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No background check needed selling to someone with dealer license?

Discussion in 'Firearm Laws & Legal' started by sithc, Jul 6, 2016.

  1. sithc

    sithc Tigard, OR Member

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    I'm a resident in Tigard about to sell my rifle to a person from Redmond who says he has a dealer license (FFL 01). He tells me there is no need for a transfer or a background check cuz of his license. He says he will show me his ID and give me copy of his dealer license along with a bill-of-sale. Is this all legal and true? Should I be worried about breaking any laws? I'm hoping this isn't some sort of sting. Thanks in advance.
     
  2. 308

    308 ΜOΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ ΜOΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ Platinum Supporter Silver Supporter

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  3. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Are you meeting FTF?

    If your shipping it Inwould go thru an ffl.
     
  4. Velzey

    Velzey Estacada, Oregon Gunsmith Gunsmith Bronze Vendor Bronze Supporter

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    Correct, no back ground check needed! Use the ffl eze check
     
  5. uscsoldier

    uscsoldier Salem, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Please explain to me why it would need to go through an FFL?
     
  6. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    IF your shipping a gun from one state to another it has been my understanding that it needs to go from dealer to dealer.

    Maybe that's just pistols.

    I'd do it for the insurance and paper trail personally.
     
  7. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I've shipped plenty of rifles and pistols directly to an FFL.
    USPS won't ship a pistol and Fed Ex / UPS require overnight delivery, which I assume they want to minimize the chance for any of their employee's to steal it.
     
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  8. The Heretic

    The Heretic Oregon Well-Known Member

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    You can ship direct to an FFL - I have. You don't need to go through an FFL to ship on your end, but you can if you want.

    But check to make sure the buyer isn't faking it like others suggest.
     
  9. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    I stand corrected - thanks for setting me straight on that y'all;).
     
  10. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace Tacoma-ish Well-Known Member

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    I would verify the FFL before doing anything else, then proceed if it's kosher.
     
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  11. Velzey

    Velzey Estacada, Oregon Gunsmith Gunsmith Bronze Vendor Bronze Supporter

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    These days a copy of an FFL can be manipulated, so its ALWAYS best to run it thru the Ezecheck system
     
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  12. PiratePast40

    PiratePast40 Willamette Valley Well-Known Member

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    When I shipped a handgun back to Ruger for repair, the FedEx rep needed a copy of their FFL before they would ship it.
     
  13. sithc

    sithc Tigard, OR Member

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    This is face to face sale. Thanks.
     
  14. sithc

    sithc Tigard, OR Member

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    His FFL number matches up with his story. I guess I'm good to go. Thanks all.
     
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  15. JedB

    JedB PDX Active Member

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    He may have meant Redmond, OR.

    We've got one too. ;)
     
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  16. WALawyer

    WALawyer Tacoma, WA Member

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    Under federal law, an unlicensed individual may sell to another unlicensed individual without performing a background check. It stands to reason that an unlicensed individual may sell to a licensed individual without a background check. You may want to double-check Oregon law to make sure you're in compliance.