NFA

  1. What's A "Responsible Person?"

    When you decide to file your applications under a gun trust, you will be prompted to choose a “responsible person.” Although it isn’t imperative to assign someone, and a responsible person is a relative term, it’s one of the main reasons most folks choose the gun trust route (..)
  2. What Is An ATF Form 1?

    For most gun owners, the Form 1 process entails transforming an existing AR lower receiver into a short-barreled rifle (SBR). An approved Form 1 allows you, the manufacturer of the SBR, to purchase a barrel (or complete separate upper receiver) shorter than 16 inches in length. Additionally, (..)
  3. What is a Single Shot Trust?

    The revolutionary Single Shot Trust is simpler, more flexible, and less expensive than any other NFA Gun Trust available.To use the Single Shot Trust, all you need to do is: Purchase a Silencer, or any other NFA item, from SilencerShop.com - or from a Powered By Silencer Shop dealer in (..)
  4. Say Goodbye To CLEO Certification Signatures

    Although the recent implementation of ATF 41F was generally met with disdain throughout the suppressor community, not every aspect of the rule change is hellfire! And even with the new steps included, our S.I.D. Kiosk and Silencer Shop Mobile App initiatives provide a paperless, convenient process (..)
  5. ATF 41F Is Not The End

    July 13, 2016, is a date which will forever live in suppressor lore. On that Wednesday, the much-discussed ATF 41F rule goes into effect, kick-starting a new process for suppressor ownership approval. Because we’ve known this industry-wide change became a reality in early January, we at (..)
  6. Iowa: No Longer Suppressor Suppressed

    If you heard a celebratory “Woohoo!” from our friends in Iowa on March 31st, you can thank Governor Terry Branstad for their excitement. At 3:00 p.m. that Thursday, he signed House File 2279 into law and made Iowa the 42nd state in which civilians can possess lawfully obtained (..)
  7. Form 23 and Form 4 Drafts Have Been Published for Review

    For everybody who is tracking the implementation progress of ATF 41F/41P, the new forms have been published for review. Take Time to Look Over the Form 4 and Form 23 Drafts Before linking to the new Form 4 and Form 23 drafts, we want to be clear that these are NOT final versions - and should (..)
  8. How to Sell Your Used Silencer

    Have you ever wondered about selling your used silencer to a private party? If you've owned guns for any amount of time - you know that used firearms are often in high demand.  As a result, the market is healthy for these firearms and you can often get as much (or more) than you originally (..)
  9. What would silencers look like without the NFA?

    Over the last couple of months I've started to wonder what standard firearms would look like if they were regulated by the National Firearms Act (NFA). For example, look at the existing pistols from Glock, Smith & Wesson, or Springfield Armory and you'll see dedicated models for just about (..)
  10. More Details on ATF 41F

    Earlier this month (on 1/15/2016), ATF 41F was published in the Federal Register and the clock started ticking on a final implementation date of July 13, 2016. After the initial publication, there was quite a bit of speculation and interpretation - so we sat down with the ASA, ATF, & NFA (..)
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