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Hello, new here and this is my first post. I've been wanting to get a SBR sized rifle without all the SBR hoops. I had narrowed it down to either the Tavor or the FS2000. Today I walked into my local fun store and they had a used 2000 for 1450.00. It has a ding on the barrel but other than that it looks to be in good shape. I think this is a good price based on what I have seen on the net, what is the forums opinion? Being used is there anything I should pay extra attention to as far as the gun itself? Thanks
 

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Welcome!!! :)

Since they are hard to find right now, that's a good price any day. :?

The charging handle should not be "HK slapped." It may break with out doing that, but you can find a Judochop aluminum one to fix it permanently.

When reassembling the rifle after field stripping, make sure you put the "switch" in the correct position, other wise you can break it. The switch is a white U shaped plastic piece that lifts the spent round up to the ejection tube.

Good to go other wise.
 
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After doing some reading on the forum I realize the gun is a 9000 series, knowing this would it still be a good deal?
 

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Dude, I have been looking for a while. I would do it and ask for forgiveness or find out what you did wrong later. All before someone else gets it before you do.
 

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After doing some reading on the forum I realize the gun is a 9000 series, knowing this would it still be a good deal?
There is nothing wrong with a 9000 series rifle.
 
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After doing some reading on the forum I realize the gun is a 9000 series, knowing this would it still be a good deal?
I have an "9000 series" FS2000. Nothing wrong with it. :?

It was made with parts that were ordered from a country that backed out on the order. FNH decided to make rifles out of the extra parts they were sitting on.
 
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I'm curious about the ding on the barrel. Does it still have the factory brake installed? Because if it has been swapped out, there is a notch that gets exposed. I believe it has something to do with how the FS2K is shipped to the US. I think they have a shroud pinned in place for their trip across the water.
I had my factory break replaced with a flash hider. Every time I see that cut, I'm like "Oh, hell...what did I do?" Then I remember.
But then again it may just be a ding.
 
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After doing some reading on the forum I realize the gun is a 9000 series, knowing this would it still be a good deal?
Being a 9000 series rifle does not make the rifle have any less value as far as operations are concerned. It only means that some people got lucky when a contract failed and the supplier used the parts to make rifles out of them (what a surprise.....all rifles are made from "parts"). The value of a 9000 rifle is the same as the value of a non 9000 rifle, monetarily or otherwise.

It is a good price. I would like to more about the ding though......
 

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My FS has cut in the under side of the barrel also...has an A2 flash hider now
Make sure your barrel is 16" or longer. If you are using the flashider as part of the 16" barrel length, it has to be permentaly fixed to the barrel (pinned, welded, etc) or it is a SBR and requires a NFA stamp.

You probably know this already but better to be safe.
 

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Isn't the FS barrel just over 16" even without a muzzle device? I believe it is 16.1" or thereabouts.
 

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Isn't the FS barrel just over 16" even without a muzzle device? I believe it is 16.1" or thereabouts.
With an A2 hider it might be a little shorter due to the thread change.
 
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Actually it looks like a gouge in the flash hider, you can see bright metal where it occurred, I believe it is the original flash hider due to the angle of the cut on the flash hider. It looks like someone was not paying attention and slammed into something.
 

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No its not normal its an idiot mark where someone banged it into something, its nowhere near where the flash hider connects to the barrel.
 
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