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Discussion in 'NFA Firearms and Accessories' started by 748, May 31, 2020.

  1. 748

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    Looking around on the internet it looks like if you buy a solvent trap from "over seas" like from some where like wish dot com and the department of Homeland Security confiscates them because they look like a silencer and send you a letter telling you that you narrowly avoided getting a felony and if you want it to get an approved form 1, come to Illinois and come get it... which at that point you would be in possession of a silencer in a state that bans silencers and be trying to transport it interstate.
    From everything I have heard and read, don't ever buy anything from wish dot com.

    Buy American and don't live in Illinois or Michigan.

    I bought a quiet bore solvent trap, laser engraved for a little under $300. There are cheaper ones, but I wanted a niceish one that's serviceable. The cheapest no moving parts serviceable commercially made 9mm silencers typically start at $400.
    Supposedly the eForm ones are coming back a lot faster than any type of form 4.
    When it comes in I'm going to do my first eform 1. So this might be a good way to get cheap silencers and a tax stamp back a lot faster than ones on a form 4.
     
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  2. WestKentucky

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    I would like to see pics.
     
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  3. 748

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    Don't have it in possession yet.
    Since I had quiet bore engrave my name, place of manufactur and model, serial number on there I'm hesitant to send off a form 1 incase the can don't show up.
     
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  4. MCFLYFYTER

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    If it doesn't show up, just use the stamp for a different can.
     
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  5. WestKentucky

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    Just out of curiosity, is the draw to these solvent traps essentially the same draw as an 80% lower, or is it more about the speedy stamp? Seems that a capped tube would not be hard to create, and baffles shouldn’t be hard either, but perhaps less easily done by someone who doesn’t have a lathe handy.
     
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  6. TonyAngel

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    My understanding is that you need to file the form 1 BEFORE you order or purchase any parts with the intention of building a suppressor.
     
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  7. Hoser

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    The parts are not illegal.

    Once you start punching holes in those parts without a stamp, thats when you are breaking the law.
     
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    Actually I've sort of pondered on that it looks to me like you could theoretically with a drill and a hacksaw cut baffles into some square bar stock and insert that core into a square tubing. I wonder how much effectiveness one would loose but am not so curious as to pay for the stamp to experiment.
     
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  9. greyling22

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    Speedy stamp. I got my approval for 2 cans in 13 days.
     
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    If what I read is 20% true the eForm ones are coming back a lot faster than any kind of form 4, snail mailed or silencer shop electronic.
     
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    *** no wonder quiet bore and like are sold out.
    The big manufacturers should be on the NFAs arse to speed it up a lot. My last 2 silencer shop form 4s took around 330 days.

    Anyone know how long for a form 1 DD firearm?
     
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    It's hard to prove I intend to break the law when I have 8 tax stamps, mostly on silencers and I intend to send off an eForm 1 the 1st or 2nd day its in my possession.
    What if I get the tax stamp, I order it all nice and laser engraved with my name and SN, they send it with a tracking number, it disappear half way here and I never get it?
     
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    I have access to a lathe, or you just buy the drilling fixture. The quiet bore one is like $75.
     
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    What about the quality of the aluminium that they use? I looked and didn't think it would hold up.
     
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    No need to be on anyone's radar. Just say no to the solvent trap or other muzzle connecting devices described by fancy words with double meanings and dubious legalities.
     
  16. OrangeCat

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    Yeah it's more of a question of exactly how crude your manufacturing process can get before it's too ineffective to even work as a suppressor, unfortunately I don't think the ATF doesn't care if you are just trying to satisfy your curiosity, and I don't feel invested enough to get a tax stamp for an experiment.

    And honestly I like my fireworks to make a little noise. :)
     
  17. 748

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    I set the bar pretty low. It only has to "hold up" to 380acp out of a 16 inch barrel.
    It sounds like a 22LR but makes 9mm holes.
     
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    That ship has already sailed, hit an ice burg and sank as I have 8 tax stamps items.
     
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    I decided I like silencers, got some and then decided that waiting 10 months sucks.
     
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    Good grief stop it.:cuss:
    As explained ad nauseum in the other thread....Silencer Shop does not submit ANYTHING ELECTRONICALLY !!!!!
    There. Are. No. Electronic. Form 4's.
     
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  21. dogtown tom

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    No, it's not. If you are in possession of an unregistered silencer or silencer parts, you violate Federal law. "Its in the mail" or "well, I'll eForm 1 tomorrow" doesn't change that.
    It's incredibly naive to think you aren't violating Federal law by possessing an unregistered NFA firearm.....as shown by you understanding the process for your previous eight stamps.


    What do you do when any other package disappears?
     
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  22. dogtown tom

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    But your eight stamps aren't Form 1's.
    And as evidenced by your other posts you damn well better be aware of the legalities involved in making your own NFA firearms.
     
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    Can't fire anything through it. It would be as effective as sticking the muzzle against the ground and pulling the trigger until the end caps and baffles are drilled out.
     
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    That's why I said stamps, as some are form ones.
     
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    Signed a form 4 electronically from silencer shop that was sent to my email for a silencerCo osprey the other day. It sure seems electronic to me.
     
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