Neither a rifle nor a shotgun per the ATF, allegedly. This probably effectively will be made illegal via an ATF letter after a few are sold. If the barrel is not rifled, I would not want it.According to the NFA an SBR is any firearm with a buttstock that has a rifled barrel of less than sixteen inches, or an overall length of less than twenty six inches. The total length is measured in the extended position. However, Franklin Armory found a shocking loophole.
As part of the new Reformation line of patent pending NRS firearms, the first SKUs in the Reformation line feature a non-NFA configuration with an 11.5″ barrel and a conventional stock as shown in the press release below:
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