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Old November 21st, 2010, 09:56 PM
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Default Fully automatic machine guns?

Can I buy one?
Can I own one?
Can I make one?

I really want to know and am interested. My dad said it is against the law to own a fully automatic weapon. Is this True? Can someone quote the law? Any answers would be greatly appreciated. Thank you much!
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Old November 21st, 2010, 10:01 PM
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Can I buy one?
Can I own one?
Can I make one?

I really want to know and am interested. My dad said it is against the law to own a fully automatic weapon. Is this True? Can someone quote the law? Any answers would be greatly appreciated. Thank you much!
It is against federal law to manufacture or import machine guns. Machine guns registered with the federal government before 1986 can be possessed and transferred subject to the terms of the National Firearms Act.

http://www.atf.gov/firearms/faq/nati...hine-guns.html
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It is against federal law to manufacture or import machine guns. Machine guns registered with the federal government before 1986 can be possessed and transferred subject to the terms of the National Firearms Act . . .

http://www.atf.gov/firearms/faq/nati...hine-guns.html

. . . and State and Local laws as applicable.

For example: Machine gun ownership is permitted in PA, but is illegal in NY (among other states).

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Can I buy one?
Can I own one?
Can I make one?
Yes!
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The real question is can you afford one?
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The real question is can you afford one?
QFT lol... hope you have deep pockets!
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Default Re: Fully automatic machine guns?

please go read the FAQs and stickies in the NFA forum of this website.
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I'm sure this is the number 1 reason why most people don't own machine guns. It's a hassle and expensive.
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If you don't want to buy a full auto for the price of a sports car but still want the fun, I suggest learning the fine art of bump firing semi autos.
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Default Re: Fully automatic machine guns?

do you have $20,000? If so, then absolutely you can buy one lol
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Default Re: Fully automatic machine guns?

Go to YouTube, do a search for "Knob Creek" and ask your father how this is possible.

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