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Old 02-23-2013, 12:24 AM   #1
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What is the true legal definition of a magazine, and what exact part is it?
I know that the part that is legally the firearm is the receiver/frame, but what or the magazine?
Is it the body, the spring, the floor plate, the follower, all as one? What is a magazine?



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Old 02-23-2013, 12:26 AM   #2
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so it that to say that if I have an AKM magazine and I slip off the floor plate, but leave in the follower and spring, then it is no longer a magazine?

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For legalese, it's a "feeding" device.

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For legalese, it's a "feeding" device.
My mouth is a feeding device. Am I not allowed to open my mouth very wide or will it be considered high capacity?
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When it comes to section 922r the magazine is actually 3 parts (Body, follower and floor plate). I venture to say, if someone wanted to mae an isue of it, just the body is a magazine.



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