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Originally Posted by RB Kandy
someone is telling me that there are fully automatic assault rifles available to the general public (The AR-15 to be precise).
While it may be possible to convert the AR-15 to full auto with registered (and expensive) parts, the run of the mill AR-15 that many of us own are semi-automatic rifles. It is a civilian look-alike for the military M16.
Please don't get the idea that the AR-15s you see (or used to see) on the walls of your local sporting goods store are full auto machine guns. They are definately not.