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Old February 04, 2020, 18:39   #1
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Interesting.

Wish it could still be imported. I calculate about $3800 USD

https://www.enfieldguns.com/enfield-l1a1
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Old February 04, 2020, 19:23   #2
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They refer to it as an “assault rifle”.

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Old February 04, 2020, 21:02   #3
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I got my Enfield L1A1 rifle so much cheaper here in Canada.
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Old February 04, 2020, 22:31   #4
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Let us know how it shoots
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Old February 05, 2020, 08:10   #5
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I got my Enfield L1A1 rifle so much cheaper here in Canada.
Yeah, they are cheap in Canada because you CAN'T take them out and shoot them!
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I like the last line of the ad; " The FAL type rifle is no longer in front line service in the DEVELOPED world, but it still in use in the POORER parts of the world."

Yeah, like the USA in general and Louisiana in particular.

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Old February 05, 2020, 17:54   #7
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I can't tell where these people are physically located. Maybe I'm just missing it. Not aware of a country code of 774 but 77 is Kazakhstan...
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Old February 06, 2020, 05:15   #8
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3000 pounds? I got mine for 700 euro's.. All original
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Old February 06, 2020, 12:10   #9
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I can't tell where these people are physically located. Maybe I'm just missing it. Not aware of a country code of 774 but 77 is Kazakhstan...
The Ts&Cs page has their place of business as in the UK. That's a UK way of specifying a "local" phone number ... so it's UK area code 7749 ... An O2 Mobile ...

But I could be completely wrong, just ask my wife
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Old February 07, 2020, 07:54   #10
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They refer to it as an “assault rifle”.

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Yep, read that.....
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Old February 07, 2020, 08:13   #11
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I like the last line of the ad; " The FAL type rifle is no longer in front line service in the DEVELOPED world, but it still in use in the POORER parts of the world."

Yeah, like the USA in general and Louisiana in particular.

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I like the last line of the ad; " The FAL type rifle is no longer in front line service in the DEVELOPED world, but it still in use in the POORER parts of the world."

Yeah, like the USA in general and Louisiana in particular.

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I got my Enfield L1A1 rifle so much cheaper here in Canada.
You have to work a bit harder down here to get one but it can be done. I wouldnt sell mine cheap

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Old February 08, 2020, 20:44   #14
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You have to work a bit harder down here to get one but it can be done. I wouldnt sell mine cheap

That looks like a nice one. Like IG said, it can be done. Pricey and it may take a while, but you can get your hands on a nice L1A1 here in the US (think Eden build or Poyer).
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Old February 08, 2020, 20:51   #15
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Thats not a clone with beer can shims used as breeching washers or any other assorted FAL Files coonassery / WECSOGery
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Old February 11, 2020, 18:06   #16
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firearm law....

So what does their "section one firearm law" have to do with the barrels?
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Old February 12, 2020, 16:32   #17
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So what does their "section one firearm law" have to do with the barrels?
Not sure why they are listing them as complying with section one firearms as they aren't. To explain; the various Firearms Acts in the UK placed different categories of weapons into different sections. For example, prior to the Firearms Act of 1968 being amended in 1988, an L1A1 would fall under section one of the Act because it wasn't a shot gun or air rifle. After the 1988 act, the L1A1 and all other weapons which were designed to fire more than one shot without manually operating the weapon and were chambered for something other than .22RF were placed into Section 5 of the Act, effectively banning them from public ownership.

In order to purchase or own a section one firearm, you need a Firearms Certificate, valid for a period of 5 years and renewed every 5 years thereafter. Section 2 firearms fall under the requirement of a Shotgun Certificate and again, has a 5 year life span.

Section 5 is the equivalent of NFA here with the exception that it is a VERY rare individual indeed who has a section 5 authority who is not a dealer. I know of one guy who is incredibly wealthy who owned a bunch of AFV's including a missile launcher variant with LIVE missiles and other equally exotic weapons without being a dealer but in his case, it was who you knew that counted.
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Old February 21, 2020, 09:06   #18
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About the phone number.
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Old February 21, 2020, 12:04   #19
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Thats not a clone with beer can shims used as breeching washers or any other assorted FAL Files coonassery / WECSOGery
Uuuuhhhhhhh.... watch that there Brother Impala Guy.. A lot of Coonass Engineering proves itself much better than standard cheapass engineering.

Somebody here has a s a tagline some words of wisdom like "What passes for a lot of engineering is just someone's opinion".

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Old February 21, 2020, 12:05   #20
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You have to work a bit harder down here to get one but it can be done. I wouldnt sell mine cheap

Sell it cheap? I would not sell that one at all. That one looks like one you keep "until Death do ye part".

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Old February 21, 2020, 12:07   #21
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They refer to it as an “assault rifle”.

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Let's go with "Battle Rifle "!!!

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Old February 23, 2020, 18:31   #22
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Yeah, they are cheap in Canada because you CAN'T take them out and shoot them!
He may mean it was issued to him free of charge.

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Not sure why they are listing them as complying with section one firearms as they aren't. To explain; the various Firearms Acts in the UK placed different categories of weapons into different sections. For example, prior to the Firearms Act of 1968 being amended in 1988, an L1A1 would fall under section one of the Act because it wasn't a shot gun or air rifle. After the 1988 act, the L1A1 and all other weapons which were designed to fire more than one shot without manually operating the weapon and were chambered for something other than .22RF were placed into Section 5 of the Act, effectively banning them from public ownership.
My understanding is that the barrels are not drilled with a gas port and the gas system is disabled (which may include welding the gasblock up). So it is a single shot that you have to operate the charging handle after each shot. Basically making it a bolt action. But I could be wrong. It's hard enough keeping up with the US laws, little alone all the foolishness worldwide.
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