Another idea if you have vertical relatives that live out of State. (Grandparents, parents, adult children)
Have them GIFT a complete AR Pistol to you and send it to your FFL with a GIFT letter. Gifts from out of State vertical relatives are EXEMPT from the handgun roster.
May the Bridges I burn light the way.
Life Is Not About Waiting For The Storm To Pass - Its About Learning To Dance In The Rain.
Fewer people are killed with all rifles each year (323 in 2011) than with shotguns (356), hammers and clubs (496), and hands and feet (728).