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https://imgur.com/a/SdhpGSD

My Rhodesian G1 is the one on top. I can get you some more pictures of it tomorrow if you want.
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Old January 17, 2019, 19:22   #755
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My Rhodesian G1 is the one on top. I can get you some more pictures of it tomorrow if you want.
Thanks for the pics looks good
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Old January 24, 2019, 22:31   #756
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One I just got from the marketplace
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Old January 25, 2019, 09:57   #757
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Here is one I just picked up:
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Old February 07, 2019, 14:10   #758
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My Rhodie Kit

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Old February 10, 2019, 19:11   #759
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My Rhoadie kit

Did get a type 1 upper from DSA but waiting on a friends tools to put it together.
RA numbers match bolt carrier and lower
SA numbers match as well plus the barrel. Pratoria proof marks as well.
https://s247.photobucket.com/user/sc...007_1.jpg.html
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Old February 21, 2019, 21:14   #760
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Did get a type 1 upper from DSA but waiting on a friends tools to put it together.
RA numbers match bolt carrier and lower
SA numbers match as well plus the barrel. Pratoria proof marks as well.
https://s247.photobucket.com/user/sc...007_1.jpg.html
All matching = AWESOME! I'm baby poop green with envy!
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Old March 15, 2019, 16:14   #761
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Some photos I've collected

Photos of a Rhodie being sold overseas. If I recall, this one was for sale in Italy. It's a fully functional rifle modified to semi only

It's an R1 complete with South African markings. Perhaps it was made before the embargo. Or it found it's way across the border by other means. Why there are no paint remnants other than on the dust cover and forearm, I don't know. It's clearly engraved with an RA number. What I like about it is that it clearly has the SA or "Type 1.5" lightening cuts

It's possible it's numbers all match. The RA numbers (below) are the same. The "M. Jager" shown in the above photo was engraved to meet some requirement of the law after the rifle was surplussed off. I can't find my reference notes and I don't recall the details



You can see the ladder for the grenade sight has been broken off

This rifle has an unusual muzzle device. I think it goes with the one for sale by DSA


For it's elegance, the Austrian built StG58 is my favorite FAL. The SA built Rhodies, because of their history of war and supplied to Rhodesia in defiance of the arms embargo, I find to be the most fascinating
Anybody have pics of this? I cannot find any, but trying to share with a friend. It was a Rhodie carbine in an italian gun shop, well described here by Mistwolf
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Old March 20, 2019, 08:07   #762
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These were shared elsewhere, DSA working with some anti poachers.

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Old March 20, 2019, 08:10   #763
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These are mine (not much snow in Rhodesia)







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Old March 20, 2019, 15:27   #764
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These were shared elsewhere, DSA working with some anti poachers.


WOW! I wish that were my closet!
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Old March 24, 2019, 15:56   #765
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Couple I got squared away this weekend

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Old March 24, 2019, 18:36   #766
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Bonzer, mate. i think the folder is a good candidate for a paint job. PM me if ya need the paint.
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Old March 24, 2019, 18:58   #767
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Old March 24, 2019, 19:20   #768
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Very cool!
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Old March 25, 2019, 10:50   #769
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Never really noticed it but the guy with his family has a type 2 lower and wooden stock. Probably a Belgian contract to South African that found its way north of the border.
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Old March 26, 2019, 18:37   #772
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Never really noticed it but the guy with his family has a type 2 lower and wooden stock. Probably a Belgian contract to South African that found its way north of the border.

You mean a type 2 upper?
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Old March 27, 2019, 15:46   #775
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You mean a type 2 upper?
Hell, he probably even has type 2 diabetes.
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Old April 08, 2019, 11:51   #776
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Santized

Anyone have a photo on a sanitized ZA marked lower?
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Anyone have a photo on a sanitized ZA marked lower?
I have a sanitized RA lower. If you’d like a picture of that lower, the bbl is sanitized as well. I’ll be back home in a couple weeks.
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Old April 08, 2019, 18:17   #778
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Thanks,


I was just curious about whether anyone has a specifically ZA marked gun with the UM markings drilled out.

