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slackmaster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-30-04 02:12 PM
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15. Close but not the whole picture
It's possible some were imported for the civilian market before 1986 and are transferrable, but the number would be very low.

A licensed machinegun manufacturer or Special Occupational Taxpayer can legally assemble and keep a "post-1986 dealer sample" AK and I'm sure that hundreds or even thousands do, but those are not transferrable except to law-enforcement agencies.

Generally if some punk (e.g. the Los Angeles bank robbers) has a selective-fire AK the weapon was never legal to possess in the US.
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  -A thread for reference - Assault Weapons lunabush  Jan-30-04 10:52 AM   #0 
  - There's more than one bill  slackmaster   Jan-30-04 11:19 AM   #1 
  - I'll address question #2 since slackmaster did sucha good job on #1  alwynsw   Jan-30-04 11:41 AM   #2 
  - I'll address question #3  Superfly   Jan-30-04 11:50 AM   #3 
  - Select Fire, or true full auto assault weapons ...  DonP   Jan-30-04 12:05 PM   #4 
     - It should be noted  FeebMaster   Jan-30-04 12:50 PM   #7 
  - 3. What weapons, if any, should be banned.  RoeBear   Jan-30-04 12:17 PM   #5 
  - Here are the proposals:  MrBenchley   Jan-30-04 12:49 PM   #6 
  - I got most of the Senate names  lunabush   Jan-30-04 03:28 PM   #17 
     - As nearly as I can tell  MrBenchley   Jan-30-04 03:51 PM   #18 
  - Thanks, gang for an informative and pleasant thread  lunabush   Jan-30-04 01:42 PM   #8 
  - A real AK-47 is legally a machinegun therefore not an AW  slackmaster   Jan-30-04 01:53 PM   #9 
  - so, unless one of the amnested 'nam era weapons  lunabush   Jan-30-04 02:02 PM   #13 
     - Not necessarily  Columbia   Jan-30-04 02:07 PM   #14 
     - Close but not the whole picture  slackmaster   Jan-30-04 02:12 PM   #15 
     - The AK designation is thrown around a lot.  DonP   Jan-30-04 03:16 PM   #16 
  - The wide varying definitions of assault weapons  Columbia   Jan-30-04 01:54 PM   #10 
     - Assault weapon is strictly a legal term  slackmaster   Jan-30-04 01:55 PM   #11 
        - I agree  Columbia   Jan-30-04 01:56 PM   #12 
  - Here goes.  Hammie   Jan-30-04 05:55 PM   #19 

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