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bleak23 03-05-2011 06:34 AM

FAL L1A1 (Enfield)
I know someone who is selling one. I know nothing about rifles. :confused:

It is a British L1A1 version of a FAL made by Enfield. Comes with 3 mags, scope, hard case and 200 rounds of Israeli surplus .308 ammo for $650.

Is it a good deal? What should I be looking for?

doctherock 03-05-2011 07:06 AM

Sounds like a good deal to me.

CA357 03-05-2011 05:02 PM

I'm used to overinflated prices in Kalifornia, but that sounds really good if it's in nice shape.

Boyerracing343 03-05-2011 09:37 PM

Got any pictures?

bleak23 03-05-2011 10:35 PM

No, I don't. That would help a lot, wouldn't it. I'll see if I can get him to send me some.

M14sRock 03-06-2011 04:53 AM

Find out whose receiver it is built on. And see if you can test fire it first.

But if it works, for $650, I'd buy it.

robocop10mm 03-06-2011 12:17 PM

Make sure it does not have "Century" stamped on it. They are making L1A1 pattern rifles. Trying to pass a Century made FAL as an Enfield made L1A1 should be a criminal offense.

bleak23 03-08-2011 04:35 AM

Here it is. Looks good, yes?

bleak23 03-08-2011 05:14 AM

This from the seller...


This is all one British L1A1 but the lower is made by Atlantic Arms (for BATF reason.... remove full auto) and the upper is a custom fitted DPMS flat top upper. The lower and every thing else are all original.

The upper is a replacement for sight mounting.... and DPMS is the best.
It does not have a built in Bipod like a Imbel from Brazil but it's one of the most combat proven versions of the FAL (the Brit guns) used in Falklands.
Just from what he says and what you all say, I think this is a very good deal. Now I just need to arrange a meeting to shoot it. :eek:

CA357 03-08-2011 06:05 AM

Go for it. :cool:

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