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Old November 19, 1999, 06:29 AM   #1
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Just a quick question, if you wanted to own a H&K MP5K which had semi-auto and 3-shot burst modes, where would it fall under US law?

Does the 3-shot burst mode make it full auto?

I'm just curious as I'm not from the US.


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Old November 19, 1999, 09:02 AM   #2
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Yes, it's full auto. More than one round can be fired with one trigger pull.
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Old November 19, 1999, 11:20 AM   #3
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3 Shot burst is a more complicated trigger group than the full auto one. Personally, once you've familarized yourself with the full auto HK, it's very easy to get a two or three shot burst when the selector is set to full auto. It's a matter of training.

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