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Posted: 6/9/2003 6:43:09 PM EDT
How short can I legally cut a shotgun barrel?
Link Posted: 6/9/2003 6:45:24 PM EDT
18"...better add 1/18" to MAKE SURE nobody sees it as 17.999999".
Link Posted: 6/9/2003 6:47:01 PM EDT
18", measured from the boltface to the end of the bbl... and a little more for safety.
Link Posted: 6/9/2003 6:56:09 PM EDT
And 26" overall.
Link Posted: 6/9/2003 6:58:08 PM EDT
Originally Posted By TheFNG: And 26" overall.
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Good point...A pump shotgun with an 18" barrel and a folding stock MIGHT be less than 26".
Link Posted: 6/9/2003 7:36:22 PM EDT
If it's a folding stock, isn't it 26" OAL with the stock unfolded?
Link Posted: 6/9/2003 7:46:01 PM EDT
Originally Posted By CleverNickname: If it's a folding stock, isn't it 26" OAL with the stock unfolded?
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No sir. I don't think so.
Link Posted: 6/9/2003 8:08:39 PM EDT
You're covered if you keep the barrel at least 28 inches long. [rolleyes]
Link Posted: 6/9/2003 8:28:06 PM EDT
Originally Posted By 455SD:
Originally Posted By CleverNickname: If it's a folding stock, isn't it 26" OAL with the stock unfolded?
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No sir. I don't think so.
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By the Fed law (note some states doobie different) OAL is measured with a folding/telescoping/collapsible stock in its extended postion.
Link Posted: 6/10/2003 5:00:24 AM EDT
Ask Randy Weaver.
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