View Full Version : Who has Galil Kits at reasonable prices ?
11-02-2003, 08:39 AM
Sarco are all out of the sub $400 kits. FAC has 'like new' kits for $799
which is just waaaaay to rich for my blood ! By the time you have built
up a 922 compliant gun at that price it's gonna be spendy !
Florida gun works has them for $639.95 + shipping
Keystone arms has them for $549 + shipping
Can anyone beat the Keystone price ? I hafta say, the most I would spend
on a kit is going to be in the $450 region, as you will always need a new
barrel to set the headspace/extractor cut/gas port relationship correctly
11-02-2003, 01:10 PM
The FAC kits are well worth the extra, new 1 in 7 twist barrel, floating firing pin a LW Syn. stock, all other parts are new as well.
And I have heard some bad things about FGW's.
Wish I knew who had the kits at Knob Creek last spring. The kits were pretty trashy, but they were only $200. I was supposed to try and find a couple more for friends this fall, but missed the shoot due to work changes at the last minute. The kit I bought last spring built up into a pretty decent gun. We used the original good condition barrel and built up a post-sample MG on a reweld receiver from Sarco. $300 for a functional Galil w/bipod,....not too bad.
If anyone knows who had the kits at KCR, let me knnow. I'd still like a couple more, condition be damned.
11-02-2003, 02:35 PM
Kev, was it Ordnance Research in Denver PA?
11-02-2003, 06:23 PM
I would *really* like to know too !
Sparky, that sounds kinda familiar, but I didn't get a name. KCR is the land of 'no receipts'. I think he was in the pole building just back of DSA, in towards the aisle somewhere.
Harlan at FAC
11-03-2003, 09:53 AM
With the scarcity of receivers in the market, you may want to post WTB's on various internet boards to see if someone has a kit for sale.
There is a world of difference in the condition of the kits that sold at $500 (well worn) compared to the kits we have priced at $780 (excellent to like new).
I think gunthings.com has new barrels for sale at a reasonable price.
11-03-2003, 10:14 PM
Thanks Harlan. I put myself on Mr Huffmans wait list for a receiver, once
I realised that FAC were not likely to get the Vulcan/Hess recivers in stock.
I agree about the condition of the kits, but I would refinish any kit I built
so external condition isn't important and most of the moving internals
will get replaced for 922 compliance anyway. As I said before, I would
purchase a new barrel for the kit, as you would be *very* lucky if the
original barrel would headspace correctly on a new receiver with the
extractor cut and gas port in the right place.
The barrels at GunThings are a very good price, but are (IIRC)
1:12 twist, which means that they won't stabilise SS109 ammo. You would
have to stay with M193 (?) 55gr. - not that that's a hardship, but just
something to keep in mind.
But again, thanks for the reply. I rate FAC as one of the best vendors on
11-04-2003, 08:29 PM
Kev they were making the rounds with beater kits, all I have is the mailing let me know if you need it.
11-04-2003, 09:09 PM
I would *really* like to know ! :rofl_smal
11-05-2003, 07:54 PM
Steve here you go.
375 Hertzog Valley Rd
Denver, PA 17517
Thanks Sparky. I promised a couple of friends that I would pick up Galil kits for them if I made it to the Creek. At least I can pass along the contact info. Thanks.
11-08-2003, 08:37 AM
Hope it helps, sorry I don't have the phone number.
11-08-2003, 10:38 PM
I ordered several kits from Kurt at Ordnance Research. Condition was about the same as the Sarco ~400 kits. Pleased for the money. That was several months ago and at the time he said he was starting to run low on kits.
11-09-2003, 08:27 AM
Thanks Sparky. For anyone else who's looking, the URL is :
I haven't checked them for availability yet.
For all who asked about the receivers, Derek at AzExArms is comissioning
a CNC run of Galil receivers. Likely to be $399 each. Contact him here :
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