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Banning Machine Guns Was a Mistake

Many of our US based readers know that Suppressors / Silencers are regulated by the National Firearms Act of 1934. For those who don’t know, for all intents and purposes, the US Government treats suppressors the same way they treat fully automatic machine guns.  But what most don’t know is we can’t even import suppressors into the US for commercial …

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Suppressor – Getting That First Tax Stamp

I have been around guns most of my life. Additionally I have been in the industry for quite a long time. Hell! Being around NFA items is an almost daily occurrence.  But not until today have I ever gone through the NFA process personally.  This is a SilencerCo Harvester 30. And the wait was 10 months. Have to admit, the …

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A German MP40 Sold For $12k

I am posting really for my benefit and education. Not being up on all NFA market prices, I was surprised to see this transferrable, fully functional, MP40 sell for $12,000. I know I have seen them sell for much more?  So…is the fact it has a different “tube” a drag on the price? If so, was this a one-off thing …

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Don’t Be “Suppressed!”

I just got word from friends over at Silencerco that the Hearing Protection Act (HPA) was reintroduced to the House of Representatives this past Monday. The HPA seeks to remove suppressors from the NFA and instead have their purchase and transfer treated the same as a long gun, meaning no more $200 tax or extensive waiting period. Instead, customers would …

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NFA Violations on Facebook

This is a post that recently popped up on a private Facebook firearms group. Needless to say, it very quickly spun out of control. But not for what you might initially have thought! Sure, there were lots of folks who were making the argument that the story as it is being told is a major violation of the NFA regulations. …