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Old May 27, 2017, 07:09   #1
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New DSA Folding Stock $325? Good luck!

Well,

Ive been looking forward to this stock for years and have said I would be the first buyer and am waiting for DSA to take my money. I stand behind that.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4N4rhgY9TY

$325 DSA GET REAL!!

You will sell a few at $325, but $250 or less is your sweet spot. I want DSA to succeed but a new stock at over $300 is not a smart move, unless you are looking solely for military update contracts and dont give a damn about the domestic commercial market.

Regardless of price the stock looks nice. Please keep the price to your lower bound ($250 Max) and sell it in FDE. I'll be buying one the day they come out. Please do an above average QC job, PLEASE!

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Old May 27, 2017, 07:47   #2
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It looks like DSA has made some more interesting improvements in moving the FAL forward. The old veteran just won't fade away like some other battle rifles.
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Old May 27, 2017, 13:16   #3
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It looks like DSA has made some more interesting improvements in moving the FAL forward. The old veteran just won't fade away like some other battle rifles.
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Old May 27, 2017, 13:22   #4
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I odered the para stock on sale today too.

New stock looks good.
I have wondered why no one has come up with an upper receiver and bolt carrier that take an ar10 bolt and barrel. I know it would screw up the looks of the FAL, but would solve just about all the accuracy concerns. And NO i dont mean bolt AND carrier, just the bolt.
Would possibly make aluminum uppers a viable thing too!
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Old May 27, 2017, 13:26   #5
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Very Nice!
Looks like their original folding stock and a Magpul UBR got together and had some fun!
I like the style and function!
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Old May 28, 2017, 13:50   #6
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Nice looking stock, and applause to DSA for taking some more steps forward with our beloved FAL. Of course credit should go to some of our own FAL Filers like TBas, Lear70, and others for coming up with the idea in the first place

As for the price, the spokesman clearly said "MSRP between $250 to $325" which gives them room for dealer discounting and occasional sale pricing in the future. Note that this is about the same price as buying a Bushmaster ACR folding stock and adapter with mounting hardware for the FAL, less the requisite Para lower and bolt carrier assembly that are needed for the conversion. Of course we would all like the new stock be priced at $99 with shipping, but remember that Tapco pricing gets you Tapco quality. Although I have have been highly critical of DSA quality assurance practices in the past, at least this new stock is an original design and will have a manufacturer's warranty behind it. Hopefully, DSA will be able to deliver on their promises and not make an a** of me for being so optimistic. Until then, I will enjoy my folding FAL with TBas/Lear70/ACR adapter and see how the copycat product performs in real life.

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Old June 05, 2017, 13:54   #7
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I agree. MSRP is never the real price, and always high. It'll be in a much lower range than MSRP.

Other improvements look very attractive. Love this platform!

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Nice looking stock, and applause to DSA for taking some more steps forward with our beloved FAL. Of course credit should go to some of our own FAL Filers like TBas, Lear70, and others for coming up with the idea in the first place

As for the price, the spokesman clearly said "MSRP between $250 to $325" which gives them room for dealer discounting and occasional sale pricing in the future. Note that this is about the same price as buying a Bushmaster ACR folding stock and adapter with mounting hardware for the FAL, less the requisite Para lower and bolt carrier assembly that are needed for the conversion. Of course we would all like the new stock be priced at $99 with shipping, but remember that Tapco pricing gets you Tapco quality. Although I have have been highly critical of DSA quality assurance practices in the past, at least this new stock is an original design and will have a manufacturer's warranty behind it. Hopefully, DSA will be able to deliver on their promises and not make an a** of me for being so optimistic. Until then, I will enjoy my folding FAL with TBas/Lear70/ACR adapter and see how the copycat product performs in real life.
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Old June 05, 2017, 13:59   #8
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What magazine was that used on the rifle in the video?
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Old June 05, 2017, 14:40   #9
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I bought one of the DSA folding stocks on sale too. It arrived Saturday and really is a nice piece. It does lock up tight as Dick's headband when folded, and I couldn't find a single flaw on it. It replaced the floppy Falcon folder that the para had worn since assembled. Much mo' better now!
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Old June 05, 2017, 16:26   #10
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What magazine was that used on the rifle in the video?
A moses mag.

