Often times, Federal Firearms Licensees (FFLs) inquire as to whether they can sell a National Firearms Act (NFA) firearm through the mail, without the buyer needing to be present. To the surprise of most FFLs, you actually can sell NFA firearms through the mail, provided the purchaser is not otherwise prohibited and is a resident … Continue reading As an FFL, Can You Sell an NFA Firearm Through the Mail?
Late last week an article was posted on a popular website, dedicated to firearms news, about the engraving of firearms that had approved Form 1s. The author describes how easy it is for one to submit a Form 1, with the advent of eForms, to register your firearm as a Short Barrel Rifle ("SBR") but … Continue reading NFA Firearms, Form 1s, Engraving and Cartoon Chickens
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
We are all familiar with the story of Cinderella. How a poor girl met her fairy godmother who then cast some spells changing her rags into a beautiful gown complete with glass slippers, mice into horses, lizards into footman, a rat into a coachman and "POOF" a pumpkin to carriage. All to be undone when the … Continue reading Cinderella and ATF’s Determination: The Fairy Tale of an AR Pistol to SBR through Magic
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
On November 14th Black Aces Tactical received a determination letter from the Firearms Technology Industry Services Branch (FTISB) regarding their recent submission of what at first glance appears to be a SBS or AOW. Black Aces Tactical was hoping to have the item classified as a “firearm” thus removing it from the purview of NFA … Continue reading Black Aces Tactical, the SigTac SB15 arm brace and ATF’s misguided determination letter