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    RPAL Renewal and Restricted Registration

    So here's a brief summary of my latest interaction with the CFP.

    RPAL expiry: May 26
    Renewal submitted: April 24 online (I know, that's a little tight.)
    Renewal approved: between May 20 and May 24 (They don't specify. I just noticed the status when I checked online once a week)
    Renewed RPAL received: TBA

    Aero Precision receiver purchased: May 17 (Thanks, RDSC.)
    Receiver shipped: May 27
    Receiver received: June 3
    Registration certificate received: June 7

    Reading the cert, I notice it's registered as:

    Class: Restricted (duh)
    Type: Rifle
    Action: Semi-Automatic
    Barrel Length: Frame/Receiver only

    I also notice the following "standard xonditions" attached:

    Firearm owners must report to the Registrar of Firearms, with in 30 days:

    - any modification to the firearm that affects its classification;
    - any modification that results in the firearm ceasing to be a firearm;
    - any change to a frame or receiver that allows it to discharge ammunition;
    - any modification to the type, action, calibre or gauge of the firearm; and
    - any modification to an altered automatic firearm.

    Gotta love that a receiver can be a semi-auto rifle.

    Interesting set of conditions too.

    Such stupid legislation.
    Last edited by awndray; 06-07-2019 at 09:16 PM.

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    " any modification to the type, action, calibre or gauge of the firearm..."
    I'm 100% unlikely to call the CFC when I swap uppers....
    "It is an absolute truism that law-abiding, armed citizens pose no threat to other law-abiding citizens."

    Ammo, camo and things that go "blammo".

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    I don't know if it's always been that way, but it seems like they wrote those conditions specifically to prevent us from gaming the system. Smart move. Arseholes.

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    I wonder what that does to a possible 12x designation? Will you be grandfathered as an ar15 owner or as a stripped lower owner?
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    Well no other firearm has a separate classification for stripped lower vs complete rifle. Not that I'm saying it can't happen but the lower is the only registered/controlled part currently.

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    While it's true that the receiver is the registered part, my Armalite is registered a complete rifle. So whatever they're doing, it's dirty. Obviously.

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    Expect a run on uppers and 3D printers next.
    Realistically there is no way they can put the genie back in the bottle.
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    Guess it may be a good idea to seperate uppers and lowers for transport, at least for ones that were not purchased as a complete riffle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Greglc View Post
    Guess it may be a good idea to seperate uppers and lowers for transport, at least for ones that were not purchased as a complete riffle.
    [silliness]

    If you do that don't you have to notify the Canadian Firearms Program when you take them apart ('any modification that results in the firearm ceasing to be a firearm'),
    and then notify the Canadian Firearms Program when you put them together ('any change to a frame or receiver that allows it to discharge ammunition')?

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    I'm gonna start calling the CFP every time I disassemble my firearms for a thorough cleaning, and then again when I reassemble them. After all, I'm modifying them, aren't I?

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