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Old 01-21-2014, 10:34 AM
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Originally Posted by happyharold4 View Post
Very nice write up---I'm a newbie and just purchased a Marlin 795 over the counter at a Big 5 store---Had to have a background check and wait 10 days---If I wanted to purchase a .22lr pistol for target practice, what would the current procedure be.

Also, is the FFL the same as for concealed carry?---I don't want to carry on my body, just in the car to target practice with.---Thanks


to purchase a handgun you will need a handgun safety certificate which you can get at a gun store or shooting range that offers the test. Then you go through the same DROS procedure and wait the 10 days, etc.

FFL = Federal Firearms License, has nothing to do with CCW (concealed carry). Permits for CCW will depend on your county, and as far as I know it's still not very easy to get one in CA.
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