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kotengu
August 11, 2016, 12:02
I got fingerprinted at the Sheriff's Office this morning, and sent in my Form 1 to build my first suppressor just now. It'll be a .22LR to mount primarily on my Ruger 22/45, and probably one day on a Ruger MkII rifle. The design is done (yes, I have a spreadsheet!) and I've worked out all the details in theory. Once I have the stamp I'll find out just how good my theories are.

Now the long wait begins.

I'm a little nervous what happens once I've opened this door... :angel:

brunop
August 11, 2016, 21:11
Cool! I look forward to seeing the results.

Jon Frum
August 11, 2016, 22:38
6 months on my form 1. January To July. Dang near lost interest.

kotengu
August 11, 2016, 22:42
Cool! I look forward to seeing the results.

Of being fingerprinted? Lots of black smudges on my pants, and thankfulness for my insignificant problems after hanging out in the Sheriff's Office for awhile. Although those people do bring their problems on themselves... ;-)

kotengu
August 11, 2016, 22:44
6 months on my form 1. January To July. Dang near lost interest.

Yep. Federal Bureaucracy at its best. Good thing I got started today or it might take longer.

I figure 3-6 months at the minimum. I wonder what I'll be doing in 6 months?

tdb59
August 11, 2016, 22:45
Cool! I look forward to seeing the results.

Meant to be seen, and not heard.



:wink:




....

sharkey
August 12, 2016, 03:50
I have an old Mark 2 target with a Texas AWC suppressor on it. Its one of my favorites. I run standard velocity ammo through it and all in all its quite accurate.

catmguy445
August 12, 2016, 15:10
I meant to post a reply to this thread, but somehow it got posted as a new thread, so my answer to this thread is now titled New Forms. :facepalm:

CG&L
August 12, 2016, 15:25
Is your suppressor going to be a mono-core or k-baffle type?
Aluminum, stainless or other?

pre1989
August 12, 2016, 17:51
I would make it hardern for Full auto fire ..You never know what other NFA toys you might get

Or at least make it usable with 5.7, 22mag etc

L Haney
August 12, 2016, 17:56
I would make it hardern...

What does that last word mean?

kotengu
August 12, 2016, 19:45
Is your suppressor going to be a mono-core or k-baffle type?
Aluminum, stainless or other?

All stainless, k-baffle type. I figured I'd better start basic, and I'd rather have it last forever than be a little bit lighter. I may regret that after hanging half a pound off the front of my pistol, but that's what another tax stamp is for, right???

Tuhlmann
August 13, 2016, 20:16
What does that last word mean?

Hardern(adj.)... You know, as in "I done gone made that there pistola hardern to hear."

Tuhlmann
August 13, 2016, 20:17
I'm a little nervous what happens once I've opened this door... :angel:

I'll tell you what happens -- You start building more doors. :devil:

catmguy445
August 14, 2016, 07:51
It may take longer than it usually does, due to a couple of things I just found out. One, the regulations for Trusts have changed within the last few days or so, and there were a LOT of people submitting applications to get them in before the law changed, which probably created a pretty sizeable backlog at the ATF.

Two, the trust law isn't the only thing that changed. I bought another suppressor last week, and began the paperwork process the next day. When I went to the Sheriff's Office to get fingerprinted and get the form signed by the Sheriff (or the designated representative), they told me that as of July 1 of this year, that isn't necessary any more and that they don't sign the form any longer.

So after getting my passport type picture (Costco is great for this), I went back to the LGS where I bought the suppressor with my fingerprint cards and photos and unsigned form, and told them what the Sheriff's Office had told me. They got on the phone and called a Gun Rights lawyer, and after a short conversation, hung up the phone and told me that I was correct, that the ATF has decided that you no longer need to have the local Top Cop sign your application and certify that in their opinion you're not a menace to society as we know it.

Of course, that also means that the old form is no longer valid, so now I have to go back to the shop and fill out yet another form on Monday so that the paperwork and my check can be sent to the ATF. With all this going on, God only knows how long it will take to get the tax stamp. The last time it was five months, and that was about two years ago, when nothing special was going on with Class III stuff. I'm figuring that I'll get approved some time next spring. Maybe.