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Old February 8, 2012, 03:22 PM   #1
C0untZer0
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Checking if Horizontal Forearm Grip/Flash Light Adaptor are OK?

Are horizontal forestocks OK for pistols?



Is this legal because it's technically a flashlight holder, or is it legal because it's not vertical?
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Old February 11, 2012, 12:08 PM   #2
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That is a very good question. The ATF has said the Magpul AFG is okay for pistols. I would probably request a ruling from the ATF before I did that.
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Old February 11, 2012, 02:23 PM   #3
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I'm going to say......probably ok. Reasons: It's not a vertical grip; it has a purpose other than being a grip; it doesn't permit you to hold the gun any differently than if you mounted a large laser or other light under the rail.

Just because it can be used to hold the gun won't make it illegal - the Carbon 15 pistols were designed basically to use the mag-well and magazine as a forward grip.

It might be right on the line, but I don't think it's crossed over into illegal territory.
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