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Enterprise Arms L1A1 w/ L2 Furniture

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Hi all,

First post. I'm not well versed with FALs and tried to search the forum before posting.

I have an Enterprise arms L1A1 in front of me at work and it has L2A1 furniture but has a pencil barrel instead of the heavy barrel.

I've read how Enterprise Arms should raise alarm bells when you come across one. I read it should be ABNI marked if it is Irwindale, CA for it to be a "safe"one. I've looked up and down on this rifle but couldn't find that but it is Irwindale, CA marked.

Trying to figure out what this is worth to appraise for someone. What would the rifle overall be worth?

I've taken quick snapshots of the rifle but I can take more.

Thanks!
 

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Buena Park ABNI marked are the known good ones. The lower is Aussie, Brit selector. The carry handle looks Canadian? 30 Round Bren mag.

I don't know about any of their other upper receivers. @gunplumber would be the guy to ask.
 

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As for value if it shoots it shoots regardless of where it's from or how it's marked. $500-600 for receiver, $800-900 for complete lower, bolt and carrier. $200 ish for barrel depending on what it is and whether or not it was "customized" to make the bipod work. $150-180 for the Canadian heavy barrel carry handle, $50 maybe for the bipod.

Take a bit off of the total as a whole rifle as well as it's an oddball that is only going to appeal to a certain person.
 
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Doesn’t look like it has a real Canadian rear sight either. I wouldn’t pay more than $1200 for it but that’s me, I have plenty on inch guns so that would be a big part of my spending decision.
 

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While the execution is sloppy, I kindof like the concept. A sleeve around the gas block. I'm thinking such a sleeve could be fabricated from a piece of pipe with a lip on the front, and a latch on the back like a type C bayonet. Heck, the back of a bayonet handle may fit. Then the bipod pivot welded to that. A notch like that on a combo device on the rear of the gas block and one has a QD Bipod.

Securing the leg in the folded up position may take my creativity, but the gears in my brain are spinning (slowly).

Remember those clamps the LE Remington 870s used to hold the mag tube extension? I wonder if something like that can be used. If the top profile mirrors the gas tube support it would limit rotation. A cross screw tensioning the two halves of the clamp. And if this screw passes through a tiny notch in the barrel between the barrel and the gas tube support, then the clamp won't slide forward or aft.

So the only mod to the gun would be a notch in the barrel and the back rear of the gas block.
 
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Can be yours for 2k from Legacy:
 

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Can be yours for 2k from Legacy:
Sadly don't get much of a say in price if its someone else's.
 

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I'll go ahead and be pedantic and point out that "Entreprise" is misspelled in the listing. People often mistakenly spell it Enterprise, but if you look at the receiver, that is not correct.
 
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