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As with most N.J. owners, the new law reducing max magazine capacity from 15 to 10 rounds affects me the most. The question(s) I have concern the legality and practicality of reducing a magazine capacity to 10 rounds to be in compliance with the law. Reading many forums and opinions I can't get a definitive strategy on how I can keep the 15 round mags I already own. All mags accompanied handguns purchased in New Jersey. Now I have less than 180 days to deal with them. My current quandary: Magazines must be permanently modified to limit them to 10 round capacities. California forums seem to indicate that one can rivet, epoxy or weld a block to make a mag legal. However the wording of the new N.J. statute gives me pause. It says: "The bill makes its provisions effective immediately, but allows for a 180-day grace period to transfer, render inoperable, or voluntarily surrender a semi-automatic rifle or magazine that will be unlawful under the bill." Does "render inoperable" include reducing capacity to 10 rounds? Is the high capacity nature of a magazine the aspect that must be inoperable or must the magazine be destroyed altogether? I have gone ahead and ordered mag conversion kits for two of my 9mm mags and will permanently modify them whenever I can find out what that will mean in N.J. My other complaint I will throw out there is the unfortunately lack of 10 round factory magazines in stock. In particular, Walther and Glock mags in low capacity are very hard to find and the situation is likely to worsen now that we are a 10 round state. I also imagine N.J. gun stores will be sending hundreds of 15 round firearms packages back to their distributors. What a mess.
Hello everyone, brand new to the board so let me know if I'm in the right subforum or if I can have this better answered elsewhere. pagunforums.com anyone? lol Can anyone recommend an FFL in Pennsylvania that will pin weld breaks, pin stocks, and also accept transfers. I live in North Jersey so anything in North PA with low FFL and gunsmithing fees are preferable. I am running into problems with a shop refusing to send complete AR 15s to NJ FFLs. Any help is appreciated.