from 15 to 75 dollars depending on where you live, he dealers attitude, and a host of other factors. Most people pay less then 50 I suspect. I pay 20.oo from my guy and have been quoted 50 by others. Some dealers believe if you are going to buy the gun from somewhere else they are cutting off there nose to enable you to do it cheaply. One dealer in our town that charges 50 feels this way. Look around and I suspect you can find a dealer with a price and an attitude you can live with. Good luck! Jeff
Fee for this is all over the map. Call around. Best I have found is the "kitchen table" dealer that just wants to make a few bucks for doing nothing. Regular stores and pawn shops, nothing but headaches. They have claimed that the shipper did not comply with some regulation and refuse the package, or will charge some exorbitant fee if it is a gun they happen to have in stock and you did not buy from him. Some charge flat 10% of value. (Gun worth $1000, you pay $100) I have seen and heard it all. Find a little guy and establish a relationship. He might give you a better deal down the road if you special order something from him. Disclaimer: Your results may vary.
There is a local guy who charges $20.00 but he wants to charge sales tax on any gun he could sell. I told him he doesn't have to charge sales tax on a gun that I bought out of state. He says he is a dealer & has to charge sales tax. Went someplace else. Same $20.00/ no sales tax. I think this guy is ripping people off.
We all have problems with a transfer. I charge $25 to make a point. I have done about 25 in last 5 years ,word of mouth, I have run into a couple of good deals. Most of the new guns I can sell near the same price[if I can get them]You will very RARELY get a good deal on Gun Broker . They may have them but they dont give it away. Look at the 0s you see in bid collium. I have seen more good deals by far on Auction Arms. It takes about 20 min of our time to do the calls,logs and file. That is $75 an hour. How much you pay your Dr. and you dont enjoy it have as much. rick
You can access a list of ffl holders on gunbroker.com that accept incoming gun transfers. Why waste time with someone that doesn't want your business (or charges big bucks) when you can choose from someone friendly?? The guys on the list typically include their contact information and their address. A fair number also include their fee.
To access the list, go to gunbroker's home page. Near the top of the page is a listing labeled "for buyers". Click on it. Then click on "find a transfer dealer". Toward the bottom of that page is an option to enter your zip code. You'll get a list of nearby ffl dealers that have signed up to accept transfers.
crackshot: I have had Pawn shops and/or gun shops in 3 states receive guns for me. (Wisconsin-Florida-Arkansas) The cost averaged about $20. I understand the gun shop owner disliking the fact that you purchased a new 1100 from out of state; when he has several on display. However, a reputable owner will realize that buying a used gun out of state, that he does not have in stock; does not affect him. As stated by "sissy"; Gunbroker.com has a list of dealers that will do this service for you. Good Luck. Ed
I use a very nice Gun dealer here in Idaho and he charges $25 and smiles and is always glad to get the business even if I didn't buy it from him. I was given a reciever by a fellow TS person and still had to pay the same $$. Thats about all it was worth so that was not a very good deal but I like the dealer and want him to be around for me.
Have a local shop that charges $20.00. You can download his signed FFL from his web site and send it to anybody. Just have them mark the package to your attention. The shop receives it and you go in for the transfer. Easy, clean and quick.
$20 for an FFL friend, $25 for the local pawn/gunshop. I have a good working relationship with both. I try to let either have a shot at the price of the gun if it’s new. Sometimes they match or beat it, sometimes they tell me it’s a great price-go for it.