Enterprise Arms FAL L1A1 Type 03 Metric .308/7.62×51 20” Semi-Auto Rifle

SOLD FOR: $1,025

WOA#: WY231227TE002

Make: Entreprise Arms

Model: L1A1 TYPE 03 Metric (FAL)

Serial Number: IM3331

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: .308 / 7.62x 51

Action Type: Semi-Automatic, Gas System, PIston

Markings:  The right side of the upper is marked “ENTERPRISE ARMS – IRWINDALE CA USA”, “IM3331”.  The right side of the lower is marked “230657”.  The left side of the upper is marked “TYPE 03 METRIC 7.62MM”.

Barrel Length: 20.75”

Sights / Optics:  The front sight is an adjustable post set between two protective ears and the rear is a standard ramp type aperture sight with 200 meter zero and slides to 600 meter extension

Stock Configuration & Condition: This rifle buttstock is polymer with sing ring and rubber buttpad. The pistol grip is polymer.  The handguard is vented polymer. The LOP measures 14.5” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttpad.  The stocks rate is Very Good condition.  There are some scratches and scuffs on the grip and a few faint drag lines on the buttstock.

Type of Finish: Parkerized

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is well defined. There is some fouling in the grooves.  In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 7/10.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 90% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows some light operation wear from the charging handle.  The screw heads are sharp. The markings are crisp. The magazine release is missing its spring and will need to be replaced in order to fully restore this rifle to proper function.  The mag release was screwed to the magazine for compliance but the screw has been taken out. There are some scratches on the right side of the upper.  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.  The magazine release is missing its spring and is sitting loose in the rifle.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This rifle comes with a total of one 10rd magazine in Very Good condition.

Our Assessment:  The Enterprise Arms Type 03 Metric L1A1 FAL is a civilian variant of the iconic FAL rifle, revered for its reliability and military heritage. This model offers compatibility with a broad range of internationally available FAL parts and accessories. Chambered in the powerful 7.62x51mm NATO cartridge, it provides substantial firepower suitable for diverse applications, from hunting to target shooting. The rifle features a robust, gas-operated action with a semi-automatic firing mechanism, distinguishing it from its fully automatic military counterparts. Typically equipped with a 20-round magazine and traditional iron sights, the Type 03 L1A1 combines durable construction with the historical significance of the FAL design, making it a popular choice among firearms enthusiasts and collectors.

Enterprise Arms FAL L1A1 Type 03 Metric .308/7.62x51 20” Semi-Auto Rifle
Enterprise Arms FAL L1A1 Type 03 Metric .308/7.62×51 20” Semi-Auto Rifle