In the context of firearms, a sling is a type of strap or harness designed to allow a shooter to conveniently carry a firearm (usually a long gun such as a rifle, carbine, shotgun, or submachine gun) on his/her body, and/or to aid in greater hit probability by allowing the firearm to be better braced and stabilized during aiming. Various types of slings offer their own advantages and disadvantages, and can generally be divided into several categories.

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    Recommended sling mount mechanism for FN FAL?

    I have a FN FAL with a "carry" handle, but there's no mounting points for a sling. Can anyone recommend a universal device that will allow me to easily connect a sling to the rifle? I'd prefer not to have to drill. Thanks!
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    Quick detach MOLLE rifle carrier strap

    Made this. 1" webbing, 1" Duraflex buckle, some stitching. Both ends are sewn into loops, while nonadjustable end of buckle is sewn. Adjustable about 7 inches total. Can be buckled to a single point sling loop if buckles are matched (either Duraflex or ITW Nexus Fastex) Uses pack's compression...
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