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Go to atf/gov.com
Register an account
Call ATF,request print cards
Choose Form 1-this is to make a suppressor/SBR/SBS,etc-anything BUT a MG
Begin filling out form-this is a gov't website---confusing---will go down 1 or 2 times(all info is saved)
Have ALL info written down before typing in-Caliber/ser#/length-ATF allows 2" either way/sheriff info(address,etc)---DON'T be real cute with ser#-123atfsucks is not the way to go.
IMPORTANT!!!!!!-when drop down menu for manufacturer comes up-choose FMI
Pay with credit card
Electronically sign
Wait 1-2weeks-you will get email-send in fingerprint cards-you have 10days
Wait until you get email with Tax Stamp-print off a bunch/download to phone
Give Sheriff copy of Tax Stamp/1 fingerprint card-even if he does'nt want them
Now you are legally able to drill holes in cups/end cap-go .080 over caliber/cut down barrel(SBS)/install short barrel on stocked firearm(SBR)etc
DO NOT DO ANYTHING UNTIL YOU ARE LEGAL
Enjoy quiet shooting :geek:
 

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That was making sense, until you got to the part about giving the sheriff a copy of your paperwork.

Why in the world would you give the sheriff a copy of your paperwork? The sheriff, legally, if he came upon you out shooting your silencer he can't ask to see a copy of your paperwork. The only law enforcement agency that has any legal right to see a copy of your paperwork is ATF. It's a tax document, and is nobody's business except yours and the treasury department.

And yes, if you do not show the officer that catches you shooting your "silenced short barrel shotgun" your paperwork, he will arrest you . But that does not change the fact that he cannot legally ask to see it.
 

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That was making sense, until you got to the part about giving the sheriff a copy of your paperwork.

Why in the world would you give the sheriff a copy of your paperwork? The sheriff, legally, if he came upon you out shooting your silencer he can't ask to see a copy of your paperwork. The only law enforcement agency that has any legal right to see a copy of your paperwork is ATF. It's a tax document, and is nobody's business except yours and the treasury department.

And yes, if you do not show the officer that catches you shooting your "silenced short barrel shotgun" your paperwork, he will arrest you . But that does not change the fact that he cannot legally ask to see it.
Part #10 says that you must inform CLEO of said device and provide with a copy.
 
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That was making sense, until you got to the part about giving the sheriff a copy of your paperwork.

Why in the world would you give the sheriff a copy of your paperwork? The sheriff, legally, if he came upon you out shooting your silencer he can't ask to see a copy of your paperwork. The only law enforcement agency that has any legal right to see a copy of your paperwork is ATF. It's a tax document, and is nobody's business except yours and the treasury department.

And yes, if you do not show the officer that catches you shooting your "silenced short barrel shotgun" your paperwork, he will arrest you . But that does not change the fact that he cannot legally ask to see it.
What Howlin said.....I tried to give mine to my Sheriff-his secretary took it before he could throw away,said it was a Fed matter,he did'nt care.
 
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