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To get started, we want to let you know that we are supporters of the 2nd amendment, but we are not professional lawyers. Before you take what you read and act on it, try to make sure to check all local or state gun laws. If you are in possession of a gun, always be aware of the current regulations and make sure that you comply with them. Many people want to know about 80 lower with JIG. If you are not familiar with any special regulations that may apply to your situation, consult an attorney or other knowledgeable source.
What Is 80 Percent Lower
An 80 percent lower receiver is a rifle part that has been defined by firearms and explosives experts to be blank, which requires machining in order for it to be turned into a fully functioning unit and so be legally considered a firearm. Roughly 80 lower receivers may not have the trigger pocket and three holes drilled all the way through to complete them.
Federal laws exist for the regulation of firearms unless the state passes its own law prohibiting them. All based on the ATF's proposal in rule 2021R-05 to classify 80 percent of lowers sold in kit form as firearm frames, thus banning them completely. No special FFL is required. We offer a wide selection of 80 percent lower receivers in nearly all common configurations. Here are a couple of examples:
Is 80% Lower Legal In Virginia?
As of right now, 80% lower receivers and their frames are not still considered firearms by the ATF. But they are still legal to ship directly to all buyers residing in Virginia.
Is it essential for me to serialize my 80 lower in Virginia?
Building any firearm in the state of Virginia requires a lower receiver or frame to be serialized and registered according to federal and state laws. If you plan to serialize your lower receiver you can put something on there that will help you identify your 80 lower if stolen.
KEY GUN LAWS IN VIRGINIA
In Virginia, there are a number of laws that regulate firearms you need to know.
Virginia has an interesting law that states that no one under 18 years old can possess or carry any firearms which hold more than seven rounds in the state of Virginia. This is to avoid children getting their hands on harmful weaponry and tools. However, this restriction does not apply when the minors are on their own property or the property of their parent, grandparent, or legal guardian. As an adult, when you bring a child to a shooting range or to a class that instructs others how to safely use firearms, it is extremely important to unload your weapon before transporting them. To purchase a handgun in Virginia, you must be at least 21 years of age.
Firearms purchases and transfers must go through a background check, even if the sale is between two private individuals. While the federal government requires FFL holders to conduct background checks on buyers before giving out guns, they also allow state governments to serve as "point of contact" and conduct background checks via their own measures. They can review criminal history data currently accessible through federal records or databases, as well as from the FBI's "NICS" database. Virginia is a point of contact state for the NICS Background Check System, which means that any business selling handguns through this state must go to Virginia to conduct their federal background checks.
Traditional handgun purchases can only be initiated if both the buyer and seller are from Virginia because traditional gun sales also require a heavy background check to be facilitated. There is a defined limit of one handgun purchase monthly for all individuals, but CCW holders aren't subject to this rule.
OPEN AND CONCEALED CARRYING
Virginia is a state that allows concealed and open carrying of firearms. Open carrying of firearms without a permit is legal for any person 18 years and up, but local municipalities can still regulate that or ban it entirely on their own. There are some places where carrying a weapon is not allowed, even if you have the proper permits. Make sure you know which areas these are before traveling to them. CCWs) are issued in Virginia as "handgun permits." Non-residents who are a minimum of 21 years old and have completed Virginia handgun permit classes are also eligible to apply for an HP.
Virginia has a ban on assault weapons, but full automatic machine guns and NFA items are allowed for civilian ownership.
Magazines Capacity Restriction
There are no magazine capacity restrictions in Virginia, so you can enjoy those standard capacity magazines a bit longer. Standard capacity which hold up to 30 rounds.
Mandatory Storage Requirement
The state of Virginia has particular laws requiring the safe storage of firearms. If you own a gun, be aware of the dangers that come with leaving it accessible to children. This can lead to prison time if you're negligent.
In Virginia, a "castle doctrine" law removes the duty to retreat before using force or violence in self-defense. This particular law allows individuals to use deadly force if they feel they are in danger of being killed or seriously injured.
Virginia does not require any particular license for the purchase of ammunition, unlike many other states. Essentially all ammunition is unrestricted in Virginia. Online ammo purchasers are required to be 21 years old but can have their purchases delivered directly to their front doors.
Welcome to our store. We are constantly expanding our product lines. Please check back frequently. Guns80 was founded in 2014 to bring affordable 80% lowers to the market.
What is an 80% Lower?
An 80% lower is the unfinished frame of a firearm. It is the last point before the goverment considers it a firearm. The 80% lower is NOT considered a firearm.
Is an 80 percent lower legal?
You are building and finishing the weapon yourself for yourself. This makes it legal under the Gun Control Act of 1968. This is on the ATF’s website https://www.atf.gov/questions-and-answers/firearms-qas Make sure to do your own research with federal, state, and local laws before purchasing.
Can I Build an 80% Lower as a gift to my friends or family?
No, if you build one it has to be for yourself. You must be a licensed manufacturer to build the firearm for someone else.
If I purchase an 80% kit will I need more parts to finish my firearm?
No you will not need to purchase more parts but certain tools can make the process easier.
Do I need to put serial numbers on the finished 80% lower?
A licensed Manufacturer has to seriallize all firearms they make. You making a personal one is not required but you may want to put markings so it can be distinguished if it is ever stolen.
What can Law Enforcement do if they see me using my completed firearm?
As long as you are using it legally, nothing. IF they are like our local law enforcement they are gun people as well and might want you to talk about it. But if I had to guess, it would be more curiosity than anything else.
Can I make an SBR / Full Auto / other weapon?
If I am not allowed to purchase a firearm through traditional means can I own an 80%?
NO. To make your own firearm you must be legally allowed to own and purchase a firearm.
Do You Ship to New Jersey or California?
Not anymore. Don't like it? fire your governor.
How to finish a receiver.
What tools work best for finishing a receiver?
We suggest that you have a drill press and a x y table with a vice to finish the lowers. There are some that say it can be done with a rotary tool, but it is not suggested. You can also use a milling machine, or rent time at a local machine shop. You may also want to have a few files to clean up the lower when you are finished.
What size drill bits and milling bit are suggested for finishing the AR-15 lower?
5/16" End Mill (For milling out fire control pocket) 5/16" Drill Bit (Trigger hole) 3/8" Drill Bit (Saftey selector switch) 5/32" Drill Bit (Trigger pin and Hammer pin)
Hybrid 80 Instructions
They say it a first draft but a lot of good information.
Aluminum AR-15 80% Lower
Video AR-15 80% Lower Finishing Part II (4:51)
This is another great educational video. This has good tips on how to complete an aluminum 80% lower.
How to Build an AR-15 Lower Receiver
Video How to Build an AR-15 Lower Receiver (19:01)
How to put together your lower receiver. Just like a gunsmith. With lots of tools.
How to Build an AR-15 Upper Receiver
Video How to Build an AR-15 Upper Receiver (28:55)
How to put together your upper receiver. With a little help from Midway. Not trying to sell tools or anything....
Ar-15 BCG Breakdown and assembly
Video How to Breakdown and assembly your BCG (2:05)
All the basic info you need about your BCG