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Firearms Forum: NFA/Class 3 & FFL Discussion 07-08-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By mattybock
okee dokee. Just got a reply from the FBI;...

okee dokee. Just got a reply from the FBI; pre-arrival check are discouraged, as all entries into the NICS system must be accompanied with a 4473.
That's a bit disappointing. Seems now I might have...
Firearms Forum: NFA/Class 3 & FFL Discussion 07-08-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By mattybock
Background checks for remote customers

I live way, way out in the country, and as such the customer based is limited. Heck I've sold only 28 guns so far, and I've had my FFL for a good 9 months.

Everything has been very orthodox, with...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 03-06-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By mattybock
break open revolvers - parts interchangeability

I recently won an auction for a little Iver Johnson/US revolver co. .32 break open. I love the hardware store cheapies of the 1880-1915 period. They're so under appreciated in terms of historical...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-06-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 632
Posted By mattybock
hardware store rifles of the 1870s-1890s

Before I start; this is about civilian rifles, not military arms.

I got ahold of a few old catalogs from the mentioned time period and the gun section is really so fascinating. Seems the vast bulk...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 11-17-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,385
Posted By mattybock
I never claimed to be an expert. I just know what...

I never claimed to be an expert. I just know what I like, and I do not like Berettas, nor to I like the S&W MP. If anyone is looking for a small, inexpensive pistol like the Jimenez, then i can...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 11-17-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,115
Posted By mattybock
But that simply is not so. You could indeed...

But that simply is not so. You could indeed purchase a gun in the CCCP, if you held a valid membership in a hunting or sport shooting club, just like in modern day Germany. The law of the CCCP made...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 11-16-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,385
Posted By mattybock
I have never owned, nor seen, a Jimenez in...

I have never owned, nor seen, a Jimenez in person. But I have fired about 5 autos in my life; a S&W MP, a Beretta 92F and Cobra\Kodiak Denalhi are the only ones that come to mind and here's my...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 11-15-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,115
Posted By mattybock
This is for a little personal project. I have a...

This is for a little personal project. I have a fascination with all of the commercial soviet products, from 333 cologne to the Argat computer.

So far I have 2 Mosins, an IZH-27, and the...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 11-15-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,115
Posted By mattybock
but is there any actual proof of the presence or...

but is there any actual proof of the presence or absence? Catalogs, Russian legal documents, a random Russian website?
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 11-15-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,115
Posted By mattybock
Almost, the Korovin was in 25 Tula, which was a...

Almost, the Korovin was in 25 Tula, which was a special overpressure 25acp made at the Tula arms factory, but in all reality they should have gone with 32acp. According to the Wikipedia this small...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 11-15-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,115
Posted By mattybock
USSR civilian commercial handguns - makes and models

I've been looking for models of various handguns made for civilian ownership in the CCCP, within any of the republics. So far it seems Tula, Izhmush, Merkel and Suhl and one other factory that skips...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 11-11-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By mattybock
a few ballistic confusions

I'm really interested in generic and military powders (esp. cordite, but I'm of the steampunk mind set so it's kind of ground in there) but what I'm having a hard time finding information on is the...
Firearms Forum: NFA/Class 3 & FFL Discussion 11-10-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 406
Posted By mattybock
most common, and odd caliber requests

What are you r most purchased calibers? What are your least? What are some of the weirdest you've gotten asked to find?
From what I can find, these are the best selling in the US;
1 - 22lr
2 -...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 11-06-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 428
Posted By mattybock
C96/type 17 question

Are the parts of the firing mechanism interchangeable between these two guns? I know the 17 is a clone, but my understanding is that the frame was widened to accommodate the thicker barrel for 45acp.
Firearms Forum: NFA/Class 3 & FFL Discussion 10-18-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 754
Posted By mattybock
I had a look at a few distributors and all of...

I had a look at a few distributors and all of them seem to want you to jump through hoops just to get on their list of people they might do business with.
I'm seeing that the applications demand you...
Firearms Forum: NFA/Class 3 & FFL Discussion 10-18-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 754
Posted By mattybock
on being a dealer - registering with companies

I just sold my first gun with my FFL - Yay!
My sister wanted a Cobra Denali .380 for her purse and plans to get the CHL for Texas. Kodiak, which seems to own Cobra as a brand name, send a whole box...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 07-29-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 816
Posted By mattybock
okay, it was a notice on documentation for...

okay, it was a notice on documentation for multiple gun sales. I think everybody in the border states got one.
Thank god, I thought I was getting investigated for something!
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 07-29-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 816
Posted By mattybock
dept. of justice certified mail

has anyone every gotten certified mail from the dept. of justice? If so, what about? I understand the ATF is under the DOJ, and the wait until the trip to the post office is worrisome.
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 07-09-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By mattybock
I actually go my FFL not to long ago, but if...

I actually go my FFL not to long ago, but if you'd like to hear me blither on, I will. And to think I went to college to be a funeral director.:p
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 07-09-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 349
Posted By mattybock
relative quickness measurments

I'm really interested in powders (esp. cordite, but I'm of the steampunk mind set so it's kind of ground in there) but what I'm having a hard time finding information on is the method of measuring...
Firearms Forum: NFA/Class 3 & FFL Discussion 06-09-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,128
Posted By mattybock
Oh, I know I am not competent do manufacture...

Oh, I know I am not competent do manufacture complete ammunition as of yet. No way in heck am I going to just slap a powder together and call it safe. I do have the goal of eventually manufacturing...
Firearms Forum: NFA/Class 3 & FFL Discussion 06-08-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,128
Posted By mattybock
Oh I know there cannot be a single universal...

Oh I know there cannot be a single universal powder for pistols/shotguns AND rifles. There is a distinct divide between the two due to pressures produced via burn rates.
What I'm wondering is about...
Firearms Forum: NFA/Class 3 & FFL Discussion 06-08-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,128
Posted By mattybock
Thanks for the congrats. I will not incorporate,...

Thanks for the congrats. I will not incorporate, ever, as I have worked for corporations before and it short, the intelligence of a corporation ultimately boils down to the lowest common denominator....
Firearms Forum: NFA/Class 3 & FFL Discussion 06-07-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,128
Posted By mattybock
Ammunition manufacturer FFL - I got approved! advise needed

I got the okay from the ATF just yesterday morning. In the span of 30 days I should have my gunsmith/dealer FFL and my ammunition manufacturer FFL. Yay!
And now, here comes the nitty gritty about...
Firearms Forum: NFA/Class 3 & FFL Discussion 04-19-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By mattybock
SOT date of payment expectations

We know the holders of the type 07 FFL who actively engage in the manufacture of guns and ammo must pay a special occupations tax.
The license is $150.
The more common type 01 license is $200 and...
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