Gear Head Works Celebrates ATF Opinion Letter “Reversal”

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Though the ATF’s clarification letter stating that it’s acceptable to shoulder an unmodified arm brace was sent to the law firm of SB Tactical, originators of the Pistol Stabilizing Brace, manufacturers…

Hats Off to Dan Wesson & CZ-USA

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Dan Wesson (owned by CZ-USA) doesn’t even make NFA items, but at the 2017 NRA Annual Meetings they were actively campaigning for our 2A rights by giving out thousands of…

ATF to Bill Nye: Drop Dead

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Let’s be honest: anything that promotes a visceral reaction — sex, cars…guns — can grab attention, which is why images and iconography of them are so often used in marketing….

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ATF Reportedly Approves Shouldering the Shockwave Pistol Brace

As we reported earlier in the week the ATF issued a new opinion letter to SB Tactical proclaiming that it is once more legal to shoulder and fire the company’s…

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What the ATF Told Me About the SB Tactical Pistol Brace: Ryan Cleckner

Ryan Cleckner of rocketffl.com writes: During an industry meeting with the ATF at SHOT Show 2015, I argued with the ATF over their absurd determination that shouldering the an AR pistol…

ATF: It’s Now Legal to Shoulder an AR-15 Pistol Equipped with an SB Tactical Arm Brace

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In 2013, SB Tactical introduced the AR-pistol “stabilizing brace.” Navy veteran Alex Bosco designed the brace for a wounded warrior who had lost an arm in combat. The ATF approved the device for general use….

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ATF Creates New Department Specifically for NFA Processing

Those who own a silencer or a short barreled rifle will be intimately familiar with the NFA Branch of the ATF. This tiny office has been overwhelmed in recent years…

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2Fast 2Furious for the ATF? Agents Smuggled Cigarettes to Create Off-The-Books Slush Fund

I’m a bit of a gamer at heart. When I was a child, I loved to play those old-school text adventures from Infocom. Today there’s a smorgasbord of opportunities to…

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BATF Memo Seeks To Preserve Gun Control

On Monday Nick Leghorn wrote about an internal memo that highlights some proposed pro-gun moves by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. The policy change proposals in the internal “white…

BREAKING: Leaked ATF Memo Reveals Planned Pro-Gun Moves

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It should be no surprise to anyone that the Trump administration’s ATF would be a kinder gentler regulator to the firearms industry. The NRA-backed pro-gun president made eliminating wasteful, useless…

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ATF Rules Solvent Traps are Silencers, Shuts Down SD Tactical’s Kit Business

Silencers have become a significant segment of the firearms business and it’s growing every day. With the Hearing Protection Act on the horizon it seems everyone and their brother is…

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New From Hurricane Butterfly: Typhoon 12 Magazine-Fed Shorty Shotty at SHOT Show 2017

Hurricane Butterfly has been importing and exporting firearms, components, and manufacturing for many years. With deliveries starting this month, they’re now officially diving into sales of their own firearms, too….