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Posted: 9/5/2020 10:53:24 AM EST
Hey all, I’ve been in the industry a while and always wanted an FAL, so when a buddy told me he wanted to get rid of his I jumped on it.

He didn’t know the origin and neither do I, so I was hoping to get some input from the guys who know all about them!

How did I do?


Link Posted: 9/5/2020 11:05:38 AM EST
[Last Edit: 9/5/2020 11:07:00 AM EST by KitBuilder]
Looks like a West German G1 kit assembled on an Imbel Type III receiver.
Very nice!

Link Posted: 9/5/2020 11:11:41 AM EST
Awesome, thank you! I’m excited to get into the world of FAL.

Would you have any magazine recommendations? I’m not 100% sure how to tell if it’s metric or inch...
Link Posted: 9/5/2020 11:23:30 AM EST
It is metric.

That is a nice looking rifle.
Link Posted: 9/5/2020 11:23:52 AM EST
It's metric.
I'd get original military mags if you can find them in good condition.

Not sure about current mag availability or reproductions.
Link Posted: 9/6/2020 3:59:49 PM EST
nice FAL!

Should be able to find some metric mags in the EE if you watch it.

I recently ordered some surplus mags from DSA.  Just keep an eye out
Link Posted: 9/8/2020 7:15:47 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/8/2020 7:16:16 PM EST by heirmossy]
There're quite a few metric mags for sale on the FALfiles right now.

By the way, very nice rifle.
Link Posted: 9/9/2020 8:56:19 AM EST
I just registered for the forums, thank you for the heads up! And thanks!
Link Posted: 9/10/2020 8:56:42 PM EST
Recommend you get yourself a DSA semi safety selector. It has a stop that will prevent the selector from going past semi.

That is a nice rifle. Did you score some ammo?
Link Posted: 9/11/2020 5:53:08 PM EST
Gorgeous kit, too bad it's on a Type 3 receiver. Enjoy it!
Link Posted: 9/13/2020 12:06:34 PM EST
That’s a VERY nice score. And the Imbel receivers are some of the best available. Enjoy!
Link Posted: 1/17/2021 9:41:17 AM EST
Looks good bro!
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