In Reply to: Re: Guns on Craigs list posted by Gaspump on February 15, 2018 at 13:15:30:
By your own admission they are not guns. You mention jigs etc. that are required to turn the pieces of metal into guns.
If you wanted a carb for an N, and someone gave you an instruction book, a lump of metal, a jig to hold it in, and a file would you consider the offered item a carb? Perhaps it is a ghost carb! Can you grasp the nonsense in that position?
A friend makes wooden bowls for a hobby. Are trees ghost bowls? The term Ghost Guns is, as I said before, nothing but BS sold to the gullible and ignorant. The term is based in drama not fact or logic.
Prior to the gun control act of 1968 there was no requiremnt for serialization of firearms. They are logged into a FFL holder's A&D books as NVSN (No Visible Serial Number). Are these millions of unserialized firearms Ghost Guns?
Running a retail business that sells thousands of guns a year and having ongoing involvement with the BATFE gives me a pretty good grasp of what is or is not a gun.