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    Standard AR trigger

    Handed in a AR with a custom trigger and they will not pay for trigger without original trigger. So if anyone is going to hand in a trigger on its own. Can I hand it in please.
    Overkill is still dead.

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    That's ridiculous. Cant you say you've sold it?
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    That's bull shit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 7mmwsm View Post
    Handed in a AR with a custom trigger and they will not pay for trigger without original trigger. So if anyone is going to hand in a trigger on its own. Can I hand it in please.
    What about those of us who ditched the front plastic 2 piece grip and put on a free float one? Going to get same thing?
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    Quote Originally Posted by mosinchap View Post
    What about those of us who ditched the front plastic 2 piece grip and put on a free float one? Going to get same thing?
    Yep. Got a note on another with free float forend and low profile gas block. It's a pre Windhim Bushmaster which I've modified to similar specs to the Vex. But they look at the writing on the lower and start arguing from there.
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    Thats the deal, firearm must be 100% operable and any custom bits currently on the firearm to make it functional are classed as standard. You will get paid $105 for the standard trigger if you have it as a spare. Suggest you swap out the custom and present it as such.

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    Been through this. I was lucky enough to find my old trigger by pure chance. I thought I biffed it. I said I had the receipt. It meant nothing to them. Police don't give receipts or deal with products. They provide a regulatory backdrop to black markets. Confiscation is all they know.

    This would have to be one of the dumbest of their rulings. As I asked, "why can't your experts tell it is a Timney" and the reply I got "They can't remove it". Some experts.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mathias View Post
    Thats the deal, firearm must be 100% operable and any custom bits currently on the firearm to make it functional are classed as standard. You will get paid $105 for the standard trigger if you have it as a spare. Suggest you swap out the custom and present it as such.
    Not true, they will pay you for the custom if you have the original loose with the gun. You do not need to swap them over. Have done this with 3 rifles. Ditto free float hand guards with 2 piece guards loose with the gun.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 7mmwsm View Post
    Handed in a AR with a custom trigger and they will not pay for trigger without original trigger. So if anyone is going to hand in a trigger on its own. Can I hand it in please.
    Call the shops, they will have them and can't get rid of them. Can they sell you one? No idea.
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    Yea no issues buying triggers as they are the same as the 22-15's

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tommy View Post
    Not true, they will pay you for the custom if you have the original loose with the gun. You do not need to swap them over. Have done this with 3 rifles. Ditto free float hand guards with 2 piece guards loose with the gun.
    Only going on what they told me at my time of handing in when I questioned it. I think how you described, should be how its handled.

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    guess I will be looking for 2 then along with free float tubes, barrels and gas blocks trigger guard, grips, and stocks as I never kept the ones I never had in the first place when I built the rifles.................idiots

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikee View Post
    guess I will be looking for 2 then along with free float tubes, barrels and gas blocks trigger guard, grips, and stocks as I never kept the ones I never had in the first place when I built the rifles.................idiots
    Why would people not just sell these items on?
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    That’s fkn bulshit, I know blokes who’ve got extra for stuff like that

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mathias View Post
    Only going on what they told me at my time of handing in when I questioned it. I think how you described, should be how its handled.

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