DS Arms SA-58 FAL 16” Barrel in .308 WIN Semi Auto Rifle W/ Mag, Scope

SOLD FOR: $1,750

WOA#:  WY240223WT024

Make: DS Arms

Model: SA-58

Serial Number: DS23195

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: .308 WIN

Action Type: Semi-Auto, Mag-Fed.

Markings:  This rifle has, “DSA INC. LK BARRINGTON, IL / SA58 MADE IN U.S.A.” on the top cover, “DSA INC. LK BARRINGTON, IL / SA58 308 CAL. SER# DS23195 / S / E / 66847” with some proof marks. The top rail is marked, “TAPCO / CAGE 3E207”

Barrel Length: 16” 18” with the muzzle device.

Sights / Optics The front sight is an adjustable post with protective ears, the rear sight is an adjustable peephole sight. On top of the 1913 picatinny rail is a SIG BEC Gold Label 4-16×44 illuminated reticle scope with lens caps.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is a three piece polymer, sloped comb, pistol grip, semi-crescent buttstock with a plastic buttplate. The stock has pressure dents and minor nicks and scratches. There are sling loops on the forend and the buttstock. The forend has an integrated fold-out bipod. stock rates in about Very Good overall condition.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: One 20 round mag in Very Good condition. Nylon sling.

Type of Finish:  Parkerized

Finish Originality: original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore. In this writer’s opinion the bore rates at a 9/10.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 97% of its metal finish. There is scuffing on the muzzle, sides of the receiver, and bipod. There is dents and scratches around the chamber from use. The screw heads are moderately used. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Very Good condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: One 20rd magazine, Scope.

Our Assessment: The DSA SA58 FAL (Fusil Automatique Léger) is a modernized version of the iconic Belgian battle rifle, known for its robust design, reliability, and firepower. Manufactured by DS Arms (DSA), the SA58 is based on the original FN FAL design, which served as the standard-issue battle rifle for numerous countries during the Cold War era.

Chambered in 7.62x51mm NATO (.308 Winchester), the SA58 FAL offers potent firepower and excellent long-range performance, making it suitable for a variety of applications, including military, law enforcement, and civilian use. Its gas-operated, piston-driven action delivers reliable cycling and smooth recoil management, allowing for quick and accurate follow-up shots.

The SA58 features a rugged and durable construction, typically utilizing a forged steel receiver and high-quality materials throughout. Its ergonomic design and intuitive controls provide shooters with a comfortable and user-friendly shooting experience. The rifle typically includes adjustable iron sights for precise aiming, as well as a Picatinny rail system for mounting optics and accessories.

One of the key features of the SA58 is its compatibility with a wide range of accessories and aftermarket parts, allowing users to customize their rifle to suit their preferences and shooting needs. This includes options for different stocks, handguards, muzzle devices, and more, enabling shooters to tailor their SA58 to meet specific mission requirements or personal preferences. -R.E.

DS Arms SA-58 FAL 16” Barrel in .308 WIN Semi Auto Rifle W/ Mag, Scope
DS Arms SA-58 FAL 16” Barrel in .308 WIN Semi Auto Rifle W/ Mag, Scope