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5/29/2017 5:35:05 AM
Posted: 6/19/2001 8:19:49 AM EDT
How short can you get away with, legally? That would be from muzzle end to butt stock end. Thanks!
Link Posted: 6/19/2001 8:22:50 AM EDT
Link Posted: 6/19/2001 8:46:44 AM EDT
Overall length is measured with collasping/folding stocks extended. The barrel is measured from the face of the chamber. NFA rules are a >16" barrel and a >26" overall length. Thus, with a folding stock (for example, a Thompson Contender or NEF break action), you could have a gun only 16" long with the stock closed, as long as the gun was 26" long with the stock open. Any less than either of these measurement and you have a short barreled rifle. Postban/preban rules still apply for semi-autos. Kharn
Link Posted: 6/19/2001 8:52:30 AM EDT
This would not be for an AR rifle. It is one of those 'Bullpup' configurations that you can do to an AK rifle. Anyway, thanks for the information! [:)]
Link Posted: 6/19/2001 2:30:43 PM EDT
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