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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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