ATF Alert to FFLs and NFA Dealers in Advance of Hurricane Irma

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You may have read our earlier post regarding gun laws in Florida in advance or Hurricane Irma’s landfall. Of particular note were Bennet Richt’s warnings concerning NFA items carried across…

The US Now Has More Than 400 Million Privately Owned Firearms

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The number of private firearms in the United States continues to soar. According to Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, (ATF) figures just released, the number of firearms added…

Mossberg 590 Shockwave, “Non-NFA Firearms” Legal in Texas Beginning September 1

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Thanks to the byzantine regulations that define what guns are and are not legal for Americans to own, there’s a classification of gats that fall into a sort of legal…

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BREAKING: Silencer Shop Form 4 Barcodes Slash NFA Wait Times

With support from Dead Air Armament and GEMTECH, Silencer Shop created software that digitizes all ATF Form 4 information into a single barcode. Instead of NFA inspectors having to manually enter…

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Firearms Concierge: Machine Gun Madness

I was out to lunch [sic] recently when I got a call. Not wanting to deal, I sent it to voicemail and listened to the message. The caller was someone…

ATF Starts Instant Approval of Dealer-to-Dealer NFA Transfers

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These days you can walk into almost any gun store and find silencers in stock. Just a few years ago that wasn’t the case. You needed to order a silencer…

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ATF Gun Tracing Van – A Federal Boondoogle?

“The ATF is building a second gun tracing van and deploying it to Baltimore later this summer,” our Bloomberg-funded friends at The Trace report. “When a ballistics van was parked…

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The Responsibility and Costs of Selling a “Crime Gun”

In our Quote of the Day post yesterday, we noted the response of Tampa Arms Company owner Thom Hauser when asked about the consequences of selling a gun to someone…

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Silencer Shop Makes ATF Form 1 Easier

The Silencer Shop had made filing an ATF Form 1 for your short barrel rifle/shotgun or silencer easier. For $34.95 plus the $200 Tax Stamp, The Silencer Shop will take…

President Trump Sends 20 ATF Agents to Chicago: Gun Tweet of the Day

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Crime and killings in Chicago are “epidemic”? Perhaps not the best choice of words, given that gun control advocates want people to think of “gun violence” as a “public health…

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Quote of the Day: What The ATF Wants You to Know About Todd Kohlhepp’s “Arsenal”

“As a convicted felon, Kohlhepp could not legally purchase firearms. In 1987, [the serial killer] was convicted of kidnapping in Arizona and sentenced to 15 years in prison. But he…

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NFA Paperwork Processing Time Set to Drop – Buy Now!

Early last year, the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (and Really Big Fires) finalized their new regulations regarding fingerprinting for National Firearms Act trust members, and other changes…