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Old July 11, 2010, 10:59   #1
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FN FAL Manual - User and Complete Assembly Guide from IMBEL

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Old July 11, 2010, 11:47   #2
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Old July 20, 2010, 14:36   #3
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Old December 19, 2010, 05:32   #4
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Thanks! I was just looking for one of these!
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Old January 26, 2012, 00:58   #5
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Old January 27, 2012, 15:27   #6
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Sweet! First time I've seen that splash screen. Now I know where my tax dollars are going...
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Old January 29, 2012, 22:01   #7
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Well that sucks. Glad I have a copy myself!
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Old September 05, 2012, 03:33   #8
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Any way to get a copy of this since the original link is down ?
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Old September 05, 2012, 08:22   #9
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Old September 05, 2012, 08:26   #10
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Is this the manual you are referring to?
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Old September 05, 2012, 18:23   #11
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I'm not really sure which one the OP had posted, he just mentioned it was the "User and Complete Assembly Guide from IMBEL".

I haven't torn down or rebuilt an FAL in almost 8 years, just looking for a refresher.
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Old January 06, 2013, 12:04   #12
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fal manual

found this one
http://www.forgottenweapons.com/fn-fal-manual/
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Old January 18, 2013, 12:59   #13
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I have a copy of the Imbel manual somewhere. I remember it being a bit more detailed than the typical Belgian manual that is commonly available. In the 1980's I had a manual that was suppose to be Rhodesian. I don't know if it was, but it might have been. It had instructions to set the gas at 4 (or 5, I don't remember exactly if it was 4 or 5) and DO NOT CHANGE the adjustment. It also included instruction for setting the sights by firing at 25 (or 30) yards (not meters) with the rear sight set on, "200." I think it might have been 30 yards. So that manual dated back to when the gas valve had numbers. I really wish I could find that manual again or find somebody that has a copy. I want to recall what the desired gas setting was and what the sighting in distance was. Those were the two additional details that I noticed weren't in the other manuals. The manual was dark brown and white or yellow, with an action picture on the cover, I think. It's been a long time since I've seen it.
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Old January 30, 2013, 19:03   #14
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I have a copy if the IMBEL manual, pretty in-depth I think.
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Old July 25, 2014, 18:18   #15
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Gas settings and zeroing range.

The Canadian FN-C1 gas regulator had numbers, and you started with 4. To adjust you fired two warm up rounds first. Same with the Belgium G I once owned as I remember. With both you could usually turn it up to 5 and get reliable operation with reduced recoil. The Canadian Battle sight was a rotating peep, much better IMHO than the Belgium, and it was understood to be 200 yds. at nearest position and increased in 100 yd clicks.
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Old November 11, 2016, 10:38   #16
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Does anyone have the original IMBEL guide? Please update/re-post as the links no longer work.
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Old April 21, 2017, 18:14   #17
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the link at post #12 still takes you to a adobe download link
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Old April 24, 2017, 12:56   #18
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The link just worked fine for me.
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Old May 26, 2018, 16:53   #19
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Thanks

Link in post #12 worked fine, thanks for that guys!

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Old May 28, 2018, 17:17   #20
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I suspect that's a different manual.
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Old June 02, 2018, 16:54   #21
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Indeed it was a different manual, with 130 pages. I think this manual is the Light Automatic Rifle by FN.

I did find an original Imbel manual from the Chilean Army on GB. It is in Spanish, which for me is no problem, total of 108 pages. Mostly the same stuff, same pictures, different language.

Also found this IMBEL manual reproduction from Abbybooks on GB:

https://www.gunbroker.com/item/769641560

FYI, it is in Spanish, not Portuguese as the description states.
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