Additional barrel meaning clarify

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Additional barrel meaning clarify

Post by Shooterlike » Mon Oct 12, 2020 3:50 am

Hi I've got a 22 with additional barrel 3006 license, so can I buy 2 weapons or only a switch barrel or, can i buy a 22 and alter the stock ti fit 3006 ad i read the act and it mentioned about conversion and also shortening barrel length but nothing abut altering the stock

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Re: Additional barrel meaning clarify

Post by sourabhsangale » Mon Oct 12, 2020 4:13 pm

According to law you can only keep 2 weapons .

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Re: Additional barrel meaning clarify

Post by Vikram » Mon Oct 12, 2020 4:35 pm

Shooterlike wrote:
Mon Oct 12, 2020 3:50 am
Hi I've got a 22 with additional barrel 3006 license, so can I buy 2 weapons or only a switch barrel or, can i buy a 22 and alter the stock ti fit 3006 ad i read the act and it mentioned about conversion and also shortening barrel length but nothing abut altering the stock
You need to be clear in your question. Quite to difficult to understand the exact points you are training to raise.
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Re: Additional barrel meaning clarify

Post by miroflex » Tue Oct 13, 2020 12:04 pm

Shooterlike wrote:
Mon Oct 12, 2020 3:50 am
Hi I've got a 22 with additional barrel 3006 license, so can I buy 2 weapons or only a switch barrel or, can i buy a 22 and alter the stock ti fit 3006 ad i read the act and it mentioned about conversion and also shortening barrel length but nothing abut altering the stock
It would help to clarify the position if you could upload photos of the relevant pages of your licence/licences.
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Re: Additional barrel meaning clarify

Post by Vikram » Tue Oct 13, 2020 3:23 pm

sourabhsangale wrote:
Mon Oct 12, 2020 4:13 pm
According to law you can only keep 2 weapons .
A firearm that comes with spare barrels as a part of the original package/sale is considered as one firearm. It will be entered as X gun with Xspare barrels.
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Re: Additional barrel meaning clarify

Post by Shooterlike » Thu Oct 15, 2020 3:23 am

Vikram wrote:
Mon Oct 12, 2020 4:35 pm
Shooterlike wrote:
Mon Oct 12, 2020 3:50 am
Hi I've got a 22 with additional barrel 3006 license, so can I buy 2 weapons or only a switch barrel or, can i buy a 22 and alter the stock ti fit 3006 ad i read the act and it mentioned about conversion and also shortening barrel length but nothing abut altering the stock
You need to be clear in your question. Quite to difficult to understand the exact points you are training to raise.
Sorry about that, let me explain clearly, i got two sentences in my license 1 saying it grants me a 22 rifle since I'm an aspiring shooter and 2 that it grants me an additional barrel of 3006 since I requested it for participating in big bore event

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Re: Additional barrel meaning clarify

Post by Shooterlike » Thu Oct 15, 2020 3:24 am

Vikram wrote:
Tue Oct 13, 2020 3:23 pm
sourabhsangale wrote:
Mon Oct 12, 2020 4:13 pm
According to law you can only keep 2 weapons .
A firearm that comes with spare barrels as a part of the original package/sale is considered as one firearm. It will be entered as X gun with Xspare barrels.
Can i get 2 fire arms as in a license mentioned in the previous post

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Re: Additional barrel meaning clarify

Post by Vikram » Fri Oct 16, 2020 4:32 pm

Shooterlike wrote:
Thu Oct 15, 2020 3:23 am
Vikram wrote:
Mon Oct 12, 2020 4:35 pm
Shooterlike wrote:
Mon Oct 12, 2020 3:50 am
Hi I've got a 22 with additional barrel 3006 license, so can I buy 2 weapons or only a switch barrel or, can i buy a 22 and alter the stock ti fit 3006 ad i read the act and it mentioned about conversion and also shortening barrel length but nothing abut altering the stock
You need to be clear in your question. Quite to difficult to understand the exact points you are training to raise.
Sorry about that, let me explain clearly, i got two sentences in my license 1 saying it grants me a 22 rifle since I'm an aspiring shooter and 2 that it grants me an additional barrel of 3006 since I requested it for participating in big bore event
Would it be possible to post a photo or the exact wording on the licence here? I am unaware of any models where rim fire and centre fire barrels can be swapped.
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Re: Additional barrel meaning clarify

Post by Shooterlike » Wed Oct 21, 2020 12:55 am

sure as of now im not in home town and my license is there so give me a week, but before that, arent blaser r8 and thompson all are switch barrels with 3006 and 22 barrels,kindly clarify

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Re: Additional barrel meaning clarify

Post by Vikram » Wed Oct 21, 2020 3:45 pm

Shooterlike wrote:
Wed Oct 21, 2020 12:55 am
sure as of now im not in home town and my license is there so give me a week, but before that, arent blaser r8 and thompson all are switch barrels with 3006 and 22 barrels,kindly clarify
There are many models that allow switching barrels. Barrels from different cartridge groups (short, medium,long) can be swapped by changing the bolt head. However, to my knowledge, there are no models that allow changing from rim fire to centre fire barrels and vice versa.

.22LR is a tiny rim fire cartridge compared to centre fire cartridges such as the .30-06.
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Re: Additional barrel meaning clarify

Post by eljefe » Wed Oct 21, 2020 4:25 pm

If you look at the bottom metal of a .22 rifle and see its size and magazine well etc and compare to a ‘long action’ like a .30-06, you can immediately make out that just a ‘switch barrel will not do.
Switch barrels will usually be offered in comparable cartridge lengths. EG., .243 and .308 Where case length is similar.

Changing the barrels is just not enough. You will also have to change position of the firing pin to strike off centre for a .22 -its a rimfire, remember? and the diameter of the bolt face And extractor ejector etc if it is to pick up a rimmed case. All in all a very major gunsmithing proposition which will cost a lot. Definitely not something you can do in 10 min.
So, who ever granted you that licence had no idea of what he was doing.
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