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Police Department's are constantly squeezed by budget constraints. A recent trial balloon that was floated by administrators here on Long Island was the civilianization of the Firearms Section. The only problem with such was that civilian entities cannot be in possession of departmental weapons. By NYS law, the only entity that can take in department weapons for service, repair, upgrade or rebuild must be licensed by the State of New York to perform
such services. We can perform all manners of firearm repair.

We are an AA&E Secured Facility for DoD work.

Qualified Former Police Armorers On Staff

- Let us be your agency's Armorer with our state-of-the-art facility where we can perform such services as:•Factory Certified Scheduled Service

•Documentation of all service / repair / maintenance

•Manufacture / Gunsmith of replacement parts that are no longer factory available

•Refinishing / re plating / refurbishing

•Weapon Cleaning in our state-of-the-art Ultrasonic system
full-detail strip and detail-clean

Master Armorer

Depot Level Maintenance:

•Heavy Weapons / Light Weapons

•Machine Guns / Suppressors

•Rifles / Shotguns

•Pistols / Revolvers

Armorer-trained by Manufacturer
All AK Variants FNHGilbert Machine Pancor


ARMORER'S ROLE: Maintain weapons. Armorer has received approved training and be certified.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Perform all necessary preventive maintenance such that weapons
meet Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) standards. Perform any required corrective
maintenance to return weapons to OEM standards. Establish and implement maintenance plans.

  • Improper Assembly
  • Missing Parts
  • Cracks: all cracked parts are cause for concern, but especially so in the chamber-area,
    bolt, bolt-lugs, or buttstock.
  • Bore Obstructions: being either dented or bent barrels, or foreign material in barrels.
  • Improper Headspace: dimensions concerning the relative locations of the chamber
    and the bolt are not within specified tolerances.
  • Improper Timing: (applies to fully automatic firearms).
  • Safety-Mechanism Malfunctions: potentially allowing a firearm
    supposedly on SAFE to unexpectedly fire.
  • Worn Sear Edges: potentially allowing a firearm not on SAFE to unexpectedly fire.
  • Firing-Pin Tips Deformed: leading to the possibility of primer-rupture.

List not comprehensive! Many responsibilities are dependent on the particular model of firearm.
QUALIFICATIONS: Factory certified on all weapons for which he/she is responsible.

GUNSMITH'S ROLE: Technical responsibility of Armorer's and to ensure
that the weapons they work on function safely.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Inspecting firearms to ensure safe mechanical operation.
Gunsmiths use their in-depth knowledge of firearms to guide these inspections:
either repairing deficiencies; or notifying customers of unsafe
conditions and taking steps to prevent catastrophic failures.
Interpreting component wear patterns
for impending catastrophic failure

Rectify function inefficiencies beyond the scope of Armorer Manufacture /
fabricate replacement parts which are no longer commercially available
Modify components to function as originally designed and intended (OEM)
Modify components to tighter tolerances above factory standards for
greater accuracy and/or functionability
Providing documentation of remaining service life of weapon
Declaring weapons as "un-serviceable" and rendering deactivated / destroyed
List not comprehensive!
Many responsibilities are dependent on the particular model of firearm.
QUALIFICATIONS: 10 years or greater experience in performing above services.
Fully licensed by federal and state authorities
Dr. Digital
Repair of NFA Firearms

The National Firearms Act (NFA) Branch has received numerous questions concerning the repair of NFA firearms.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) does not consider the temporary conveyance of an NFA firearm to a gunsmith for repair to be a "transfer" under the terms of the NFA. Thus, an ATF Form 5 application is not required.


In order to avoid any appearance that a transfer has taken place, ATF strongly recommends that a Form 5 application be submitted for approval prior to conveying the firearm for repair. ATF believes this will provide protection to the parties involved as it will document the repair of the firearm and help ensure that a "transfer" did not take place. In addition, an approved Form 5 will assist Federal firearms licensees in establishing that their possession of the firearm is lawful. However, if no Form 5 application is used, ATF recommends that both parties document what type of repair is being performed. This may be done via work or repair order or other similar documentation.

Accordingly, Item I-5 in the "Questions and Answers" section of ATF Federal Firearms Regulations Reference Guide 2005 (9/05), suggests that the owner obtain permission for the "transfer" of the NFA firearm by submitting a Form 5 application and that the gunsmith do the same for the return of the firearm.

