i have seen a similar thread on reddit and the general concensus i have seen is that the atf will consider your firearm to be treated as a pistol if it has a brace instead of a stock regardless of barrel length or oal. as far as i understand, you would have a pistol over 50 oz, with a barrel...
first ar15, first build, first sbr. cant wait to shoot it need to find some ammo and mags this week.
-aero m4e1 recievers
-m4e1 lower parts kit
-odin works 10.5 223 wylde barrel
-surefire socom muzzle break
-bcm 9" MCMR hand guard
-atc ar gold trigger
-slr rifleworks TiN bcg
approved eform 1 short barreled rifle for brand new AR15 lower in mass, submitted June 20th 2020 approved July 19 2020. I had heard the BATFE does not recognize Maura's opinion as law, but now I can confirm it is true.
after waiting several months I have acquired the last piece for an m40a3 clone all i need now is to find a gunsmith to build it. are there any precision rifle builders around? i live in northern mass but willing to travel a bit.
do i have to contact my cleo? i have read the atf has removed that requirement and i only need to send them a copy of the tax stamp after? and can i do the fingerprints myself or does it have to be certified by someone qualified at my local pd?