Standard Grade Imbel FAL
Once upon a time...
|This pile of parts was once an attractive and extremely effective select-fire weapons system designated the FAL, which stands for "Fusil Automatique Leger" or Light Automatic Rifle. It could have served in inumerable wars or conflicts, on all continents of the globe, more times than not on the side of freedom. Quite ironic considering it's inception was under the close supervision of the Nazi's late in WWII.|
|Designed and originally built by Fabrique National (FN) the FAL has been used by over 90 countries military's at one time or another making it the most widely used automatic battle rifle of all time (AK-47 is the most widely used battle carbine). Fondly refered to as "right arm of the free world" by it's admirers.|
|Upon retirement from active duty this well used but once glorious tool of freedom has been thoughtfully "de-milled" by the order of your imperial Federal government for your safety and sold as scrap metal...|
Restoration is in order for these proud veterans.
Here is the above rifle restored to it's original military configuration, minus the features the government has decreed you are not trusted to own such as the capability to fire in full automatic.
Imbel made semi-auto only upper receiver
New recoil springs, charging handle plastic knob and carry handle plastic.
All used parts inspected, fitted and replaced if necessary.
Refinished with high quality Manganese Phosphate (Parkerizing)
Headspaced between 1.632 to 1.633 for 7.62 and 308 Win use.
Test fired before refinishing, will require sight in and short "break-in" period to smooth contact areas between refinished moving parts. Close gas system down all way and fire 20 rnds. Gas adjustments will change through the first several hundred rounds as newly refinished parts wear.
7 US Made Parts For 18 USC Chapter 44 Section 925(d)(3) Compliance. (1989 "Import Ban" )
Hammer, Trigger, Sear. Premium quality parts made by First Son Enterprises
Buttstock, Handguards, Pistol Grip. Penguin Small Arms Works
Muzzle brake (Permanently attached) -Optional. Several styles, FSE shown.
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