Originally Posted by M1Anut
Nice rifle, but I've owned both, there's no comparison. That's my opinion, but if a fal floats your boat, that's great! I lean towards accuracy more than just putting rounds down range. Fal's are a great battle rifle, but the M1A is that and so much more.
I'v e owned a NM M1a. I've never owned a FAL, but I've handled and fired a dozen of them or more.
I would agree that a match grade M1A is a better target rifle. But a battle rifle??? not so much!