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I've been a bad boy.

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by Cameron72, Dec 18, 2013.

  1. Cameron72

    Cameron72 Harrington, WA Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I just waded through the Firearm Laws and Questions, all 20 pages pages of it. Somewhere in there I had a moment of clarity and remembered an event from my past.
    Back in the late 70's I sold a Colt 1911 to a trooper in my unit. We were both over 21 but neither of us were originally residents of the state our unit was based in. I never thought about it until today. Ignorance was bliss, then. Glad the statute of limitations has passed.
     
  2. Kevinkris

    Kevinkris Aloha Well-Known Member

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    there is no statute of limitations on crime, you should probably keep this to yourself. lol
     
  3. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    Aren't military exempt? I was stationed in CA but was from FL in 82. I bought from a Gun shop there, and later sold the same item to another out of towner soldier. Laws were different back then as well I'm sure. I don't worry about it but wonder what became of that weapon.
     
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  4. gunnails

    gunnails Hillsboro Active Member

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    What do I know? But,,, I thought the only two crimes that did not have a statutes of limitations was murder and tax fraud.
     
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    Audrey Willamette Valley Active Member

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  6. WAYNO

    WAYNO Oregon City Gold Supporter Gold Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I was also in the military in the seventies, and military folks were granted resident rights for FFL purposes in the state they were stationed at.

    I also am a Cav Trooper and made a deal involving a 1911 in the period of time you described. Any chance you were 3/5 ?

    WAYNO.
     
  7. WAYNO

    WAYNO Oregon City Gold Supporter Gold Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Whoops, double post.
     
  8. Cameron72

    Cameron72 Harrington, WA Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Close but...15 Med Bn, 1 Cav. Good to know we were a residents at the time.
     
  9. gunnails

    gunnails Hillsboro Active Member

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    rur862 Seattle Active Member

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    Also: you don't have to be over 21 to purchase (or sell) a handgun: Can individuals between 18 and 20 purchase and own handguns? | The Freedom Foundation
     
  11. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah unless they changed that too.