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Posted: 1/2/2004 6:55:43 AM EDT
Can a preban AR15 pistol be turned into a carbine legally? ( 16" barrel etc. )
Link Posted: 1/2/2004 7:08:32 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/2/2004 7:09:08 AM EDT by model927]
I you bought it as a fully assembled weapon and it left the factory that way I think you should be good.
Link Posted: 1/2/2004 7:10:42 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/2/2004 7:11:31 AM EDT by M4Madness]
I'm not sure. I know that the reverse is illegal--changing from rifle to pistol--but just don't know about this situation. I do know that Thompson Center Contenders and Encores can be changed from pistol to rifle configuration, but they may have a special exemption allowing them to do so. Sorry I could not be of any help.
Link Posted: 1/2/2004 11:38:35 AM EDT
I think that you might be able to do so but it must be postban configuration.

Not sure.
Link Posted: 1/2/2004 3:11:48 PM EDT
I think you'd have to look into your state law.  For example in NY you can't take a Glock and buy one of those stocks/barrle combos and make it into a rifle.  Once a Pistol always a Pistol.
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