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Old October 30, 2005, 10:01 AM   #1
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Tactical grip for Pistol?

With the new rail systems available in pistols, does it make your pistol more controllable when you attach a vertical grip in front? I am thinking with a additional grip, extended ported barrel and extended magazine - we have the makings of a nice machine pistol.

Also is this legal?
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Old October 30, 2005, 10:30 AM   #2
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Also is this legal?
Nope. Not in the US.
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Old October 30, 2005, 10:31 AM   #3
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more controlable, yes!! Legal Yes!!....that if you wanna pay 200 bucks to the ATF for an AOW....:barf:
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Old October 30, 2005, 06:46 PM   #4
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It's only legal if you get it licensed and pay a $200 tax to the Alphabet Boys.
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Old November 1, 2005, 12:44 PM   #5
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Personally, I don't see the need for a vertical grip for a handgun.
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Old November 1, 2005, 05:28 PM   #6
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Personally, I don't see the need for a vertical grip for a handgun.
Neither do I except for maybe that select fire Glock.
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Old November 1, 2005, 06:55 PM   #7
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Need? In the firearm world, it's generally more about wanting than needing.
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Old November 1, 2005, 07:06 PM   #8
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The forward vertical grip does nothing to 'control' a handgun. It does make it harder to sight and shoot. Its legal, as mentioned, if you want to spend another $200. The darn thing looks SO 'tactical' though, I am sure many gear freaks will be buying them.
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Old November 1, 2005, 07:21 PM   #9
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Personally, I don't see the need for a vertical grip for a handgun.
Neither do I except for maybe that select fire Glock.

They already make a shoulder stock for it, which plugs into the hole in the grip's backstrap. Never used it; not sure if it's effective.


Why on EARTH is it NFA to add a simple grip support to the front of a handgun? Are the BATFE types worried about how much more lethally accurate this would make a handgun? Puhlease. If you're legal to shoot someone, you're legal to shoot someone. And of course if you really wanted to do it effectively, you'd use a rifle, which of course can legally have stuff like that.

Just more proof that the laws pertaining to guns are absurd on their face, in 99.9% of cases.


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