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Old 27th June 2015, 06:36 PM
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Originally Posted by raygun View Post
But what does the legislation say is semi-auto ?

Could it be that if each pull of the trigger, without any other action, discharges a missile then a lot of people are stuffed.

As far as I recall, like a ton of Uk law, there is no statutory definition. Therefore the generally accepted term, dictionary definition is applied. In this case it means a gun where the pull of a trigger discharges a bullet AND THEN automatically loads a further round into a position where it can be immediately fired by a second pull of the trigger. Again it's a subtle difference to a revolver which does the reverse.


Edit: so as far as UK law goes the Steyr is a semi-auto, fire first then reload, CP88 not, loads first then fires !
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