AFG on a pistol Question?

Discussion in 'NFA Weapon Discussion' started by Fumes, Feb 17, 2011.

  1. Fumes

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    Does anyone have a link to one of the letters to the ATF regarding this?
    I was looking for an outline.
     
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  3. Nwcid

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    Correct ALL of those kind of ATF letters are OPINION letters and are technically only for the person it was written for. It is the OPINION of the person/branch that wrote the letter. It is NOT law but an OPINION. To be law it must go to court and before a judge like TC did many years ago.

    With that said for the most part if you have a letter that means that at the time that letter was written the ATF believed whatever the question was happened to be illegal/legal. The status on these things do change because they are OPINION letters. For the most part you are safe following the direction in the letter.
     
  4. Fumes

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    Thanks guys, I understand they can change their minds whenever they want but I'd think they'd have to announce it and there would at least be a 15 minute grace period before carting you off to the pen.Since it'd just be an AFG I think I could remove it without it ruining my day.;)
    That was the doc I was looking for but I thought it came with the guys actual letter to them as well. I wanted to see how it was worded. Becasuse I intend to send my own in so I can have a response in my name.
    Any thoughts on how I should word the letter? And do I need to send it to a specific branch or section of the ATF?:thumbup:
     

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