Short Barreled Shotgun

Discussion in 'NFA Firearms & Related Items' started by Conman, Jan 8, 2018.

  1. Conman

    Conman Well-Known Member

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    One of my sons has decided he wants a short-barreled shotgun. The best I can figure it would be a Title 2 firearm(?). OR he would require a Manufacturers permit(?).

    In any case he will need to fill out the proper form(s), get signatures from his local sheriff, and submit the paperwork to the ATF, with a check for $200, and wait, wait, wait.

    Am I on the correct path?
     
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  3. Conman

    Conman Well-Known Member

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    Sorry, I wasn't specific!! He has bought a double barreled 12 gauge hammer shotgun and wants to cut off the barrels (I didn't even asked why - LOL).
     
  4. One Shot

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    Shorter than 18 inches?
     
  5. Hawg

    Hawg Well-Known Member

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    He can legally cut them off to 18 inches which is pretty short. I would stop at 18 1/4 to be on the safe side.
     
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  6. Bill DeShivs

    Bill DeShivs Well-Known Member

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    No local LEO sign off is needed anymore.
    Go to the ATF web site, download the forms, fill them out, and send them in with a $200 check.
    Wait quite a while. When the tax stamp/approval comes back, cut up the gun.
    No manufacturer permit is required. He will need to engrave his name, city, state on the frame.
     
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  7. Old Guns

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    Buy a muzzleloading side by side and cut it as short as you want no waiting and 100 percent legal!
     
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    Pedersoli 20ga Howdah Hunter. Detachable shoulder stock sold separately.
     

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  9. Conman

    Conman Well-Known Member

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    Appreciate all the inputs. Those should keep him busy for a few evenings of research!!