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Old January 10, 2020, 10:16   #1
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Rhodie L1A1

Anyone building Brit/Aussie Rhodie Clones, or not bothering due to lack of Receivers?
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Old January 10, 2020, 10:46   #2
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Old January 11, 2020, 12:59   #3
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I was on Ebay looking at FAL items and found a pic of about 8 Rhodies in a truck and every FAL they carried was painted identical to the photo posted by Invictus, above.
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Old January 12, 2020, 13:11   #4
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For a little more inspiration...

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Old January 12, 2020, 17:39   #5
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Old January 13, 2020, 12:43   #6
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The wood pieces and magazine have original paint.
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Old January 13, 2020, 12:49   #7
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Nice L1A1 Rhodie builds! Thanks for sharing photos. Are lowers and BCGs RA marked?
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Old January 13, 2020, 13:31   #8
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Nice L1A1 Rhodie builds! Thanks for sharing photos. Are lowers and BCGs RA marked?
None of my parts have an RA number, but this was received as a kit in the early 2000s. All parts are 60s dated except for the barrel, which is 61 dated. The lower had an electro-penciled A for the FA position and the selector had been converted to an L2 style. I thought maybe bubba had done it at first, but this was filled with dirt and grime (still in there), so I don't really see why bubba would go to the effort to convert the selector and put an A for a selector position and not put some effort into cleaning to some degree.

Here's a thread I created about the lower/selector:
https://www.falfiles.com/forums/showthread.php?t=410567
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Old January 13, 2020, 18:22   #9
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Old January 13, 2020, 18:27   #10
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None of my parts have an RA number, but this was received as a kit in the early 2000s. All parts are 60s dated except for the barrel, which is 61 dated. The lower had an electro-penciled A for the FA position and the selector had been converted to an L2 style. I thought maybe bubba had done it at first, but this was filled with dirt and grime (still in there), so I don't really see why bubba would go to the effort to convert the selector and put an A for a selector position and not put some effort into cleaning to some degree.

Here's a thread I created about the lower/selector:
https://www.falfiles.com/forums/showthread.php?t=410567
Thanks for your response. Thatís a very nice build. Good reference for future L1A1 Rhodie builds.
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Very nice Tattered!
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Old January 14, 2020, 10:15   #12
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Very nice Tattered!
Thank you. My buddy, who's a prosthetic makeup artist, actually did the paint work on the metal.
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