30-06 black tip AP ammo - legal in Cali?


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dave3006
May 30, 2005, 11:13 AM
A friend of mine has some black tip AP 30-06 ammo. Is this legal in the once great state of California?

-Dave

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R.H. Lee
May 30, 2005, 11:24 AM
As long as the AP is not 'handgun ammunition', its possession is not prohibited AFAIK. You can search through here: http://caag.state.ca.us/firearms/dwcl/index.html

IANAL

HankB
May 30, 2005, 01:14 PM
A little solvent on a rag will remove the black paint on the tip. Then the ammo becomes ordinary ball. :evil:

artherd
May 30, 2005, 07:19 PM
I belive it is CA legal, yes. I have a few boxes :)

You may cross into a CA law grey area if you attempt to shoot it in a Contender or one of the other .30-06 'pistols'...

But all AP rifle ammo that is legal federally, should be legal in CA.

heypete
May 31, 2005, 03:34 AM
It'd better be -- I just pulled a bunch of AP bullets for a friend of mine and loaded them into new cases wih new primers and powder. They're sitting here on my shelf.

Bacon
May 31, 2005, 11:51 AM
Yes it's legal according to what is posted by the DOJ:
http://www.ag.ca.gov/firearms/dwcl/12316.htm

justsurvivingincalifornia
June 2, 2005, 02:27 AM
The key words are "ammunition principally use in pistols". Interesting because there are a few .223 pistol around (AR15type) and did see some some AP SS109 type ammo on sale a few week ago. However I can't find any in 7.62x51 or 7.62x39(steel core Norinco) any more. I was told they are banded from importation but someone I know has some here in calfornia.

Oh yes there some in AP .50 Browning harded core ammo here. I found some cores at the range. I think that the justification for Kal banning them.

thorn726
June 2, 2005, 04:29 PM
my buddy was showing me a big slug with a black tip which he said meant armor piercing, and by default, illegal in Cali

Kharn
June 2, 2005, 05:18 PM
The law specifically exempts M855 (.223 green tip) and M2 (.30-06 black tip) from the definition of armor piercing ammunition.

Kharn

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