Posted July 17, 2018 9:00 pm by Comments

By David Codrea

Time was you didn’t need permission. (Harpers Ferry Armory by Jarek Tuszyński: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International)

U.S.A. – -( A gun parts entrepreneur believes he has found a way around restrictions that shot down so-called “build parties” in which machine shops would be used to convert “80% lower receivers” into firearms. Stephen Bozich, has created Armed & Safe Firearm Training Academy, and proposes conducting classes as a way around government-defined “engaged in the business” proscriptions.

“This is the critical standard the ATF uses to determine if an entity (be it an individual, a corporation, or anything in between) requires an FFL,” Bozich says,

“[I]t is important to remember that ATF has consistently stated that it is lawful for an individual to manufacture his/her/its own firearm, without need to mark it, provided that he/she/it has no intent to sell or distribute it,” firearms attorney Joshua Prince wrote in January, 2015, after the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosive issued a new rule. ATF Rule 2015-1, put the kibosh on the parties:

Held, any person (including any corporation or other legal entity) engaged in the business of performing machining, molding, casting, forging, …Read the Rest

Source:: AmmoLand

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