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    Long shot but does anyone have a bolt...?

    Got my hands on a FNC that's missing its bolt and charging handle. Charging handle is available it seems. Need a bolt. Carrier is present.

    Gun doesn't do me much good without one. Help me Uzitalk, you're my only hope.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Abacab View Post
    Got my hands on a FNC that's missing its bolt and charging handle. Charging handle is available it seems. Need a bolt. Carrier is present.

    Gun doesn't do me much good without one. Help me Uzitalk, you're my only hope.
    Contact member Fuatos, he is in the US and had one some time ago i heard.

    Prices are serious...
    I live in Belgium, got licenses but no bolt to find here...
    estimation: +600$

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    Quote Originally Posted by paco View Post
    Contact member Fuatos, he is in the US and had one some time ago i heard.

    Prices are serious...
    I live in Belgium, got licenses but no bolt to find here...
    estimation: +600$
    Thank you.

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    Yep $500-700, if and when you can find one. The hardest part to find for a FNC, bolt carrier second.

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    I try not to break any.
    The FN CAL spareparts are even harder to find.
    A simple mag cost a lot of money
    Last edited by paco; 12-05-2017 at 12:17 PM.

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    Probably easier to sell that rifle and buy complete rifle
    than it is to find bolt

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    If you find a bolt, be sure to check headspace before shooting it.

    As suggested, buying a semi auto FNC, keeping the bolt and other parts you want as spares, and parting out the rest to help recoup the money is an option.

    Good luck!

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    Forgive my ignorance and I don't have one and have never handled one, but why are these bolts so hard to come by or difficult to make? Wouldn't it be an easy enough job for a competent machinist with CAD skills and a CNC to crank out new FNC bolts? Seems like whoever does that would be sitting on a gold mine.

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    As for "sitting on a gold mine', I'm not so sure about that. There were only so many imported (not very many), and of those there are only so many transferables out there. Money to be made? Sure there is, but at what cost, and is it worth it? I for one would be on a list the moment it started, but I'm not holding my breath.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rockman96 View Post
    As for "sitting on a gold mine', I'm not so sure about that. There were only so many imported (not very many), and of those there are only so many transferables out there. Money to be made? Sure there is, but at what cost, and is it worth it? I for one would be on a list the moment it started, but I'm not holding my breath.
    7000 imported, 3500 sears and a few registered receivers.

    Yes, they can be made and are needed, but nobody is stepping up to take it on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kramer View Post
    7000 imported, 3500 sears and a few registered receivers.

    Yes, they can be made and are needed, but nobody is stepping up to take it on.
    Well, I'm willing to give it a shot.........but since my divorce, all the tools I have left are a vise, grinder, some files and a hacksaw. So if you don't mind waiting...

    ......oh and I still have my dremel.........but the shaft broke. The motor still sound good though.




    I would be in it for at least one. More depending on what I can sell at the time. Of course I'm getting some Déjà vu about this topic. Strange...

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    Doubt anybody going to spend the money to tool up to make
    bolts unless they have pre-order/payment for a significant amount
    to be made. Most won't buy for $500.00 + unless they need

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    Quote Originally Posted by seabee View Post
    Doubt anybody going to spend the money to tool up to make
    bolts unless they have pre-order/payment for a significant amount
    to be made. Most won't buy for $500.00 + unless they need
    Aaaand when they need it, it's then worth its weight in gold.

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    Sold the rifle in a blink of an eye. Didn't hear back from anyone (outside those who responded here) so just dumped it. Got more than I expected for a parts kit.

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    A complete FNC para parted out can usually bring in around $4000. That's about what one went for on gunbroker a year and a half ago.

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