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July 23, 2013) ATF Agents have begun confiscating drop-in auto sears, or DIAS, the simple toggle device which, when installed in an AR-type rifle along with an M16 hammer and bolt carrier, can convert a semi-auto AR into a full-auto.
That seems pretty clear, and for the following 30-plus years, the belief in the legality of DIAS possession was so prevalent that a variety of sources continued publicly selling drop-in auto sears that they claimed were manufactured before ATF's arbitrary cutoff date.
In its ruling, BATF declared that, "[w]ith respect to the machine gun classification of the auto sear under the National Firearms Act, pursuant to 26 U.
The right-hand sear is connected to an auto sear trip operated by the bolt carrier.