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LEO/Military Stamp

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by Kimber Custom, Aug 12, 2010.

  1. Kimber Custom

    Kimber Custom Vancouver, WA Bronze Vendor Bronze Vendor

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    When a magazine or rifle is stamped LEO/Military Use Only what does that mean in the real world?

    There are no restrictions in OR/WA on magazine capactiy so is it illegal to own something stamped LEO only? Who would/can enforce this?
     
  2. absoluterik07

    absoluterik07 Salem, OR Member

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    That's a good question. I myself would like an answer as my old eotech had the same thing written on it. I personally think it's a marketing gimmick or maybe applies in California but any input would be appreciated!
     
  3. Sasquatchvnv

    Sasquatchvnv Port Orchard Active Member

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    As I understand it, those stamps were used when the Clinton era "assault weapons" ban was in place. The stamp means nothing since the ban expired.
     
  4. Wierzbowski

    Wierzbowski Sherwood Member

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    "High capacity" magazines manufactured during the Brady Ban years had to be marked for military/LEO use by law, and could not be sold to civilians. Since the Brady Ban has gone away (thank goodness), the stamp no longer has any legal significance or consequence in states without a hi-cap ban.
     
  5. Redcap

    Redcap Lewis County, WA Well-Known Member

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    It means absolutely NOTHING now.
     
  6. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    +1

    It means nothings since the sunset of the assault weapon ban.
     
  7. HappyRoman

    HappyRoman Sherwood Forest Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Trismn, give me a break,, it means someone has a mag made during the Clinton assult ban, or that someone has a mag that the factory had time to stamp on, as they thought they would be sold during the ban, or just a mag that someone wanted to stamp, or..
     
  8. It still means something in Cali.
     
  9. Riot

    Riot Benton County, Washington Well-Known Member

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    In 1994 the Liberals thought it would be funny...joke even lasted until 2004.