GUN what must you do to buy a handgun from an individual?

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  1. PC Principle

    PC Principle New Member

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    Lets say that I want to buy a handgun from another individual, NOT a gun store. What do I have to do in order to do it legally?
     
  2. TL1000RSquid

    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    varies by state laws, goto packing.org see what they say for Fl
     
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    1. Are you 21?
    2. Have you ever been convicted of a felony?
    3. Do you have a restraining order against you?
    4. Have you been convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence?
    5. Do you have the money?

    If you can answer:
    1. Yes
    2. No
    3. No
    4. No
    5. Yes

    You can buy the pistol by handing him the money and he hands you the gun.
     
  4. PC Principle

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    That's it? No background check or anything?

    Not that I have anything to hide but I thought you would have to be checked out or something first.
     
  5. PC Principle

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    I went there but couldent find what I needed to know. :cool: site though.
     
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    70Machwon New Member

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    depends on your state. in CA you neeed to go through an FFL. I think for Florida its much looser.
     
  7. TL1000RSquid

    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    Fl doesnt require handguns to be registered right? If not then it should be like doing face to face long gun sale. no paperwork, no background check.
     
  8. PC Principle

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    Awesome. I don't like papertrails. :cool:

    Now I need to find someone locally selling a cheap P99.... :eek3:
     
  9. TL1000RSquid

    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    Same here but in NY handguns are registered so no nonpapertrail face to faces :wtc:

    9mm or .40 P99? I have a .40 :cool:
     
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    I am looking for a 9mm.

    If I cant find one cheap enough I'll just go with a P22.
     
  11. Y2kAccord

    Y2kAccord Everything happens for reasons I just dont know

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    in TX nothing.. just sell it to them
     
  12. krott5333

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    here in PA, i give them money, they give me the gun0rs
     
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    01_Cruiser An American Classic OT Supporter

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    same in NC
     
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    dougfir i luf korean grills

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    man you guys have it so good ...
     
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    :rofl:
     
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    :wtc::werd:
     
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    2L Bunny "It's only a Rabbit"

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    Here in OR you can buy a handgun thru private sale at 18.
     
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    There are no background checks or anything for face-to-face private party transactions in Florida. As long as you're over 21 legally able to own a handgun, you simply hand over the cash and that's it.

    However, you need take steps to protect yourself when doing private party transactions like this. Don't just hand over cash and accept the gun, get a notarized letter with the serial #, sellers address, signature, etc. to act as a receipt because if you don't do this then the seller could very easily accept your cash, sell you the gun, then a few days later report the gun as stolen and you would be absolutely fucked, a notarized letter/receipt will protect you from this.
     
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    :eek3:

    Thanks for the info.
     
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    Well in Florida all you have to do is just give him the gun and you get the money. Accord is right but I never have it notarized. I just have a witness with me and have him sign the paper also. It's funny because outside the gun shows they have around here there are a ton of people just selling guns. I love to see the cops there because they are on patrol but also shopping/selling at the same time. It feels kinda weird buying a gun from a uniform deputy but he had a great deal (that's where I found out about the witness thingy).
     
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    86 Bird eh

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    In Maine all you need is the $ and your good to go.
     
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    millero Aluminum Member

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    This is a must for your own safety.
     
  25. striker754

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    Dont have to be 21 everywhere. Can be 18 someplaces.
     

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