TW 020 - How to Own a Machinegun


They’re actually legal for most Americans to own!  Listen in as Ryan explains all the details of how it’s legal, what is legal and all the steps to take in order to ensure you’re in compliance with the laws.  He also goes into detail for you on Title 26 of the U.S. code regarding machineguns and breaks down the uniqueness of machineguns in comparison to other NFA firearms.  Ryan will walk you through which FFL can be most helpful and how you can can use his RocketFFL course to make that a reality.  Do you know what the term Pre-’86 means?  If not, you will after this podcast as Ryan give you an in-depth explanation of what it means and what it can mean for you.


-       Manufacturer’s FFL

-       NFA Firearms

-       Forms 4 & 9

-       SOT’s 

-       Pre-’86 Machineguns

-       1981 ATF Ruling (ATF RULING 84-1 DROP IN AUTO SEARS)

-       Title 26 of the U.S. code: (b)Machinegun.  The term “machinegun” means any weapon which shoots, is designed to shoot, or can be readily restored to shoot, automatically more than one shot, without manual reloading, by a single function of the trigger. The term shall also include the frame or receiver of any such weapon, any part designed and intended solely and exclusively, or combination of parts designed and intended, for use in converting a weapon into a machinegun, and any combination of parts from which a machinegun can be assembled if such parts are in the possession or under the control of a person.

-       Auto sears

-       Firearms Protection Act