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I'm amazed and speechless

Discussion in 'Work Safe' started by John A., Jan 11, 2018.

  1. John A.

    John A. I'm "THAT" guy Staff Member Global Moderator Forum Moderator

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    That doesn't happen very often.

    But I love this time of year when manufacturers release the details of their products at Shot Show.

    This year, I am amazed and speechless.

    Check out what Franklin Armory has done now.

    Don't ask me how, but here ya go.

    Franklin Armory Announces – Reformation – 11.5” Barrel w/ Conventional Stock – No Tax Stamp required

    http://soldiersystems.net/2018/01/1...1-5-barrel-w-conventional-stock-no-tax-stamp/
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  2. dieselmudder

    dieselmudder .308 "Philanthropist"

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    I like where this is going. The one comment was that having a "binary" trigger from factory had something to do with it. If that's the case, then a stripped lower, with a binary falls into the same category? How cool would that be.
  3. John A.

    John A. I'm "THAT" guy Staff Member Global Moderator Forum Moderator

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    I don't think the trigger is going to have anything to do with it, but I've been wrong before.

    I looked heavily at gun reg's, and Franklin already has the XO26, which is classified as a firearm.

    And just like their binary trigger, takes legal definitions right to the letter of what they say. For each action of the trigger (pulling the trigger is one action--FIRE releasing the trigger is another deliberate action--FIRE)

    In those numerous gun reg's that I read over when I was looking into building my own firearm, I found a doozy that I think is how they were able to get tech branch approval that said (read this slowly):


    Firearms Verification
    Gun Control Act Definitions
    Pistol

    18 U.S.C., § 921(A)(29) and 27 CFR § 478.11
    The term “Pistol” means a weapon originally designed, made, and intended to fire a projectile (bullet) from one or more barrels when held in one hand, and having:
    • a chamber(s) as an integral part(s) of, or permanently aligned with, the bore(s);
    • and a short stock designed to be gripped by one hand at an angle to and extending below the line of the bore(s).
  4. Scoop

    Scoop .308

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    I'm not much of an AR fan, but for some reason this has me intrigued. I wonder how long the waiting line for this will be.

    [​IMG]
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  5. Rossignol

    Rossignol The Original Sheriff Staff Member Global Moderator Sponsor Forum Moderator

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    I’m interested
  6. MikeD

    MikeD I'm Your Huckleberry Staff Member Global Moderator "Philanthropist"

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    Shut up and take my money!!!!!

    It will probably be a hell of a lot cheaper than the final cost of my SBR with lawyer fees and stamp.
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  7. John A.

    John A. I'm "THAT" guy Staff Member Global Moderator Forum Moderator

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    While Franklin makes pretty good stuff, they are anything but cheap.
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  8. ripjack13

    ripjack13 Resident Sawdust Maker Administrator Supporter "Philanthropist"

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    so....if it's not a rifle, and it's not a shotty....you know automatically they are going to ban it in kornecticut...and most likely in spew york...
  9. CaddmannQ

    CaddmannQ 12g Supporter

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    I read through most of that and I still haven't figured out what caliber it is.
  10. SHOOTER13

    SHOOTER13 ON DUTY Staff Member Global Moderator Forum Moderator

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    Interesting....

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