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Old 11-05-2017, 09:46 AM   #1
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Hey Guys, Just wondering if I could use
a 80% receiver for a pistol build,
thanks for the input...
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Old 11-05-2017, 10:08 AM   #2
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Hey Guys, Just wondering if I could use
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thanks for the input...
A "what" receiver?

There's no such thing as what you describe mentioned in any legal code.

It's either a "firearms receiver" by legal definition or it's not.



Now, the law says you can make a firearm for your personal use, so if you take a hunk of metal that resembles a firearm receiver, and drill a few holes and grind a few slots so that it meets the legal definition of "firearms receiver" . . . .

. . . weeelll sheeeeeeit, you've made a firearm for personal use.


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Old 11-05-2017, 10:35 AM   #3
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I was referring to using a 80%childers rec
with rails welded in place for a AK pistol build,
sorry for not being clear , but thanks for the
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sorry for not being clear , but thanks for the
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I knew what you meant, and you don't have to detail it out.

There is legally no such thing as an "80% receiver". That is a colloquialism used by vendors & the community.

When you make your own firearm ( i.e. drill those holes & slot those slots on that conveniently-shaped piece of metal ), it will be considered a "virgin receiver", and - under the U.S. Code - a virgin receiver may be used to build any firearm.

- handgun
- long gun
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Old 11-05-2017, 12:10 PM   #5
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I was referring to using a 80%childers rec
with rails welded in place for a AK pistol build,
sorry for not being clear , but thanks for the
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It's not a "receiver", until it is finished off with the proper holes it's nothing but a chunk of metal that can be used for whatever purpose you choose.
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