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FAL grip stick safety bar

Postby Commander47 » Tue Feb 24, 2009 6:59 am

I have been working on a Pirate FAL converted grip stick for an M53 I acquired.

So far all is going well and I really like the build. One thing that bothered me was not having a safety that worked as original. Well....one that looked original anyways. 8)

I cut a notch in the trigger and welded a piece of drill rod into the notch so it was nice and tight and looked like it was part of the trigger.

Then I flattened the end, but left the bottom rounded. With the end slightly rounded it makes a nice guide for the safety itself since it has a little back and forth play.

I cut a notch in the safety for the new bar, and welded a piece across the back of the grip to keep the safety lever from turning, but it can still be removed.

The system seems to work much better than I imagined. And the FAL fire control group is soooooooooooooooo smooth.

I believe I am going to cut and fit the original trigger over the FAL trigger as well simply for looks.

More to follow as I post here and on projectguns.
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safety pin.jpg

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Re: FAL grip stick safety bar

Postby rocco1911 » Tue Feb 24, 2009 12:13 pm

Looks good let us know how it works out for ya @ the range... :photos:
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Re: FAL grip stick safety bar

Postby waffendude » Sun Mar 01, 2009 8:07 am

yes----- looks very good ----it should work
let us know if there are any problems----i think i may want to redo mine.
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Re: FAL grip stick safety bar

Postby Michael J » Wed Mar 18, 2009 11:02 am

I just ordered pirates FAL grip box. I think i will do the same as you, i cannot foresee any reason it would not work :D .
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