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Old May 16, 1999, 04:38 PM   #1
Scott Evans
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If someone had the ability to build firearms from scratch using a small home shop what are the legal requirements or restrictions?
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Old May 16, 1999, 06:52 PM   #2
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Wouldn't you need to get the dreaded tax-stamp? There is something written in the rules about building "destructive devices." Good question though. When we were stupid kids, we used to build zip-guns. Wonder what you'd have to do to LEGALLY do that today.
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Old May 17, 1999, 07:52 AM   #3
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Scott, I don't know what all's involved but I believe I read either in an ATF circular or the book of regulations something about obtaining permission and registration of a "one time" manufacture of a firearm. You need to contact the BATF in your state for concrete info. You'll find their number under US Gov't. George
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