Slide Fire or Bumpfire stocks

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Slide Fire or Bumpfire stocks

Based on a Calguns post by Bill Wiese

SlideFireSolutions "bumpfire stock" SSAR15 - NOT LEGAL IN CALIFORNIA.

The SlideFire Solutions SSAR15 "bumpfire stock" is a prohibited "multiburst trigger activator".

SFS' demo videos indicate the device's prime purpose quite well enough, such that there's no overriding ergonomic/accuracy/comfort/human factors usage masking the above.

There is real risk of SIMPLE POSSESSION ALONE BEING INTRINSICALLY ILLEGAL - i.e., even without being mounted on a gun or even having a matching gun.

Their "BATF approved" statement has no relevance in regard to separate CA laws. A thing legal under Federal law may still be illegal under California law.

Applicable Penal Code sections:

16590.  As used in this part, "generally prohibited weapon" means
any of the following:
...
  (q) A multiburst trigger activator, as prohibited by Section
32900.
16930.  As used in this part, a "multiburst trigger activator"
means either of the following:
  (a) A device designed or redesigned to be attached to a
semiautomatic firearm, which allows the firearm to discharge two
or more shots in a burst by activating the device.
  (b) A manual or power-driven trigger activating device
constructed and designed so that when attached to a semiautomatic
firearm it increases the rate of fire of that firearm.
32900.  Except as provided in Chapter 1 (commencing with Section
17700) of Division 2 of Title 2, any person in this state who
manufactures or causes to be manufactured, imports into the state,
keeps for sale, or offers or exposes for sale, or who gives,
lends, or possesses any multiburst trigger activator is
punishable by imprisonment in a county jail not exceeding one
year or in the state prison.
32990.  Except as provided in Chapter 1 (commencing with Section
17700) of Division 2 of Title 2, any multiburst trigger activator
is a nuisance and is subject to Section 18010.

There is no requirement for the 'trigger activator' to have anything really to do with the trigger or being mounted to the trigger (i.e., it doesn't have to be a "Hellfire"-style device.) All it needs to do is help - or be perceived as helping increase the fire rate of any semiauto firearm. (There is no differentiation for pistol vs. rifle, rimfire vs. centerfire.)