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Old 03-11-2017, 10:27 AM   #71
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IDK. No idea where these kits originated, but sometimes paint like that signifies rifles set aside for drill use.
That's what I was thinking.

My M72 had a layer of red paint when I stripped it- under black.



Probably was a trainer until things starting going real bad.

Also, totally not the same thing, but interesting to note is that the Israelis put schoolbus tape on their pistols when carrying concealed- to keep from shooting each other when it's time to get bizz-ay:

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Old 03-11-2017, 05:26 PM   #72
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Just checked my SAR kit, no red paint to be found. The front sight is a bit out of round, shouldn't be too hard to fix (hopefully)
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Old 03-11-2017, 11:55 PM   #73
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So it looks like they shipped a SAR kit not the AR I asked for. Just got the email from Jeff. Well that sucks. Anyone got a spare AR gas tube in good condition they don't need?
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Old 03-12-2017, 12:10 AM   #74
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So it looks like they shipped a SAR kit not the AR I asked for. Just got the email from Jeff. Well that sucks. Anyone got a spare AR gas tube in good condition they don't need?
You'd need an AR piston as well. Their goof, I'd expect them to fix it.
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Old 03-12-2017, 12:35 AM   #75
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You'd need an AR piston as well. Their goof, I'd expect them to fix it.
I'll give them a call Monday. Customer service told me it was luck of the draw, but I would hope they would at least try.
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Old 03-12-2017, 12:38 AM   #76
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Did you order the SAR kit and request an AR kit...?
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Old 03-12-2017, 08:07 AM   #77
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Did you order the SAR kit and request an AR kit...?
Ordered a AR kit with mag. But they never shipped. I contacted customer service and asked what the issue was, and she said since I live in a ban state, I cant get the kit with a mag. I pointed out it wasn't shipping to NJ but to a gunsmith out of state to build and modify the mag for compliance. Put me on hold spoke to someone and was told nope...order cancelled. So I said fine...send me same kit without the mag, which she told me she was going to do. I was specific to say, please make sure to send an AR that's what I need. She said Ill put it in, but its whatever the warehouse sends, Said something about all the kits being marked the same way "GALIL AR FULL & SEMI AUTO, ARM FULL & SEMI AUTO, SAR FULL AUTO" which is on the website so she said they don't know whats in the kits. Seemed a bit suspect but what could I do.
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Old 03-12-2017, 10:09 AM   #78
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Ordered a AR kit with mag. But they never shipped. I contacted customer service and asked what the issue was, and she said since I live in a ban state, I cant get the kit with a mag. I pointed out it wasn't shipping to NJ but to a gunsmith out of state to build and modify the mag for compliance. Put me on hold spoke to someone and was told nope...order cancelled. So I said fine...send me same kit without the mag, which she told me she was going to do. I was specific to say, please make sure to send an AR that's what I need. She said Ill put it in, but its whatever the warehouse sends, Said something about all the kits being marked the same way "GALIL AR FULL & SEMI AUTO, ARM FULL & SEMI AUTO, SAR FULL AUTO" which is on the website so she said they don't know whats in the kits. Seemed a bit suspect but what could I do.
If you order the kit without mag, they will send to ban states.
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Old 03-12-2017, 10:47 AM   #79
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If you order the kit without mag, they will send to ban states.
Yes, that I understand. I specifically ordered the AR kit with mag because it was being sent to a non ban state directly to a smith to build into a compliant gun. The The 35 round mag was never coming here in its original state. Nothing in their policy states they won't do that. They however cancelled the original order because of the mag despite the shipping g address being in a free state. Spoke the the rep said I wanted the AR and to ship with out mag...they shipped SAR kit.
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Makes me wonder if I should have sent them an ffl copy for Jeff to avoid this bs.
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So the lovely customer service lady, Philomena at Numrich apologized and will be rectifying the situation. An AR kit will be shipping shortly.
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Has anybody gotten an AR kit that didn't have the ARM parts?
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Old 03-18-2017, 11:57 PM   #83
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Has anybody gotten an AR kit that didn't have the ARM parts?
I'm wondering this too
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Old 03-19-2017, 12:20 PM   #84
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My AR kit will be here Tuesday. I'll let you know what I get.
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Old 03-20-2017, 04:18 PM   #85
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Has anybody gotten an AR kit that didn't have the ARM parts?
I think I have discovered the source of the mismarked kits...

