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Old October 31, 2008, 11:56 PM   #1
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Full auto AR-15 Lower?

Legally could I buy this

http://www.lewismachine.net/product....497f5ca88e4025

have it shipped to a class three gun dealer, pay the $200 tax stamp and slap my upper onto it?
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Old November 1, 2008, 12:18 AM   #2
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no.
http://www.lewismachine.net/legal.ph...2f026bb710#nfa
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Old November 1, 2008, 12:34 AM   #3
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The tax stamp isnt just a buy and go ordeal. involves a lengthy background check or should I say investigation. If memory servers me correct you pay for that investigation as well.
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Old November 1, 2008, 06:36 AM   #4
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Citizens can only legally own select fire weapons registered before 1986.
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Old November 1, 2008, 10:42 AM   #5
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BrassSlinger, let me give you an important link:

http://www.atf.gov/index.htm

They have detailed information about all the Federal rules which apply to firearms. And if you ever do purchase an NFA weapon (for about 20 x the price quoted here) they can be very helpful in assisting you in your legal compliance efforts.

The page you posted looks like a law enforcement / military catalog and not a civilian catalog. As George Orwell observed a half century ago, "all animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others".
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Old November 1, 2008, 12:00 PM   #6
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If memory servers me correct you pay for that investigation as well.
No, you just pay the $200 for the stamp.
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Old November 1, 2008, 12:58 PM   #7
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Fingerprints, mugshots, approval by local chief of PD or sheriff, plus background investigation by BATFE. And only for receivers made prior to the cutoff date in 1986. September? Disremember.
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Old November 1, 2008, 03:18 PM   #8
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It was May of 1986.
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