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Form 4 (Suppressor) Received: 30 Days!

Discussion in 'NFA Weapon Discussion' started by Umpquacod, Jan 10, 2011.

  1. Umpquacod

    Umpquacod Umpqua, Oregon New Member

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    Submitted, through my SOT, a Form 4 for a YHM Phantom .223 suppressor, on 12-3-2010. Check was cashed 12-10-2010. Just got a call from my dealer...they received the approved paperwork today. About thirty days!

    Best I've ever had in nine Form 4s. Hope this indicates a good trend.

    BTW, for the first time (dunno why I didn't think of doing this before) I noted my personal FFL (Class 1) on the Form 4. Mayhaps that had something to do with their speedy processing.

    ----Umpquacod
     
  2. sweetbeard

    sweetbeard Beavertown OreGUN! New Member

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    LIES
     
  3. spider

    spider Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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    hopefully others can get there fast like that
     
  4. Umpquacod

    Umpquacod Umpqua, Oregon New Member

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    Hmmm. Don't know quite how to respond to this...and hoping you're not serious.
     
  5. Nwcid

    Nwcid Yakima and N of Spokane Well-Known Member

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    I think SB was trying to be semi funny and jealous.......

    My fastest was 5 weeks right after the ATF did their big move. My last couple have been just over 60 days.
     
  6. Umpquacod

    Umpquacod Umpqua, Oregon New Member

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    Thanks, Nwcid. I'm sure you're right. Appreciate your insight.

    My first Form 4, in '03, took over six months. Since then the average has been about 90 days for another six submission, so I was a bit shocked to get one back in 30 days. Still have paper in the works for a MAC-10/45 and suppressor, now over sixty days, so the law of averages will undoubtedly again catch up with me. :)

    ----Mac Scott
    (Umpquacod)
     
  7. Swedish K

    Swedish K SW Washington Moderator Staff Member

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    Amazing that they got sooo much faster after they relocated and replaced a good chunk of the staff... best way to get rid of the dead weight I guess
     
  8. TOVO

    TOVO SW WA. Active Member

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    Wow that is fast. I have a form 4 going in tomorrow on a DD. Hope it gets approved that fast. Congrats
     
  9. jbuck

    jbuck PNW Member

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    That sucks.
    Filled out my paper work Nov.3
    They still haven't cashed my check.
     
  10. Umpquacod

    Umpquacod Umpqua, Oregon New Member

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    Just got back from picking up the suppressor and paperwork. ATF/NFA official was Suzanne Santamaria. Check was cashed around 12-7-10. Form 4 approval is dated 1-4-11.
     
  11. Umpquacod

    Umpquacod Umpqua, Oregon New Member

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    Something's not right there, jbuck. Have you called NFA to find out if they've received your paper work? Out of nine Form 4s I've submitted in the past seven years I've not had one where they didn't cash the check within a couple of weeks. 'Course, then it took up to six months to process. :-(

    I'd seriously recommend giving them a call.

    ----Mac
     
  12. stmcelroy

    stmcelroy Madras, OR Well-Known Member

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    Must have got lost. They cash your check immediately.
     
  13. nubus

    nubus Guest

    Fingers crossed, I just sent one in today.
    I've had 5 weeks to 9 months in the past.
     
  14. jbuck

    jbuck PNW Member

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    Where do you call?
     
  15. Umpquacod

    Umpquacod Umpqua, Oregon New Member

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    I think the number is (304) 616-4500. If not, they can direct you further.
     
  16. coyote223

    coyote223 NW Oregon Stamp Collector,,,

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    I've never had one go less than 3 months. You wanna trade examiners? :winkkiss:
     
  17. korntera

    korntera Oregon Member

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    I just turned in two form 4's for suppressive and the checks were cashed dec 28th so I hope mine goes that fast too.
     
  18. Abiqua

    Abiqua Oregon Active Member

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    And you'll need your S/N.