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Old March 25, 2018, 07:53 PM   #1
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Suppressors and the waiting game..no joy

SO I fronted my hard earned cash in November of 2017 for a Gemtec GM-22 suppressor and a Gemtech "The One" suppressor. I got my trust established and all paperwork submitted properly. The gunshop, I bought them from is owned by a law firm that handles the trusts and all the paperwork.

SO after fronting over $1600.00 in cash. Here I sit with probably many more months to go. Although my applications had the new bar codes that are supposed to save the ATF time. My Trust is new and will have to be reviewed and placed on file.

SO anyone else waiting? No way to check the status. Just sit and wait!!!!!!
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Old March 25, 2018, 08:45 PM   #2
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Last time I checked, the wait for a trust was still at about 10 months.
I'd keep waiting.

I filed two Form 4s as an individual in February. I'll be lucky to take possession of the toys by November.
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Old March 25, 2018, 09:03 PM   #3
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The three most recent stamps I have received (last Friday) were submitted in mid August 2017. Two trusts, one individual.
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Old March 27, 2018, 07:31 AM   #4
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I'd make a comment but it would only upset dt t and set him on a tirade.
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Old March 27, 2018, 10:33 AM   #5
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Mine was just approved 5 days ago. I first submitted it in July. Go to the NFA Tracker website to get actual averaged out wait periods. I did the math on mine and it was pretty spot on accurate with the graph from the website.

You can also call the ATF at 304-616-4500 to get the status of your paperwork (you'll need your suppressor serial number), but they only say "it's in progress" or "it's approved". They don't tell you where you fall within the stack of other Form 1s or 4s.

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Old March 27, 2018, 05:57 PM   #6
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You'll be lucky to get approved by Labor Day.
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Old March 29, 2018, 12:31 PM   #7
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Old March 30, 2018, 07:21 AM   #8
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Filed 2 separate individual Form 4's in late June 2017, got both approved mid December 2017. So about 5-1/2 month wait. Was originally told about an 9 month wait so I was estatic when I got the calls from my FFL's
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Old April 9, 2018, 05:35 PM   #9
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My fastest stamp in about five years!!!

Individual Form 4 for an SBR submitted 12/27/2017 and approved 3/25/18.
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Old April 9, 2018, 06:29 PM   #10
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Individual Form 4 for an SBR submitted 12/27/2018 and approved 3/25/18.
recheck your date quotes.
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Old April 9, 2018, 06:56 PM   #11
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