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WA resident buying a long gun in OR

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Bxc53, Jun 20, 2014.

  1. Bxc53

    Bxc53 Arlington Wa Member

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    Sorry for what may be an old question, but my quick search found conflicting information..

    Can I, as a WA resident buy a long gun from an OR FFL dealer- and take possession in OR? In other words, take delivery over the counter?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Throckmorton

    Throckmorton Florence,Ore ah gone Well-Known Member

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    the last I knew,yes you can,I"ve done it at gun shows.
     
  3. Joe13

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

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    Yes you can... But don't take my word for it :cool:
     
  4. Kid@Heart

    Kid@Heart Vancouver, USA Cynic Lifetime Supporter Diamond Supporter

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    Yep,
    Unless things have changed. I live in Washington and bought a shotgun from Keith's in Gresham, Oregon. Took it home after the "Background Check" the same day.
     
  5. SCARed

    SCARed Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Nothing's changed. Buy the gun, BG check, take it home. That simple.
     
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  6. Bxc53

    Bxc53 Arlington Wa Member

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    Thanks!

    Last rookie question: Is this the standard federal -quick phone call- BGC or is there an Oregon specific one?
     
  7. TCOV

    TCOV OLYMPIC PENINSULA Active Member

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    The problem with buying a firearm far from home is that a background check is not always an instant reply and if you get a delay you are looking at returning a day or days later to pick up your purchase. I once had to drive six hours round trip plus gas and ferry to pick up a pistol with one day delay. It can really suck.
     
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  8. Skang

    Skang WA Well-Known Member

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    true, it's a 50/50 chance. depends on how far, sometimes you can end up paying more than you wanted with 2 trips.
     
  9. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    TCOV,I get delayed about every 4th,5th time,I never buy anything out side of Sequim/PA unless at a show.Then not at a dealer
    I did buy a shotgun (SBEII) at the Post Falls Cabella's a few years back. Luckily,no delay that trip
     
  10. TCOV

    TCOV OLYMPIC PENINSULA Active Member

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  11. misplacedtexan

    misplacedtexan Beaverton, OR Active Member

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    I got ran out of a chain gun store with my Texas license for trying to commit "Interstate Commerce" by purchasing a shotgun.

    Not really impressed by their intelligence on that one.
     
  12. jvbutter

    jvbutter Cornelius, Or Active Member

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    call me ignorant, but what is wrong with the purchase from another state? If you go through the same BKG checks, whats the issue? Its not like they do a local, what kind of citizen are you check.
     
  13. misplacedtexan

    misplacedtexan Beaverton, OR Active Member

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    The feds see it differently.

    Then there's California....
     
  14. Nwcid

    Nwcid Yakima and N of Spokane Well-Known Member

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  15. jvbutter

    jvbutter Cornelius, Or Active Member

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    I understand its current law, but just don't see any practical purpose for it. Its still passing federal requirements, not state. So there is relatively no difference. Certain states with extrenious rules, maybe.
     
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  16. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    HAHAHA he used the word "practical" while talking about laws,lol
    It's all about money and control
     
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  17. bakersman345

    bakersman345 Camas wa Well-Known Member

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    No problems from a ffl on a long gun. Pistols have to be shipped and don't buy privately from a guy in Oregon unless you go to an ffl. I know tax is a pain but try to support out local gun guys. -- bright water ventures is my number one.