Originally Posted by JamesTB14
I only know the 1 answer, and this guy ^ was right.
Anything that fires over 500 FPS is considered a firearm in Canada.
Although, importing a gun into Canada shouldn't be too bad, cases of airsoft guns being permanently seized by Customs are rare.
Also, about the orange tips, there is no law stating that they must have them in Canada, they're given that because they're all made in America. BUT, many police officers think there's a law. I personally have asked 3 different officers of the Peel Regional Police, and 2 have stated that it's not illegal to have a gun without the tip, albeit a bad idea. The other one stated that it's most definitely a crime to not have the orange tip.
Truth is, airsoft is still really fuzzy when it comes to Canadian laws, because of how much they look like firearms.
you see there's a reason why there's a court date given for anything a cop busts you on, from something serious to just speeding because cops are NOT lawyers, they don't always know the law, as shown by what you've written above. I like cops but I some STUPID ones in my day who didn't know shit about the things they were trying to enforce,
joules are JUST as important to quallifying a gun as a firearm, 500fps AND 5.7 joules are the requirement. airsoft guns can fire 600+ fps and be fine because they do not pack 5.7 joules of punch, thus not making them a firearm. like Drake said 500fps AND 5.7 joules, not just 500fps as you keep saying on here and in your last thread
guns WILL be siezed coming a cross the border, cases of guns NOT being siezed are very rare, you got it the other way around.
don't take this as me being a dick, but your wrong, and your still learning this was very evident in the last thread you made, please don't offer advise to other's when you don't have the knowledge yourself