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by kev
Tue Aug 25, 2020 11:30 pm
Forum: FAL Discussion
Topic: Help Identifying Parts FAL
Replies: 6
Views: 2131

Re: Help Identifying Parts FAL

You done good. No junk US parts on that rifle to work around. When they built the L1A1 parts on the unmarked Imbel receivers, the thumbhole stock obviated the need for any of the US parts count BS.
by kev
Sat Aug 22, 2020 1:22 am
Forum: FAL Discussion
Topic: Israeli FN FAL serial numbers.
Replies: 25
Views: 5787

Re: Israeli FN FAL serial numbers.

Four kits,.....not a number anywhere.
by kev
Fri Aug 21, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: FAL Discussion
Topic: Bought me a new shooter to go along with tha L1A1's
Replies: 12
Views: 3188

Re: Bought me a new shooter to go along with tha L1A1's

I've got that same safety on an M&P .22 Compact and it's quite usable. Much better than the tiny tab on the Shield. Nothing at all wrong with the .40S&W. It's a far better caliber than 9mm when you can't get the super-duper zoot SD ammo. And the M&P packs a bunch onboard. One of mine has a .357SIG b...
by kev
Fri Aug 21, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: FAL Discussion
Topic: My first FAL how did I do ?
Replies: 30
Views: 7414

Re: My first FAL how did I do ?

Sure, L1A1 wood stock sets used to be everywhere CHEAP, like $5-10 for a complete set. Aussie almost always had laminated forearms and Brit stuff has always been quite a bit more expensive than Aussie but there's bound to be tons of it still floating around. Bet you'll be well over a hundred today f...
by kev
Fri Aug 21, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: FAL Discussion
Topic: Izzy kits 299.00 at PSA
Replies: 370
Views: 74759

Re: Izzy kits 299.00 at PSA

Yeah, that's the black finish on the lower I'm talking about. Got four kits just like that one,.....but no yellow sticker.
by kev
Fri Aug 21, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: FAL Discussion
Topic: Bought me a new shooter to go along with tha L1A1's
Replies: 12
Views: 3188

Re: Bought me a new shooter to go along with tha L1A1's

Didn't even know they made them with thumb safeties. Good buy for the time and place. I picked up a pair of them last year off of GB for $259 each. They came in the case with backstraps and 3 mags each. Night sights still strong. I was happy to find that at least the two I received were unissued/unf...
by kev
Thu Aug 20, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: FAL Discussion
Topic: PSA Izzy Kits from Tanzania?
Replies: 31
Views: 7375

Re: PSA Izzy Kits from Tanzania?

These kits(condition/price)don't seem to fit in with the garbage scrap guns coming out of Ethiopia.
by kev
Wed Aug 19, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: FAL Discussion
Topic: Izzy kits 299.00 at PSA
Replies: 370
Views: 74759

Re: Izzy kits 299.00 at PSA

I wouldn't put forty cents into this artificially inflated market and certainly wouldn't help support a casino, but yeah, these kits are like money in the bank(or better). Just opened my #3 and #4 and they're both excellent. Just like #1 and #2. All of my lowers look like they have a deep, dark blue...
by kev
Wed Aug 19, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: FAL Discussion
Topic: Type 2 on GB
Replies: 27
Views: 5744

Re: Type 2 on GB

We really like to argue this point on the 'files, but the basics are known to all. All sear-cut G series FALs are machineguns by definition. ATF has grandfathered in the serial numbers that can be proven to have been shipped into Browning Arms Co, St Louis prior to the ruling(arguably ATF has no aut...
by kev
Wed Aug 19, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: FAL Discussion
Topic: Tornado Kit Finally Comes To Life!!
Replies: 14
Views: 3860

Re: Tornado Kit Finally Comes To Life!!

If memeory isn't a word,....it should be.
by kev
Wed Aug 19, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: FAL Discussion
Topic: Type 2 on GB
Replies: 27
Views: 5744

Re: Type 2 on GB

USPS insurance is $1.50/100 or maybe even $2/100 value,....I forget. UPS insurance is cheaper, but UPS rates are higher. Best method to ship something of high value is USPS Registered Mail. Insurance is downright cheap and the package is signed for at every transfer, but it can be slow and it's not ...
by kev
Wed Aug 19, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: FAL Discussion
Topic: Type 2 on GB
Replies: 27
Views: 5744

Re: Type 2 on GB

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Curious why y'all say it's not a G. It's not on the list so it's a bit pricey for contraband, but it's a nice rifle and sure looks like a G to me. Shame about having to turn it in or cut it up though.
by kev
Wed Aug 19, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: FAL Discussion
Topic: Tornado Kit Finally Comes To Life!!
Replies: 14
Views: 3860

Re: Tornado Kit Finally Comes To Life!!

