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Author Topic: Marauder PCP Rifle - Not Approved Firearm as shown on the approved firearms list  (Read 139 times)

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Does it being shown as "Not Approved Firearm" mean that the Marauder PCP Rifle is banned?

http://www.police.govt.nz/sites/default/files/advice/firearms/approved-firearms-list-sept2016.xls


Offline Mintie

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Offline Novagun

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This is the first time I have seen or heard of this list.
Looks like administrative porridge to me.
I have not checked the list for accuracy but Lee Enfield appears on the list as Enfield. Either that or Lee Enfield has been omitted because there were Enfield rifles. Garande does not appear.
There don't appear to be any pcp rifles listed. Plenty of those are legally owned and you can import them with a permit. I suppose the omission can happen when you treat something to be what it is not. (Order in Council)
The list appears to be incomplete and not accurate.
Despite publishing a list you still have to apply individually to import a firearm. Maybe licenced firearms dealers do it differently. perhaps a bulk application with serial numbers.

I keep thinking of a PCP as a firearm but it is not and is classed as a specially dangerous airgun for which you need a firearms licence.
Looks like someone should be embarrassed.
« Last Edit: August 21, 2017, 09:32:05 AM by Novagun »

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A closer look shows that the 1322 and 1377 Crosman pistols are also not approved for import, even though there are hundreds of them on the shelves in stores across the country...

That list is very poorly done.
Airborne Arms Sentinel
Daystate Airwolf
Anschutz 335
Sharp Innova
Sheridan F pistol
Gamo PT85
Gamo Centre
Crosman 600 x2
Anics Skif
S&W  78G
BSA Meteor
Howa 55g
Taiyo Juki Bobcat
Norinco Commando
Baikal IJ38
Daisy 717
Record LP77
Record Jumbo
Crosman Powermatic
Walther PPK
A few custom Crosman 22xx

Offline Mintie

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It also lists the Hatsan Striker break barrel as a "Refused Firearm" and 6mm airsoft pistols as "Approved Firearm - A Cat"

What a joke.
Airborne Arms Sentinel
Daystate Airwolf
Anschutz 335
Sharp Innova
Sheridan F pistol
Gamo PT85
Gamo Centre
Crosman 600 x2
Anics Skif
S&W  78G
BSA Meteor
Howa 55g
Taiyo Juki Bobcat
Norinco Commando
Baikal IJ38
Daisy 717
Record LP77
Record Jumbo
Crosman Powermatic
Walther PPK
A few custom Crosman 22xx

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After reading that list, I found it confusing for that reason too Mintie.

What about other guns we know seem to be blacklisted. Maybe there's another list?
HW98
HW97k x 2
HW40 (copy)
Daisy 953
Hammerli AR20
P-Rod
1377
Zoraki 22

Offline Novagun

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We are all making the mistake that I made at first.  The list concerns firearms and airguns are not firearms. Even PCPs are not firearms although for administrative purposes they are regarded as such.

PCPs are specially dangerous airguns.

Still the list has omissions.