ATF does not have a classification of Other. They have a classification of Firearm. Stop thinking of guns that don’t fit the description of a rifle or pistol as Others. Start thinking of them as Firearms. Other is just the description the state of CT has decided to use. It is not a term you will find in the Federal lexicon. Except in the NFA classification of AOW. When you form 1 a Firearm it moves it from Title one of the 1968 firearm control act to Title 2. It is done all the time all across the country.
When a person files a form 1 they become the maker. They are in effect re manufacturing it. The same as when an 07/02 does it and files the 5320 ( form 2). An unlicensed person is a maker and a licensed person is a manufacturer. But the action is the same.
Joel, man - I like you a lot, you know that and you've been an incredible source of information for me, getting my business started - I can't speak highly enough of you.
I spent over 3 hours on the phone after that seminar being told something VERY different. Not just by Rhode Island, but half the next morning, NFA.
They're changing essentially how the process of manufacturing and re-manufacturing is done...And when I asked this question directly, I was told that it requires re-manufacturing, NFA OR NOT. Which, is almost effectively good-game on the spot under the "new interpretations" that we learned of on Wednesday.
I asked a question in the seminar that actually mystified them...Once they took a minute and understood what I was asking - I was immediately on a 3 hour phone call.
We're now required to get variances from all original
manufacturers...The game is changing and it's changing, FAST.
I understand that you disagree with the boundaries they're subjectively putting into place and I completely agree with you...but, at the end of the day, I have my cliff-notes versions from the conversations about what I can and cannot do within their "new interpretations" and I'm just going to keep on, keeping on.