Can I Ship An Upper Receiver?

Can you mail an AR 15 lower?

Per your statement, you are shipping a firearm, specifically an AR-15 lower receiver from a rifle, that is missing both the barrel and stock.

In its shipped configuration it is capable of being shipped in a USPS Priority Mail small box.

Thus, it is (1) a firearm, and (2) “capable of being concealed on the person.”.

Can I buy an upper receiver in California?

Any part other than a lower receiver can legally ship anywhere……it is up to the buyer to comply with local laws, i.e. do not put a pistol upper on a rifle receiver, a forward grip on an AR pistol in Cali, etc. In fact, you can order any upper parts from major manufacturers and have them ship to your own address.

Can I buy a 10.5 inch upper in CA?

It’s Disneyland for gun owners. And also, about the 10.5 inch barrel, you can technically purchase a 10.5 inch complete upper, but it’s illegal to mount it to a lower receiver. … You can’t be in possession of a upper less than 16 inches unless you own a registered sbr or m16 or a lower registered as a pistol.

What is the shortest barrel allowed on an AR 15 in California?

16 inchesCalifornia Penal Code 17170 PC defines a “short-barreled rifle” as a rifle having either: A barrel or barrels of less than 16 inches in length; or, An overall length of less than 26 inches.

Do you need FFL for upper receiver?

No! AR upper receivers are “NOT” considered a firearm. It’s the lower receiver that’s the firearm along with it’s serial number which makes it so. Buying a complete lower receiver, however requires an FFL for purchase or (transfer in some states).

Is an AR 15 Upper considered a firearm?

As you probably know, the only part of an AR-15 that’s legally considered a firearm is the lower receiver. That’s the part that’s serialized and requires a background check to purchase (unless you buy an 80% lower and finish it yourself, but that’s another story).

Can you ship a stripped lower to your house?

An FFL is a Federal Firearms License. … It can’t be shipped straight to your door like an 80% lower (unless it’s an antique firearm, though some laws still apply).

Can you ship an AR upper to your house?

you can have any other part (or any combination of parts – assembled or otherwise) sent to your home with no FFL transfer needed, as long as there’s not a lower receiver in the mix. A lot of places will ship rifle “kits” with everything except the lower.

Can you fly with a stripped lower?

DO NOT, under any circumstances, CARRY A STRIPPED LOWER aboard a commercial aircraft. The TSA will confiscate it, probably charge you with attempt to smuggle aboard a firearms, and you will face significant fines and/or jail. The TSA loves to make “examples.” Don’t be one. Its a complete rifle.

Can you ship ar15 upper?

The upper receiver is not the firearm and has no restrictions in regards to shipping. The lower receiver is what is considered to be the firearm. You can ship lower receivers through USPS to an FFL, if the buyer is another state, just not handguns.

Can you ship lower receivers?

The general public can ship longguns (and receivers) via USPS, UPS, and FedEx, so no worries there. A totally stripped lower receiver is considered a firearm under Federal law. If you call it parts and it gets stolen, be prepared to explain why you didn’t declare it properly.

Can I ship an AR upper to California?

You can send an upper to California, same as to any other state (i.e. subject to NFA regulations, etc.). An assembled receiver has to be put together in compliance with California law, but a stripped lower (through FFL), as well as parts for it, etc. (no FFL needed) are all legal to ship and receive in California.