2018-05-29

FAL Tutorial: Restoring the CAI L1A1 Thumbhole Sporter

(updated 04-09-2020) Introduction Congress banned the importation of “Assault Rifles” in 1989. Certain features differentiated a “sporting rifle” from an “assault rifle”. Features included: detachable magazine, pistol grip, bayonet mount, flash hider, and folding stock. Importers modified their rifles to comply with the law by substituting a thumbhole stock for the pistol grip, […]