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Posted: 6/27/2001 9:23:33 PM EDT
Is there a limit on capicity or evil features on a shotgun?
Link Posted: 6/27/2001 10:39:20 PM EDT
Semi-automatic = yes Pump = no (except barrel / overall length) 27CFR 178.11 Title 27, Volume 1, Chapter 1, PART 178, Section Sec. 178.11 (assault weapon defined) (d) A semiautomatic shotgun that has at least 2 of-- (1) A folding or telescoping stock, (2) A pistol grip that protrudes conspicuously beneath the action of the weapon, (3) A fixed magazine capacity in excess of 5 rounds, and (4) An ability to accept a detachable magazine. Semiautomatic shotgun. Any repeating shotgun which utilizes a portion of the energy of a firing cartridge to extract the fired cartridge case and chamber the next round, and which requires a separate pull of the trigger to fire each cartridge. Short-barreled shotgun. A shotgun having one or more barrels less than 18 inches in length, and any weapon made from a shotgun, whether by alteration, modification, or otherwise, if such weapon as modified has an overall length of less than 26 inches. Shotgun. A weapon designed or redesigned, made or remade, and intended to be fired from the shoulder, and designed or redesigned and made or remade to use the energy of the explosive in a fixed shotgun shell to fire through a smooth bore either a number of ball shot or a single projectile for each single pull of the trigger.
Link Posted: 6/28/2001 9:17:06 AM EDT
Thanks.
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 7:37:05 AM EDT
Ain't it great that the semi-auto shotgun you bought for defense can't be equipped with an extended feed tube or pistol grip? But it's OK for a pump action -- which is more reliable. (Don't get me started!)
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 9:31:20 PM EDT
Best friend has a Mossberg 590, ghost ring sights, folding stock. An awesome piece of machinery!
Link Posted: 6/30/2001 11:46:04 AM EDT
Actually you COULD have a semi-auto shotgun with a feed tube larger than 5 rounds OR a pistol gripped stock. Two makes it a "defined" assault weapon, one is OK.
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