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To: misanthrope
Sounds like the British L1A1 *SLR* version of the Belgian FAL, replaced by the L86 *Ibdividual Weapon* or SA-80. The Brit SLRs are semi-only based on the parts installed, but the feds consider them a MG because they have the machined milled cuts needed to install the full-auto components.

Might be L4A3 Sterling SMGs, though.

14 posted on 10/19/2003 4:13:56 AM PDT by archy (Angiloj! Mia kusenveturilo estas plena da angiloj!)
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To: archy
I figgered the weapon in question was a L1A1 (or FAL), but I've never heard of the JBTs attempting to prosecute anyone (let alone LEOs) for posessing a rifle CAPABLE OF BEING CONVERTED TO FULL AUTO.

If thier new SOP is as mentioned, there's alot of us in trouble. Consider all the owners of L1A1s, M1As, Mini-14 & 30s, etc, etc, etc.
19 posted on 10/19/2003 4:31:50 AM PDT by misanthrope
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