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Old 05-01-2012, 01:25 AM   #11
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I know two things about an FN/FAL. 1) I know one when I see it. And 2) I'd love to own one.
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Known as the "Right hand of the free world" because it was once used in over 50 NATO countries. 7.62/.308, developed to give NATO a weapon similar to the U.S. M14.

DSA makes some pretty neat ones...expensive though
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I don't have the FN FAL I have the counterpart FNAR and it is a great rifle as long as you get good optics. Shots great and handles well. Only had a 200 but want to go longer but wld have to join gun club and don't have money for that. The FNAR comes with interchangeable cheek plate and butt stock.
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I have one. I LOVE it. It just looks sweet. I might get another from DSArms, I only hear good things about them. If you get one make sure it has a metric receiver, and make sure it's an Imbel receiver at that. It is long, and she is heavy, but what a great gun. Highly recommend it. Aftermarket stuff is limited compared to the AR platform, but I put a quad rail, magpul forgrip, and a holo sight on mine. 20 round mags are the norm, 30 rounders are available too.
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Ain't a L1A1 about the same?
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Ain't a L1A1 about the same?
That's the British "inch" pattern. Otherwise, same rifle.
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I have one. I LOVE it. It just looks sweet. I might get another from DSArms, I only hear good things about them. If you get one make sure it has a metric receiver, and make sure it's an Imbel receiver at that. It is long, and she is heavy, but what a great gun. Highly recommend it. Aftermarket stuff is limited compared to the AR platform, but I put a quad rail, magpul forgrip, and a holo sight on mine. 20 round mags are the norm, 30 rounders are available too.
What kind of accuracy are you getting out of the ds arms?

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What kind of accuracy are you getting out of the ds arms?

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I should clarify, I DON'T have a DSArms, I want to get one. I have an Imbel metric receiver. I haven't taken her out but a bit past 100yards (i know, I know) even then, I was only shooting a plate...it hit the plate every time. I know they have pretty good accuracy, not a sniper rifle, but accurate enough.
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Had one years ago. Screwed up when I sold it. Still kickin myself in buttocks for it.
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Had one years ago. Screwed up when I sold it. Still kickin myself in buttocks for it.
I'm reluctant to sell anything. Seen way too many unhappy campers who sold their guns.
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