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Buying multiple lowers attention from ATF?

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Bushman, Dec 26, 2012.

  1. Bushman

    Bushman Auburn, WA Well-Known Member

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    I am "good to go" but would like to buy a few more stripped lowers just in case. This would be my first time buying a stripped lower (or 5 ha ha) from an FFL, which seems to be my best option at the moment considering the gray market prices. I can get them $85 a piece still online.

    I'm curious to know if buying multiple stripped lowers causes you to be flagged to the ATF or not. If so, maybe best to hold off?
     
  2. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    What? Did you just get approved for that home equity line of credit?

    Shouldn't be any different from buying 5 guns
     
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  3. PX4WA

    PX4WA Tacoma, WA Active Member

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    where do you find them online for that price?

    after you make your purchase, could you PM me a link?

    thanks
     
  4. MilitantBEEMER

    MilitantBEEMER Eugene Silver Supporter Silver Supporter

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    me too please
     
  5. Bushman

    Bushman Auburn, WA Well-Known Member

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    ...considering a stripped lower IS a gun, I know it's not different than buying 5 guns, since it IS buying 5 guns. But is there a flag when purchasing a certain number at one time?
     
  6. speeddemon94

    speeddemon94 The Rogue Well-Known Member

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    This PM me please?
     
  7. PX4WA

    PX4WA Tacoma, WA Active Member

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    as far as I know 2 pistols gets a flag, and 5 rifles gets a flag...

    not sure how they classify lowers though... you may want to talk to your FFL as he has to submit the multiple sales form and he determines that part...
     
  8. billgrigsby24

    billgrigsby24 Beaverton, Or Active Member

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    Heck, if you can get them at that price get me 3.
     
  9. Velzey

    Velzey Estacada, Oregon Gunsmith Gunsmith Bronze Vendor Bronze Supporter

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    Brownells list price on Aero's is $85, abit cheaper for dealers... As of right now they are back ordered, but they honor their prices!
     
  10. Bushman

    Bushman Auburn, WA Well-Known Member

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  11. spider

    spider Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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    I bought 10 at one time at a gun show 2 years ago, never got anything in the mail or a knock at my door....
     
  12. speeddemon94

    speeddemon94 The Rogue Well-Known Member

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    As a gunsmith...I have some ideas to keep putting this particular action into hands if for some reason they actually get a ban, though I dont think they can, but even then I think I make a pretty nice, not "evil", looking hunting type rifle. I've let all of my licensing, as well as dealer accounts go but am thinking about going back to it now that I'm no longer owned by the Army. So I have been searching for an inexpensive lower to tinker with.
     
  13. PX4WA

    PX4WA Tacoma, WA Active Member

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    they already have california compliant versions which is what an AWB would be... no pistol grip but a slanted handle flush with the stock where the grip would be...

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  14. speeddemon94

    speeddemon94 The Rogue Well-Known Member

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    Yup, my design is different than that...even with a wood option.
     
  15. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    Yet
     
  16. mattdomes

    mattdomes Newberg Active Member

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    i would expect that if you ordered 10k full guns to an address way out in the middle of nowhere you might get a knock on the door...