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Old 06-01-2012, 06:37 PM   #1
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If I buy a 14.5 barrel and add a muzzle comp. Mine is a battle comp 1.0. Does that keep it all legal without having to get a tax stamp?

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Old 06-01-2012, 07:02 PM   #2
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You would have to use the battle comp 1.5 and also have it pinned and welded to bring it to a total of 16". A 14.5" inch barrel and 1" muzzle device would require a SBR tax stamp.

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Frostyone is Correct! The Comp must be brazed and pinned and must be at least be a full 16" in length combined!
Otherwise it is Tax Stamp!
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yes....be sure you get the 1.5 its long enough to make the overall length 16". I believe the 1.0 is too short.

or get the 14.7" barrel some places offer.

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That is the reason I decided to just go with a pistol lover. Simply to avoid the tax stamp issue. I am not fond of having to give up more money when I either don't have it, or I just don't want to give it up.

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So I'm better off going with the16".

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So I'm better off going with the16".
I had that same debate and decided to go with the 16". I would like to do a 14.5" later once I decide what muzzle device I want permanently attached.
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So I'm better off going with the16".
14.5 vs. 16" can start arguments as fast as 9mm vs. 45ACP. For myself I've gone with 16" because the extra 1.5" can save you a lot of grief. It's really up to you. Frostyone's comment makes a lot of sense.
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That is the reason I decided to just go with a pistol lover. Simply to avoid the tax stamp issue. I am not fond of having to give up more money when I either don't have it, or I just don't want to give it up.
I am confused as to how you going with a pistol lower helps u avoid the tax stamp. If you put a buttstock you will still need an SBR stamp, irregardless of your barrel length? Or am I missing something??
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