Late yesterday, I received an email from an individual containing a letter from ATF which was a response to a correspondence requesting the correct method to "measure a firearm with a 'stabilizing brace' and folding adaptor." It was explained that the correspondence was sent in the form of an email over a year ago and … Continue reading ATF Rescinds Prior Methods to Measure a Firearm’s Overall Length when Equipped with a Stabilizing Brace
Readers may remember the blog article I wrote when ATF dropped a bombshell at SHOT Show 2015 where it released an open letter which stated that the brace was neither designed nor approved to be used as a shoulder stock and that the use of the brace as a shoulder stock constitutes a redesign of the device because … Continue reading Brace for Impact…ATF Clarifies Its Illogical Position on Users Shouldering Brace Equipped Pistols.
If there was any question about whether ATF was paying attention to what individuals were using their SigTac SB15 Braces for, it has just been answered. ATF released an open letter to the industry today which hit my mailbox at 4:36 PM. The letter in its entirety can be found here. Since the SigTac SB15 … Continue reading Redesign or Redefine: An Open Response to ATF’s Unstable Determinations
ATF is at it again in their latest determination later. Previously, I discussed their determination in relation to the sample that Black Aces Tactical submitted and hinted that ATF might be shifting its view on stabilizing braces. In the newest letter addressed to Martin Ewer, the Firearms Technology Industry Services Branch (FTISB) examined a device … Continue reading Abrakadabra from Pistol to Short Barreled Rifle and ATF’s Magical Nonsense