Recently, we've had a number of clients who have attempted to purchase "solvent traps" from overseas. ATF has contended in federal warrants: Solvent traps are intended to prevent solvent from dripping, spraying, or spattering when pushed out the muzzle end of a firearm barrel. The front end-cap of a solvent trap must be solid and … Continue reading STOP Buying Solvent Traps!
In case you've not been following recent occurrences surrounding Diversified Machine, here is what we know. In late 2020 and early 2021, ATF raided Diversified Machine, a company selling solvent traps and other items commonly used to manufacture Form 1 silencers, and seized their website. The week after Christmas 2021, ATF mailed this single-page Warning … Continue reading Purchased From Diversified Machine and Received a Warning Notice?
As many of our readers are aware, Attorney Adam Kraut and I attended the NSSF's Import/Export Conference on August 2-3, 2016, for which we blogged about many of the statements made by ATF (and other federal agencies) in our blog - News from the Round Table Discussions at the NSSF Import/Export Conference. One issue that … Continue reading ATF’s Shocking Position on “Makers” of Silencers/Suppressors, Especially in Relation to Solvent Traps