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Kiowa782
04-22-2007, 6:50 PM
I have a question regarding amoo belt capacities. Lets say hypothetically I have a belt over 10rounds that I owned before 2000. Does the ammo in the belt have to be live rounds?
Could they be blanks?
Could it be fired shells (brass) linked into a belt over 10 rounds?

thanks

M. Sage
04-22-2007, 7:03 PM
If it was linked together before the mag capacity law took effect, it's legal. Even if it was only 11 rounds worth of links put together, you can now make a 200-round belt out of it. :cool: Re-linking is the same as repair - legal.

Enjoy.

wilit
04-22-2007, 7:23 PM
It's my understanding belts are different than links. A 100 round belt is a high-cap with or without ammo in it. So if you owned it pre-2000, you're good. Links on the other hand needed to be linked 11+ prior to 2000.

Kiowa782
04-23-2007, 7:12 AM
That is what I figured regarding the links, but does the ammo have to be live rounds?

chiefcrash
04-23-2007, 7:26 AM
That is what I figured regarding the links, but does the ammo have to be live rounds?

i doubt it has to be live rounds. After all, that's like saying a 30 round AR mag isn't a high-cap mag because you loaded it with blanks...

drclark
04-23-2007, 7:48 AM
I've seen things like this for sale in some local surplus shops....

http://www.bulletbelts.com/belts.htm

Wouldn't these things technically be illegal to buy/sell here in CA? Couldn't you remove and replace the inert rounds with live?

drc