SA80 in use in foreign forces - or WTF?

Discussion in 'The NAAFI Bar' started by BuggerAll, Jul 17, 2012.

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  1. BuggerAll

    BuggerAll LE Reviewer Book Reviewer

    Seen this on Facebook and really wonder who or what and why.

  2. They look like the original SA80's rather than L85 A1... You know, not the shit ones, the really really shit ones.
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  3. BiscuitsAB

    BiscuitsAB LE Moderator

    Korean ACF?
  4. It has been many years, but my beady leetle eye says those magazines probably end up on the floor a lot.

    oh, and naafi so yes, I would, like a stolen moped.


    edit to add : too slow!

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  5. Probably a Hong Kong cadet organization.

  6. Could be - they seem to have the ACF AI sperm logo on their arm.
  7. Given the traditional text on the bottom left, I would say 100% it's a HK cadet group.
  8. Note SA80s:

    Got to love colonial legacies:

    HK Adventure Corp use ye olde rifle (unlike the HK Sea Cadet Corp on SA80s):
  9. Well they don't have the mag release shroud. So they're A1s, but un-modded.
  10. Very pretty for 25+ year old weapons and that's not an RG magazine attached. Ceremonial use only?

    Nice that they allow you to choose which right hand grip to use.
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  11. As far as I'm aware the GP version doesn't have a change lever.
  12. BuggerAll

    BuggerAll LE Reviewer Book Reviewer

    The cadet A1 did not have a flash eliminator - so no.
  13. i think they just rely on getting a stoppage every other round
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  14. they dont make them like that anymore!
  15. its the ideal training weapon. you become excellent at clearing stoppages and your weapon maintenance has to be on top form to ensure it doesnt explode in your face.
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