Is there a "non-assault weapon" semi-auto .223?


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bushmaster1313
February 12, 2012, 12:42 AM
I just saw that D.C. bans the following semi-auto rifles:

A semiautomatic, rifle that has the
capacity to accept a detachable magazine
and any one of the following:
(aa) A pistol grip that protrudes conspicuously
beneath the action of the
weapon;
(bb) A thumbhole stock;
(cc) A folding or telescoping stock;
(dd) A grenade launcher or flare launcher;
(ee) A flash suppressor; or
(ff) A forward pistol grip;

Is there a semi-auto .223 that has a regular hunting style stock and will accept a magazine?
(and, of course, it must not have a flash suppressor)

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WardenWolf
February 12, 2012, 12:43 AM
Mini-14? Saiga .223? The latter will work well for hunting because it's easily scopeable and very accurate in the 16" version.

P.B.Walsh
February 12, 2012, 12:44 AM
you sound like you might hve to resort to using a mini-14 with no muzzle device, or move.....

courtgreene
February 12, 2012, 12:45 AM
yep.
mini14

WardenWolf
February 12, 2012, 12:51 AM
There's also Kel-Tec's SU-16.

bushmaster1313
February 12, 2012, 12:51 AM
Don't live in D.C.
Forgot about the Mini-14
Here is the list of guns allowed and not allowed in D.C.
http://files.meetup.com/1731529/DC_firearms_eligible_registration.pdf

firesky101
February 12, 2012, 01:23 AM
Have a look at calguns.net. Us from california are in the same boat. I am looking at a kel-tec su-16 right now, takes ar mags a big plus

Ranger30-06
February 12, 2012, 01:25 AM
And despite all of this crap, DC still has more crime every day than any other place in the US. I mean look, millions are stolen from average Joe's every day and everyone who lives nearby is denied their right to arms to keep them from carrying on this illegal crap...

bushmaster1313
February 12, 2012, 01:29 AM
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elano
February 12, 2012, 02:41 AM
Mini 14!!!!!!!! I love mine!

Teachu2
February 12, 2012, 03:46 AM
That's pretty much the wording here in the People's Republik of **********, which has resulted in the "bullet button" - which requires a "tool" to remove the magazine. See http://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/product_info.php/cPath/36_763_977/products_id/71971/SWL+MP15SPORT+811038+5.56+16+FXMAG+10 for a gun that meets CA specs as legal - I just picked one up this afternoon.

Further reading of DC regs would be required.

Teachu2
February 12, 2012, 03:54 AM
http://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/product_info.php/products_id/77872/Windham+Weaponry+R16M4A4TCA+MPC+CA+223+16+BB+10RD
http://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/product_info.php/products_id/77410/DPMS+LR05TL+223+STRIP+LOWER+Bullet+Button+CA+Legal+10R

Teachu2
February 12, 2012, 04:16 AM
12276.1 (a) Notwithstanding Penal Code section 12276, “assault weapon” shall also mean the following:
Rifles
(1) A semiautomatic, centerfire rifle that has the capacity to accept a detachable magazine and any one of
the following:
(A) A pistol grip that protrudes conspicuously beneath the action of the weapon.
(B) A thumbhole stock.
(C) A folding or telescoping stock.
(D) A grenade launcher or flare launcher.
(E) A flash suppressor.
(F) A forward pistol grip.
(2) A semiautomatic, centerfire rifle that has a fixed magazine with the capacity to accept more than 10
rounds.
(3) A semiautomatic, centerfire rifle that has an overall length of less than 30 inches.
Note: Bayonets and bayonet lugs are not assault weapon characteristics under California law.

and

Magazine, detachable - An ammunition feeding device that can be removed readily from the firearm with neither
disassembly of the firearm action nor use of a tool being required. A bullet or ammunition cartridge is considered
a tool. Ammunition feeding device includes any belted or linked ammunition, but does not include clips, en bloc
clips, or stripper clips that load cartridges into the magazine.

Source:http://oag.ca.gov/sites/all/files/pdfs/firearms/forms/awguide.pdf

BigN
February 12, 2012, 05:10 AM
Pretty soon, in order to buy a "non-assault" weapon, we'll have to buy water pistols w/fixed sights, nonremoveable stock, etc...

451 Detonics
February 12, 2012, 09:19 AM
HK SL6...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heckler_%26_Koch_SL6

or the prettier HK 630

http://www.hkpro.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=20:the-hk630&catid=13:the-sporting-rifles&Itemid=5

Husker_Fan
February 12, 2012, 10:06 AM
Not in .223, but I'm surprised the M1 Carbine is legal. I'd consider that.

helotaxi
February 12, 2012, 10:30 AM
There's also the Volquartsen Evolution, but it isn't exactly budget friendly with a base price over $2k.

bushmaster1313
February 12, 2012, 10:53 AM
but I'm surprised the M1 Carbine is legal.

No M1 carbines in New Jersey.

Art Eatman
February 12, 2012, 11:09 AM
Closed per OP request.

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