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3/20/2017 5:03:23 PM
Posted: 7/31/2001 5:49:45 PM EDT
What are the legalities of purchasing an upper only with these barrel lengths? Can a civilian buy them or do you need a special permit? I would like any information you can give me or point me in the right direction. thanks
Link Posted: 7/31/2001 7:54:15 PM EDT
Anyone can legally buy them, but if they are shorter than 16" they can only be assembled as an SBR or a machinegun.
Link Posted: 8/1/2001 10:16:40 AM EDT
If a flash hider brings the overall length of barrel to 16 inches, can it be assembled as a rifle? Also, would the flash hider need to be permanently fixed or just threaded on?
Link Posted: 8/1/2001 1:27:28 PM EDT
Yes, but only if the hider is permanently attached (welding or silver soldering, basically). You can also use a short barrel to assemble an AR pistol, although that's very hard to do these days, with the 94 ban weight restrictions.
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