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by Armorer-at-Law
Wed Sep 24, 2014 9:45 am
Forum: Legal and Political
Topic: FFL 07 Application Question
Replies: 7
Views: 812

Re: FFL 07 Application Question

Check your state and local zoning laws/code. Would some other type of "light manufacturing" and shipping be allowed? Do you homework on this before you submit the FFL application.
by Armorer-at-Law
Mon Aug 04, 2014 2:48 pm
Forum: Legal and Political
Topic: Ranking of Best States for gun owners
Replies: 7
Views: 981

Re: Ranking of Best States for gun owners

The criteria selected and the weight given to each factor determine the ranking, of course. I do not agree with Ohio being ranked so low, but it depends on what particular law cause you personal angst verses another person. For example, comparing Ohio to Pennsylvania: Ohio has shall-issue CCW, but r...
by Armorer-at-Law
Mon Aug 04, 2014 2:35 pm
Forum: Silencer Talk
Topic: Silencerco shotgun suppressor
Replies: 54
Views: 3746

Re: Silencerco shotgun suppressor

I'm a bit mystified why they even mention that their company developed the rail system to contain the shot wad.Its a old patent re-purposed for use in a shotgun suppressor and they did not think that use first! I don't doubt you, but I'm curious as to where that configuration was used before. Got a...
by Armorer-at-Law
Fri Aug 01, 2014 11:14 am
Forum: Silencer Talk
Topic: Silencerco shotgun suppressor
Replies: 54
Views: 3746

Re: Silencerco shotgun suppressor

Well that answers the physical question, but seems to further open the can of worms that is the legal question; are these shorter rods not then 'silencer parts' according to the ATF rules? Would that not preclude their purchase without extra tax stamps for each rod or set of rods, or even eliminate...
by Armorer-at-Law
Thu Jul 31, 2014 10:12 am
Forum: Silencer Talk
Topic: Silencerco shotgun suppressor
Replies: 54
Views: 3746

Re: Silencerco shotgun suppressor

And aren't modular parts considered extra suppressor parts? If so, wouldn't that be illegal according to the ATF? Yes, they are considered extra suppressor parts, and therefore illegal. I assume Silencerco figured a legal way to do it, I have a request into FTB to find out how they did it as we hav...
by Armorer-at-Law
Wed Jun 25, 2014 10:31 am
Forum: Silencer Talk
Topic: Sig suspends muzzle brake lawsuit vs ATF
Replies: 14
Views: 1844

Re: Sig suspends muzzle brake lawsuit vs ATF

I think you are all reading too much into this. Sig filed a civil action based on the ATF's administrative ruling. Just a few days before, the ATF had been smacked by a different court for being arbitrary and capricious in how it determined whether a device was a silencer (which included no sound le...
by Armorer-at-Law
Wed Jun 25, 2014 10:14 am
Forum: Silencersmithing Forum
Topic: New form 1 submited
Replies: 4
Views: 500

Re: New form 1 submited

Unless the nomenclature has changed, you will not get a "permit" number. That is for import/export permits. You will get a reference or transaction number.
by Armorer-at-Law
Wed Jun 25, 2014 10:09 am
Forum: Legal and Political
Topic: Hello, new member introduction and trust vs llc question
Replies: 3
Views: 846

Re: Hello, new member introduction and trust vs llc question

For owning and estate planning, trusts and LLCs both have certain pros and cons. In many cases, an LLC is better, BUT some states require that you file a report and/or pay a fee every year to keep them in good standing. But, some states do not. For example, if you have a trust for NFA items and your...
by Armorer-at-Law
Tue Jun 24, 2014 1:50 pm
Forum: Legal and Political
Topic: ATF eForms is alive!
Replies: 21
Views: 3465

Re: ATF eForms is alive!

Just received from ATF via e-mail (emphasis mine): Good afternoon: We are pleased to announce the following updates to the eForms system: 1. Performance enhancements – We were able to address some of the technical issues. You will see improvements in the overall performance of the system. 2. We are ...
by Armorer-at-Law
Thu Jun 05, 2014 10:23 am
Forum: Legal and Political
Topic: Transferring form 1 suppressor from Corp to a new Trust?
Replies: 8
Views: 1169

Re: Transferring form 1 suppressor from Corp to a new Trust?

