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Postby Marauder 1 » Thu Dec 29, 2016 10:59 am

OK guys I've been reading up on this trying to wrap my head around the new law that kicks in in 2017. As far as I can tell here is what I've found out.

Assault Rifle Status
If you do nothing to modify your current configuration you will have to register the firearm as an Assault Rifle and pay the fees associated with said law. You will also have to register the rifle as an Assault weapon. What makes the rifle fall into the this category is any one or all of the following, this applies to Semi Automatic Center fire Rifles:
1) Adjustable stock
2) Flash Hider
3) Pistol Grip
4) Forward Grip

Stuff you cannot have also are
Thumb Hole Style stocks
Grenade Launcher


From what I'm getting from the info I've found changing these 3 items can make your AR a "Featureless" rifle and thus it will not be considered an assault rifle.

Mods that you'll need to do are:

Remove or Pin your adjustable stock:

You can replace it with a fixed type, you can also "PIN" your existing stock and make it fixed by drilling and roll pinning the stock so that it cannot be adjusted. The pins must also be installed with an epoxy to prevent removal.

Remove the "Pistol" grip.

There are some next generation stocks that use the pistol grip as a mounting point, but after looking at the designs I'm not convinced that that area of the lower is designed to handle all the stress of recoil and shouldering the firearm. This seems more concerning on poly lowers than forged to me.

Remove to replace the Flash Hider

This is probably the easiest to deal with, you can easily replace the "flash Hider" with a "Compensator" or "Muzzle Brake" either one will actually help the performance of your rifle anyway.

Doing these mods from all I've read and can decipher will allow you to keep your bullet button, and may even allow you to go back to a standard mag release. I've got to research that a little more.

Magazine capacity is 10 rounds no more, all hi cap mags must be destroyed or turned in. you can also permanently and I mean permanently fix these mags to 10 capacity.

Here is a flow chart
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Disclaimer: this is not legal advice this is posted only for the sake of discussion and all local laws should be researched by you to make sure all stated is correct.

I'll post more info as I get it..
Thanks
Mark
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Re: California Legal AR platform rifles

Postby Grindl » Fri Dec 30, 2016 5:07 pm

Another page "GONE" from my map-book . Let's see ...N.Y. , N.J. , Wash. , Wash. D.C. , Ill., Ore. , and now commie-fornia . There are others , but they just don't come to mind at the moment . Like others ; I respond to these draconian anti-gun laws by "voting" with my bank account , and refusing to spend even a single dime with companies in states that propose and enact such laws . And I strongly urge others to do so , too . The only thing these radical anti-gun leftists understand is having their tax bases reduced .

And I'm sure the over six hundred people here in Phx. ; who are now employed by Pro-Mag , are ecstatic that Colorado enacted similar imbecilic laws regarding magazines several years ago .
If not me.....Who ?
If not now ....When ?
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Re: California Legal AR platform rifles

Postby iridium-192 » Sat Dec 31, 2016 3:43 pm

Unfortunately, that's all we're left with - gun acrobatics & legal circus...
Well, as always, let's hope new 2017 year will be more favorable toward us.
God Bless you & your families!
Cheer up & have a great time celebrating!
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Re: California Legal AR platform rifles

Postby iridium-192 » Sat Jan 07, 2017 1:31 pm

Went to local gun store yesterday to see what they up to...
Lower receivers for AR15 are free for purchase legally, to my surprise... They say, that it is actually legal to buy a receiver, as long as you will built "legal" functioning firearm... .22LR for example...
Also, they sell semi-auto "Molot-Vepr" .223 Rem rifles, with very nice wallnut "Monte Carlo" style stock...
Very interesting...
I've asked about something in 7.62x54r, from Molot factory & actually got a positive answer, that it is possible to obtain such rifle with detachable magazine & Monte Carlo stock, so called "featureless"... To me, it would be THE BEST option!
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Re: California Legal AR platform rifles

Postby iridium-192 » Tue Jan 17, 2017 4:06 pm

Here is another option for California...
I saw it today in local gun store, very interesting rifle...
Troy PAR 308 - pretty much AR-10 pump action!
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Re: California Legal AR platform rifles

Postby iridium-192 » Tue Jan 17, 2017 11:22 pm

As far as accuracy concerns hands down this rifle is a winner.
Here is Troy pump action AR-15... Review by nutnfancy.

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