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07FFL questions

Discussion in 'Legal' started by Cripstix, Feb 23, 2011.

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  1. Cripstix

    Cripstix Member

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    I am a disabled veteran and I recently was awarded my full disability from the VA. What I would like to do now is spend the next several years in Texas building different rifles, pistols, and suppressors I have been designing. I also would like to be able to buy military and automatic weapons both to compare to my creations (would be seen as collecting) and to rebuild to test design ideas. I have read up on getting a FFL and the best I can tell I would need a type 07 since I would want to make weapons, and a Class 2 tax stamp to make suppressors and have the full auto weapons. I don't plan on selling any weapons, or very few while I'm working on the prototypes. It’s going to be a slow process too, my injury keeps me in bed for weeks at a time and I would have to work in a workshop in my house or on my property. I know that these things are all the opposite of what they want when they issue a FFL, but this is something I truly want to do.

    I'd like to know:
    Is this the right FFL for what I want to do?
    Is there any way to impress upon the ATF I'm researching a design as an investment or a business?
    What is it going to cost me a year to have 07FFL with a Class 2 Stamp (estimates)?
    Then please give me any ideas you have about solving some of the problems I'm going to have trying to get this done.
     
  2. Bubba613

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    The 07 is not that expensive. I can't recall but $150 or something sticks in my mind. And that's for 3 years. The SOT is going to run $1000/year as I recall. further they will want you to register with the State Dept (big issue on this) and that is well over $2k/yr.
     
  3. docnyt

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    Ask Bubbles - one of the members here. She posted on a similar thread recently about her experience with a home based FFL.
     
  4. Bubbles

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