What should I do if I am in possession of an Akins Accelerator?
You should immediately remove the spring from the Akins Accelerator. This spring should be mailed (with the certification described below) to the Chief, Firearms Technology Branch, 244 Needy Road, Martinsburg, WV 25405. You should be sure to include your name and address with the spring so that ATF can account for all the devices which have been sold. The following certification should be completed, signed, and returned with the spring.
I, _____________________________________, certify that the enclosed spring was removed from my Akins Accelerator and sent to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives on __________________(date). I understand that replacing the spring on the Akins Accelerator constitutes a violation of law.
What should I do if I purchased an Akins Accelerator from the Akins Group but have sold it or otherwise disposed of it?
If purchasers have sold or otherwise disposed of the Akins Accelerator, they should complete the below Transfer certification and return it to Chief, Firearms Technology Branch, 244 Needy Road, Martinsburg, WV 25405. Do not ask the purchaser to return the Akins Accelerator to you; the current possessor should return the spring to ATF at the above address. The possessor should also include the name and address of the person from whom they received the Akins Accelerator, along with the certification regarding the spring, so that ATF may account for all the Akins Accelerators that were sold.
I, _____________________________________, certify that I am no longer in possession of the Akins Accelerator that I purchased from the Akins Group. I transferred the Akins Accelerator to _____________________ on _______________________ (date).
What should I do if I have a device that I think may be affected by the ruling?
If you have a device that you think may be affected by the ruling you may send it in to
Chief, Firearms Technology Branch, 244 Needy Road, Martinsburg, WV 25405, and
request a classification.