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Pyromaniac34
07-09-2012, 8:41 PM
First off, I would like to say thank you all for the information you have compiled here. The flowchart you have for California assault weapon classification is amazing.

Secondly, howdy everyone, I am currently serving active duty with the US Navy and will be PCSing to California around the end of July. I will be working out in a little place called Ridgecrest near the NAWS China Lake as a recruiter. I currently don't own any long guns but am looking for get a decent quality rifle shortly after moving in to the state.

After looking around, prowling through some threads here, and looking at many other reviews, I am leaning in the direction of an AR-10, M1A, or the Ruger Gunsite Scout. Obviously the Ruger is CA legal due to being a bolt-action, and the AR-10 would require some alterations along the lines of altering the pistol grip or a bullet button. From what I can gather, the M1A by itself would be completely CA legal if I replace the flash hider with a muzzle brake or just leave it off altogether.

What kind of opinions do y'all have on these particular weapons and is that what I would need to do to them? I don't like the idea of a bullet button, mainly for a SHTF/WROL type scenario so I would like to avoid having to use one to make a weapon legal.

Thanks again and I look forward to further discussions here.

black gun addict
07-10-2012, 6:13 AM
Thanks for your service and welcome

den888
07-10-2012, 6:24 AM
Welcome!

Striper 05
07-10-2012, 7:03 AM
Welcome

the big ravioli
07-10-2012, 7:06 AM
Yes, thanks for your service & Welcome Aboard!!

SoCal Bob
07-10-2012, 8:01 AM
Welcome to Calguns and thank you for serving. :patriot: This is the check in area so you are more likely to get more opinions and recommendations by posting your question in the centerfire rifles section: http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/forumdisplay.php?f=67

BlackTydeTactical
07-10-2012, 9:00 AM
Welcome aboard!

frankDmole
07-10-2012, 9:20 AM
Welcome to CalGuns, Thank you for your service. :patriot:

1PHATTDAD
07-10-2012, 9:50 AM
Welcome Pyro! Your service is appreciated!

MrExel17
07-10-2012, 10:26 AM
Howdy!And thank you!

xXx Sir Sik xXx
07-10-2012, 2:10 PM
Welcome

fighterpilot562
07-10-2012, 3:13 PM
Welcome

.22guy
07-10-2012, 3:58 PM
Welcome to Calguns! :)

zod
07-10-2012, 4:35 PM
Welcome aboard and thank you for your service.

socalpistolero
07-10-2012, 11:56 PM
welcome.

Wicked Pete
07-11-2012, 7:32 AM
Welcome: My brothers ship: DD677 USS McDermott - Vietnam era. She's since been scrapped.

This might not be the right forum for discussions, this is an "introduce" yourself place. Try some of the other many forums like: General Discussion, or the Centerfire Rifle Forum. Sometimes just reading and searching can give good results. Glad you could join, hope to see on the forums.

jbe90
07-11-2012, 10:12 AM
Welcome.

Special Agent R
07-11-2012, 7:37 PM
Welcome

DeanW66
07-11-2012, 11:28 PM
Welcome aboard! Do like Bob suggested.

jonc
07-12-2012, 5:57 AM
welcome to CalGuns!!!! Enjoy!!!

FX-05 Xiuhcoatl
07-12-2012, 7:47 AM
welcome to calguns

Reltair
07-12-2012, 7:48 AM
Welcome!

mannyo747
07-12-2012, 11:46 PM
Welcome aboard

GladiatorTactical
07-13-2012, 7:11 PM
Welcome to Cal Guns