View Full Version : FAL Headspace Tools

03-12-2007, 2:22 PM
I just sent my FAL upper & barrel back to DSA to have them fix a faulty ejector. They fixed it, no questions asked, under warranty - even sent it back in a nice Doskosport case.

Before I fire - I'd like to double-check my headspace and re-headspace if needed. So I was wondering where the best place to get headspace gauges and pin gauges (and what sizes should I get for the pin gauges)?

Thanks in advance!!!

Toolbox X
03-12-2007, 4:19 PM
I just bought the pin gages and go/no-go headspace gages from gunthings.com. They are $65 for all if you buy them together.


03-12-2007, 5:54 PM
Thanks! :)

03-12-2007, 5:56 PM
Just get a no-go gauge. Screw the field and go gauges, and you don't need the pins unless you have to remove the locking shoulder. In that case you could borrow mine. I highly doubt the headspace has opened up more than a thou or two, max.

03-13-2007, 8:53 AM
Thanks M!

Yes, I used the down and dirty method already (masking tape) and found out that the headspace had opened way up.


I'm positive that I'll have to get a different locking shoulder. . .

M - thanks for the offer on the pin gauges - I'll shoot you a PM.:)

03-13-2007, 8:59 AM
You can borrow my go/no-go gauges if you want. PM me