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09-08-2005, 12:52 PM
I sent in my reg card for my .50 with payment and I got it back pretty fast (just a few days). Is it because they don't have to do a background check like they do when I purchase a firearm?
Also, I got a copy of my other reg'd AW's along with the letter about my .50 being reg'd. Don't know why, but oh well.
Has anyone also experienced these two situations?
09-08-2005, 1:59 PM
They may run a backround check just to check for disqualifying events (felony/domestic violence misdemeanor, etc.)
It may be quick. The 10day waiting period in CA is just a politically-imposed waiting period, I believe the DROS records check can actually happen quickly. Removal of the 10 day wait in CA - not that it'd ever happen! - should not affect, whatsoever, ability to screen gun buyers for prohibiting disabilities, and same system minus the wait could still be used.
You got a copy of your other reg'd AWs because 50BMG regs and AW regs are stored in the same registry/database.
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