By Bob Owens
This is taking geekdom in an very cool direction with a very real, very functional firearm manufactured from not one, but two NFA-registered firearms.
According to the gun’s builder, Lage, Mfg:
MAX-41A: A combination submachinegun in 9mm and short barreled 12 gauge shotgun designed to resemble the M-41A Pulse Rifle from the movie Aliens.
Submachinegun component is a NFA registered SWD M-11/9 with an Anthony Smith style Suomi upper receiver. Magazine used is a Suomi “Coffin” magazine that holds 50 rounds of 9mm.
No modifications or alteration of the M-11/9 lower receiver is required.
Shotgun component is a NFA registered Remington 870 short barreled shotgun.
BATFE letter was obtained confirming this is a legal configuration, prior to manufacturing.
Ammunition Capacity, Subgun- 50 rounds 9mm
Ammunition Capacity, Shotgun- 3 rounds 12 gauge, 2-3/4? shells (2 in magazine, 1 in chamber)
Red dot sight- powers on with insertion of magazine
Digital bullet counter- powers on with insertion of magazine
Weight- 18 pounds
Rate of Fire, 9mm- 800 RPM
Barrel length, 9mm- 14?
Barrel Length, Shotgun- 7-1/2?
Length, Stock Retracted- 24-3/4?
Length, Stock Extended- 33-1/2?
It’s a nice demonstration of their skill, but don’t ask for one. It’s too time consuming, and the company says they won’t build another one at any price.
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