Sick of being delayed

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Scott, Nov 27, 2009.

  1. Scott

    Scott
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    Went and bought a gun this morning and sure as I knew it would happen it did. I was delayed and this happens at the wrong moments. It is like when I see something I want it then and now. This bothers me because I could have a hunt planned next week and I would not be delayed but I have a coyote hunt this afternoon and wanted a new sidearm and delayed. I wish we could by handguns in OR like rifles because I have never been delayed in OR. This is just a pissing note and it sucks. Anyways they always seem to call like 5 hours later anyways. I need to get that upin # to avoid this problem. So to all the others that experience this I feel you. Hope you all had a great Thanksgiving.

    Scott
     
  2. ORBrit

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    is this a typical WA thing?

    I expect delays because I'm a UK Citizen, but it's normally just an hour or so.
    It used to be 24 hours when I first started.
     
  3. DALE

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    That's a shame...betcha they are understaffed due to the Holiday.:(

    Anyone else having the same problem at the Black Friday Sales?
     
  4. Dan-Dee Sales Inc

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    Yes. We waited 20-25 minutes just to get on hold and another 15 minutes for a live person. They sold 500+ guns by 10am.
     
  5. Randini

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    WHAT !! your a UK Citizen and they are selling you guns ?? what would the Queen say !?

    just kidding :laugh:
     
  6. Randini

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    Really 500+ is that state wide by 10am ?
    where are the gun black Friday sales guys ??
     
  7. coctailer

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    There is probably a person with a similar name that is a felon. They have to research it every time you buy.

    You can get a UPIN number and they will save the info that they are searching for each time, so you won't have to be delayed anymore.
     
  8. twoclones

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    Doubt it. I've never been delayed for any purchase.

    Butch
     
  9. Gunner3456

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    Bi Mart $30 off most.
     
  10. Scott

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    Maybe I just buy too much crap. It always happens when I can't wait though. Never delayed in OR though. The operator at NICS always delays me and then an agent takes over and it's 50/50. At Brightwater never delayed though and the 1st time at Wholesale sports with over 10 purchases.
     
  11. Artilleryman

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    yeah, it can definitely get annoying...I get delayed at least 50% of the time, probably more.
     
  12. yotehunter

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    Whats a UPIN?
     
  13. Scott

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    It's a number that the FBI assigns you when you fill out the form for one. So they know exactly who you are when you want to buy a gun. It stops delays from happening.
     
  14. Trlsmn

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