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FFL Question

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by 682 beretta, Jan 27, 2010.

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  1. 682 beretta

    682 beretta Member

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    I recently left my range bag and 2 handguns at a friends house in an ajacent state. Can he ship my guns back to my address without the services of a FFL holder? No transfer of ownership, just an oversight.
    Barney
     
  2. capvan

    capvan Active Member

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    Not legally...
     
  3. short shucker

    short shucker TS Member

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    Nope. Neither one of you is an FFL. Any firearms that ship must either originate from or be going to a liscened FFL holder. Firearms repair centers hold an FFL.

    I don't know how it works for guys that ship guns to clubs prior to their arrival. Unless the receiver is an ffl.


    ss
     
  4. skeeljc

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    They are your guns so I do not see why you cannot ship them to yourself. The problem is you are not there to ship them but you can give your friend the authority to do so on your behalf.

    Jim Skeel
     
  5. EE

    EE Banned User Banned

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    short shucker, you are wrong. You can ship guns to yourself.

    EE
     
  6. Taxidermy

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    If you are not sure check your state laws before you try to ship them, or call your local ATF office. Ronnie
     
  7. ivanhoe

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    EE How can you ship the guns to yourself? Especially if you are at the destination of where they are to be shipped?


    Bob Lawless
     
  8. EE

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    Bob, I didn't say that Barney could ship his from where they are to where he is, only that you *can* ship guns to yourself.

    EE
     
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    oleolliedawg Banned User Banned TS Supporters

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    Put 'em in a priority mail box and hope for the best. If not, Bubba anxiously awaits your presence!!
     
  10. short shucker

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    EE,

    I see, you ship them to yourself in c/o the receiver. I take it the receiver then can't open the package or they would be taking ownership.

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  11. ivanhoe

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    EE I thought the information you give should be useful not theoretical.

    Bob Lawless
     
  12. obfd13

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    Ok, how about the friend only "package" the handguns for shipment. The owner of the guns than orders a UPS pick-up and pays for shipment. Would he be considered shipper and receiver?
     
  13. wayneo

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    Couldn't your friend ship the guns to your house in his name, then give you permission to take possession of the package?

    Page 177, under the Gun Control Act (18 U.S.C. chapter 44). Wayne.
     
  14. 682 beretta

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    I think I have this figured out. I will have my business create a UPS label with me as the shipper and the receiver and I will send it to my friend. The package leaves town as if I physically shipped the package from Oregon.
    Barney
     
  15. trap906

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    as long as he packs it up good, buy insurance, and don't mark it firearms, dont tell no one what it is, what difference would it make?
     
  16. whiz white

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    You are on the right track. Have you, as the shipper, do a call-tag for pickup and shipment.

    Whiz White
     
  17. EE

    EE Banned User Banned

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    If you're going to use UPS, they have certain requirements for handguns. Your shipment still has to be legal. And it needs to be shipped "Adult Signature Required." Don't trust what you read on a forum, read the law and shipper's regulations.

    EE
     
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