MODEL MKA 1919
SUBJECT OF INSPECTION
Quantity one, Akdal, Model MKA 1919, 12 guage, semi-automatic shotgun, serial number 10.00593 manufactured by Ucyildiz S Arms Inc.
The inspection of the Akdal, Model MKA 1919, 12 GA semi-automatic shotgun, serial number 10.00593, was for the purpose of a legal classification determination. The question being whether it is a restricted firearm or a non restricted firearm.
On 2010-06-04 Specialized Firearms Support Services (SFSS), received a parcel containing the subject AKDAL, MKA 1919, 12 ga shotgun serial number 10.00593, which was shipped by Canada Ammo, a distributor located in British Columbia that wishes to import into Canada for commercial resale the Akdal, Model MKA 1919, 12 gage semi-automatic shotguns, manufactured by Ucyildiz S Arms ind.co.Ltd; (full name - Ucyildiz Silah San, Ltd), locatedin Istanbul, Turkey.
The Akdal, Model MKA 1919, 12 gage semi-automatic shotgun serial number 10.00593 , subject of this inspection, is a gas piston operated variant or modified version of an M-16 rifle. The changes to the mechanism being those in scale and design required to permit the firearm to function as a gas operated, semi automatic firearm utilizing 12 GA X 3” Calibre center-fire shotgun cartridges, rather than the center-fire, gas operated mechanism of the M16 / AR15 firearms’ 223 REM rifle caliber cartridges. The Colt/Armalite “platform” has been adapted to many different calibers; from 22 LR rim-fire to 50 Calibre Beowulf, and while the 12 GA X 3” caliber is an unusual chambering for this type of firearm, it stands with approximately thirteen other non-typical calibers.
A partial list of calibers of cartridge in which the Colt / Armalite “platform” has been manufactured or adapted to discharge follows: - 6.8 SPC, 50 Beowulf, 9MM LUGER, 40 S&W, 45 AUTO, 10MM AUTO, 458 SOCOM, 22 LR rim-fire, 204 RUGER, 7.62X39 Russian, 7.62MM NATO, 308 Win, 223 REM, 5.56MM NATO, 338 LAPUA & 300 Fireball.
The mounting holes to mate the upper and lower receiver are located in such a manner that a typical Colt M - 16 / AR 15 split receiver cannot be mated to either the upper or lower receiver of the Akdal, Model MKA 1919, 12 GA X 3” semi-automatic shotgun serial number 10.00593
4. The Akdal, Model MKA 1919, 12 gage semi-automatic shotgun serial number 10.00593 was found to be a variant or modified version of an M-16 rifle under the Regulations appended to The Criminal Code of Canada S.84 Part 2, Restricted Firearms, Former Restricted Weapons Order Para 2. “The firearm of the design commonly known as the M-16 rifle, and any variant or modified version of it, including the (sub paragraph), (w) any 22-calibre rimfire variant”.
5. The Akdal, Model MKA 1919, 12 GA X 3 “ Calibre, semi-automatic shotgun serial number 10.00593 was found to be a restricted firearm.
6. The FRT record that applies to the Akdal, Model MKA 1919, 12 GA X 3 “, Calibre, semi-automatic shotgun, serial number 10.00593 is FRT # 132450.
This completes the inspection for legal classification of the - AKDAL, MODEL MKA 1919, SERIAL NUMBER - 10.00593.
Attached you will find a pdf copy of the FRT record for this firearm..
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William (Bill) Etter
Senior Firearms Technologist
Specialized Firearms Support Services
Firearms Investigative & Enforcement Services Directorate
RCMP - CFP