View Full Version : First post, what would you say is the CA legality of this device?
11-09-2012, 2:40 PM
I'd like to use it for mainly just night vision, but would be useful for shooting rats with my air gun too.
11-09-2012, 5:08 PM
Welcome. Yea, think you OK. What does it do? For $300...
11-09-2012, 6:04 PM
11-09-2012, 6:20 PM
Illegal in California. You cannot use a night vision scope with a built in infrared illuminator in California.
468. Any person who knowingly buys, sells, receives, disposes of, conceals, or has in his possession a sniperscope shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000) or by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than one year, or by both such fine and imprisonment. As used in this section, sniperscope means any attachment, device or similar contrivance designed for or adaptable to use on a firearm which, through the use of a projected infrared light source and electronic telescope, enables the operator thereof to visually determine and locate the presence of objects during the nighttime. This section shall not prohibit the authorized use or possession of such sniperscope by a member of the armed forces of the United States or by police officers, peace officers, or law enforcement officers authorized by the properly constituted authorities for the enforcement of law or ordinances; nor shall this section prohibit the use or possession of such sniperscope when used solely for scientific research or educational purposes.
11-09-2012, 6:24 PM
"...and infrared illuminator mounts to scope."
11-09-2012, 10:43 PM
11-09-2012, 11:35 PM
11-09-2012, 11:40 PM
11-09-2012, 11:46 PM
if you have to ask. its illegal
11-10-2012, 9:26 AM
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