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Mech-Tech Uppers

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by chipinsc, Jun 20, 2012.

  1. chipinsc

    chipinsc

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    I hope this is the right place to post this ...did the search thing found nothing on it so...what are thoughts on this? Has anyone had any hands on with one ?
    http://mechtechsys.com/glock.php
     
  2. SCmasterblaster

    SCmasterblaster G17 carrier since 1989 Millennium Member

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    Wierd stuff. I prefer my Glock G17 in its original condition.
     

  3. Bello

    Bello America/Italia

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    Pretty cool if your into PCC!
     
  4. SCmasterblaster

    SCmasterblaster G17 carrier since 1989 Millennium Member

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    GRT45 Transform & Win

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    Pistol Caliber Carbine

    For the OP, here is a relatively recent thread in The 10 Ring Forum at Glock Talk that will interest you: Got the Mech Tech
     
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  6. SCmasterblaster

    SCmasterblaster G17 carrier since 1989 Millennium Member

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    Thanks - good acronym.
     
  7. TeeJay37

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    Wouldn't this still have to be a SBS, since it started as a pistol?
     
  8. chipinsc

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    Thx GRT checking it now
     
  9. stolenphot0

    stolenphot0 RTF2 Addict

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    No, not a SBR because the barrel and overall length are within lawful limits.

    The Roni systems (except the newest) are all SBR.
     
  10. TeeJay37

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    So, for example, you could take a Ruger 10/22 Charger and throw a 16"+ barrel on it and a stock and not have to register it? I thought I had seen that doing such mods require registration.
     
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    I think it all depends what is considered the "gun" in respects to manufacturing. But from what I have seen mentioned online, yes you could.

    http://thefiringline.com/forums/showthread.php?t=464660

    My concern would be on a Ruger the action/receiver is considered the gun and that is what is registered under the ATF for manufacturing. On a Glock the lower frame is the gun (FFL needed). I may have worded this "not quite right" but I hope you see what I am trying to say.

    Disclaimer: I am not proficient in (or even want to pretend to know) ATF manufacturing rules so if this is something you truly wanted to do, then either call the ATF or have a lawyer handle it for you In the end I think its cheaper to just buy the 10/22 anyways (you obviously already know that) :supergrin:
     
  12. TeeJay37

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    Okay, I just wanted to get it straight. I have no plans to do this(especially converting a gun to a cheaper gun for more money, lol).
     
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    stolenphot0 RTF2 Addict

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    The Supreme Court had a ruling on a similar case with the Thompson/Center Contender, but I cannot say if the ruling would carry over to the Charger.

    http://www.stephenhalbrook.com/tc.html
     
  14. Kyle M.

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    The mech tech upper does not require any registering. Now if you putva stock on your 4.5" barreled glock you would be creating an sbr.
     
  15. Kingarthurhk

    Kingarthurhk Isaiah 53:4-9

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    I looked into these, and feather, etc. Then I found out LWD is going to make full AR's, and they even had an integrally supressed 9mm as a prototype. They had .45ACP, a .40, and a 10mm all taking Glock magazines. I am waiting patiently for an AR from them to be fully released this year. I want the 10mm. Slap an Aredondo on that magazine and have a 20 round 10mm gas operated AR Glock carbine.
     
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