[chbot] Spud Guns

Kerry Harpur kayjayharpur at gmail.com
Tue Jun 19 23:52:36 BST 2012

Really? I thought they would be under the same classification as an air
rifle in this country - 16-18 need a firearms licence over that no licence
needed. Not that I have looked it up myself but I'd be surprised if they
were classified as anything else.


On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 10:49 AM, Charles Manning <cdhmanning at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Tuesday 19 June 2012 18:02:04 Paul Davey wrote:
> > Here is the link to the forum about everything spudgun related.
> >
> > http://www.spudfiles.com/
> >
> Just be aware that these are classified as fire arms and are subject to
> firearms laws.
> At a legal minimum you need a fire arms license, keep the spud gun under
> lock
> and key and keep the ammo locked away too (:-)) and obey other FA laws such
> as not making a device under 762mm in length (classified as a pistol which
> ups the penalties etc).
> Or you can just obey the 11th commandment: "Thou shall not get caught."
> There is of course discretion in the application of the law. So long as you
> are not stupid you probably won't get into trouble.
> #disclaimer I'm not a lawyer, thank goodness!
> -- Charles
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