|Where To Go To Buy Your Gun|
There are a number of options on where to purchase your firearm. The Well Armed Woman does not currently sell firearms or ammunition. In our products section, you will find wonderful options for everything you will need, but your gun. Browse The Well Armed Woman StoreWe have reviewed the two different options, revolvers and semi-automatic pistols. What Kind of Gun? This article discusses what criteria you need to consider along with the advantages and disadvantages of each. This should have assisted you in determining which is the best choice for you. With this decision made, the next decision is which brand and model fits and feels the best in your hands and will do the best job for you. There are many fine brands with varying price points. Although cost is important and will be an important factor is selecting your firearm, your protection is more important when selecting your firearm. Safety, reliability and comfort should not be sacrificed. Buy a good gun. It might just save your life!
An FFL dealer must comply with the federal paperwork requirements. You will need to show photo ID and fill out a Form 4473. The dealer must keep this form on file and show it to the BATFE upon request. The FFL will call in your personal information to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) clearinghouse. The FFL dealer will receive one of three possible answers from NICS: an approval, a delay, or a deny. If the sale is approved, the FFL dealer is given an authorization code which he will note on your paperwork. Delays happen for a variety of reasons which may not be immediately obvious to the buyer. Delays do not always result in a denial. The dealer will tell you when you can come back to finish processing your paperwork. A denial means you are not legally permitted to purchase a firearm for some reason. You will want to find out the reason for it and, if justified, fight to appeal the denial.
Many states require waiting periods when purchasing a firearm. You will complete your paperwork, pay in full for the firearm and will be allowed to go back to the dealer and pick up your firearm once that period has passed. Visit the Legal Issues page and see what is required in your state.Online Gun Store
If you are purchasing your first firearm, it is strongly encouraged that you make this purchase through a FFL dealer.Gun Shows
If private sales are legal in your state, and if the gun show's management allows, there may also be private sellers at the gun show. Private sellers at gun shows must comply with every single federal, state, and local law which applies to all other private sales within your jurisdiction. If private sales are not legal in your state, county, or city, there will be no private sellers at your local gun show.
Here is a great article full of great tips on buying a used gun from Chuck Hawk.
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