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Old 07-17-2007, 03:30 PM   #1
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What is the primary determining factor in labing a rifle "High Powered"? Are there specifications that can be checked physically or is it a loosely used term?



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Old 07-17-2007, 09:07 PM   #2
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There is no official definition. Typically, when someone uses the term, it refers to any rifle which is (a) not a muzzle loader, and (b) not a rim fire.



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I believe a GFW politician would classify anything that shoots any bullet out of any gun that looks scary is a high powered rifle.

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