GUN Are pistol grip shotguns with no shoulder stock subject to barrel length minimums?

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  1. cantankerously

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    I honestly have no idea.
     
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    cheapest place for 18" barrel for my 870?
     
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    I thought that was for shotguns designed to be "fired from the shoulder". A pistol grip shotgun with no shotgun isn't even really a long gun - you have to be 21 to buy one.
     
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    you can't make it a pistol. if anything it'd be an AOW and require a tax stamp anyway.

    yes, it is subject to 18" barrel length and 26" OAL or you're getting into class 3 territory
     
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    Pistol grip + a barrel under 18"= AOW For example


    http://www.serbu.com/top/superShorty.php

    The SUPER-SHORTY is based on a Mossberg Maverick (also available on Mossberg 500 or Remington 870 at additional cost) 12-gauge shotgun which came from the factory with a pistol grip. Because of this, the SUPER-SHORTY is considered an AOW (Any Other Weapon) and can be transferred with a $5 stamp!

    [​IMG]
     
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    according to his previous post he was talking about a shotgun that came from the factory with a PG only. :o
     
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    I bought my 18" Mossberg used, with a pistol grip and have never registered it :noes:
     
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    Painkiller Sometimes remembering is better than forgetting

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    Alot of people get confused on the AOW/SBS issue.
     
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    For legal determination of whether it ever had a stock or not (other than your word) ... can the BATF check with the manufacturer to see what the receiver left the factory with? Just wondering how the BATF would go about following up and verifying any offense, or do they just have to take your word for it that you bought an HD or cruiser shotgun with a pistol grip only?
     
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    I'm all but certain it can be tracked to the manufacturer.
     
  13. Yeah, it wouldn't be hard at all if they just looked up the serial number.
     
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    Yes.
     
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    BS ... thats like saying the VIN number on a car can tell you information about how the car was configured from the factory ...

    i wont believes it.
     
  16. You are joking, right?
     
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    i never joke about guns or anything gun related.

    internets, surruss biddnes.
     
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    Not sure if that's true.

    Actually I doubt it's true.
     
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    :coolugh: because there are just as many parts or options that come with guns as cars, rite
     
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