Federal firearms licensees must record the acquisition and disposition of the firearm as required by Part 479, Title 27, Code of Federal Regulations.
Question: May a person engage in gunsmithing under a dealer’s license (type 01), or do gunsmiths need to be licensed as “manufacturers” of firearms?
Generally, a person engaged in gunsmithing requires only a dealer’s license (type 01). There are circumstances in which a gunsmith might require a manufacturing license. Generally, a person should obtain a license as a manufacturer of firearms if the person is: 1. performing operations which create firearms or alter firearms (in the case of alterations, the work is not being performed at the request of customers, rather the person who is altering the firearms is purchasing them, making the changes, and then reselling them), 2. is performing the operations as a regular course of business or trade, and 3. is performing the operations for the purpose of sale or distribution of the firearms.
Below are examples of operations performed on firearms and guidance as to whether or not such operations would be considered manufacturing under the Gun Control Act (GCA). These examples do not address the question of whether the operations are considered manufacturing for purposes of determining excise tax. Any questions concerning the payment of excise tax should be directed to the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, U.S. Department of the Treasury.

►A company produces a quantity of firearm frames or receivers for sale to customers who will assemble firearms.
►►The company is engaged in the business of manufacturing firearms and should be licensed as a manufacturer of firearms.

►A company produces frames or receivers for another company that assembles and sells the firearms.
►►Both companies are engaged in the business of manufacturing firearms and each should be licensed as a manufacturer of firearms.

►A company provides frames to a subcontractor company that performs machining operations on the frames and returns the frames to the original company which assembles and sells the completed firearms.
►►Both companies are engaged in the business of manufacturing firearms and should be licensed as manufacturers of firearms.

►A company produces barrels for firearms and sells the barrels to another company that assembles and sells complete firearms. ►►Because barrels are not firearms, the company that manufactures the barrels is not a manufacturer of firearms. The company that assembles and sells the firearms should be licensed as a manufacturer of firearms.

►A company receives firearm frames from individual customers, attaches stocks and barrels and returns the firearms to the customers for the customers' personal use. The operations performed on the firearms were not for the purpose of sale or distribution.
►►The company should be licensed as a dealer or gunsmith, not as a manufacturer of firearms.

►A company acquires one receiver, assembles one firearm, and sells the firearm. The company is not manufacturing firearms as a regular course of trade or business and is not engaged in the business of manufacturing firearms.
►►This company does not need to be licensed as a manufacturer.

►An individual acquires frames or receivers and assembles firearms for his personal use, not for sale or distribution.
►►The individual is not manufacturing firearms for sale or distribution and is not required to be a licensed manufacturer.

►A gunsmith regularly buys military type firearms, Mausers etc., and "sporterizes" ¯ them for resale.
►►The gunsmith is in the business of manufacturing firearms and should be licensed as a manufacturer.

►A company regularly buys "stripped" receivers and assembles complete firearms for resale. The company offers these firearms for sale. ►►This would be considered the manufacturing of firearms and the company should be licensed as a manufacturer.

►A gunsmith buys semiautomatic pistols or revolvers and modifies the slides to accept new style front sights. The sights are not usually sold with these firearms and do not attach to the existing mounting openings.
►►The gunsmith offers these firearms for sale. This would be considered the manufacturing of firearms and the gunsmith should be licensed as a manufacturer.

►A Company buys Law Enforcement versions of AR-15's and "converts" them to "civilian" configuration, for the purpose of resale.
►►This would be considered the manufacturing of firearms, as the company is purchasing the firearms, modifying the firearm and selling them. The company should be licensed as a manufacturer.

►A gunsmith buys government model pistols and installs "drop-in"¯ precision trigger parts or other "drop-in parts"¯ for the purpose of resale. This would be considered the manufacturing of firearms, as the gunsmith is purchasing the firearms, modifying the firearms and selling them.
►►The gunsmith should be licensed as a manufacturer.

►A gunsmith buys surplus military rifles, bends the bolts to accept a scope, and then drills the receivers for a scope base. The gunsmith offers these firearms for sale.
►►This would be considered the manufacturing of firearms and the gunsmith should be licensed as a manufacturer.

►A gunsmith buys surplus military rifles or pistols and removes the stocks, adds new stocks or pistol grips, cleans the firearms, then sends the firearms to a separate contractor for bluing. These firearms are then sold to the public.
►►This would be considered manufacturing of firearms and the gunsmith should be licensed as a manufacturer.

►A company purchases surplus firearms, cleans the firearms then offers them for sale to the public.
►►The company does not need to be licensed as a manufacturer.


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