ARS GUNSMITHING
FAL PHOTO GALLERY


(updated 01-03-2011)

Page Outline


Inch Pattern FALs

ARS built Australian L2A1 heavy barrel replica ARS built Australian L2A1 heavy barrel replica on IMBEL inch-cut type III receiver and METACOL III Satin Black finish. IWD light walnut furniture. Bipod legs have original Australian coachwood red-tinted slats. Australian coachwood has a unique odor from soaking in creosote.
Detail view of the L2A1 rear sight assembly Detail view of the L2A1 rear sight assembly.
ARS built Australian L1A1 replica ARS built Australian L1A1 replica on IMBEL Type III receiver. FSE fake inch flash suppressor, IWD walnut furniture set with early style handguards, and METACOL III Satin Black finish over phosphate base make for a close replica of the post-1968 Australian "SLR".
ARS built British style L1A1 ARS built British style L1A1 with plastic pebble-grain furniture (Maranyl). SUIT (Sight Unit Infantry Trilux) sight with tritium reticle replaced with light-emitting diode. METACOL III Satin Black and early ARS prototype fake flash suppressor.

Back to top


Israeli FALs

ARS built Israeli heavy barrel FAL ARS built Israeli heavy barrel FAL (FALO) on an IMBEL Type III receiver and METACOL IV manganese phosphate finish.
ARS built Israel standard barrel FAL ARS built Israel standard barrel FAL. Early model Israel rifles had a flash hider built in to the bayonet, which is why the barrel on this rifle has no muzzle device.
ARS built Israeli short-barreled FALO ARS built Israeli short-barreled FALO.
Detail view of Israeli markings Detail view of Israeli markings on an SBL import Israeli Type I receiver.
Another Israeli manufactured FAL receiver Another Israeli manufactured FAL receiver.

Back to top


Metric FALs

ARS Replica of the German Contract G1 FAL ARS Replica of the German Contract G1 FAL. This ARS replica incorporates all of the original features and markings on an FN licensed IMBEL receiver machined to "Type I" configuration. IWD standard walnut stock set, VOW fake flash suppressor, METACOL IV phosphate coating. The rifle is clearly marked "ARS PHX AZ, CAI - IMBEL, REPLICA" in front of the magazine well to avoid having it mistaken for a genuine FN product.
ARS built Metric FAL with the North American T48 handguards ARS built Metric FAL with the North American T48 handguards and a short "Bush" barrel with US made copy of the Belgium long flash suppressor.
ARS built IMBEL Type III receiver with Ironwood Designs wood furniture ARS built IMBEL Type III receiver with Ironwood Designs wood furniture and a short "Bush" barrel with US made copy of the Belgium long flash suppressor.
ARS built IMBEL Type III  ARS built IMBEL Type III "Bush" rifle with Austrian StG-58 short flash suppressor.
ARS remachined and engraved this IMBEL Type II into a German G1 replica ARS remachined and engraved this IMBEL Type II into a German G1 replica.
ARS built  Austrian StG-58 replica ARS built Austrian StG-58 replica in METACOL IV manganese phosphate. The Austrian firm Steyr-Daimler-Puch began licensed manufacture of select components and eventually manufactured the entire rifle. The earliest models utilized a wood stock with wood pistol grip, metal handguards, and an integral bipod. Austria transitioned to a wood stock with rubber recoil pad and plastic pistol grip, and then to a plastic stock with a unique straight comb.
ARS built  IMBEL Type III ARS built IMBEL Type III in METACOL III Satin black with the DSA "elite" 13" short front end and permanently attached flash suppressor (16" overall barrel length).
ARS built  DSA Type I ARS built DSA Type I receiver in METACOL III Satin black with the DSA "elite" 13" short front end and permanently attached flash suppressor (16" overall barrel length).
ARS built replica of Austrian StG-58 rifle ARS built replica of Austrian StG-58 rifle. This ARS replica incorporates all of the original features and markings on an FN licensed IMBEL receiver beautifully machined to "Type I" configuration with all correct internal and external lightening cuts. IWD walnut furniture and FSE Fake StG-58 flash suppressor. The rifle is clearly marked "ARS PHX AZ, CAI - IMBEL, REPLICA" in front of the magazine well to avoid having it mistaken for a genuine FN or Steyr product.

Back to top


Paratrooper Models

ARS built IMBEL Brazilain paratrooper ARS built IMBEL Brazilian paratrooper model.
ARS built paratrooper FAL with short gas system front end ARS built paratrooper FAL with short gas system front end.
ARS built para ARS built para with DSA receiver and rail handguards, refinished green (color option suspended).

Misc FAL Models

ARS built designated Marksman Rifle, refinished green ARS built designated Marksman Rifle, refinished green (color option suspended).

Back to top