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"A great opportunity to get a VERY RARE ONE-OFF prototype firearm"
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October 26, 2022 - 2:11 am
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Is that possibly real?

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October 26, 2022 - 2:57 am
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Its a modified rifle.

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October 26, 2022 - 3:32 am
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1873man said
Its a modified rifle.

Of course, but somebody invested (or squandered) a lot of time in making it; just like those M90s converted to lever actions…for no good reason except to prove it could be done.  Rather surprising how many talented gunsmiths had so much time on their hands; or were they, like Carbine Williams, serving time?

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Dont see how it would be treated any differently than bubba’s sawed-off shotgun with whittled down hand grip.  Wouldnt touch it with a 10′ pole.

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October 26, 2022 - 12:56 pm
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Creative story but I’m pretty sure the BATFE won’t buy it. At first glance it looked pretty good, but who would use a rare “prototype” to drive nails?

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OOOH!  I want it.  Has to be original and the real deal, ’cause it’s on an auction site and they never lie, right?

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I certainly question the legality of it.

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What is the legal status of the pistols Winchester made using the 1902 rifle barrels?  I think it was 1902?  I realize this is not factory.

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Current rules are apparently if it was factory built as a pistol (handgun) it is a pistol. If a firearm is built as a rifle and is shortened to less than 16” barrel and oal less than 26” it becomes a short barreled rifle and NFA paperwork is required. I believe that is why the ad copy asserts this is a factory built pistol. Please consult BATFE’s very helpful site for confirmation and clarification. I’ve been out of the LE biz for several years.

 

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