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Posted: 9/21/2004 1:46:37 PM EDT
So I was talking to this guy and he said that a rifles overall must be atleast 30" even for those with folding stocks, is this correct? I know there is some minimum length but I was thinking it was something like 36" and didnt apply to folding stocks. I figured some of you guys out there would know.
Link Posted: 9/21/2004 1:50:02 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/21/2004 1:50:46 PM EDT by KA3B]
16 inches barrel
26 inches o/a length when folded / telescoped into shortest position
Link Posted: 9/21/2004 1:52:19 PM EDT
Federal law for rifles is 26 inches with stock unfolded/extended. It can be less than 26 with the stock folded/collapsed. The UZI carbine is proof of this, as its 24 with its stock folded and there are tens of thousands out there.

Some states are more strict. I think MI has a 30 inch minimum regardless of stock being open or closed.
Link Posted: 9/21/2004 1:57:26 PM EDT
That is kinda what I was thinking it must be 26" not 36" open like I was thinking. When the guy said 30" I knew that didnt sound right because I have seen lots of rifles shorter than that such as the keltecs but he seemed to think he knew what he was talking about. I will assume that rifle length when folded shouldnt be a problem then unless it is a state law.
Link Posted: 9/21/2004 2:09:29 PM EDT
It wouldnt hurt to check with Ceasar, oops JBTs, oops our masters, DoooH! I mean the BATF.
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