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Stripped Lowers In WA

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by xjjeeper223, Feb 5, 2010.

  1. xjjeeper223

    xjjeeper223 Medford Active Member

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    Just out of curiousity, I know that in WA, you must wait several dys to buy a hangun if you dont have a concealed carry license. However, you can walk out the same day with a rifle purchase. What about stripped AR15 lowers? Is there a waiting period on those up there? Im just wondering how far that waiting period extends for you guys up there.

    Thanks.
     
  2. Redcap

    Redcap Lewis County, WA Well-Known Member

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    Long gun lower = no wait.

    Not sure if marked as a pistol lower. Probably standard (and idiotic) waiting period.
     
  3. gixxer1974

    gixxer1974 Portlad Oregon Member

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    No wait if you have a cwp. and the lower I bought for my build wasn't marked pistol or rifle. but since I live in Oregon now I don't know what the answer to that would be
     
  4. Iansstud

    Iansstud SW WA / PDX Member

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  5. cbzdel

    cbzdel Tacoma, WA Member

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    I just bought a stripped lower a couple weeks back. I am over 21 and have a CPL but I did not show my CPL at time of purchase. There was no wait, and it says long gun on the form.
     
  6. wayoutwest

    wayoutwest Polk County, Oregon Active Member

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    The one you bought "says long gun", you purchased a rifle/long gun, so there is no wait.

    If it was sold as a handgun or receiver you would then have to follow the rules for handguns...
     
  7. cbzdel

    cbzdel Tacoma, WA Member

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    Does a pistol lower actually have the engraved into the lower? How would one know if its a rifle or pistol frame?
     
  8. wayoutwest

    wayoutwest Polk County, Oregon Active Member

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    Some lowers say "Pistol" on them

    Most lowers ship as AR15 receivers and then become a rifle or a pistol on the form 4473 when you check the box...if the 4473 is checked as a receiver it can be built as either a rifle or pistol....(but it can not go back and forth)

    Not being an FFL I do not know if they have to enter them into inventory as rifle/pistol/receiver, I assume as a receiver.
     
  9. johnqpublic

    johnqpublic wa state New Member

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    Does any one know about the reliability of the 60% AR receivers KT Ordinance?
     
  10. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    That was an error by your FFL
     
  11. Iansstud

    Iansstud SW WA / PDX Member

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    Yes it was!!! Looks like your FFL missed the memo that was sent to all FFL's last year! (link on bottom of Post #5)