My reasoning, and I know is has been debated greatly, is that perhaps the ZA marked guns, aren’t anything other than Rhodesian guns that were added to the inventory after 1978-79 when a name change to the country occurred( rhodesia became Zimbabwe-Rhodesia) vice SADF.

It would explain the same marking found on the the Roamer wristwatches where RA, SFA(security force auxiliaries), and ZA can be seen. I, know it is just a guess, but if indeed there are sanitized lowers with ZA marking it would indicate supply during embargo and prior to Zimbabwe’s independence in 1980.
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My take on the whole Rhodie themed rifles:





Worked well in the bush
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Nice SLR! Back in like 2004 I ordered some surplus wood L1A1 buttstocks from Tapco for like <$3 each. Two came in minty and one was beat all to hell with baby poop paint all over it. Wished I'd a kept that one. Your SLR in poo reminded me of it. Very cool man!
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Nice SLR! Back in like 2004 I ordered some surplus wood L1A1 buttstocks from Tapco for like <$3 each. Two came in minty and one was beat all to hell with baby poop paint all over it. Wished I'd a kept that one. Your SLR in poo reminded me of it. Very cool man!
Thanks. The only issue I have is with the ammo. Doesn't take all ammo well.

Oh my, that would have been great. SLRs in baby poop aren't that common
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Old April 18, 2019, 11:15   #782
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A couple of years back Numric had solid and laminate sets of L1A1 wood for $28 a set. I picked up several of both. One of the sets was covered with poo paint. The left panel was Brit and the right panel was Aussie. I ended up sending left panel to yellowhand to strip so I could make a set of B61 handguards. That was my inspiration for this one. This is the second coat of paint weathered. It might get another before I'm satisfied.



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Old April 23, 2019, 14:11   #783
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Markings secific to FN Contract RSA Barrels ?

Hi guys,
I'm sure its here somewhere but I cant find it.
Were there markings specific to the FN RSA Contract FAL barrels ?
Something to distiguish these barrels from other Belgian barrels.
Perhaps the UM similar to the lowers? or some other mark?
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Old April 23, 2019, 17:49   #784
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Hi guys,
I'm sure its here somewhere but I cant find it.
Were there markings specific to the FN RSA Contract FAL barrels ?
Something to distiguish these barrels from other Belgian barrels.
Perhaps the UM similar to the lowers? or some other mark?
Cheers
Look here maybe:

https://www.falfiles.com/forums/show...%20post4709491
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Old April 23, 2019, 18:39   #785
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Found it.
M in U to the left of Belgian font serial number on one side,
Belgian proof on the other side

https://imgur.com/gallery/m9fyJW3
https://imgur.com/a/yAoXlNU

These images are from an old Ernst Armory ad
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Old May 16, 2019, 15:05   #786
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Old May 16, 2019, 15:07   #787
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I like that pattern.
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Old May 22, 2019, 22:18   #788
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Found an interesting post on a African forum...2014
a member posted three Rhodesian variants for sale...$880-$1500 for whole guns. Just 3 years ago, then look at kit prices over here.

one is a type 3
http://www.tippmannsports.com/forum/...al-fans-around
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Found an interesting post on a African forum...2014
a member posted three Rhodesian variants for sale...$880-$1500 for whole guns. Just 3 years ago, then look at kit prices over here.

one is a type 3
http://www.tippmannsports.com/forum/...al-fans-around
That F70 rifle is F'n Beautiful!!!!
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It is a lady-lookin' foreign made collection of sexy Belgian curves that intimidates the shit out of today's Pajama-boy males.
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I cheated by having dr shock thread me a barrel but had to after I got this trigger housing
Still looking for a close enough bolt and carrier



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Old June 02, 2019, 22:11   #791
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My Rhodie...

[IMG][/IMG]

Apparently this riFAL belonged to Falfiles member Ted McKay, he bought it as a Rhodie kit & had Dr Shock assemble it.
It looks great to me, I love the baby poop
Anyway this is my small contribution to this thread. Enjoy, Mick
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