Why a convicted felon can posses a black powder?

Asked 5 months ago - Salt Lake City, UT

It is as powerful as real firearms as to a 44 cal BP revolver that can fire 6 rounds before loading?

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  1. Christian K. Lassen II


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    Answered . Best bet is to stay away from it, as you don't need more trouble.

  2. Catherine Cleveland


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    Answered . who told you a convicted felon could possess black power? And why would you need it?

  3. David Merrill Walters


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    Answered . I noticed in the comments that the asker stated that muzzle loaders are "obviously" not firearms because they are loaded from the muzzle and do not fire centerfire ammunition. That statement is incorrect. As an example, the early and first version Savage 10-ML inlines have been deemed firearms. The BATF has deemed certain muzzle loading firearms with interchangeable barrels, those that may readily be converted to to centerfire ammunition, or those that have frames or receivers with characteristics of a firearm as "firearms" which may not be possessed by a prohibited person. The BATF has a partial list below and retains the right to update the list as it sees fit. Be careful making bold statements when the BATF is involved.

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