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Old May 06, 2012, 14:20   #1
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FAL Gunsmithing Video

Can someone advise me on which video to purchase, so that I might learn to do my own smithing on my personal FAL?
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Old May 06, 2012, 14:22   #2
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The one that Gunplumber sells is the only one worth buying.

http://www.arizonaresponsesystems.co...emiscars.shtml
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Old May 06, 2012, 14:42   #3
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The truth be known, GP can be abrasive and in his own words an "Arrogant Bastard" But his video is by far ,and I mean light years, the very best.

Assemble a FAL following that video you will have a safe and reliable rifle. That will give years of use.
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Old May 06, 2012, 19:40   #4
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The one that Gunplumber sells is the only one worth buying.

http://www.arizonaresponsesystems.co...emiscars.shtml
Truth.

Don't waste your money on the AGI video. Buy the ARS package.
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Old May 07, 2012, 16:26   #5
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+1 on Gunplumber's video and workbook! You won't regret spending the $$
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Old May 07, 2012, 18:37   #6
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I have seen both, bought Gunplumbers. There is no comparison.
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Old May 07, 2012, 19:16   #7
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Got the AGI as a sChristmas gift.........bought GP's today,lol.
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Old May 07, 2012, 20:50   #8
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Got the AGI as a sChristmas gift.........bought GP's today,lol.
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Old May 07, 2012, 21:37   #9
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REGIFT!
REGIFT my a$$! I couldn`t give away the copy of that POS video I had. It went in the trash, where it truly belonged!

GP`s video and workbook are the only way to go.
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Old June 03, 2012, 11:34   #10
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Hey

I'll give you my AGI disc just so when you do get your GP disc you can have a good laugh.



BTW,
GP has great a great build tutorial for hk I have used. Highly recommend that as well
The man can explain things so even I can understand.
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Old July 12, 2012, 20:46   #11
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The AGI video is great.........for basic dis-assembly/assembly. (And maybe a good laugh)
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Old July 26, 2012, 11:59   #12
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I have GP's original video and bought the new expanded one along with his workbook. After 8 or more builds, I still use the workbook as reference.
But I still leave the handguard ring off about 50% of the time when timing barrel.
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Old July 26, 2012, 20:04   #13
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I have GP's original video and bought the new expanded one along with his workbook. After 8 or more builds, I still use the workbook as reference.
But I still leave the handguard ring off about 50% of the time when timing barrel.
I can honestly say I would have never built a Fal if it were not for GP's video and work book. I can now build one in my sleep, but I still refer to his work book for referance info. Best money I ever spent! I recommend it even if your not planing on building one. It's a nice thing to have for someone new to the Fal rifle. It will allow you to understand, work on and maintain a factory built rifle

I swore I would never leave off the handguard ring. After all the warnings from members here over the years there was just no way. Then on my last build it happened. barrel timmed and everything just the way I wanted it and, Oh no! no handguard ring It gets everyone at least once.
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Old July 26, 2012, 22:30   #14
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Oh no! no handguard ring It gets everyone at least once.
If I had a dollar for every time . . . .
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Old July 26, 2012, 22:40   #15
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If it happens to you after all the thousands of rifles you have built then I guess I don't feel quite so bad.
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Old July 26, 2012, 22:48   #16
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If it happens to you after all the thousands of rifles you have built then I guess I don't feel quite so bad.
Well, I no longer tape the ring to the barrel, but it did happen a few months ago . . . on build 3978. Maybe just as a reminder not to get too cocky.
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