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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 12/21/2002 10:14:47 PM EDT
I'm not clear on the legal details of this. If I built an AR from an 80% receiver can I ever sell it? If so, what if I "home" built 100 and sold them?
Link Posted: 12/22/2002 12:12:57 AM EDT
As long as you didn't originally build it for purposes of resale, you are free, at some later time, to sell it like any other personal firearm. If you made 100 and later sold them, I think the ATF would have a pretty clear-cut case that you intended to sell them from the start, unless you held onto them for a REALLY long time, and shot and used them all extensively.
Link Posted: 12/22/2002 2:16:45 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/22/2002 9:37:12 PM EDT by ProfessorEvil]
It can be sold after being built, as long as the that was not the intent of making the item. Circuits is right, though....selling a bunch of them would get the attention of the Bureau of All Things Fun. Perhaps you should try and invite your friends and other over and have them make their own instead. (of course, IANAL.)
Link Posted: 12/22/2002 4:20:48 PM EDT
I was under the impression that a home made weapon could not be sold, loaned, transfered, given away, or inherited. Is this selling thing somewhere in writing? -Ray
Link Posted: 12/22/2002 9:34:08 PM EDT
There's nothing on federal books that says you CAN'T sell it (if that was not the original intent of making said item), dbl check local laws. However, you may have trouble finding an FFL to do a transfer. I don't plan on selling any of mine, just to avoid any more potential headaches.
Link Posted: 12/22/2002 10:02:44 PM EDT
If it's legal for you to build it, it's legal for you to sell it. If you build the gun with the intent to sell, you have already committed the crime. It's called unlicensed manufacturing.
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