Who Can Own a Full-Auto Machine Gun?

Who Can Own a Full-Auto Machine Gun?

Are Machine Guns Legal? Contrary to popular belief, it is perfectly legal for a law-abiding American citizen to own/possess a machine gun (sometimes called a full-auto firearm or automatic weapon). Of course, there are some restrictions on machine gun...
What is an 80% Receiver?

What is an 80% Receiver?

There has been a lot of discussion about “80% Frames” or “80% receivers” lately. We get many questions about them like: Are “80% frames” legal? What are “80% receivers”? Is an “80% frame” legally a firearm?...
New ATF Forms Released – FFL & SOT

New ATF Forms Released – FFL & SOT

The ATF has released new versions of seven revised FFL & SOT forms! We’ve got the latest versions ready for you to download here.  Below are descriptions, and the most up-to-date versions, of each of the following forms: Form 1 – “Application to Make &...
ATF Ruling 81-4 – Drop In Auto Sear (DIAS)

ATF Ruling 81-4 – Drop In Auto Sear (DIAS)

Summary: AR15 Drop In Auto Sears (DIAS) manufactured after October 31st, 1981 are considered machine guns and are therefore regulated under the National Firearms Act of 1934. IMPORTANT: Despite this ruling, possession of ANY Drop In Auto Sear along with an AR-15 with...
AP Ammo – Are armor piercing bullets legal?

AP Ammo – Are armor piercing bullets legal?

Q: Are armor piercing bullets legal? A: Yes. Under federal law it is perfectly legal to make, sell and purchase “armor piercing” ammunition as long as you have the proper licensing. However, there are some nuances to the definition of “armor...