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#1 John Jr

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Posted 12 September 2004 - 11:37 PM

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Importation of Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Devices

* LCAFDs are no longer prohibited from importation. However, they are still subject to the provisions of the Arms Export Control Act. Therefore an approved Form 6 import permit is still required.


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#2 LIONHART

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Posted 12 September 2004 - 11:47 PM

John, thanks for posting the link. As you can probably tell, many of us are wide awake this evening celebrating! Time for a Cuban Cigar!
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Posted 13 September 2004 - 07:02 AM

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john and the guy who i knew that could have gotten that done,his permits just expired in the last few days{i think}


Tell him to renew it and hurry up. I want NIB Bridgeport drums.

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Posted 13 September 2004 - 07:33 AM

I don't see drums on the arms control list, is this link correct? Do you need a Form 6?
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Posted 14 September 2004 - 08:42 PM

That is great news, but I still think I've got to get out of New Yorkistan. ohmy.gif blink.gif We still can't have new production mags and drums, and no Full-Auto!!! sad.gif New York sucks, big time!!! ph34r.gif
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Posted 14 September 2004 - 08:48 PM

guys the awb sunset does nothing to allow the importation of USGI parts. that is under the realm of the US state dept. you can't bring in items that were made on US machinery or part of the lend lease. the AWB didn't cover that stuff.
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#7 John Jr

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Posted 14 September 2004 - 08:54 PM

You should still be able to import drums though.

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Posted 14 September 2004 - 09:26 PM

sad.gif Walter, leave that wretched place....life is to short to live without freedom.....GTF out of there! ohmy.gif

It is interesting to note, that the three popular Republican speakers at the Rep/Convention, Juliani, Schwartzenyager & McCain, that the Republicans praised, are all anti-gun. mad.gif ...Problems ahead.........jw
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Posted 14 September 2004 - 09:37 PM

Thanks Junglewalk! biggrin.gif I hear ya, and believe I'm on the verge of taking the plunge. blink.gif You are right, life is too short. The guy at the gunshop who helped me get my concealed carry permit was just diagnosed with cancer!! He is only 45! sad.gif I have to be decisive and make the move cool.gif Regards, Walter



P.S. I hope to see you and some of the others at the Jungle Walk.:-)
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Posted 14 September 2004 - 09:38 PM

Not only that, remember that McCain was the one who held hands with a certain Democrat to limit free speech ie "soft money". Just imagine if McCain had beaten Bush back in 2000. Where might we be now. ohmy.gif
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Posted 14 September 2004 - 10:08 PM

I don't see how WWII Thompson drums could be imported. Aren't they all lend lease stuff?
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Posted 14 September 2004 - 11:16 PM

Click the link in the first post. Does not say shit about lend lease.


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Posted 15 September 2004 - 12:15 AM

I don't believe they can be imported, as Lend Lease items (Including Vehicles, Tanks, Ect) cannot be imported thanks to Klinton. I realize the letter doesn't make mention of Lend Lease Magazines, but that is a seperate law all together, and in no way was connected to the '94 AWB. Those Drums will not be coming back. Not legally anyway. sad.gif
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Posted 15 September 2004 - 07:12 AM

You are probably right, but I will get to the bottom of it sometime and let yall know.
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Posted 15 September 2004 - 05:16 PM

Just a note:
a Curio/Relic FFL allows the licensee to import legal items on a form 6.
I have never done this but I'll try anything once!

Anyone know of any large caches of surplus drums out beyond our borders??? wink.gif

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Posted 15 September 2004 - 09:57 PM

correct, a C&R FFL does allow you to import C&R guns with a form 6, BUT it cannot have been used by a foreign military. kinda sucks. any ex-military stuff needs to be imported by either a regular FFL doing an occasional import or an importer. sucks!
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Posted 15 September 2004 - 11:09 PM

If the criterion is that the C&R items cannot have been used by a foreign military, I wonder where that leaves the sh*tload of Thompsons and accessories that were shipped to Russia and never used. Those things were never issued to troops, they just sat there in warehouses throughout the war and are now (apart from whatever rusting may have occurred in storage) as new as the day they were made. I guess it's all in the interpretation of what constitutes "military use". Who makes that call?
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Posted 16 September 2004 - 01:55 AM

CURSES! Foiled again! sad.gif
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Posted 16 September 2004 - 07:23 AM

It is ironic that we cannot bring home our national treasures. I guess the rationale behind lend lease restriction is so Americans would not be wasting their money on their own stuff. I wonder what made Clinton even think of that. If the government really wanted to save money, they would place a higher priority restricting civilian vendors from charging $50.00 for a screw or $1000 for a commode lid.
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Posted 16 September 2004 - 07:55 AM

Who is going to prove what was used and what was not used? I am going to look further into this and get back to everyone. I am going to start by writing a letter to the BATFE and getting an opinion on the matter. If they clear me, then I guess I need to write to the state department next. Does that sound about right for a start?

Thanks

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