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vincewarde
03-20-2010, 10:34 AM
If you connect two 10 round magazines have you manufactured a hi-cap mag? If not, if you use two mags coupled together on a bullet button gun, have you turned that gun into an AW?

Thanks!

Tweak338
03-20-2010, 10:36 AM
what do you mean by connect?

You mean like a magazine coupler and have them side by side?

loather
03-20-2010, 11:09 AM
by duct-taping the magazines back-to back or using one of those dual mag adapters, then doing the drop-flip thing? Perfectly legal, as you have to reload to take advantage of the second magazine.

That's not to say an overzealous LEO wouldn't give you crap about all the puppies, kittens and schoolchildren you're likely to kill with a setup like that.</sarcasm>

I'm patiently waiting for the AWB and capacity bans to go away. Then, I'll get one of those beta-C mags and not have to worry about reloading the weapon for 100 shots. :)

hoffmang
03-20-2010, 9:04 PM
CA DOJ internal documents agreed that as long as both magazines are otherwise legal (aka both 10 or less rounds) then taping them together does not manufacture a large capacity magazine.

-Gene

vincewarde
03-20-2010, 10:42 PM
CA DOJ internal documents agreed that as long as both magazines are otherwise legal (aka both 10 or less rounds) then taping them together does not manufacture a large capacity magazine.

-Gene

That very clear answer covers my 10/22s - but what about my bullet button AR? Can I use the taped together mags in it? I would continue to transport with single empty 10 round in the gun.

Thanks!

hoffmang
03-20-2010, 11:35 PM
That very clear answer covers my 10/22s - but what about my bullet button AR? Can I use the taped together mags in it? I would continue to transport with single empty 10 round in the gun.

Thanks!

Same answer. Taped 10 round mags where each magazine only holds 10 rounds do not an assault weapon make.

-Gene

ALSystems
03-21-2010, 5:29 AM
Same answer. Taped 10 round mags where each magazine only holds 10 rounds do not an assault weapon make.

-Gene
What if you attach two 25 round 10/22 magazines that are designed to clip together?

vincewarde
03-21-2010, 8:58 AM
Same answer. Taped 10 round mags where each magazine only holds 10 rounds do not an assault weapon make.

-Gene

Thanks for both your patience and your answer!

Quiet
03-21-2010, 9:02 AM
What if you attach two 25 round 10/22 magazines that are designed to clip together?

You can legally do whatever you want with the large capacity magazines that you have acquired before 01-01-2000.

Mudrigg
03-22-2010, 12:28 AM
Is it legal to borrow a gun from a family member (father-in-law) if that gun (ruger 10-22 rifle) has high capacity magazines that were obtained legally before 1/1/2000? Hope piggybacking this thread is ok since it seems to run along the same line of questioning??

Thanks,

-Mudrigg

hoffmang
03-22-2010, 12:43 AM
What if you attach two 25 round 10/22 magazines that are designed to clip together?

As long as you're not using the magazines in a fixed magazine rifle, it's just two large capacity magazines taped/clipped together.

Is it legal to borrow a gun from a family member (father-in-law) if that gun (ruger 10-22 rifle) has high capacity magazines that were obtained legally before 1/1/2000? Hope piggybacking this thread is ok since it seems to run along the same line of questioning??


You can borrow the 10/22 as long as it's not a registered AW. You can not borrow the magazines unless the original owner stays generally on the same piece of property with you and the large capacity magazines (aka at the range.)

-Gene

Mudrigg
03-22-2010, 1:05 AM
Thanks for the reply? How would I know if it is considered a registered AW? The rifle was probably purchased 20+ years ago and it just the basic ol reliable 10/22 with a wood stock.

-Mudrigg

xxsleepyxx
03-22-2010, 1:17 AM
This is legal. Kel-Tec created this for the SU-16 rifles. It is not yet available on the website but it was meant for CA

motorhead
03-22-2010, 2:39 AM
Is it legal to borrow a gun from a family member (father-in-law) if that gun (ruger 10-22 rifle) has high capacity magazines that were obtained legally before 1/1/2000? Hope piggybacking this thread is ok since it seems to run along the same line of questioning??

Thanks,

-Mudrigg

nope. unless he's present. can't loan prebans.