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As a Oregon resident, can I sell a shotgun to another Oregon resident and mail it ?

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by jrprich, Mar 23, 2013.

  1. jrprich

    jrprich PNW Well-Known Member

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    As a Oregon resident, can I sell a shotgun to another Oregon resident in a different Oregon city and mail it to him with no FTF meeting?

    I am in Portland area and he is on the southern coast.
     
  2. aslinged

    aslinged Southern Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Yes you can. Just for peace of mind have him send a copy of his ODL and, preferably, a copy of his CHL.
     
  3. jrprich

    jrprich PNW Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, good advice :thumbup:
     
  4. DIRTYBRASS

    DIRTYBRASS just north of portlandia Active Member

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    :cool:
     
  5. BigStick

    BigStick Sherwood, OR Well-Known Member

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    I was under the impression that in order to ship a firearm, it had to be sent to an FFL. A pistol needs to be shipped from an FFL to and FFL, but a long gun you can ship to their FFL after getting a copy of their license. I could be wrong, but I would look into the laws on it if I were you.
     
  6. Nwcid

    Nwcid Yakima and N of Spokane Well-Known Member

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    You are wrong. The ONLY requirement when shipping firearms is when shipping INTERSTATE (between states) and it ONLY requires a receiving FFL. You can not mail a handgun unless you have an FFL but you can ship one.

    ATF Online - Firearms - Frequently Asked Questions - Unlicensed Persons
     
  7. 2Wheels4Ever

    2Wheels4Ever Portland Well-Known Member 2015 Volunteer

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    An Oregon gun owner may ship a long gun to another Oregon resident with no FFL needed. I have looked up the laws before, but if you google it you will find what you are after.
     
  8. jrprich

    jrprich PNW Well-Known Member

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    Nonlicensee

    [18 U.S.C. 921(a)(32), 922(g)(8) and 925(a)(1)]

    (B7) May a nonlicensee ship a firearm through the U.S. Postal Service?

    A nonlicensee may not transfer a firearm to a non-licensed resident of another State. A nonlicensee may mail a shotgun or rifle to a resident of his or her own State or to a licensee in any State. The Postal Service recommends that long guns be sent by registered mail and that no marking of any kind which would indicate the nature of the contents be placed on the outside of any parcel containing firearms. Handguns are not mailable. A common or contract carrier must be used to ship a handgun.
    [18 U.S.C. 1715, 922(a)(3), 922(a)(5) and 922 (a)(2)(A)]