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Cutting down a barrel
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Normanvin;25207 Wrote:Thank you I was looking for that but my internet keeps cutting out.

You're welcome.
And for what it's worth, If I were to cut one down I would want to leave at least ¼" extra just to cover my ass, some prefer ½" and I don't blame them at all.
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mauser;25203 Wrote:http://www.legis.state.pa.us/WU01/LI/LI/...0.061..HTM

§ 6102. Definitions.

Quote:"Firearm." Any pistol or revolver with a barrel length less than 15 inches, any shotgun with a barrel length less than 18 inches or any rifle with a barrel length less than 16 inches, or any pistol, revolver, rifle or shotgun with an overall length of less than 26 inches. The barrel length of a firearm shall be determined by measuring from the muzzle of the barrel to the face of the closed action, bolt or cylinder, whichever is applicable.

That's the official definition.
Shotgun; minimum barrel length 18", minimum overall length 26".
Rifle; minimum barrel length 16", minimum overall length 26".
If either dimension on either item is less than stated you need a properly acquited tax stamp to be legal.

Just to clarify, you posted the PA state law which defines firearms, NOT the federal law which defines SBR's and SBS's. They happen to be the exact same measurements, so for our purposes it is the same. But I just wanted to point that out so no one is confused.
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