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- Aug 8, 2009
ARV pretty much has it covered. That's the current thoughts of EOPS.
Is that the official interpretation of EOPS, or just Ron Glidden's opinion?
This is the best explanation I have heard and I really like it!
Only it doesn't hold up to scrutiny because the law specifically says fixed or detachable. I assume your magazine tube holds shells when it's affixed to your shotgun, right?
MGL Chapter 140 said:“Large capacity feeding device”, (i) a fixed or detachable magazine, box, drum, feed strip or similar device capable of accepting, or that can be readily converted to accept, more than ten rounds of ammunition or more than five shotgun shells; or (ii) a large capacity ammunition feeding device as defined in the federal Public Safety and Recreational Firearms Use Protection Act, 18 U.S.C. section 921(a)(31) as appearing in such section on September 13, 1994. The term “large capacity feeding device” shall not include an attached tubular device designed to accept, and capable of operating only with,.22 caliber ammunition.
I don't think Glidden even bothers to read the laws. He just "knows" them, like most cops.