AR15.com is saying that Olofson received 30 months jail and 2 years probation. For those of you who havent followed this case here are some basic facts. Olofson is a career soldier with no criminal history. He was convicted of "Transferring an illegal machine gun" by a jury. He loaned out an old ar-15 to someone who took it to a range and fired it. After several trips and several hundred rounds the gun malfunctioned. Malfunction is most probably hammer follow. This is a known problem with early Olympic Arms ARs and is the reason for a recall on them to replace M-16 parts in the bolt and carrier group that were installed in the factory. After malfunctioning and firing a 2-3 round burst the gun jammed, the guy cleared the jam and continued to shoot when it malfunctioned again and jammed. The range called the police, the BATF got involved and tested the gun. The first test came back "not a machine gun". The agent in charge sent the gun back for further testing with instruction to test it with civilian soft primer ammo. The result "machine gun". Charges were brought and during the trial BATF and DA refused to allow into the trial the fact that the M-16 parts were factory installed. They claimed the paperwork that showed that information was "private tax information" so the judge tossed it. They then argued to the jury that Olofson knowingly installed those parts with the intention of creating a machine gun. BATF refused to allow 3rd party inspection of the weapon. Finally they acknowledged that the gun was malfunctioning but that it didnt matter, since the law clearly states that if you pull the trigger and more than one bullet comes out, its a machine gun regardles of whether or not its a malfunction. What does this mean for you? I hope you can deduce that.