You have to do something with the inventory. If you keep the firearms you would be violating the law. When you turn in your records to the BATF, they would notice if the firearms were not transferred and if you claimed to have transferred them and no DROS was submitted, you could have some serious problems. The BATF and the CA DOJ do communicate. When I was last inspected from the BATF the IOI had a list of all the DROS submitted.
While you might get away with it, it is not legal and if you get caught, consider what the end result will be.
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