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Re: PARA FAL range report
« Reply #25 on: March 02, 2017, 08:46:32 PM »
yes she is a shooter...

considering thats almost as good as I get out of my AR from the bench? I'd say that's an understatement. I was told to expect 2.5-3 MOA as the best case by some people I know who breath FALs.
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    Re: PARA FAL range report
    « Reply #26 on: March 02, 2017, 10:37:57 PM »
    I'm very happy with her.

    FAL's are contagious though, and they spread rapidly....

    ...I already have money I'm starting to set aside for another one...  :-[

    Yes they are I have 3.  :facepalm

    There's a guy selling an enterprise L1A1 receiver and L1A1 parts kit for 1500 in the marketplace.
    My next is going to be another carbine. 16" this time, with ironwood design furniture. I might try to run down a Superfly or blue monster machine forend though. Ironwood uses threaded bushings set into the wood instead of metal brackets.

    If you don't mind my asking where. Not that I need another L1A1 but some times I can't seem to help myself and it can't hurt to just look right?

    Right around 1.7 after I stopped screwing around with the sling.

    With mine I find the sling doesn't help at all. Though the front sling swivel attaches to the barrel. Not the best spot but it is what it is.
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    Re: PARA FAL range report
    « Reply #27 on: March 02, 2017, 10:44:11 PM »
    Yes they are I have 3.  :facepalm

    If you don't mind my asking where. Not that I need another L1A1 but some times I can't seem to help myself and it can't hurt to just look right?

    With mine I find the sling doesn't help at all. Though the front sling swivel attaches to the barrel. Not the best spot but it is what it is.

    http://www.falfiles.com/forums/showthread.php?t=411641&highlight=L1A1
    North Carolina"it has two fire modes, safe, and most decidedly unsafe"
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    Yes. When the question is 1911, the answer is "yes". ~HVS

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    Re: PARA FAL range report
    « Reply #28 on: March 02, 2017, 11:17:19 PM »
    I have 9 if you count the unassembled kits.   I did have 3 more kits at one point,  but I sold them off a few years ago.   
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    « Reply #29 on: March 03, 2017, 06:43:15 AM »
    Well, that sounds like one hell of a weekend.
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    Re: PARA FAL range report
    « Reply #30 on: March 03, 2017, 09:03:27 AM »
    Well, that sounds like one hell of a weekend.

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    « Reply #31 on: March 03, 2017, 09:27:29 AM »
    Well, that sounds like one hell of a weekend.
      :hmm

    What am I missing here?
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    « Reply #32 on: March 03, 2017, 10:55:25 AM »
      :hmm

    What am I missing here?

    Spending 48 hours straight to build FAL's almost in the double digits would be bloody fun an anything.

    Hell at that rate he could compete with some back door, black market arms dealers for the IRA or something. He would just need a gold chain, an addidas track suit, and vodka to finish off reinventing himself  :neener.
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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
    Ray Chapman, used to say that the 125-grain Magnum load’s almost magical stopping power was the only reason to load .357 instead of .38 Special +P ammunition into a fighting revolver chambered for the Magnum round. I agree. - Massad Ayoob

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    Re: PARA FAL range report
    « Reply #33 on: March 03, 2017, 11:11:36 AM »
    Spending 48 hours straight to build FAL's almost in the double digits would be bloody fun an anything.

    I still don't see where this is coming from.  Who is building all those FALs?  KSguy?
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    « Reply #34 on: March 03, 2017, 02:11:31 PM »
    I still don't see where this is coming from.  Who is building all those FALs?  KSguy?

    Presumably, yes. Which he will then sell at a severely reduced price to all of his dearest friends here on WTA  ;).
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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
    Ray Chapman, used to say that the 125-grain Magnum load’s almost magical stopping power was the only reason to load .357 instead of .38 Special +P ammunition into a fighting revolver chambered for the Magnum round. I agree. - Massad Ayoob

    Paradoxically it is those who strive for self-reliance, who remain vigilant and ready to help others.

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    Re: PARA FAL range report
    « Reply #35 on: March 03, 2017, 02:26:50 PM »
    Of those 9, only 4 need to be built.   One of those 4 is partially done, but I think I might have overtorqued it slightly when I installed the barrel.  So I want to have a professional look at it.

     I will probably just have the others built too since my receiver vise and wrench is in Florida with my uncle.    Once I have my rental house paid off in a couple months, I should have some extra cash to spend on it.
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    Re: PARA FAL range report
    « Reply #36 on: March 03, 2017, 05:38:22 PM »
    Mark with ARS just shut down orders of I'm right... If not you should try him. He's got a huge backlog, but he's one of the best in the business.
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