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Old 01-26-2012, 12:09 PM
 
Location: Corinth, ME
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Is there a limit to how many rounds a weapon can hold... We are thinking about a Ruger Mimi-14 and they hold 20 rounds.
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Old 01-26-2012, 01:32 PM
 
Location: The Woods
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The limit in ME is whatever your magazine holds. No limit, IOW.
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Old 01-26-2012, 01:40 PM
 
Location: Northern Maine
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You can buy 30 round mags for the Mini-14. However, any center fire rifle used during hunting can only have 5 rounds loaded and the magazine cannot be capable of holding more than 5 rounds. You can't have a 20 or 30 rounder in your game pocket while hunting.

No loaded rifles in your vehicle in Maine either. If you have a CCW you can have a loaded handgun on you with as many rounds as you choose.
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Old 01-26-2012, 01:58 PM
 
Location: Corinth, ME
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thank you NMLM!

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You can buy 30 round mags for the Mini-14. However, any center fire rifle used during hunting can only have 5 rounds loaded and the magazine cannot be capable of holding more than 5 rounds. You can't have a 20 or 30 rounder in your game pocket while hunting.

No loaded rifles in your vehicle in Maine either. If you have a CCW you can have a loaded handgun on you with as many rounds as you choose.
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Old 01-26-2012, 03:47 PM
 
Location: Forests of Maine
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I find that when I use the bigger clips [20 or 30 round] with my Ruger that not all brands of ammo have enough umph to fully cycle the bolt. Causing a jam. Never happens using the factory clip, regardless of ammo brand.
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Old 01-26-2012, 05:57 PM
 
Location: Cooper Maine
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Is there a limit to how many rounds a weapon can hold... We are thinking about a Ruger Mimi-14 and they hold 20 rounds.
No limit in Maine except for hunting. I would recommend a ar over the mini14. The ar can be had in any caliber you want and parts are abundant everywhere from grips to rails. Mags are also cheaper a ar 30 round gov contract mag will run you about 20 bucks.
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Old 01-26-2012, 08:44 PM
 
Location: Emerald Coast
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Just bought 10 PMAGS on sale and loaded them up while watching t.v. Thats 300 rnds of 5.56. Don't like to waste range time loading mags. Now when I used to muzzle loader hunt, not so many rounds.

I believe in precious metals. Gold, silver, brass and lead.
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Old 01-27-2012, 02:34 PM
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How about a mak-90 with a 75 rnd drum mag. i like mine.... never jammed once.
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Old 01-28-2012, 06:15 PM
 
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For shooting and home defense no limit [this AINT California] As had been stated hunting is 5 round capacity, Bird is 3 round for shotgun [unless they changed it]. BTW many areas are a shotgun only area due to being congested.
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Old 01-28-2012, 08:04 PM
 
Location: Currently on my computer..
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Originally Posted by Northern Maine Land Man View Post
You can buy 30 round mags for the Mini-14. However, any center fire rifle used during hunting can only have 5 rounds loaded and the magazine cannot be capable of holding more than 5 rounds. You can't have a 20 or 30 rounder in your game pocket while hunting.

No loaded rifles in your vehicle in Maine either. If you have a CCW you can have a loaded handgun on you with as many rounds as you choose.
Can my 10-22 have a 15 round clip loaded during hunting season, even though I'm not hunting?

I can't have a loaded 10-22 hanging in the back window, even with a ccw permit?
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