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?Can...
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)

ATF Ruling 81-4 – Drop In Auto Sears 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...
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...
NFA Firearms by State

NFA Firearms by State

As I mentioned in our article on reduced NFA wait times, NFATracker is an awesome resource for our community. These guys collect and display various ATF paperwork approval and NFA transfer information. I’m including some information from their website here but...
NFA Approval Times Getting Faster!

NFA Approval Times Getting Faster!

We’ve got some great news for our industry… NFA paperwork processing times from the ATF are dropping! We’ve have even better news for you if you already have your FFL… this is likely to encourage more customers to buy NFA firearms (like...