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aardvark2
09-24-2005, 12:06 PM
edit-thanks for the answers.

suka5168
09-24-2005, 12:42 PM
Well of the bat it doesnt look and sound NIB.
Also, the area for a scope mount is worn down to bare parkerizing

ARM should have a bipod with pretty new wood foregrips. Kits usally have dark and worn grips. everything else (marking) look original.

aardvark2
09-24-2005, 12:45 PM
yep, that's what began the concern... Thanks. The hg's look new, but I think there were some sources for new ones. Any info on the other stuff?

the o4 x is what scares me most.

emerz
09-24-2005, 01:29 PM
My IMI Galil 392 Markings.


http://img248.imageshack.us/img248/7092/galil06nz.th.jpg (http://img248.imageshack.us/my.php?image=galil06nz.jpg)


Mine is marked "06X" on receiver in front of the ejection port.

http://img84.imageshack.us/img84/2250/galil10wd.th.jpg (http://img84.imageshack.us/my.php?image=galil10wd.jpg)

The bare park in the scope mount recess is normal. Due to the tight tolerances required for the scope mount, IMI does not paint that area.

Oswald2001
09-24-2005, 07:25 PM
I have had 4 NIB Galils and all my barrels were kind of cruddy on the exterior at time of purchase.

It was a cosmoline type of preservative.

Not sure what you have.

Any pictures? :)


My .223 ARM:

SN: AAL-2081XXX
Receiver (by the ejection port): 05 X
Carrier: 12 Bolt: 05




My .308 ARM:

SN: AAL-2089XXX
Receiver (by the ejection port): 46 X
Carrier: A 14 Bolt: 18 or 81 (can't tell which)






These were bought NIB almost 20 years ago probably about 1 month apart.


These have been very well cared for. The top covers do have a little paint missing where the retaining tab sticks out the back of the dust cover. Can't be helped. It happens during reassembly after cleaning.



"The bare park in the scope mount recess is normal. Due to the tight tolerances required for the scope mount, IMI does not paint that area."

This is the case with the scope mount recess of both of my ARM's .




You may just have a NIB Galil! :D

aardvark2
09-24-2005, 07:42 PM
Thanks guys very much. I really appreciate the help.

2450paul
10-18-2005, 10:02 PM
The parkerized only scope recess is factory correct.