What happened to Olympic Arms?

What happened to Olympic Arms?

In 2014, the company announced that all handgun production was being discontinued. In 2017 the company announced it was closing. The notice turned out to be premature, and as of Summer 2020, Olympic Arms remains in business. Brian Schuetz, son of founder Bob Schuetz, is now President.

What is pre ban AR-15?

The most affected types of rifles are variants, copies and duplicates of AR-15 and AK-47 style rifles. Rifles manufactured prior to September of 1994 are exempt from this law and commonly referred to as “pre-ban” rifles.

Do you need an FFL to buy a stripped lower receiver?

How Do You Transfer a Stripped Lower Receiver? In order to legally transfer a stripped AR-15 lower receiver, you will need to have the receiver shipped to a licensed FFL just like you would any other firearm that you’re buying out of state.

Can I buy a stripped lower receiver in California?

Yes! California does have certain stipulations that other states don’t have (as usual), but it is 100% legal for you to purchase, complete, and own an 80% firearm in the Golden State.

Are Olympic Arms AR 15 any good?

A cheaper price does not always reflect much cheaper quality. Many shooters who have worked and trained with Olympic Arms ARs over the years report that these guns work flawlessly. It is natural for some customers to encounter issues, be they with the gun or with the service.

Where are Olympic Arms made?

The company manufactured Colt 1911 (M1911) series 70 style pistols under the name “Safari Arms” and the “Whitney” 22 caliber pistol….Olympic Arms.

Type Private
Founded 1956 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Founder Robert Schuetz
Headquarters Olympia, Washington , United States
Area served United States

Can I buy a pre ban AR-15 in CT?

The Malloy Administration has confirmed that so-called “assault weapons” manufactured prior to 1994 are legal to purchase, sell, and transfer in Connecticut. “If you can prove that they were manufactured before 1994 than they are not affected by this law.

Can stripped Lowers be shipped to home?

You can order one online and have it shipped directly to your door, no questions asked. If you’re a seasoned gun owner this may seem self-explanatory. An unfinished 80% lower is not considered a firearm (according to the ATF) and cannot fire.

What does AR mean Olympics?

OR = Olympic Record. CR = Championship Record. GR = Games Record. PR = Paralympic Games Record. AR = Area (or continental) Record.

Can you have a gun in your house without a permit in CT?

No permit or certificate is required to possess lawfully acquired handguns in one’s home or at one’s place of business….

Employ unauthorized person to sell firearms in certain retail establishments Civil penalty of up to $10,000 per day for each violation § 29-37f
Sell facsimile firearm Class B misdemeanor § 53-206c

Can you have an AR pistol in CT?

Connecticut has bans on defined ‘assault weapons,’ which includes selective fire firearms unless purchased before October 1, 1993, and a limited list of semiautomatic AR, AK, and SKS variants.

Is a barrel shroud a silencer?

In effect, it acts like the simplest form of silencer, and the only difference is that the shroud covers the entire barrel, while the silencer is just a component added to the barrel.

Is the AR-15 pre-ban or post ban?

All others are post ban. All AR-15’s are post ban, very few AR-10’s are pre-ban. No further info at this time. All were military/law enforcement only.

What is the serial number prefix for Olympic Arms receivers?

The initial receivers made by Olympic Arms simply contain a 4 digit serial number, no letter prefix. Each subsequent serial number range (either beginning with 0001, or 1001) will show a 1 or 2 letter prefix.

What year did the AR-15 come out with a lower?

No information – Apparently machined from bar stock aluminum, lowers are marked as M-15. ALL lowers are Post Ban AR 15. Began introduction of lowers and rifles in mid/late 1998. Noted as having good fit & finish.

What is the cut-off for an AR-15 lower?

Slightly over S/N 30,000 was the Pre Ban AR 15 cut-off, call to verify.* (Some Eagle lowers below the 30,000 range were determined to be POST BAN AR 15 by BATFE – call to verify) Armalite sells Eagle lowers, but sells factory complete rifles with Armalite lowers. Made stainless steel lowers, rumored to have also made AR-15 pistols.