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Oregon State Police Background check is down?

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by receo, Nov 26, 2010.

  1. receo

    receo Sandy, Oregon Active Member

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    Wake up early and grabbed a Ruger 10/22 at the Sandy Bi-mart. The OSP background check doesn't open untill 8am so I left and came back around 11am. Clerk says "Sorry the OSP system is down, too many people buying guns at once". Now i just wait for their call. Anyone else get skunked today?
     
  2. absoluterik07

    absoluterik07 Salem, OR Member

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    Yup, just went to blackwater to get a new lower and same story. :(
     
  3. Bookite03

    Bookite03 Aumsville, OR Member

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    yup waiting on my 10/22 and Savage .17
     
  4. simpleguy

    simpleguy Clackamas Active Member

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    Waited in Bi-Mart for 45min. for them to get through, apparently it was down early this morning.
     
  5. FriendOfEvanWilliams

    FriendOfEvanWilliams Juneau, Alaska Member

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    My friend Mike just had to wait an entire day on his check at
    GunBroker. He thought it was a checkered past but I tried to tell him it wouldn't have gone through if that was the case. Is this why?
     
  6. simpleguy

    simpleguy Clackamas Active Member

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    Sometimes people with common names or people who have the same names as scumbags require a bit more research, usally the reason for the delay.
     
  7. FriendOfEvanWilliams

    FriendOfEvanWilliams Juneau, Alaska Member

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    I'm personally amazed he passed the check, actually.
     
  8. Silver Fox

    Silver Fox Puyallup, WA Well-Known Member

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    A friend in Oregon stated he couldn't pick up his S12 and tantal

    Sucks.

    SF-
     
  9. keystir

    keystir Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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    Just got home with my new 870, $229.99 after rebate baby! OSP is back up, apparently our background check fees don't go to staffing the place as they only had one person working today.
     
  10. receo

    receo Sandy, Oregon Active Member

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    Sounds about right. In Oregon we pay 10 bucks for what others states give for free, and it doesn't work. I can't wait for the proposed $28.00 fee.
     
  11. OcelotZ3

    OcelotZ3 Corvallis Active Member

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    Tried to get the BG check done for an hour. Took half an hour for an answer (busy tone before that), then after another half hour the salesperson accidentally hung up the phone.

    :mad:

    I'll have to go back tomorrow. At least the two rifles are reserved...
     
  12. BWH

    BWH Tualatin, Oregon Active Member

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    was today a state employee furlough day?
     
  13. Velzey

    Velzey Estacada, Oregon Gunsmith Gunsmith Bronze Vendor Bronze Supporter

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    Easy way to avoid the fee is to get your own FFL, leave with just a store receipt!!
     
  14. millerda68

    millerda68 Hillsboro Member

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    Had the same problem. Picked up the Marlin .22 from Dick's Sporting Goods this morning at 10 AM, took until 4 PM to get the background check completed.
     
  15. pokerace

    pokerace Newberg Well-Known Member

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    All gun dealers were having a problem getting Thur.I had to wait 15-20 min.before
    I could pick up my gun. The state had a full crew working.the people at my gun shop said they did one in the morning and the last 3 digits were 013 when I picked up mine
    the # was 650, and the day was not over.
     
  16. Bookite03

    Bookite03 Aumsville, OR Member

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    I ended up getting to pick up both mine about 4:00 Friday afternoon
     
  17. Silver Fox

    Silver Fox Puyallup, WA Well-Known Member

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    Hey Bloomberg-

    how you like "Ory-gun" now?

    Hehehehehe.....

    SF-