NFA Firearms, Forms, and Revenue Statistics

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By Ryan Cleckner Welcome to the mother-lode of ATF-related data on NFA firearms. Each year the ATF publishes a report that includes data on the number of firearms in commerce (made,…

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

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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….

Gun Review: Serbu SUPER-SHORTY Shotgun

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  For nearly 20 years, Mark Serbu’s SUPER-SHORTY has been the standard-bearer among the super-compact shotgun set. Built from either a Mossberg 500 or a Remington 870 that started life…

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NFA For Beginners: Form 1 to Manufacture an NFA Item

When an individual or a trust/corporation purchases an existing NFA-regulated “firearm” (silencer, short-barreled rifle, short-barreled shotgun, “any other weapon,” destructive device, or machine gun), the application for transfer is done…

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ATF Imposes Unofficial One-Year Waiting Period For Suppressor Transfers

Canadian shooters don’t exactly live in a gun-owner’s paradise. Still, the news isn’t all bad up there. That image isn’t Photoshopped: it’s the Dominion Arms ‘Grizzly’ 8.5″ shotgun. It holds five…

Some Good News (finally) About NFA Wait Times

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As recently as June, Nick lamented the ever-increasing wait times for the NFA approval queue. As I am currently not-so-patiently waiting for approvals on three silencers, I’ve been watching this…