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Posted: 12/10/2001 5:13:05 PM EDT
Hey guys I have a new question for you... Is it illegal to be in possesion of an unloaded 30 rnd mag along with a Post-ban rifle??? Or does the mag need to actually be in the weapon in order to violate the law??? thanks jeff
Link Posted: 12/10/2001 5:16:06 PM EDT
It does not matter. You can use 30rd mags in any AR-15 as long as the MAGS are preban.
Link Posted: 12/10/2001 5:25:16 PM EDT
Really??? I thought you could not put anything higher then a 10 rnd mag into a post ban weapon... Period... regardless of weather the mag is pre-ban??? Im confused... Help me out guys...
Link Posted: 12/10/2001 5:51:01 PM EDT
Link Posted: 12/10/2001 5:56:27 PM EDT
You can put any preban hi-cap mag in any AR-15 unless there is a state, or local ban in your area.
Link Posted: 12/10/2001 6:05:33 PM EDT
Link Posted: 12/10/2001 7:16:11 PM EDT
Ok guys, Thanks...It does clear things up... I thought that you could not but any hi cap mag into a postban rifle... Now I understand that as long as Im using preban mags... that it is legal... Again thank you for your help... I'm sure you guys deal with this once a week with the new guys... And its good to see that you still dont mind awnsering the questions...
Link Posted: 12/10/2001 7:24:40 PM EDT
Redpoint, where are you in NY. I usually try and go shooting Sundays at Calverton (Eastern Long Island)
Link Posted: 12/10/2001 7:29:28 PM EDT
Vinnie... thanks for the offer... but I am about 3 hours north of the city.. Saratoga Springs/ Lake George... Mostly do my shooting up in the mountains... or at the ocasional gun club... So if theres anyone on this sight from upstate area... send me an email...
Link Posted: 12/14/2001 6:24:41 PM EDT
You guys would not believe how many people are confused by this law. I know a person who took a hammer to 3 preban Glock 17 mags because they thought they were violating the law. Damn. In a local gunshop once, they had a used Sig P226 for sale and it said "no mags". I asked to see the pistol and the guy said "well, I could sell you the mags, because you are a cop", and proceeded to show me the high cap preban mags for the Sig. I tried to explain to him that he could sell the mags with the pistol to anyone and he would NOT believe me! I'm telling you, I meet someone at least once a month who has it wrong.
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