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Old 04-12-2013, 3:07 PM
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Originally Posted by chillincody View Post
ar lowers are sold as rifles

handgun frames cant be sold unless your a exempt person because you cant do a safe handling demo with just a frame and the rooster also applies

so your options for a frame are
A ) be a exempt person
b) build one from a 80%
Are you an FFL?

Specifically, what makes something a handgun frame and not a lower receiver for a carbine?

Originally Posted by mej16489 View Post
Why can I not walk into a gun store and DROS a 'built' or stripped Glock or 1911 pattern frame and create a MechTech carbine (or similar) ?

This is also a legally configured rifle but I'm not allowed to buy the 'lower'. Why?
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