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tacticalcity
06-17-2010, 1:10 PM
Are there any legal issues with suppressor ready flash hiders here in CA?

Example the AAC 5.56 M41000 Flash Hider?

I ask because I honestly have no idea.

porkchop
06-17-2010, 1:14 PM
How would it be different than having bare threads on a barrel (completely legal)? Assuming it's on a rifle that is. A threaded pistol barrel is considered AW in CA. I.E. don't put the AAC 5.56 M41000 on an AR-15 type pistol

xxINKxx
06-17-2010, 1:14 PM
Well if you dont have a suppressor I couldnt see why it would be an issue. If you dont have the pieces to make it illegal then I see why not (kinda like full auto BCG, its not illegal until you get the rest of the pieces, its just 1 part needed to the complete set up)

Untamed1972
06-17-2010, 1:28 PM
How would it be different than having bare threads on a barrel (completely legal)? Assuming it's on a rifle that is. A threaded pistol barrel is considered AW in CA. I.E. don't put the AAC 5.56 M41000 on an AR-15 type pistol


Does an AR pistol need to have a pinned/welded flash hider / muzzle brake?

Noobert
06-17-2010, 1:35 PM
Does an AR pistol need to have a pinned/welded flash hider / muzzle brake?

Either that or a non-detachable magazine

Untamed1972
06-17-2010, 1:37 PM
Either that or a non-detachable magazine

Oh yeah....that's right. I forgot the maglock trumps the threaded barrel. Had a brainfart there for a second.

Thanks! :thumbsup:

xr650r
06-17-2010, 2:20 PM
AR pistols have mags outside the pistol grip, thus not having a BB would make it an assault weapon.

Thus the threaded barrel question is moot.

tacticalcity
06-17-2010, 3:04 PM
Just to get back on topic, this is for a rifle not an AR pistol. I was hoping Bill Wise would weigh in. Every time I want something I am not sure about he comes along and crushes my hopes, but also keeps me out of trouble. ;)

Dr Rockso
06-17-2010, 3:08 PM
It's no different than any other flash hider.

Jicko
06-17-2010, 3:08 PM
Are there any legal issues with suppressor ready flash hiders here in CA?

Example the AAC 5.56 M41000 Flash Hider?

I ask because I honestly have no idea.

No issue at all.

Just the same as, Assault Weapon READY AR lower receivers. :p

Deuce22
06-17-2010, 3:24 PM
I am the suppressor project manager for Surefire and we are located in Fountain Valley, CA. They are treated no differently than a brake or flash hider that can not accept a suppressor. There is not a soul here that has a different MB or FH on his gear than ours. Some of are even lucky enough to go suppressed.

tacticalcity
06-17-2010, 3:28 PM
Ah, I need a good contact at Surefire. Nice to meet you Deuce22. Thanks everyone for the information. I assumed as much but wanted to be certain. Don't want to break the rules.

Deuce22
06-17-2010, 5:07 PM
No brother you are GTG even if it is ACC.

CHS
06-17-2010, 6:11 PM
Remember, even the A2 flash hider is now a suppressor-ready mount with suppressors such as the Gemtech HALO.

There really are no legal issues in CA with "suppressor ready" mounts.

tacticalcity
06-17-2010, 6:25 PM
That is exactly what I wanted to hear.