Q:

What is a class three weapon?

A:

Quick Answer

Class three weapons include short-barreled rifles and shotguns, suppressors, destructive devices and machine guns according to Guns and Ammo. They require, by law, a NFA registry transfer of registration for legal possession.

  Know More

Full Answer

As of 2014, there is a $200 tax to manufacture a class three weapon and another $200 tax to transfer the registration of a class three weapon. To manufacture one of these weapons, approval from the ATF is needed. To buy a class three firearm, one needs an ATF approval after transferring the weapon from one registered owner living in the same state as the new registered owner.

Learn more about Guns & Weapons Laws
Sources:

Try a quiz

Related Questions

  • Q:

    What is a Class 2 misdemeanor in North Carolina?

    A:

    An individual is charged with a Class 2 misdemeanor in North Carolina if caught carrying a concealed weapon, enacting in disorderly conduct, assaulting another person and resisting a police officer, as of 2014. Only simple assaults are classified as Class 2 misdemeanors, according to Robert H. Hale, Jr. & Associates.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What are the states with open carry?

    A:

    As of October 2014, six states and the District of Columbia prohibit open-carry handguns, including California, Texas, Illinois, New York, Florida and South Carolina, according to the Wall Street Journal. Thirteen states require a permit to openly carry guns, and 31 states have no prohibitions on handguns carried in plain view. All 50 states allow concealed weapons with a permit.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What is a 12-gauge shotgun?

    A:

    A 12-gauge shotgun is one whose barrel is the diameter of a ball of lead weighing one-twelfth of a pound. The diameter of a 12-gauge barrel is approximately .729 inches.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What are some large bullet manufacturers?

    A:

    Large bullet manufacturers include Alliance Techsystems, the Browning Arms Company, Nosler, Remington Arms, BAE Systems Land & Armaments, Sierra Bullets, Norma Precision and the Hodgdon Powder Company, according to Wikipedia. Bullet makers such as Alliant Techsystems and BAE Systems Land & Armaments also manufacture components for the aerospace and defense industries.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore