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Author Topic: Hmmm could this be considered a CT legal Pistol grip?  (Read 632 times)

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Hmmm could this be considered a CT legal Pistol grip?
« on: March 13, 2018, 08:58:07 AM »

Seeing how none of the fingers except the trigger finger of your hand will be under the action of the weapon... ??

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Re: Hmmm could this be considered a CT legal Pistol grip?
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2018, 08:59:57 AM »
that looks like it would be horrible to hold and shoot........ 
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Re: Hmmm could this be considered a CT legal Pistol grip?
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2018, 09:28:59 AM »
Could be wrong but wasnt the argument that the bcg is part of the action and travels down the buffer tube so no go?
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Re: Hmmm could this be considered a CT legal Pistol grip?
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2018, 09:32:17 AM »
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Could be wrong but wasnt the argument that the bcg is part of the action and travels down the buffer tube so no go?

I have heard this as well, but not seen any official comments or rulings on buffer tube being part of the action.  What is strange is the Ares Defense SCR is 50 state legal, but the spring system in the handle that operates similar to semi auto shotguns could also be considered part of the action with the same logic as the buffer tube, but that is allowed. 

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Re: Hmmm could this be considered a CT legal Pistol grip?
« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2018, 10:15:09 AM »
The state uses the term "action of weapon" defined as

"(3) “Action of the weapon” means the part of the firearm that loads, fires and ejects a cartridge, which part includes, but is not limited to, the upper and lower receiver, charging handle, forward assist, magazine release and shell deflector"

That grip would be a no go because your fingers are under the charging handle and even the receivers.

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Re: Hmmm could this be considered a CT legal Pistol grip?
« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2018, 10:18:52 AM »
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I have heard this as well, but not seen any official comments or rulings on buffer tube being part of the action.  What is strange is the Ares Defense SCR is 50 state legal, but the spring system in the handle that operates similar to semi auto shotguns could also be considered part of the action with the same logic as the buffer tube, but that is allowed.

The SCR does not have a pistol grip and the fingers on the shooting hand are behind the "action" not below.

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Re: Hmmm could this be considered a CT legal Pistol grip?
« Reply #6 on: March 13, 2018, 10:45:03 AM »
The buffer spring in the buffer tube is part of the action.
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Re: Hmmm could this be considered a CT legal Pistol grip?
« Reply #7 on: March 13, 2018, 11:20:09 AM »
Hold it sideways like a gangster with a glock.

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Re: Hmmm could this be considered a CT legal Pistol grip?
« Reply #8 on: March 13, 2018, 11:40:00 AM »
heat up the A2 handle and put a nice bend in it with the heat gun.... now the pistol grip is on the side of the action, hold it sideways with the foregrip and eject brass on the ground.... now mag and grip is on the side of the action  :shocked:


of course, I remember 4 years ago people complaining about the price of a preban when a lower was $600 maybe..... 4 years later, still trying to find a workaround for a rifle and the cost had doubled and tripled for a preban......
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Re: Hmmm could this be considered a CT legal Pistol grip?
« Reply #9 on: March 13, 2018, 04:59:28 PM »
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The pistol grip is attached to the lower which IS considered part of the action of the weapon.

"(3) “Action of the weapon” means the part of the firearm that loads, fires and ejects a cartridge, which part includes, but is not limited to, the upper and lower receiver, charging handle, forward assist, magazine release and shell deflector;"

To top it off one would still have to get past the idiotic ban on the AR-15 copy/duplicates language on post ban firearms.
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Re: Hmmm could this be considered a CT legal Pistol grip?
« Reply #10 on: March 13, 2018, 05:06:20 PM »
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The SCR does not have a pistol grip and the fingers on the shooting hand are behind the "action" not below.
Not entirely correct. The buffer spring and BCG rat tail go down into the stock on the Ares SCR.



The SCR gets a pass because You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login a "palm swell" style grip is not a "pistol grip" even though the language of the law does not mention "palm swell" style grips in any form.
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