Brace for Impact…ATF Clarifies Its Illogical Position on Users Shouldering Brace Equipped Pistols.

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.

Whoops We (ATF) Did It Again…Arbitrary Determinations Over the Sig Brace

Formerly the Firearms Technology Branch (FTB) of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, now the Firearms Technology Industry Services Branch (FTISB), has brought us such hits as "a shoestring is a machinegun" (for which I wish Nike had sued ATF over) and "a silencer wipe isn't a silencer part, then it was, until … Continue reading Whoops We (ATF) Did It Again…Arbitrary Determinations Over the Sig Brace

Cinderella and ATF’s Determination: The Fairy Tale of an AR Pistol to SBR through Magic

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