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Overall Length

Discussion in 'Rifle Discussion' started by M.Link, Aug 23, 2010.

  1. M.Link

    M.Link Guest

    What is the minimum overall length for a shotgun? I'd like to cut down a double barrel and put a pistol grip on it but jm pretty sure it would be to short overall since it dosent really have an action to make up some of it's length.
     
  2. UncalledForGabe

    UncalledForGabe Aloha Or. Member

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    I'm pretty sure its 26" I might be wrong though.
     
  3. zeppelin

    zeppelin Benton County WA Active Member

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    Under the National Firearms Act (NFA) it is illegal for a private citizen to possess a sawed-off modern smokeless powder shotgun, i.e. with a barrel length less than 18 inches (46 cm) and an overall length less than 26 inches (66 cm), without a tax-stamped permit from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, which requires a background check and a $200 fee for every transfer. However, if the weapon was manufactured by a licensed builder, with a short barrel and no stock, the transfer fee is $5.
     
  4. M.Link

    M.Link Guest

    Thanks.