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Using 1980 mags 13 round that have "LE only" in ma

Discussion in 'Massachusetts Laws' started by RAPSER, Feb 12, 2017.

  1. RAPSER

    RAPSER NES Member

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    is it legal Using 1980 mags 13 round that have "LE only" in ma
     
  2. wmccurdy53

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    No, those mags are post-ban. The "LE only" making is a dead give away.
     
  3. slap shot

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    If you can prove it's made in 1980 why does the LE matter?
     
  4. MisterHappy

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    The prohibition is based on the year of manufacture, not on what's marked on it.

    OP: How do you know that they date from 1980?
     
  5. Rob Boudrie

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    Details please .... I am not aware of any mags that were marked "LE Only" before the 1994 federal ban.
     
  6. mrmags

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    Ive seen a few gen 2 glock mags marked le only. But any mags marked le only is a post 94 thing....best of my tiny knowledge
     
  7. boilermaker

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    This
     
  8. Sparkey

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    I personally would steer clear I don't want to have to prove they are from 1980
     
  9. Len-2A Training

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    LE markings were never put on mags prior to 9/14/1994.
     
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    What firearm are they for?
     
  11. slap shot

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    oh wait, maybe he has one thousand nine hundred and eighty of these so called legal LE mags...heads to classifieds...
     
  12. RAPSER

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    ok. so as far as i understand if its LE it post ban for sure?
     
  13. mrmike7189

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    B I N G O ....you be a felon if busted with those mags!
     
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    Yup.
     
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  17. Rob Boudrie

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    Do you know this for a FACT (ie, you could testify to it with certainty as expert witness?)

    Do you also know for a FACT that no manfuacturer started their run of LE marked mags once the terms of the 1994 ban were announced, but before it went into effect? (i.e., every manufacturer did their cutover on the effective date, or later?)

    And do you know this for EVERY manufacturer?

    I am not talking about "everyone sort of know it", but "traceable to an authoritative source" sworn testimony?
     
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  18. RWD-V8

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    Has anybody ever been prosecuted for possessing LE mags and not being a LEO?
     
  19. Len-2A Training

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    Yes.

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    And nobody in 1980 would have had a thought in their head to tag mags as LE Only. We're not splitting hairs here about mags made in September 1994 but prior to the ban.
     
  20. Glockster30

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    1980 might be the model number of the mag.
     

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