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Bartholomew Roberts
August 14, 2002, 02:01 PM
I understand that the ATF has ruled suppressors as flash hiders and therefore these can't be used on post-1994 semis with a pistol grip and detachable mag as it creates a prohibited post-1994 assault weapon.

However, it occured to me that the M1A had a spare "evil feature" slot available before I would be compelled to hunt nuns and school children as it lacks a pistol grip.

Based on this, would it be legal to suppress an M1A or Mini-14 made after the ban?

Hkmp5sd
August 14, 2002, 07:29 PM
ATF does consider a Suppressor to be a flash suppressor also.

As such, per the Assault Weapon ban, you get the two evil feature limit. So Yes, as long as you stay under the limit, you can add a suppressor to a post-ban M1A or Mini-14.



http://www.atf.treas.gov/firearms/legal/semi.htm

BIGHAMMER
August 15, 2002, 12:59 AM
Just what I was thinking! So what do you think? Would look sweet right? www.gem-tech.com/tprs.html on the end of the ol m1a!