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Posted: 5/26/2001 6:55:24 AM EST
[Last Edit: 5/26/2001 6:53:34 AM EST by dissipator556]
OK, I don't want to know about a gun that I need a tax stamp or Class III for. I'm asking about my regular, post ban Bushmaster Dissipator. It has a 16" bbl, and standard A2 buttstock. I've thought about getting a shorter, fake collapsible stock for it, to further reduce length. What is the legal overall length?
Link Posted: 5/26/2001 7:10:37 AM EST
I believe 30 inches. But I'm not too sure. I'd like to know for sure myself.
Link Posted: 5/26/2001 7:25:34 AM EST
[Last Edit: 5/26/2001 7:47:37 AM EST by dissipator556]
Anybody Know For Sure? ?????????????????????????????????
Link Posted: 5/26/2001 10:26:44 AM EST
Yes. For a rifle it's 16" bbl and 26" overall.
Link Posted: 5/26/2001 11:27:49 AM EST
That's correct unless restricted by state or local law.
Link Posted: 5/26/2001 4:15:08 PM EST
Link Posted: 5/26/2001 7:24:37 PM EST
By federal law, to not be a Short Barreled Rifle, the rifle must have: a 16" barrel and be over 26" long with the telescoping/collapsing stock extended, if so equipped. So, theoretically, you could have a gun only 16" long with the stock collapsed, such as an NEF rifle with a folding stock, as long as the stock extended 10". Kharn
Link Posted: 5/27/2001 7:41:25 PM EST
Very interesting, I know that in FL it is 16" for a rifle bbl and 18" for a shotgun bbl. Anybody know FL's standard for Overall Length of a rifle?? Also, the length for a shotgun would be nice too.
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