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Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by M.Link, Apr 13, 2010.

  1. M.Link

    M.Link Guest

    I live in OR and my dad lives in WA, can I legally give him a gun as a gift? If no money is involved? Since its family?
     
  2. Chee-to

    Chee-to Oregon Well-Known Member

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    This is what OFF has to say;

    "Any firearm transfer between two states requires that the gun be sent to a licensed dealer in the state where the recipient lives. The recipient must pick it up from the dealer after undergoing a background check. The only exception is when a gun is "willed" to a person in another state."
     
  3. NK777

    NK777 West of Portland Member

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    So stage your own death and will the gun to your father. :bluelaugh:
     
  4. M.Link

    M.Link Guest

    What a bunch of BS ridiculous laws. How stupid...
     
  5. Redcap

    Redcap Lewis County, WA Well-Known Member

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    Agreed.
     
  6. bcp

    bcp SW WA Member

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    You might be able to work through a dealer in WA to give him a gift certificate.

    Bruce
     
  7. M.Link

    M.Link Guest

    I already have the gun and don't want to pay somebody to do so BS paperwork for giving my own dad a gun as a gift. Can I "loan" my own dad a gun for him to go shooting with? Maybe a "long term loan". My dad has a few of my guns at his house, they moved from oregon to wa with him, but they are mine... Just another way for the idiots that run our country to rob us.
     
  8. bcp

    bcp SW WA Member

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    Loan it to him to use when you are not there.

    From:
    http://www.atf.gov/firearms/faq/unlicensed-persons.html

    A person may loan or rent a firearm to a resident of any State for temporary use for lawful sporting purposes, if he does not know or have reasonable cause to believe the person is prohibited from receiving or possessing firearms under Federal law
     
  9. deen_ad

    deen_ad Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    you do a transfer according to the law the FFL in WA is REQUIRED to charge sales/use tax on the value of the gun, the shipping and the FFL transfer fee.
     
  10. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    You can pay a little bit now to an FFL for the piece of mind of knowing that you won't pay a lot later to a criminal defense attorney. ;)
     
  11. NK777

    NK777 West of Portland Member

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    Nice a loop hole! :thumbup:
     
  12. M.Link

    M.Link Guest

    Its going on long term loan! And I know its not the ffls fault on the charges, its the governments!
     
  13. Nightshade

    Nightshade vancouver,WA Well-Known Member

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    I would imagine since you have put your intensions in print its not such a gray area
    ever wonder who's watching us..

    just my thoughts
     
  14. phathom

    phathom Vancouver, WA Member

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    Correct me if I'm wrong, but I thought you could not sale handguns across state lines, but you could sale long guns from oregon to washington and vice versa. Or is that just for purchases of long guns from a FFL? I thought it included private party as well.
     
  15. bcp

    bcp SW WA Member

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    You can not transfer ownership of a gun from/to another non-licensed person if either of you are out of your state of residence. Not even if you are both from the same state, like two WA residents at an OR gun show.

    Bruce
     
  16. eldbillbo

    eldbillbo clackamas New world samurai and a redneck none the less Bronze Supporter

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    didn't you guys know that in 1968 Washington became part of Canada
    and Oregon became part of Mexico

    So much for the United States of America
     
  17. phathom

    phathom Vancouver, WA Member

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    Good to know. I take it, it was just from a FFL about the out of state handgun vs longgun difference.
     
  18. eldbillbo

    eldbillbo clackamas New world samurai and a redneck none the less Bronze Supporter

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    if it were not for the internet (information super highway) most of you guys would be criminals
     
  19. phathom

    phathom Vancouver, WA Member

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    :funnypoint:
    This is so true. Sad, but true. Without google for gun laws, how many people would have just got on the nickleads and picked up a gun from someone across the river? Probably a lot of people who didn't know better.
     
  20. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    I have never paid any taxes on a transferred gun delivered to an FFL.. only the transfer fee