http://contact-kalia.com/product/galil-assault-rifle/

I came off a 11.5 hour road trip early this morning, checked out my kit, showered, and came to work. It is an ARM kit exactly like those pictured.
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Old 03-20-2017, 04:57 PM   #86
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i wish i had a pile of machine guns ripe for the picking like that! mmmmmmm drooooool.
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Old 03-20-2017, 05:09 PM   #87
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I wish we could reduce the cost by saving a few of these cuts...

http://contact-kalia.com/product/galil-parts-kit/

(or all of them!)
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I wish we could reduce the cost by saving a few of these cuts...

http://contact-kalia.com/product/galil-parts-kit/

(or all of them!)
Agreed! Would love to have those barrels at minimum if they're not sewer pipes/shot out
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Old 03-21-2017, 06:15 PM   #89
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My AR kit has ARM parts, too.

It's packaged exactly like the one on the Israeli website linked above. Same plastic bag with the damn wooden handguard thrown in loose and being dinged up by the metal parts.
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And complete.
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And complete.
Nice! AWO receiver?
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It is, I put a post up in the GALIL section with more detail. Thanks!
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Got my kit today--ordered AR kit with wood handguard. Got an ARM gas block (no bayonet lug) and wood ARM handguard. I am satisfied.
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Has anyone received a bayonet lug?
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VERY, VERY NICE!

That's 100% exactly what I want my kit to be. Parked too.
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Has anyone received a bayonet lug?
My kit did not have a lug. Seems others haven't received one either. I will pick one up from Apex when I place my next order there
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No lug.

My kit has an ARM handguard cut for a carry handle, but the handguard retainer is for an AR.

Can put a bipod on, but I'll need another retainer if I want to put a carry handle on it.

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I am very pleased.

"AR:"




SAR:




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Can put a bipod on, but I'll need another retainer if I want to put a carry handle on it.
My search begins for a Carry Handle retainer as well...
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Those are a couple older kits. Nice Score.

The SAR block is the older type and the neck on it is identical to the ARM and AR. The Base is whats different as its drilled different and is shorter in length. That would make a nice AR too!
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The Base is whats different as its drilled different and is shorter in length. That would make a nice AR too!
Interesting... I did not know that.

If I got another, could I do a 7.62x39mm AR, do you think?

Would I need a different HG retainer and Gas Block to go straight AR?

I really dig this one (below) which I believe is an Apex kit, but not sure if it's 16" or 14.?" perm'd?

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I am very pleased.

"AR:"




SAR:






My search begins for a Carry Handle retainer as well...
My AR kit's butt and gas block have red paint on them too. I see the SAR butt has yellow paint.

I'd love to know what it signifies.
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My AR kit's butt and gas block have red paint on them too. I see the SAR butt has yellow paint.
The gas block on the SAR has red paint too.

Maybe they were in the circus?
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That SAR woo-weee! Nice.
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Interesting... I did not know that.

If I got another, could I do a 7.62x39mm AR, do you think?

Would I need a different HG retainer and Gas Block to go straight AR?

I really dig this one (below) which I believe is an Apex kit, but not sure if it's 16" or 14.?" perm'd?

Looks like an AR with a chopped and pinned FH and lug installed rearward of the gas block
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That SAR woo-weee! Nice.
I'm actually inspired to get an AWO pistol receiver and then SBR it as a true SAR.

I hope that AWO gets feedback to revise their design and/ or Caspian gets back in the game and/ or CNC Warrior gets realistic about their pricing.

I can't find it, but somewhere on that site is the statement "we have X,000 Galil rifles that can be made into kits or sold internationally."

http://contact-kalia.com/gallery/gallery-1/

Galil could be the new Romy-G.
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