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I am looking to import my favorite rifle from Sweden (6.5 Swede, what else?), but it has a suppressor. I understand suppressors are illegal to possess in NJ, but am I ok if I just unscrew the suppressor?

Anyone know the exact rules here?

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don't bring them in together..........
 

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That's correct, NJ doesn't permit Suppressors, or any semi-automatic firearms with threaded barrels.
Bolt action, single shot, lever action, etc can have a threaded barrel, but not any semi-automatics-rifle, shotgun or pistols
 

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That's correct, NJ doesn't permit Suppressors, or any semi-automatic firearms with threaded barrels.
Bolt action, single shot, lever action, etc can have a threaded barrel, but not any semi-automatics-rifle, shotgun or pistols

This is not accurate.

NJ Statutes 2c:39, 2c:58 define "assault weapons." The definition as interpreted by the office of NJ Attorney General since 1996 includes:

A. a semi-automatic rifle that has the ability to accept a detachable magazine and has at least 2 of the following:
a folding or telescoping stock;
a pistol grip that protrudes conspicuously beneath the action of the weapon;
a bayonet mount;
a flash suppressor or threaded barrel designed to accommodate a flash suppressor; and
a grenade launcher;

B. a semi-automatic pistol that has an ability to accept a detachable magazine and has at least 2 of the following:
an ammunition magazine that attaches to the pistol outside of the pistol grip;
a threaded barrel capable of accepting a barrel extender, flash suppressor, forward handgrip, or silencer;
a shroud that is attached to, or partially or completely encircles, the barrel and that permits the shooter to hold the firearm with the nontrigger hand without being burned;
manufactured weight of 50 ounces or more when the pistol is unloaded; and
a semi-automatic version of an automatic firearm;

Having a rifle or pistol with two or more of the above would classify it as an "assault weapon" and would be treated as such but threaded barrels in and of themselves are not illegal.
 
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