Form 4 wait time

ntrinsik

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Jul 19, 2017
118
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I have a Maverick that was cashed 4/24 on a 2RP trust.. maybe I should check in with the ATF!
 

black5.3

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Jun 1, 2017
582
184
NC
Sorry for the void of information on my part, can’t remember the exact dates....

sico omega 9k
form 4 individual
card charged by ATF about second week of Feb 2020
approved 07/21/2020
stamp in hand 08/11/2020
 

bgavin

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Belligerents
Minuteman
Mar 19, 2018
561
242
AL
TBAC Ultra 7 and 22 Takedown
Single Shot Trusts
Checks cashed 12/2/19
Picked them up yesterday 8/12/20
 

Buckley

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Minuteman
Sep 29, 2018
153
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Washington State
ATF is currently advising up to 45 days.
If it has been longer than 45 days then I'd call ATF and ask them to start the process to mail you a certified copy.
In the mean time if the stamp shows up, its not going to hurt anything to have a certified copy on the way.
I assume you've called your dealer and confirmed they're not sitting on it.
Tomorrow I will call the ATF as suggested. I contacted the dealer as soon as I checked the status and discovered the approval date. They said as much as 8-10 weeks. Trying to be patient but it seems that most, if not all, that are chiming in here have been substantially faster than that. I will stop by the dealer on my way home tomorrow and inquire in person.
 

ajv35XX

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Dec 9, 2013
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2 cans, tax stamps cashed 4/20 and 4/30. Just picked up both cans from the dealer today, 8/15. About 3 ½ months from date of tax stamp cash
I had one chased 4/30 as well. This gives me hope.
 

Buckley

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Sep 29, 2018
153
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Tomorrow I will call the ATF as suggested. I contacted the dealer as soon as I checked the status and discovered the approval date. They said as much as 8-10 weeks. Trying to be patient but it seems that most, if not all, that are chiming in here have been substantially faster than that. I will stop by the dealer on my way home tomorrow and inquire in person.
A little follow up.

Stopped at the dealer and waited 45 minutes to enter the store, Covid metering crap, whereupon I inquired about the excessively long duration from approval to stamp in hand. They checked for the paperwork and they indeed had received it. Finally out of jail!

The breakdown was ultimately on my side. I have made multiple purchases at this location over the years and they have my info on file. However, over the years, my phone number had changed but had not been updated in their system. Failed phone calls and an email attempt to contact me to an account that my wife checks more often than I accounted for the delay.

Everyone make sure that your info is current!
 

JRaven

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Hessian
Minuteman
Mar 4, 2013
82
41
ATX
Silencerco Chimera in White
Form 4 Trust
Pending 01/20/2020
Approved 07/28/2020
Dealer Contacted me 08/13/2020
Picked Up 8/14/2020
 

Landon4

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Belligerents
Minuteman
Dec 26, 2018
355
108
Oklahoma
Tbac 338 ultra
Check cashed 3-10-20 approved on 8-17-20
Going to call the dealer when they open this morning to see if they received it yet
 

phantasm

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Apr 1, 2004
440
35
39
WV
Tbac 338 ultra
Check cashed 3-10-20 approved on 8-17-20
Going to call the dealer when they open this morning to see if they received it yet
It's taking up to 45 days for dealers to receive the stamps. I live within 60 miles of the NFA branch and it took 2.5 weeks to get the stamps. Just a heads up.
 

Landon4

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Dec 26, 2018
355
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Yeah I talked to them yesterday they said it’s anywhere from 30-45 days, I was just hopeful lol
 

Whiplash6.5

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Minuteman
Apr 6, 2017
158
139
30
Texas
Yhm Resonator K
Trust: 1RP
Check cashed: March 18, 2020
Approved: August 24, 2020
Wait time: 159 days
Stamp at dealer: Tbd

Texas submission through SS. So I excited when I called today and was told it was approved yesterday! Glad I can finally contribute to this page.
 
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rangerlong

Online Training Member
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Minuteman
Online Training Access
Nov 21, 2018
222
184
SiCo Chimera
State: Texas
Form 4 Trust
Purchased: 2/26/20
Check Cashed: ?
Approved by ATF: 7/24/20
Call from dealer: 8/30
 
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Rkpnw

RkCanalCustomCoating
Minuteman
Apr 22, 2020
24
8
Yhm Resinator k
SS Trust
Tax stamp cashed 2/22/20
Approved 7/28/2020
Picked up 8/15/2020
157 days for approval
 

jliddle

Private
Minuteman
Jan 23, 2010
7
3
30
SiCo Omega
NC Trust Form 4
Purchased: 03/28/20
Cashed: 04/17/20
Approved: TBD

Seems like the "recent" forms are getting pushed out in 5-6 months where as forms from late 19' are still jammed up. When I picture the reviewing office, all I can picture is something which looks like a remake of Animal House...
 

