Dumb question

Discussion in 'Firearms' started by duck'n'cover, Jan 11, 2011.

  1. duck'n'cover

    duck'n'cover New Member

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    Hey sorry if this has been answered before but I need to find out something real quick. Is it legal for a soldier in the us army that is not a resident of georgia to buy a hand gun in GA?
     
  2. CountryGun

    CountryGun New Member

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    Yes, and they may carry openly or concealed in the same places as a law enforcement officer.
    Research the laws at the top of this page, particularly OCGA 16-11-130.

    Welcome to the forum!
     

  3. CountryGun

    CountryGun New Member

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    Heck! You've been around a while. You've just been quiet. :lol:
     
  4. CountryGun

    CountryGun New Member

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    I should add that I think they still need to be 21 to buy from an FFL, but they can buy from individuals at 18.
     
  5. NullMatrix

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    If deployed in Ga.
     
  6. GAGunOwner

    GAGunOwner Active Member

    If you want to carry within 1000 ft. of a K-12 school you will need to have a GWL (has to be a GWL, not another state's license even if GA honors it) due to federal law (federal felony).
     
  7. ARMT Guy

    ARMT Guy Ordinary Average Guy

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    You should be able to do so. Just bring a copy of your Mil orders assigning you to your current duty station.

    When you can, check with your local gun shop too.
     
  8. Ty D

    Ty D New Member

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    Active duty military can purchase handguns in GA as long as you bring your PCS orders with you to the dealer. TDY/TAD orders will not work. They must be PCS orders.
     
  9. SGT_Calle

    SGT_Calle New Member

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    My experience has been that it depends on whether or not the FFL wants to do it. Being in Augusta, with SC right across the river, I have just had handguns transferred b/c I am a SC resident with a SC CWP.
    I know the MWR Range/Pro Shop here on Ft. Gordon will get just about anything for you and sell to you with your assignment orders (as others have articulated).