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Old 12-29-2009, 03:20 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Building an ar-15 pistol?'s

I picked up a couple stag lowers and have been thinking about building them as pistols. I've got some prices from Pete on the uppers but not sure if I'm going about this correctly.
I was planning on building them the same. I was planning on a 7" DS upper, pros or cons on going this short. Also in the future, I may like to make one an sbr, is their any possible implications on have two very similar guns/ pistol and only having one tax stamped.
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I think the lower has to be a pistol lower in order to make an AR pistol out of it. I could be wrong though.
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I think the lower has to be a pistol lower in order to make an AR pistol out of it. I could be wrong though.
as long as it is a "virgin" receiver. I'm good since no stock has been installed, it isn't considered a rifle yet.
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Probably. Unless you live in Ca, in which case it "should" be DROS'ed as a pistol, not long gun.
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Do you know how they were transfered to you?
A year or more ago the 4473 was changed to include Receiver as an option.
So if they were a recent purchase theyshould have been trasnfered as a receiver and you can "build" them as you wish.
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Do you know how they were transfered to you?
A year or more ago the 4473 was changed to include Receiver as an option.
So if they were a recent purchase theyshould have been trasnfered as a receiver and you can "build" them as you wish.

Bought them locally yesterday and transfer as receiver
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bought them locally yesterday and transfer as receiver
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for some ideas, go check the "cool builds" thread...I think there was an AR pistol in there.
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