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minotcole
06-19-2008, 8:46 PM
how much will it cost in fees if i buy a gun on gun broker.com and have it shipped to my FFL, is there an out of state fee or anything like that or would it just be the standard transfer fee like if i bought a gun from another californian, thanks for your input in advance:confused:

ProtecSylt
06-19-2008, 8:54 PM
All this is gonna be mute anyway, since there is a new law taking affect July 1st. California FFL dealers will need a license to receive and ship out guns - and so will the other end.
I predict that (at least in the beginning) 80 % of all out of state sources will stop shipping guns to California - only the major distributors are probably trying to figure out how to do it.

This law will screw the gun business in California over big time - and I didn't even see it coming.

So, at least for now, forget about getting any kind of guns shipped in to California - and that even goes for repair guns, etc.

dfletcher
06-19-2008, 8:55 PM
how much will it cost in fees if i buy a gun on gun broker.com and have it shipped to my FFL, is there an out of state fee or anything like that or would it just be the standard transfer fee like if i bought a gun from another californian, thanks for your input in advance:confused:

Buying out of state almost always incurs greater fees than those of a PPT. Generally, figure $70.00 to $150.00 depending on who you deal with, I've almost always used City Arms in Pacifica. Total cost is $70.00 per gun including DROS. This does not of course include shipping or (if collected) taxes.

AngelDecoys
06-19-2008, 9:03 PM
Shop around. The fee will vary depending on FFL. Tenpercentfirearms charges $25, the FFL's I use charge a flat rate of $25.

Apparently, many FFL's just think you're wasting their time with the transfer. So i'd say shop around. Here's a list of FFL's (http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/showthread.php?t=63050) and last known fees. If one is near you, that would be your best bet.

Librarian
06-19-2008, 9:58 PM
All this is gonna be mute anyway, since there is a new law taking affect July 1st. California FFL dealers will need a license to receive and ship out guns - and so will the other end.
I predict that (at least in the beginning) 80 % of all out of state sources will stop shipping guns to California - only the major distributors are probably trying to figure out how to do it.

This law will screw the gun business in California over big time - and I didn't even see it coming.

So, at least for now, forget about getting any kind of guns shipped in to California - and that even goes for repair guns, etc.

Fascinating distortion, not that the state has been all that good with informing people.

See this thread "Change on the BOF site... (http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/showthread.php?t=105333)"

But briefly:
CA FFL dealers already need a license - the July 1-effective law did not add that
it isn't hard to figure out
some large number of out of state FFLs will, indeed, think it's too much of a PITA
it doesn't apply to guns sent out for repair or returned from that

Try the FAQ on the BOF web site: California Firearms Licensee Check (CFLC) Program (http://caag.state.ca.us/firearms/cflcfaqs.php)

And odd as it looks written down, that's "moot (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mootness)" not "mute".

redcliff
06-19-2008, 10:03 PM
The other thing to consider is whether the "gun" you're purchasing on Gunbroker is a handgun, in which case it needs to either be on the approved handgun list or be C&R.

minotcole
06-20-2008, 5:43 AM
thanks guys, i guess what ill do is i will call my dealer and see if he is willing to do a transfer and go from there...

jazman
06-20-2008, 7:47 AM
If you are around Santa Clara, check out Roger's Relics. Good people and fair. Last handgun I brought in (from Texas) was $50 plus the $25 DROS, so $75 total.