Howdy From Banks County

Discussion in 'Welcome New Members' started by FoggyMtn, May 10, 2007.

  1. FoggyMtn

    FoggyMtn New Member

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    Howdy Ya'll

    I've been a lurker here for a while now, and just made my first post today. I've been putting off my GFL, and finally decided nows the time.

    Now, I need to trade my P90 Ruger (.45) for something smaller! I was thinking of either a Taurus PT745 or a Kimber Ultra Carry II.

    How does that work buying/selling from a private party? How do I protect myself?

    Thanks!!

    Rob
     

  2. USMC - Retired

    USMC - Retired New Member

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    Welcome aboard! Keep the Ruger AND still get a Kimber! I learned a while back to NEVER get rid of a gun. Just makes you regret it later.
     
  3. S&W 40

    S&W 40 Active Member

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    :welcome:

    There have been many questions asked about this but I can not find any of the threads right now. If my memory is correct as long as it is a private sale within the state there is no required actions other than must be 21 or older and no know reason that the person could not buy from a dealer.

    Some people do recommend to verify age (21>) and will do a bill of sale as proof that the did sell a firearm to X person.
     
  4. Rammstein

    Rammstein New Member

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    Welcome to GPDO FoggyMtn!

    For a private sale all you need to is not know at the time of sale that they are a prohibited person. That does not mean you have to check their background or anything, you just can't sell to them if they say "oh, by the way, I'm a felon."

    I find the easiest thing to do is ask to see the other person's GFL. It takes the guess work out of it for me.

    They do not have to be older than 21. That is just a requirement for FFLs. Anyone 18 or older can purchase a pistol from a private party.
     
  5. GeorgiaGlocker

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    :welcome: Please consider joining GCo_Org. Check it out by clicking on the link/banner at the bottom of this page.
     
  6. FoggyMtn

    FoggyMtn New Member

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    Thank you to all for the warm welcome.


    Rob
     
  7. Sharky

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  8. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    Once you apply, please post your experiences here. We are tracking all the counties.
     
  9. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    For example, here is your county. http://www.georgiapacking.org/gfl2.php?id=5

    The links to the forms for you to submit your experience are at the bottom of that page.

    Please include personal observations beyond time, address, and dollar amount, as we are interested in hearing about personal experiences there - clerk is friendly, helpful, or dour and obstructive . . .

    Let us know what they say about timeline for issuance and whether they demand your SSN and employment information.
     
  10. FoggyMtn

    FoggyMtn New Member

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    Already did it... All the info there is mine.... Banks county was a blank before my entry...

    Rob
     
  11. Macktee

    Macktee New Member

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    Yeah, what Da Guns said. Don't sell it. You can always do that down the road. Trust the man on this; sell it and you'll regret it. You can't have too many guns!

    And, welcome!!!
     
  12. maddog

    maddog New Member

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    Welcome foggymtn