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SDM44 10-12-2012 6:23 AM

Buy gun now at Turners and DROS later?
 
What is Turner's store rules or policy with doing this?

Basically there's a gun I want to buy now, however I won't be to DROS it until December. I recently bought a new handgun a couple of weeks ago, but then at the end of the month I'm DROS'ing another new handgun that I ordered and had shipped to a different FFL. Therefore, I wouldn't be able to DROS this until the 1st week of December.

I'm willing to pay in full for the gun now, but I just can't DROS it for almost 2 months. Will Turner's hold the gun for that long? Is there anything in their store policy that will say otherwise?

Speedpower 10-12-2012 6:42 AM

They'll take your money anytime you want to spend with them!

Smoke&Rattler 10-12-2012 7:14 AM

Call them and ask. Rancho Cucamonga and Chino Hills only do 30 day layaway. After that, it's manager approval. My experience.

Distro 10-12-2012 8:02 AM

There are plenty of members here and customers who have guns especially handguns on a wait list that they have paid for. It has to do with the 1-30 rule but I don't see why you couldn't do it for your circumstance.

Jorgie 10-12-2012 8:16 AM

My brother and I both have done this. I'm sure it won't be a problem. Just let them know when you are able to start DROS

amaya1000rr 10-12-2012 11:54 AM

I've done it, they'll be more than happy to take your money & hold the pistol for you. They have even let me make 2 monthly payments before paying a rifle off on the 3rd month. It really isn't a loss for them when they'd end up keeping 30% if someone we're to flake on a sale or fail the background check in the end. Now the real problem is this idiotic "1 pistol every 30 days" law infringing on our civil rights, but I won't go there.

A-J 10-12-2012 12:32 PM

If htey're willing to have me pay for a gun they don't have in stock and keep my $$ interest free for 4 months (on 3 guns!), there's no reason they shouldn't hold a gun for you till you can DROS it.

SDM44 10-12-2012 3:41 PM

Ok, just bought my gun from there and they said they could either sell me the display model or I can wait about 2-4 weeks for the next batch to come in and get a new one. I said I'd wait for the new batch since I can't DROS until Nov 30 or Dec 1 anyways.

I picked up the LC9 w/LaserMax they had on special, so I at least locked in that $349 sale price (only $410 OTD :)).... normal 'sale' price I usually see in the weekly ads is $369 w/out laser and $429 w/laser. And since those always come in regularly, I can wait for the next batch and get a new & unmolested one (I'm not against a display model, but the grip on this one was a dirty & crusty along the seems from excessive handling).


They said they have no problem holding the gun until you're ready to DROS. They only asked that I paid for the gun in full within 30 days to secure it at that sale price.

Smoke&Rattler 10-12-2012 6:57 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by SDM44 (Post 9504915)
Ok, just bought my gun from there and they said they could either sell me the display model or I can wait about 2-4 weeks for the next batch to come in and get a new one. I said I'd wait for the new batch since I can't DROS until Nov 30 or Dec 1 anyways.

I picked up the LC9 w/LaserMax they had on special, so I at least locked in that $349 sale price (only $410 OTD :)).... normal 'sale' price I usually see in the weekly ads is $369 w/out laser and $429 w/laser. And since those always come in regularly, I can wait for the next batch and get a new & unmolested one (I'm not against a display model, but the grip on this one was a dirty & crusty along the seems from excessive handling).


They said they have no problem holding the gun until you're ready to DROS. They only asked that I paid for the gun in full within 30 days to secure it at that sale price.

I didn't think they were wanting the 60-90 day layaway anymore.

Glad it worked out!

Distro 10-12-2012 7:52 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Smoke&Rattler (Post 9506119)
I didn't think they were wanting the 60-90 day layaway anymore.

Glad it worked out!

They will try to work with people as much as they can past 30 but the 60-90 is no longer.

gr8dragon88 10-14-2012 9:19 AM

some store managers will extend longer layaway to customers who have done lots of good business...


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