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6/21/2017 8:25:40 PM
Posted: 11/4/2001 6:19:35 PM EDT
Hopefully someone can refresh my memory, but what is / is not allowed on a post-ban weapon, regarding the combination of options/accessories. I know that you can't have a bayonet lug, a collapsable stock or flashhider, but I thought you were allowed to have a pistol grip and high capacity mag(with the exception of a few states CA, NJ and MA). If I wanted to build an AR-15 on a post-ban receiver, I'm wanting to clarify if it would be able to use high cap mag and a standard pistol grip? Would I really need a thumbhole stock and a 5 or 10 round magazine. I believe this to be true, but I was told buy a guy at a gun shop recently that you aren't allowed to use more than a 10 round magazine in a post-ban. I still see guns sold from manufacturers and importers that have high capacity mags. Can someone please clear-up my dilirium?
Link Posted: 11/4/2001 6:23:01 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 11/4/2001 6:17:26 PM EDT by Gloftoe]
Link Posted: 11/4/2001 6:26:50 PM EDT
Gloftoe, thanks for the reinforcement. I figured that the guy in the gunshop was/is an idiot. I thought that the hi cap mags and pistol grip were kosher, except for in CA, NJ and MA. I found a great parts kit fairly cheap and didn't want to invest the money if all I could use were 10 round mags and a thumbhole stock.
Link Posted: 11/4/2001 6:26:54 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 11/4/2001 6:21:17 PM EDT by Vinnie]
The law is that any semi auto that can accept a magazine must not have 2 of the following, bayo lug, threads than can accept a flash hider on the barrel, tele stock, and a pistol grip. Most AR's can accept magazines, ergo can't have 2 of the about. NOW, if you do away with the pistol grip( ie thumb hole stock) then you can put a flash suppressor. Also I saw an ad for "Cali legal" AR's thet don't accept magazines anymore, they have a fixed 10 round mag. Mag capacity differs from state to state, county to county. ie, NYC no hi cap mags, but Long Island (just accorss the bridge/tunnel) they are still allowed. Then again you can't even have an AR in NYC. Beware, I've heard that Thumbhole stocks may not satisfy BATF in regards to Pistol grips.
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Link Posted: 11/4/2001 9:15:01 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Troy: Under the 1989 Import Ban, an imported rifle with a thumbhole stock is not considered to have a pistol grip. The Import Ban does not affect AR15s, which are manufactured domestically. Under the 1994 Krime Bill (which affects both domestic and imported semi-autos), a thumbhole stock is considered to "enclose a pistol grip", and still counts as an evil item. -Troy
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Besides that, they are ugly as sin too [:D]
Link Posted: 11/5/2001 11:17:44 AM EDT
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Link Posted: 11/5/2001 6:18:41 PM EDT
ZM Weapons and www.gogogadgets.net both have pistol-grip replacements with BATF approval, but these only count for Federal laws. The PRK has banned ARs and AKs by name, so features don't matter. -Troy So if I put this pistol-grip replacement on my Postban AR, can I have a collapsable stock? Also, does the thing work? Mike [+]:D]
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Link Posted: 11/6/2001 1:52:18 PM EDT
[img]www.gogogadgets.net/misc_r6_c1.jpg[/img] Yep, that sure is ugly! I'd rathe live without a flash hider and telescoping stock. God Bless Texas
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