FN America announced a truly unique and rare promotion recently. From November 1 through January 31, 2023, FN gives shooters the incredible chance to purchase an authentic FN FAL Parts Kit. Even more special, one lucky person will take home a complete FN FAL!
FN FAL Parts Kit Promotion
As FN put it: “The right arm of the free world has returned, fueled by a recovery project to extend the legendary FN FAL to a select group of historic arms collectors and builder enthusiasts in the U.S. market. 400 FN FAL rifles issued in the 1980s to the Belgian Gendarmerie were decommissioned and painstakingly crated at FN Herstal.”
Each parts kit includes an authentic lower trigger frame, bayonets and slings. They exhibit light cosmetic markings from once-issued uses, according to FN. Metal farts lack either pitting or fatigue. The rifles benefitted from the use of long-term storage oils, preserving the operating character and finish.
The contest gives fans a chance to compete for the chance to purchase one out of 400 authentic FN FAL Parts Kits for $899.99. Each month, the company will randomly select more than 100 winners. Those lucky fans get their chance to purchase the parts kit. Those purchases then take place in the FN America eStore.
Each FN FAL Parts Kit comes imported by FN. Certified authentic, they include an incredible assortment of parts. Some bayonets, for example, come completely unused after sitting in storage for more than 30 years. Remember, this comprises merely a parts kit. The remaining build parts must be sourced via aftermarket FAL manufacturers to complete the FAL build.
NOTE: Customers building a complete semi-automatic FN FAL with the parts kit must comply with ATF regulatory restrictions by sourcing U.S. parts for the parts that are not included in the kit. Skilled gunsmith required for assembly.
The Grand Prize
One lucky winner will take home a true prize among gun collectors and martial arms fans. FN will give away one semi-automatic FAL, valued at $2,300.
What is in the FN FAL Parts Kit
|Trigger Module||Mag Catch Spring||Gas Cylinder Plug||Handguard Cap||Bolt|
|Mag Release Pin||Gas Block and Front Sight||Carry Handle Assembly||Bolt Hold Open Assembly||Ejector Retaining Pin|
|Gas Tube||Top Cover||Spring||Ejector||Gas Regulator Sleeve|
|Sling||Charging Handle Cocking Pin||Retaining Spring (gas regualtor)||Handguard||Sling Swivel Assembly|
|Mag Catch||Bayonet||Charging Handle Assembly||Locking Shoulder||Bushing Gas Cylinder Tube|
Not Included in Parts Kit
|Receiver||Barrel||Central Block Pin||Blank Firing Device||Piston Rod|
|Flash Hider||Central Block||Magazine||Selector|
History of the FN FAL, Provided by FN America
In the 1930s, the Belgian Army sought a semi-automatic rifle for its troops. The new rifle needed to be lighter weight with an advanced gas-operated design, higher box-fed magazine capacity and longer range than platforms previously conceived. The incumbent choice for the new design was the prolific arms designer and maker, Fabrique Nationale de Armes de Guerre (FN), who had supplied European forces for four decades. The short-stroke piston design, proven by Browning’s machine guns, was adapted to this new carbine along with a NATO-specified cartridge designed to standardize ammunition compatibility among allied nations. This new cartridge, designed by FN, would eventually prove to be the most dominant mid-range caliber in a carbine, the 7.62x51mm.
The FN Fusil Automatique Léger, abbreviated as the FN FAL, was developed and designed by FN’s chief engineer, Dieudonné Saive in 1937. Earlier models of the tilting bolt rifle, the Fusil Semi-Automatique Modéle 1949 (SAFN) were lightened and engineered to improve reliability, fed from a 20-round box magazine and chambered in the burgeoning 7.62x51mm cartridge. Earliest examples of the FN FAL were wood stocked but were later updated with synthetic stocks to reduce weight.
Canada was the first allied nation to adopt the FN FAL, designating their new FAL battle rifle the C1. Belgium, Britain, West Germany, Israel, South Africa, Austria, The Netherlands, India and most Latin American countries adopted the new battle rifle, starting a 40-year FN FAL legacy, and eventually earning the title of the right arm of the free world. At its peak, the legendary design served more than 90 armies and police forces with an estimated 7-million FN FAL rifles produced around the globe in 10 factories under license by FN.
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