Just as a test of my failing memeory,.....I think it was $220? Lot of money for a kit back then and hugely over-priced IMHO. I bought a couple and eventually sold them off unbuilt. I remember Rrotz making a big deal over having REAL Imbel kits available,......meh. Imbel receivers,...good. Imbel part...
by kev
Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: FAL Discussion
Topic: My first FAL how did I do ?
Replies: 30
Views: 7414

Re: My first FAL how did I do ?

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by kev
Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: FAL Discussion
Topic: Gas block journal too small on new SA58 barrel
Replies: 22
Views: 4254

Re: Gas block journal too small on new SA58 barrel

I feel like it’s a safer bet that the Israeli barrel was out of spec ever so slightly than a 21st century mass produced barrel. Perhaps I’m wrong and my barrel will be detouring it’s way back to DSA though. [/quote] Yeah, you must be new here. Welcome! If I had a surplus part and a DSA part and the...
by kev
Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: FAL Discussion
Topic: My first FAL how did I do ?
Replies: 30
Views: 7414

Re: My first FAL how did I do ?

Don't know what happened to my post,...musta thrown it away. Yes, the markings and serial number show it's an Argy, but I don't see an unmarked mystery Century receiver being worth $700. A nice FMAP/Rosario SAC Latta might bring that. But this thing says CAI Sporter on it and that's not the same thi...
by kev
Tue Aug 18, 2020 2:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 9mm SMG Lowers?
Replies: 6
Views: 1989

Re: 9mm SMG Lowers?

You'll get your numbers back when the permanent site comes up in a few days. This place is temporary. If you want to run Colt mags in the full magwell lower why not just buy a 5.56 lower and build it? If the caliber marking bugs you get one of the "multi" marked lowers(PSA). Mag blocks are still ava...
by kev
Mon Aug 17, 2020 12:18 am
Forum: FAL Discussion
Topic: Fal g-series SN: G2283 info?
Replies: 14
Views: 3428

Re: Fal g-series SN: G2283 info?

Yep, it's on the list which is good news,....you don't need to destroy it. Get rid of all that add-on crap ASAP and it'll be a nice collectible rifle.

http://www.gseriesfal.com/docpages/91174atf.html
by kev
Sun Aug 16, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: FAL Discussion
Topic: Izzy kits 299.00 at PSA
Replies: 370
Views: 74759

Re: Izzy kits 299.00 at PSA

Having the ears pinched in a bit won't give you any trouble. Crescent wrench adjustment tool.
by kev
Sat Aug 15, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: FAL Discussion
Topic: Century Rosario receivers?
Replies: 5
Views: 1805

Re: Century Rosario receivers?

Lockjaw's right. Just went out and checked a bunch of L1A1s and the three I have with "Made In Canada" are unmarked Imbels, I have one marked Imbel and not "Made In Canada". The Argy receiver L1A1 is marked CAI Sporter with serial number C and four digits,....and left uncut for the folding changing ...
by kev
Sat Aug 15, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: FAL Discussion
Topic: Century Rosario receivers?
Replies: 5
Views: 1805

Re: Century Rosario receivers?

Yes, and yes, but they weren't marked at all. I think these were "Made In Canada" receivers and the only way to tell them from Imbels is by the cuts. The Argies have the right(?) rear rail cut that makes it so easy to slip on the topcover.
by kev
Sat Aug 15, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: FAL Discussion
Topic: Izzy kits 299.00 at PSA
Replies: 370
Views: 74759

Re: Izzy kits 299.00 at PSA

I didn't make it through the rest of the day.
by kev
Sat Aug 15, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: FAL Discussion
Topic: Izzy kits 299.00 at PSA
Replies: 370
Views: 74759

Re: Izzy kits 299.00 at PSA

My two kits just arrived. Absolutely gorgeous x 2,.....could not be happier. Pretty much standard, all parts present. Learned something new today about Izzy hinge pins. They aren't male/female halves like every other FAL. Basically just a bolt with a nut,....I never knew. Again, condition on both is...
by kev
Sat Aug 15, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: FAL Discussion
Topic: RE : Gunbroker Auctions
Replies: 3
Views: 1628

Re: RE : Gunbroker Auctions

WOW ! !
It looks someone is just shilling these auctions.
by kev
Thu Aug 13, 2020 2:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: VZ 52 headspace
Replies: 13
Views: 3463

Re: VZ 52 headspace

That looks way too deep,.....no way an extractor can get hold of it in there. I think you are right about having a problem. If I had to make a guess I'd say someone modified the chamber for a sleeve to convert to 7.62x39 and the sleeve took a hike. Try putting a few layers of tape on the base of a r...