Quantcast
  1. Sign up now and join over 35,000 northwest gun owners. It's quick, easy, and 100% free!

Waiting on new firearm purchase

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by TBags, Mar 24, 2013.

  1. TBags

    TBags Forest Grove, OR New Member

    Messages:
    18
    Likes Received:
    1
    I just purchased a new AR15. I was told I would have to wait over one month for background check. Has anyone had the same issue???
     
  2. speeddemon94

    speeddemon94 The Rogue Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,100
    Likes Received:
    682
    Doesn't the law say that if you don't have an answer in 72 hours they have to release the gun to you? I know the system has had "problems" due to the rulers attempting to slow down the system, but I thought the law read that way.
     
    mjbskwim and (deleted member) like this.
  3. ron

    ron Vancouver, Washington Silver Supporter Silver Supporter

    Messages:
    745
    Likes Received:
    619
    Ridiculous. Who is telling you a month. No more than 72 hours. I bought a rifle yesterday took 10 minutes.
     
  4. Mikej

    Mikej Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

    Messages:
    3,184
    Likes Received:
    3,150
    Were you "Delayed"? Some little red flag popped up, from many years ago in your BGC? Now they need to dig deeper to make sure you OK? It happened to Wifey like that.
     
  5. timac

    timac Loading Magazines! Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,004
    Likes Received:
    1,503
    Yes and No. If the buyer doesn't receive notification of approval in 72 hours, the FFL is authorized to release the firearm with no future penalty. Its up to the FFl or state law, tell him to give you your firearm after 72 hours or your money.

    The NICS Examiner will provide the FFL with the date of the third business day after the firearm check was initiated. Business days do not include the day the check was initiated, Saturdays, Sundays, and any day state offices in the state of purchase are closed. If the FFL has not received from the NICS a final determination after three business days have elapsed since the delay response, it is within the FFL’s discretion whether or not to transfer the firearm (if state law permits the transfer). If the FFL transfers the firearm, the FFL must mark “No resolution was provided within three business days” on line 21d of the ATF Form 4473. It is recommended the FFL record the date provided in the delay response on which the firearm may be lawfully transferred under federal law if a final determination of proceed or denied is not received from the NICS.
     
  6. TBags

    TBags Forest Grove, OR New Member

    Messages:
    18
    Likes Received:
    1
    I did check on that. The problem is the law uses the term "hand gun" not firearm....
     
  7. TBags

    TBags Forest Grove, OR New Member

    Messages:
    18
    Likes Received:
    1
    I have some skeletons, nothing to stop me from a firearm purchase. Maybe that is it.....
     
  8. speeddemon94

    speeddemon94 The Rogue Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,100
    Likes Received:
    682

    Yeah, I knew it was something like that....Still drinking my coffee and trying to wake up.

    And Tbags, not looking for details, but if those skeletons have any violence, then you may have indeed been delayed and that would be different.
     
  9. timac

    timac Loading Magazines! Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,004
    Likes Received:
    1,503
    My previous post came straight from the FBI NICS, pertaining to the law.
     
  10. TBags

    TBags Forest Grove, OR New Member

    Messages:
    18
    Likes Received:
    1
    No violence. I'm a lover not a fighter...Guess I just have to be patient.

    I just finished my 6th cup. Thanks for the info
     
  11. speeddemon94

    speeddemon94 The Rogue Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,100
    Likes Received:
    682
    Yeah, I would say if they just told you that you would have to wait a month before the BGC would come back, go back in the 3 business days and tell them you would like your rifle now, or any money back.
     
  12. TBags

    TBags Forest Grove, OR New Member

    Messages:
    18
    Likes Received:
    1
    I will contact them first think Mon morn.
     
  13. Mikej

    Mikej Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

    Messages:
    3,184
    Likes Received:
    3,150
    Curious to know how this turns out for you. With Wifey it was a "Delay", not an "OK" and not a "Denial". It was thirty days to the day the shop called and said to come and get the gun, since then no probs. That was her first gun.
     
  14. DieselScout

    DieselScout S Clackamas County Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    2,350
    Likes Received:
    1,726
    Okay, who told you had to wait and why? Maybe I missed it when I skimmed/read the thread. Was it the gun shop telling you that, or the OSP firearms unit? If you get delayed, they are required to tell you why, but most gun shops just here "delayed" and hang up the phone. It is in your best interest to get a reason why.

    FWIW, I got an AR in the heart of the panic, it took about 90 seconds to get my background check back done online.
     
  15. Glock Jock

    Glock Jock Wilsonville , OR Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    666
    Likes Received:
    394
    :eatpop:
     
  16. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

    Messages:
    5,782
    Likes Received:
    4,988
    I love how we always get these stories with about 1/3 of the info in the first post. Then we get maybe another 1/3 spread through out the thread as people directly question the OP. Once in a great while we get all the story. But usually only if the OP ends up getting the firearm.


    Personally I think the longest I have stood around waiting for a BGC to clear is 20 min. And most of that time was just waiting for my turn to come up.

    Did one in WA state for a shotgun I was purchasing and the whole thing took like 3-4 min on line for the FFL.

    Last ones I did in Oregon took just minutes to clear.
     
  17. hermannr

    hermannr Okanogan Highlands Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,830
    Likes Received:
    871
    That is because there is NO waiting period for a long gun.

    Time to find a new dealer he is pulling a fast one on you.
     
  18. 308Will

    308Will Lacomb, Oregon New Member

    Messages:
    2
    Likes Received:
    0
    I bought a new 308 semi on march 15th and only had to wait 25 minutes.
     
  19. Flopsweat

    Flopsweat Slightly right of center Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,987
    Likes Received:
    2,235

    Sounds fishy to me too. I'd like to see more details including what he hears from them today.
     
  20. Glock Jock

    Glock Jock Wilsonville , OR Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    666
    Likes Received:
    394
    my last wait was 1 1/2 hours, 4 days after the Sandy Hook shooting with 150 people waiting in que at 7:00 at night on a tuesday.