Was the corporation formed just to own/make NFA items? If so, why not just transfer ownership of the corporation to the trust? If the corporation owns other things and has some other purpose, that's not a good option. But if you are switching to a trust just for the estate planning benefits, you can...
by Armorer-at-Law
Thu May 29, 2014 9:22 am
Forum: Legal and Political
Topic: ATF Muddies Machine Gun Waters
Replies: 1
Views: 670

Re: ATF Muddies Machine Gun Waters

Same topic already under discussion here: http://silencertalk.com/forum/viewtopic ... 4&t=124216
by Armorer-at-Law
Fri May 23, 2014 8:30 am
Forum: Silencer Talk
Topic: Silencer Physics Question
Replies: 32
Views: 1534

Re: Silencer Physics Question

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by Armorer-at-Law
Tue May 20, 2014 1:17 pm
Forum: Legal and Political
Topic: New machine guns legal for trust, possibly
Replies: 41
Views: 4404

Re: New machine guns legal for trust, possibly

My point is that NFA'34 says nothing about Trusts, its further definitions from other codified law that expands it to Trusts. It depends on what laws you consider to be part of "NFA '34." Clearly the tax code sections were added as part of the NFA when it passed. But they did not specifically defin...
by Armorer-at-Law
Tue May 20, 2014 12:39 pm
Forum: Legal and Political
Topic: New machine guns legal for trust, possibly
Replies: 41
Views: 4404

Re: New machine guns legal for trust, possibly

No burn intended. Just an explanation that took me (as a lawyer) some time to trace out through the many relevant federal laws.


(But I do think Archer is hilarious.)
by Armorer-at-Law
Tue May 20, 2014 9:27 am
Forum: Legal and Political
Topic: New machine guns legal for trust, possibly
Replies: 41
Views: 4404

Re: New machine guns legal for trust, possibly

Can you please cite where in the National Firearms Act of 1934 it says trusts? I am not seeing it. I'll address this. You're right, it is not in Title 18 of the U.S. Code. Specifically, it is 18 U.S.C. (Crimes and Criminal Procedure), Part 1 (Crimes), Chapter 44 (Firearms), which is Sections 921-93...
by Armorer-at-Law
Fri May 16, 2014 4:44 pm
Forum: Silencer Talk
Topic: AAC closing down???
Replies: 25
Views: 3873

Re: AAC closing down???

Commentary on the subject in Forbes magazine: America's Oldest Gun Maker Thumbs Its Nose At A Two-Faced Senator http://www.forbes.com/sites/frankminiter/2014/05/16/americas-oldest-gun-maker-thumbs-its-nose-at-a-two-faced-senator/ In March of 2011 Senator Schumer put a press release on his website bo...
by Armorer-at-Law
Thu May 15, 2014 4:48 pm
Forum: Silencer Talk
Topic: AAC closing down???
Replies: 25
Views: 3873

Re: AAC closing down???

Don't hold your breath on there being corrections published, Robert.
by Armorer-at-Law
Tue Apr 29, 2014 11:26 am
Forum: Legal and Political
Topic: So about this whole ITAR thing- 07/02s take note
Replies: 25
Views: 14646

Re: So about this whole ITAR thing- 07/02s take note

icentropy, please keep us posted on whatever response you receive.
by Armorer-at-Law
Fri Apr 11, 2014 3:25 pm
Forum: Silencer Talk
Topic: Sig jumps into the ring.....
Replies: 30
Views: 1636

Re: Sig jumps into the ring.....

Yep, would be interesting if manufacturers could sell the serialized tube and then you could buy as many mounts, endcaps, or cores as you want to swap between firearms and core designs...different designs for different applications (pistol vs. rifle, MG, etc.) Maybe wouldn't apply to cones that can...
by Armorer-at-Law
Fri Apr 11, 2014 9:57 am
Forum: Silencer Talk
Topic: Sig jumps into the ring.....
Replies: 30
Views: 1636

Re: Sig jumps into the ring.....

This will be interesting. 18 USC 921(a)(24) says: The terms “firearm silencer” and “firearm muffler” mean any device for silencing, muffling, or diminishing the report of a portable firearm, including any combination of parts, designed or redesigned, and intended for use in assembling or fabricating...
by Armorer-at-Law
Tue Apr 08, 2014 11:36 am
Forum: Legal and Political
Topic: Can you become an NFA dealer from your apartment?
Replies: 13
Views: 1407

Re: Can you become an NFA dealer from your apartment?

First look at whether you could operate any type of business from that location (think zoning regs). Next look at whether you could operate a business that sells products directly to customers at that location (even if the customer traffic would be minimal). In some cases, this depends on whether yo...
by Armorer-at-Law
Fri Mar 28, 2014 1:29 pm
Forum: Silencer Talk
Topic: Judge Rules ATF "Jumped the Gun"
Replies: 17
Views: 1710

Re: Judge Rules ATF "Jumped the Gun"

Take suppressors off the list, log them in at purchase as a firearm with the $200.00 'tax' , and save literally millions for citizens, ATF staff, and streamline fighting criminals as well as the FBI. That's not ATF's choice. It would required Congress amending the NFA statute (and the President's s...
by Armorer-at-Law
Fri Mar 28, 2014 9:47 am
Forum: Silencer Talk
Topic: Judge Rules ATF "Jumped the Gun"
Replies: 17
Views: 1710

Re: Judge Rules ATF "Jumped the Gun"

So the matter has been remanded to the now-scorned ATF Tech Branch to evaluate it again, presumably using their "state of the art" sound measuring equipment. Since their "Standard Operating Procedures" do not include very detailed protocol for how their sound measuring equipment will be used (only t...