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PIF (new starter) Black rifle?

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I have recently started airsoft (still waiting for my first skirmish). I was given and old rifle to borrow by my cousin, as he no longer uses it, just until I get my own rifle and equipment.

 

Now the rifle is in black, it's a G36 GEN 2. I don't have UKARA membership does this mean I can't use it in skirmishes?

 

My cousin seems to be of the impression that UKARA is only for purchasing and as long as I am sensible and only use it for skirmishing (which of course I am sensible) I will be fine using the rifle until I get UKARA and purchase my own PIF. Is this correct?

 

Many thanks, S.

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Also, the phrase you're looking for is 'RIF' - realistic imitation firearm.

 

As has been said, VCRA only covers the sale of an RIF. UKARA is one way you can prove a defence for buying* one, but is not the only one out there (though it's the easiest to use and most commonly accepted).

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Not much to add, all above 😀, I just came in as curious about a PIF 😀, sounds though your all sorted now and not likely to go shopping with it...

 

 

Oh and on mobile when I saw this

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Also, the phrase you're looking for is 'RIF' - realistic imitation firearm.

 

As has been said, VCRA only covers the sale of an RIF. UKARA is one way you can prove a defence for owning one, but is not the only one out there (though it's the easiest to use and most commonly accepted).

 

But of course there's no requirement to have a defence against the VCRA to own one as the VCRA does not legislate against ownership.

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u need a ukara for personal in-flatables sorry mate

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But of course there's no requirement to have a defence against the VCRA to own one as the VCRA does not legislate against ownership.

Sorry, yes. That was incredibly poorly worded. Not sure why I typed that tbh.

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