The American FAL: Harrington & Richardson T48 (w/ Larry Vickers)

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The American FAL: Harrington & Richardson T48 (w/ Larry Vickers)

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Post by AndyC » Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:39 am

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Post by Noggin » Mon Sep 24, 2018 12:07 pm

Interesting to see another version of an old friend. Noticing the similarities and differences between that example and what I carried for much of my career. The charging handle is a strange beast, I think I prefer the folding version we had in UK. I noted their comments on dirt getting in the action when locking open on empty, which of course is a feature the L1A1 did not have, you had to manually lock the action open by pushing a button in front of the trigger guard. Also having a "ramp" rear sight that does not fold seems odd.
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Post by Scott B. » Mon Sep 24, 2018 12:10 pm

Very enjoyable. I think we're all jealous of Ian's job and knowledge.
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Post by Abraham » Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:29 pm

Very interesting.

Larry looks like he's lost a ton of weight.

I hope he's OK...

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Re: The American FAL: Harrington & Richardson T48 (w/ Larry Vickers)

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Post by AndyC » Tue Sep 25, 2018 11:26 am

He's been working out - he got tired of everyone telling him he was fat.
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