It requires milling the pic rails on the sides and bottom to create a flush surface. We then cut in M-lok slots. And finally we finish it in Cerakote to match the original factory finish.
The whole proces can be done as a contactless service: book in through the website or over the phone, post your upper reciever only to us and when its all done, we can ship it back.
The FABA kit creates an easy forward operation of the bolt action, with an ergonomic foregrip and grip texture. It does not change the action type of the rifle (it is a bolt action). The FABA is fabricated from billet aluminium and stainless and is 100% Australian Made by MANAEL.
You spoke, they listened. Following feedback from customers, MANAEL have released the Version 2 of their famed Forward Assist Bolt Action (FABA) Kit, featuring a new streamlined, lighter foregrip and improved stainless handles.
Overall weight of the kit has been dropped from 550 grams to approx 400 grams.
The FABA kit creates an easy forward operation of the bolt action, with an ergonomic foregrip and new hex-grip texture. Fabricated from billet aluminium to be hard wearing, light weight and long lasting.
The Version 2 is available with M-lok slots on the bottom of the grip for mounting accessories.
Following customer feedback, the size and feel of the bolt handles has also improved. Knurled stainless steel bolt handles with free spin action, provide easy grip and ergonomic use. They are slightly smaller than the Version 1 knobs.
Its an easy DIY install (no gunsmithing required). Does not change the action type of the rifle (it remains a bolt action).
Ambidextrous kit for right-handed WFA1-L rifles. Can be used without bolt handles.
Review of the FABA (Forward Assist Bolt Action) Kit for The WFA1-L Bolt Action Rifle by Shooting Stuff Australia.
The kit is designed and made in Adelaide, South Australia by MANAEL firearms manufacture and available through Ignition Custom Engineering.
We teamed up with MANAEL firearms manufacturers and Warwick Firearms Australia to deliver a bolt-on solution for the new WFA1-L Bolt Action Rifle. Its called the FABA Kit (or Forward Assist Bolt Action), which creates an easy forward operation of the bolt action, with an ergonomic foregrip. No changes to rifle category. Just easy, ergonomic use.
Its been a few years since we introduced this nifty little DIY install product to the Ignition Custom Engineering shelves, but we still get lots of calls to see if the Ignition Custom Adler Action Slick Smooth Spring Kit (try saying that three times fast) is...
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What do you do when you can't find an off-the-shelf solution? We turned to Aussie firearms manfuacturer MANAEL for a custom titanium action to create a unique ultra-light-weight build (so customised, the client even chose their own serial number). Featuring Southfort Labs Kiwi Composite components. Built in Adelaide by our gunsmiths.
Taking eyes off the target and moving to check your ballistic information can eat up valuable time in competition or hunting. We've introduced two new Mounted Data kits (by Hawk Hill Custom and X Ring Armory) designed to display the ballistic and drop chart information close to your shooting eyeline to reduce movement and lost time. Both kits attach to the picatinny rail with pivot points to adjust the location of the card holder.
Upgrading the action & bolt The Howa 1500 can be a cost effective rifle to base a build on. From the factory they perform well, but with a little aftermarket care can be a very competitive and accurate tool. In this case, it formed the basis of a powerful long-range hunting rifle in South Australian conditions.
Read more about the process here....
Heads-up to all hunters who enjoy a hot fire and good company, the Willalooka Tavern's annual Hunters and Heads night is is on again combining country hospitality with displays and actions of hunting gear, apparel and goods.
We will be shooting the breeze around the Tavern's wood fires, ready to discuss your firearm build or repair projects, and may have a few items for display.
The 2017 Duck season has opened this week in South Australia (with Tasmania and Victoria opening later in the year). If you're new to duck or quail hunting, where to start? Here are few of our top picks and tips to help you get started.