ATF running out of paper

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

Ed reports that the ATF are running out of Form 4473 (NCIS background check) due to demand. Heh.

Steve Johnson
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  • Heath Heath on Jan 09, 2009

    That is truly priceless. I guess Obama is good for the economy!!

  • Arceygilly Arceygilly on Jan 09, 2009

    There must also be a limitation on the number of 7CR/5310.16s that ATF will distribute at anyone time, as, well.

    I recently order a multiplicity (10s of forms) of 7CR/5310.16 (Application for License Collector) and only received qty: 2 (two) back, with an explanation in the Special Notes section from the ATF Distribution Center, as follows:


    I saw a recent blog posting saying that ATF was backorder on these forms and people were receiving backorder responses. Does any one know if this reflects any recent change...