Fantastic mag, but hard to get as of late.





I am so excited this actually made it to market. The big thing thats holding me back in not the ~$300 price for the stock.....but everything else thats involved with turning a non-para into a para. If I already had a para, this would be in the mail as soon as I could order one.
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Old June 08, 2017, 20:46   #11
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The final price is not decided, don't panic.
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Old August 11, 2017, 00:31   #12
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$299

Looks nice

https://dsarms.com/p-16785-ds-arms-s...fle-stock.aspx
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Old August 11, 2017, 05:18   #13
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And.....not in stock
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Old August 11, 2017, 15:55   #14
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looks ugly

AR-10 at $500 for the win. Changing the FAL into an AR is stupid. The AR10 already exist + an AR in 6.5 Grendel is an even better improvement. The more they try to mutate it, the better the AR looks & a lot cheaper too. Lot easier
to add a wood stock & handguard to an AR.
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Old August 11, 2017, 17:59   #15
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Aluminum and Titanium receivers.

I thought those were decidedly B-A-D.
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Old August 11, 2017, 18:13   #16
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Aluminum lower and titanium upper. Shouldn't be a problem.
It's the aluminum uppers that were the problem with 7.62x51. They are great with pistol caliber rounds.
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Old August 13, 2017, 07:48   #17
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Bros if all you save with that Ti upper is half a pound, looks like you should go with an aluminum rifle if you want to save some weight. Ouch
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Old August 13, 2017, 08:52   #18
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Yep,

Rifle PT aint for weak folks.

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Old August 18, 2017, 19:49   #19
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AR-10 at $500 for the win. Changing the FAL into an AR is stupid. The AR10 already exist + an AR in 6.5 Grendel is an even better improvement. The more they try to mutate it, the better the AR looks & a lot cheaper too. Lot easier
to add a wood stock & handguard to an AR.

I tried folding my ar10 stock. Only worked once and cost $300 to fold it back.Advantage FAL
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Old December 08, 2017, 05:46   #20
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Yo DSAREP,

Whats the word?

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Bros if all you save with that Ti upper is half a pound, looks like you should go with an aluminum rifle if you want to save some weight. Ouch
Half a pound is a significant weight savings
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We just tested various metals for the metal track we did extensive drop and impact testing.
All polymer parts are molded , and the steel reinforced buttpad is complete. All we have left it to laser cut the metal tracks and assemble the stock.


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Heck yea it is.
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Old December 08, 2017, 14:46   #24
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Soldier of Fortune magazine said that in real world combat scenarios, folding stocks will/can get you killed. They admitted that they were indeed "sexy" and kewl, BUT they were actually difficult to use and slow to deploy when shooting )(at you) started. Now I'm one to talk, because I have a DSA PARA and it is a great piece, but their comment is something to consider. Yeah, yeah, yeah, I know my odds of being in a "real world combat scenario" are higher than winning the Powerball, but SOME OF YOU FALaholics "might", being far more adventurous than me.

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Old January 25, 2018, 14:34   #25
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Well,

Sounds like $250 might be right on! NOW MAKE THE DARN THING!!

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Old January 25, 2018, 16:04   #26
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Have a take off DSA stock that I pulled off my stainless FAL when I built my Falil stock.

Pics via email if anyone has interest $250.00 cashish.
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Old January 26, 2018, 09:13   #27
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I myself am getting excited and anxious for them to start selling the new stock and handguards.


Link if your browser doesn't support embedded links - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYXX5fdjE9w

Also saw the other new video on FaceBook:

https://www.facebook.com/DSArms/vide...3943131341313/

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