As Adam breaks it down in “legalese”, the AOW or “Any Other Weapon” is indeed the “bastard child” of the National Firearms Act. Unlike most of the National Firearms Act firearms, the cost to transfer is $5 – yet the cost to make [Read More…]
Improvised and camouflaged firearms can be some of the most interesting weapons around, and the best ones combine inventiveness, creativity, craft work, and a sort of apocalyptic chic together into final products that are compelling far beyond the sum of their parts or [Read More…]
Even the most experienced “stamp collectors” can be missing the coveted $5 red stamp. While making and transferring National Firearms Act (NFA) controlled items like Short Barreled Rifles (SBRs), Short Barreled Shotguns (SBSs), Silencers and Destructive [Read More…]
It seems that the traditional firearms companies are venturing farther and farther into NFA weapons, and Mossberg is the latest company to jump into the fray with a pair of 12 gauge AOWs called Compact Cruiser AOWs. Mossberg just announced that the company is now [Read More…]
This Zippo Lighter AOW shoots .22 caliber rounds. EverydayNoDaysOff posted about it back in 2010 with hand drawn schematics.
So some of you may have seen this. I haven’t before. A gun disguised as a key fob was found by police. Pulling the key ring resets the firing pins. Then you press the buttons on top to release them and the gun fires. This would be considered an AOW (Any Other [Read More…]
Under current ATF rulings, its possible to create a non-NFA firearm that uses shotgun rounds (note, I did not say “shotgun” which refers to a specific legal definition). By never mounting a stock to a receiver and keeping the over-all length over 26″, [Read More…]
Safety Harbor Firearms manufacture the Kompact Entry Gun (KEG) short barrel pistol-gripped shotguns build upon Mossberg 500 and Remington 870 receivers. Their guns are classed as AOW (All Other Weapons) and so do not carry the hefty $200 stamp required to purchase [Read More…]