Originally Posted by Elbalawyer
Have Egytian FN49. Have heard that you can create detachable mags. Does anyone know where directions are, or can rifle be legally converted to accept a detachable mag like the South American ones?
Going to a detachable mag on a gun that didn't have one might cause you to run afoul of U.S.C. 922(r):
Since the rifle already has a threaded muzzle and a bayonet lug, if you add a detachable magazine... voila!
...you have magically created an illegal imported "assault weapon".