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NeilClague
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Sorry but what the ATF publishes is NOT the rule of law, what is ruled by the courts is the rule of law and the ATF was clearly put in their place by a federal judge. They were told that they do not have any control over air rifles so they have no control over silencers made for use on air rifles. There are still too many back yard lawyers posting on these air gun sites trying to outlaw silencers on air guns by trying to frighten people for using them. The ATF was also told that they could not include anything that can be altered for use on a gun is a silencer, it is too vague and encompasses too many things, they can only include silencers that are made for fire arms. Where air  guns are legal to use, so are silencers on them, unless there is some other ordinance laid out by their city against their use. The ATF does not control what is used on  air guns, they might like to include them but they were told by the judge  they can not. So please lets put this to rest, it has been hashed out way too many times and there are still going to be those who do not like them and will try and stop them being used. I have it from lawyers and police officers, that they are perfectly legal for using on air guns! Neil.