Home based FFL in WA?

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Anybody have a home based ffl? Worth the hassle to get guns sent to your door and do a few transfers for other people to keep the license? Just curious to see what you guys think
 
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I know my dad had an FFL for "home-based stuff' for a while. He didn't renew due to fees and headaches, he says, brought on by 9/11.
 

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ATF can inspect your house at their demand. Most distributors won't sell to you without a separate location from your residence. Insurance can be an issue. Security can be an issue. I had mine at my home in Oregon for a gunsmithing business, and was very happy the day I switched it to a separate location.

I enjoy having my FFL, but I miss buying, selling, and trading guns off the books. The only legal way I can sell a gun without going through business now is to check a gun into my books, check it out to myself, and keep it over a year. Other than that, everything has to go through the books. There was a certain entertainment factor to FTF transactions over the years.
 

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