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Old 08-30-2012, 12:17 AM   #1
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i was at a gun show in md, and i saw a "auto sear m16 kit" i thought these things were illegal? and a BIG NO NO..

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Old 08-30-2012, 12:19 AM   #2
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Legality, I don't know. But if I owned one I wouldn't tell a soul.
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Not illegal with the right paperwork, tax stamp paid, etc.
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Not illegal with the right paperwork, tax stamp paid, etc.
so it would have to be purchased class lll?
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For study,no problem...

For copywriting,becareful
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It would have to be a pre-86 registered auto sear in order for it to be legal for the general public to own.Then you would need to fill out the paper work along with a $200 check to the BATFE,and wait until they OK everything and send you a Tax stamp for the item.
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So what were they asking for it. I have seen these things at stupid prices
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Wait, if you did all the legal work, would it actually be legal to put one in a standard AR-15 to make it full auto?
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Wait, if you did all the legal work, would it actually be legal to put one in a standard AR-15 to make it full auto?
U would have to do ur research. IL no way they wont even issue the stamp. unless its for a police dept. It varies from state to state. Lots of rules. Lots of time and money
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