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Recent BATF Ruling - important

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Recent BATF Ruling - important

Postby musicman » 26 Oct 2011, 20:52

There has been considerable discussion out in cyberspace relative to the legalities of the CCU. We have here a definitive ruling from the BATF - when you assemble a pistol lower to the CCU upper you create a legal rifle and when you remove the pistol lower and reassemble the pistol you are NOT creating an SBR (short barreled rifle). All the assembling/disassembling is totally legal from the view of the BATF. The ruling is dated 25 July 2011 - here is the link to the 4 page ruling: http://www.atf.gov/files/regulations-ru ... 2011-4.pdf
As usual the first 3+ pages are legal obfuscation rather than just stating things in plain English. The real meat of the ruling relative to the CCU is at the bottom of the last page in the first 2 paragraphs beginning with the words 'held further'. Also, in the NRA publication 'American Rifleman' Nov 2011 issue, page 90 (ILA Report column) the following excerpt appears:
"The ruling also states that a pistol can be made into a rifle (for example by adding a long barrel and a shoulder stock), and then turned back into a pistol, without making an NFA 'firearm' "
FYI , I have attached a PDF's which explain the details.
(Just for drill I have added the Stephen Halbrook/TC Arms decision.)
BATF Ruling SBR.pdf
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Stephen P. Halbrook, Ph.D. ...pdf
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Re: Recent BATF Ruling - important

Postby XDM9CCU » 29 Oct 2016, 02:00

I purchase a separate lower for my CCU. I had to fill out paperwork an do a Background check for the lower. It's full size vs Compact on my XDM. I only remove it to clean it and I purchased an extra Feed ramp for my Range Bag Repair kit....

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