How to Turn A Modern Sporting Rifle Into an Assault Rifle by Robert Farago | Oct 13, 2010 | 2 comments facebook twitter linkedin email comments Chris Dumm says: October 13, 2010 at 13:25 Its much simpler than this, really. All you really have to do is take a 40- year old Remington 740 autoloader, paint it black and insert an aftermarket 20-round magazine. With this simple act, you have transformed a 40 year-old classic hunting rifle into an “evil, socially unacceptable weapon of mass murder.” Allegedly. Reply Frank says: October 14, 2010 at 00:28 Assult is an action not an item. IE A firearm/weapon can not assult on it's own. Reply Write a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.