Q: I reside in Florida, I own a pellet gun/air gun, and I want to know if it’s legal to add an orange tip for my own safety
I’ve searched for the answer online but only found the phrase “it’s not required”. Though it’s somewhat of a grey area. They’re not considered real guns but also not considered toys either. I want to add the orange tip because of my own safety, I don’t want it to be mistaken as a real gun, but if confronted by local authorities, I don’t want there to be a misunderstanding when I have an orange tip whilst it not being a toy, if that makes sense.
A: I am fairly confident that there is no law prohibiting you from adding an orange tip.
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