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#1 CementSock

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Posted June 30 2020 - 05:43 PM

I'm new to ARs and all this SAFE Compliance is making my head spin. Am I allowed to buy a non-compliant AR-15, say on gunbroker for instance, as long as I remove the non-compliant parts? Or am I pretty much left to have to build my own/buy a SAFE complete.

 

Really trying to weigh out my options and I feel like the more I read, the more confused I get. I've found a few ARs online that I want buy they mostly have pistol grips and removable mags. I want to know if I can still get an FFL for something like that. Any advice is greatly appreciated.



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#2 rezelution

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Posted June 30 2020 - 05:57 PM

why go through all of that headache when you can just buy a compliant AR which are sold in most places. 



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Posted June 30 2020 - 05:58 PM

https://www.dark-storm.com

 

here they have great selections 


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#4 CementSock

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Posted June 30 2020 - 06:14 PM

why go through all of that headache when you can just buy a compliant AR which are sold in most places. 

 

I'm planning on moving to a free state in the near future but wanted to buy guns now. Can the NY compliant guns be changed once I move?



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Posted June 30 2020 - 06:54 PM

I'm planning on moving to a free state in the near future but wanted to buy guns now. Can the NY compliant guns be changed once I move?

DSI offers that option if you move to a free state. They will switch the N.Y. fixed model lower for a regular AR lower.

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Posted June 30 2020 - 11:22 PM

I'm planning on moving to a free state in the near future but wanted to buy guns now. Can the NY compliant guns be changed once I move?


Yes. Think of AR’s like legos, you can put things on and take them off.
The only thing I’ve read is that a rifle cannot be made into a pistol, but a pistol may be made into a rifle. But if you assemble your own, how can anyone tell what it started out as?

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Posted July 01 2020 - 09:45 AM

A lot of dealers sell the gun with a mag lock in the gun followed by a small weld to prevent easily removing mag lock. Move to free state. Drill out small weld and install normal mag release

#8 CementSock

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Posted July 02 2020 - 09:43 PM

Thanks for the replies.

 

So would I be able to buy any AR15 online and have it shipped to an FFL provided I buy the necessary compliance parts aftermarket?

 

My other idea was buying all the parts separate and assembling in a free state where I have a second home, only downside is that its seemingly really difficult to get all the necessary parts together due to a lack of availability.






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