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Transferring a pre-89 import ban AK into MA...

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by 1911rnr, Jan 11, 2019.

  1. 1911rnr

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    It's a Kassnar (all Kassnar Imports marked SA-85M rifles are pre-89) SA-85M. Having a hard time finding an FFL that knows the laws. Have contacted 3, none of which want to touch it.
     

  2. daekken

    daekken NES Member

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    I'd try Northeast Arms if you haven't already.
     
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  3. LuvDog

    LuvDog NES Member

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    Try one of the many NES FFLs at the mill in Littleton
     
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  4. arsco

    arsco NES Member

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    It worked for me
     
  5. BUMPA01603

    BUMPA01603 NES Member

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    They might have to neuter that poor rifle first however :(
     
  6. jpm

    jpm NES Member

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    PM sent with the answer
     
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  7. 1911rnr

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    Not on a pre-89 import rifle.
     
  8. 1911rnr

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    Thanks, guys, I sent some messages out.
     
  9. Behind Enemy Lines

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    Where are you located, that might help narrow it down. If you're near the Cape...

    [cheers]
     
  10. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA NES Member

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    Yeah. Location would be helpful. But I know I was trying to get an Uzi in a month or so ago. No dice at a dealership or two. Strange since the importing of them, like your AK, ended WELL before the ban.
     
  11. amm5061

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    It's pre-ban. There should be problem with inbounding it. Since it's pre-94 AWB there's 0 ambiguity; it's 100% legal in any configuration.
     
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  12. BUMPA01603

    BUMPA01603 NES Member

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    Sorry, had a brain fart.....
     
  13. KevinR

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    I'm in Littleton, I'll transfer it..
     
  14. KevinR

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    Being pre-89, it can be in any configuration. Post-89 has to be 922r compliant. And be pre-94.
     
  15. glide

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    Who won’t touch a pre-pre-ban rifle?!

    Out them.
     
  16. LuvDog

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    I’ve run in to the same issue. Some FFLs won’t tranfer a pre ban item unless there is documentation that it was in state prior to the ban
     
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  17. Len-2A Training

    Len-2A Training Instructor Instructor NES Life Member NES Member

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    The unsigned, undated ugly memo that erroneously stated that everything pre-ban had to be possessed IN MASS on 9/13/1994 rears its ugly head still. Proves that many FFLs flunked basic reading skills . . . those in EOPS that stated that "in Massachusetts" were actual words in MGL were lying to everyone but it sticks.
     
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    67ray NES Member

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    Overall length of an Uzi with folding stock causes some FFL to refuse transfer
     
  19. abundigas

    abundigas NES Member

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    It being a Long Gun, Legal to own in MA, if the Rifle is within driving distance, couldn't one purchase it at the sellers FFL out of state and then EFA-10 when he brings it into MA?
     
  20. Dennis in MA

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    I'll have to measure it. On the flip side, I'm still considering Form 1'ing it and getting the 8" bbl. I did get the fake suppressor. That's a good look AND it gives a different/better place to put my off-hand. I was surprised at the lack of comfort shooting from the shoulder. Worse than an under folder AK.
     
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    Actually... I think you're right. eFA-10 within 7(?) days of bringing it into the state and move on with life.

    My guess is he bought it off armslist or something and it's not practical to drive out to get it.
     
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    Yes but some out of state FFL's may not sell it once they see you're from MA....
     
  23. enbloc

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    Transferring a pre-89 import ban AK into MA...

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