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I am a non violent convicted felon can I own a modern black

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I am a non violent convicted felon can I own a modern black powder gun or pistol?
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Your probation officer is correct. As a felon you may possess black powder arms. The categories permitted and prohibited are found at 18 U.S.C. § 922(g) and (n) in

Basically, any antique firearm made prior to 1898 or replica firearm that does not use rimfire or centerfire rounds and cannot be readily converted from blackpowder to a conventional firearm is legal in your situation.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

My modern black powder gun uses 209 shotgun primers but cannot be converted into a modern firearm.

In that case it would certainly be legal for you to own.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I rated your response as excellent. Thank you

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