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Q on cross-State transfers

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by ATCclears, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. ATCclears

    ATCclears Seattle area, WA Well-Known Member

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    Let's say a guy in Portland has something I want to buy. Can he drive the gun over to Vancouver, WA and we do an immediate transfer at a FFL in Vancouver, WA?

    Just curious. I sometimes see some nice stuff for sale in OR (I'm in WA), or someone looking for something that I might be willing to sell.

    Peter
     
  2. accessbob

    accessbob Molalla, OR 2A Supporter

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    Yep, that is possible to do. Make sure that the FFL will do private transfers BEFORE going though. Not all do.
     
  3. Phillyfan

    Phillyfan Oregon City, Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Brightwater will do it. Just did one last week.
     
  4. Nwcid

    Nwcid Yakima and N of Spokane Well-Known Member

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    Yep perfectly legal. Just make sure the FFL is willing as Bob says.

    If it is a long gun you don't even had to have it bought to you, you can do the transfer at an FFL in that state.
     
  5. ma96782

    ma96782 Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    ATCclears,

    I sort of have the same problem. I live in Vancouver, WA.

    Finding the best deal?

    Because of the tax situation and various Federal and State Laws........

    I've found that it'll all depend on IF the seller is a private sale vs. an FFL's sale and IF it's a rifle or handgun, new vs. used and bottom line: what's the final price?

    WA FFLs charge fees and taxes that can add up very quickly.

    Buying handguns are a problem. Rifles, not so much.

    Aloha, Mark
     
  6. deen_ad

    deen_ad Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Uhh.. the State charges use and sales taxes. The merchant merely collects them for the state and must hold them till payable. Used to play that game but no longer.