GUN AR SBR love

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  1. cabriolet

    cabriolet ...

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    I want an AR with a 9 inch barrel with a side folder....is this possible/do the products exist to create an AR pistol and then apply for the SBR paperwork?
     
  2. Keesh

    Keesh New Member

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    You can buy the lower then send in your paperwork and then buy and build a shorty upper when you get your paperwork back. But yeah you can do a pistol build while you wait.
     
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    IIRC it would we a AOW?
     
  4. TL1000RSquid

    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    No its a SBR if its got a stock, AOW would be a pistol with a VFG
     
  5. Painkiller

    Painkiller Sometimes remembering is better than forgetting

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    You will need a upper that is piston operated.
     
  6. Paul Revere

    Paul Revere OT Supporter

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    is there a list somewhere of everything that falls into AOW?

    i know that a pistol grip SBS does, and apparently a pistol with a VFG.

    what else?
     
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    If it has a stock, it's an SBR/SBS. If it doesnt it's an AOW.
     
  8. cabriolet

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    Yea, I know that.


    So just get a receiver or pistol first, then buy the piston upper and barrel after I getting the SBR paperwork done?
     
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  9. SS109

    SS109 3100 FPS OT Supporter

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    9mm or 5.56mm? I just don't understand when people want to downgrade the wounding effects of their 5.56mm AR's.
     
  10. Paul Revere

    Paul Revere OT Supporter

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    what about pistols with VFGs?
     
  11. AustinL911

    AustinL911 Illudium Q-36 Explosive Space Modulator

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    I did not realize that. How short can you go with a gas system? I was thinking either a 10.5", or possibly even a 7" SBR for my first CQB build.
     
  12. Dumbstixlars

    Dumbstixlars Ron Paul/AR-15/Glock/old car/Scooby/R/C croo OT Supporter

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    I have a 7" AR pistol and it seems to function fine.
     
  13. cabriolet

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    5.56/.223 I already have a full size AR.
     
  14. Keesh

    Keesh New Member

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    AOW
     
  15. Gimik

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    no stock, so AOW
     
  16. Paul Revere

    Paul Revere OT Supporter

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    so its only those 3?

    SBR with no stock, SBS with no stock, and pistol with VFG?
     
  17. TL1000RSquid

    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    Other things full under AOW too, pen guns and what not.
     
  18. Paul Revere

    Paul Revere OT Supporter

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    :cool: i guess it really is all other weapons :mamoru:
     
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    footratfunkface New Member

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    An SBR without a stock could just be a pistol. If you added a vertical foregrip, THEN it would be an AOW.
     
  20. cabriolet

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    To be a pistol, doesn't it have to have an 8 inch or shorter barrel?

    But once the SBR paperwork is in place you can put an sub 16 barrel on, right?
     
  21. Keesh

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    You can have a 16'' barrel on a pistol if you want :dunno:
     
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    I thought that a Pistol was limited to 50oz and if it was over you could file as AOW?
     
  23. 993kgt

    993kgt building an airplane whee

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    10.5" and i wouldn't go much shorter, if you do, just get the keltec
     

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