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#1727677 - Fri Apr 23 2010 02:31 PM Rifle magazine capacity
ScoutRifleman Offline
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I read that the magazine capacity for bolt action rifles in PA for deer hunting is 5 rounds. Is this correct? I couldn't find any regs against detachable magazines, as long as it is no more than 5 rounds correct? Thanks

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#1727807 - Fri Apr 23 2010 05:44 PM Re: Rifle magazine capacity [Re: ScoutRifleman]
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 Originally Posted By: ScoutRifleman
I read that the magazine capacity for bolt action rifles in PA for deer hunting is 5 rounds. Is this correct? I couldn't find any regs against detachable magazines, as long as it is no more than 5 rounds correct? Thanks


There are NO magazine capacity limitations in Pennsylvania for hunting deer with bolt action rifles.

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#1727838 - Fri Apr 23 2010 06:22 PM Re: Rifle magazine capacity [Re: ScoutRifleman]
John S Offline
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This is the only place there is a rifle magazine capacity.

any semiautomatic firearm modified to permit one shell in the chamber and no more than four shells in a magazine may be used by a person who suffered an amputation or lost the total use of one or both hands.
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#1727924 - Fri Apr 23 2010 08:23 PM Re: Rifle magazine capacity [Re: John S]
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Loc: NJ
Oh wow. I thought there was a limit! So I should be OK with my Rem 700 with a 5rd detachable magazine? A good marksmen should only need 1 shot, but I know PA has bear and a few other predatory animals. So having some ammo handy is nice.

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#1728031 - Fri Apr 23 2010 09:49 PM Re: Rifle magazine capacity [Re: ScoutRifleman]
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The only "predatory animals" in Pennsylvania that I would be concerned with only have two legs . . . and most of them are in the Special Regulation Areas.
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#1728334 - Sat Apr 24 2010 10:24 AM Re: Rifle magazine capacity [Re: Pa-Plinker]
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Registered: Sat Apr 17 2010
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Loc: NJ
I see. Well hopefully I can avoid those areas, and if I do venture into one, I'll make sure they can't see me. \:D

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#1731185 - Mon Apr 26 2010 02:15 PM Re: Rifle magazine capacity [Re: ScoutRifleman]
Sidney Smith Offline
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Registered: Fri Jul 30 2004
Posts: 1896
Loc: Centralia Pa,
I've hunted with my Enfield loaded with ten rounds. Its all legal.

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