76vet

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Minuteman
Sep 2, 2020
1
2
First post long time lurker. Never had anything to add but learned a lot by keeping my mouth shut and listening!
check cashed on 3-21-20
stamp approved 8-6-20
call from dealer to pick up 9-2-20
165 days total
I was just 1 block from dealer when call came in I was in the shop in less then 10 min and out the door with my new toy in under 30 min.
silencer shop single shot trust
 

Gtummy

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Feb 16, 2014
57
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Beaumont, Texas
While shopping suppressors in Houston, Tx today I happened upon young man receiving his suppressor from his dealer. After congratulating him I ask when he submitted his papers and he said mid February, 2020. Dealer said wait time was getting shorter and shorter for him.
 
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Swerve

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Minuteman
Dec 17, 2017
13
11
1st suppressor purchase, today was the first time i've ever called to check status. i was pretty surprised when he said it was "approved" on 9/2. now just a little bit more time for the stamp to get to the dealer. i was also told that's running about 45 days.

silencershop singleshot trust
purchased 4/16
cashed 4/30
approved 9/2
 

WyCoShooter

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Apr 17, 2019
101
27
Wyoming - Colorado
Just a quick update adding the pickup dates for my two that were approved.

Silencer: AAC 556-SD
Filing Type: Individual (will purchase 2nd stamp and transfer to trust - bad planning on my part)
Purchased: 3/20/20
Mailed: 3/31/20
Cashed: 4/17/20
Approved: 7/27/20
Picked up: 8/13/20

Silencer: Dead Air Nomad-30
Filing Type: Trust - 1 RP
Purchased: 4/3/20
Mailed: 4/16/20
Cashed: 4/24/20
Approved: 7/27/20
Picked up: 8/13/20
That’s a heck of a turn around, if only we could all get that lucky! Not even 4 months on both cans?
 

phantasm

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That’s a heck of a turn around, if only we could all get that lucky! Not even 4 months on both cans?
I tried getting them to apply the approvals to the other forms I had that were pending. That was a no go. I have two left and another on backorder. If I see the other two by Thanksgiving I'll be impressed. lol.
 

WyCoShooter

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Apr 17, 2019
101
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Wyoming - Colorado
I tried getting them to apply the approvals to the other forms I had that were pending. That was a no go. I have two left and another on backorder. If I see the other two by Thanksgiving I'll be impressed. lol.
If you see the other 2 by thanksgiving, you are going to have to tell me what the hell kind of candy or nude pictures you are sending in with your form 4s haha!
 

JMGlasgow

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  • Apr 13, 2012
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    Cheyenne, WY
    Ordered a TBAC Ultra 7 30 cal in June of 2019, got the serial # in February of 2020

    Form 4 individual

    Check cashed Feb 18, 2020
    Approved Aug 18, 2020
    Stamp received Sept 10, 2020

    14 months total wait time
     

    Dusty Rhodes

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    Sep 7, 2020
    5
    3
    1st suppressor purchase, today was the first time i've ever called to check status. i was pretty surprised when he said it was "approved" on 9/2. now just a little bit more time for the stamp to get to the dealer. i was also told that's running about 45 days.

    silencershop singleshot trust
    purchased 4/16
    cashed 4/30
    approved 9/2
    Congratulations! I have two SS single shots cashed on 4/30.
     

    craigos

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  • Feb 11, 2017
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    I just picked up my B&T MP5SD can, filed 5/19/2019 --- approved 8/30/2020 --- I am on the west coast and this was one of the last ones we sent to east coast, now they all go to OR. 5 cans submitted up to 6 months after this (to OR) were approved months ago. Oh was on a trust (1 RP - with ammendment)
     

    wb00757

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    Mar 4, 2010
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    Dallas, Georgia
    Just called the ATF for the first time. They were very quick and easy to deal with (didn't know what to expect so that was nice.
    Check cashed 6-11-20
    Pending 6-15-20
    Was hoping for better news.....
     

    Whiplash6.5

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    Apr 6, 2017
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    Just called the ATF for the first time. They were very quick and easy to deal with (didn't know what to expect so that was nice.
    Check cashed 6-11-20
    Pending 6-15-20
    Was hoping for better news.....
    Dang I thought I was bad lol jkjk
    Mine was approved Aug 24th, three weeks and counting waiting for my stamp.
     

    ZY100

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    Oct 13, 2007
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    Submitted April 4th, approved Sep 2, rec'd today, Sep 14th. About 5 months, Silencer Shop Single Shot Trust...

    ZY