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cdaniel76
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Help me out here. Are background checks required for rifles?

And if so, since when? Didn't the Brady Bill only require it for Handguns?




carrotsticktiger
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re: Help me out here. Are background checks required for rifles?
i didnt think so


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kengel2
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re: Help me out here. Are background checks required for rifles?
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And if so, since when? Didn't the Brady Bill only require it for Handguns?


Are you dealing with a FFL? Then anything needs a 4473.



El Josey Wales
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re: Help me out here. Are background checks required for rifles?
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Are you dealing with a FFL? Then anything needs a 4473.


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cdaniel76
Member since Feb 2008
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re: Help me out here. Are background checks required for rifles?
It's not me. I saw an FFL who's offering a rifle for sale and said a background check is required...

I know a 4473 has to be filled out for ALL firearm purchased but I thought only handguns were subject to background checks?

A 4473 isn't an automatic background check, right?

Gotta excuse my ignorance on this. I've only ever purchased 1 gun in my life, a pistol. I went through an FFL and obviously had to do the check.

I always thought rifles were exempt?
This post was edited on 2/21 at 8:58 pm


kengel2
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re: Help me out here. Are background checks required for rifles?
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I know a 4473 has to be filled out for ALL firearm purchased but I thought only handguns were subject to background checks?


4473 is the background check.


cdaniel76
Member since Feb 2008
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re: Help me out here. Are background checks required for rifles?
So if I buy a rifle from Academy or Walmart, I don't need a check, but if I go through an FFL a check is required for everything?


Choirboy
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re: Help me out here. Are background checks required for rifles?
Nothing against the OP but this is the problem with the average Joe.


NEWS FLASH: We already have background checks for legally purchased weapons unless they are bought in a face to face transaction. If you buy a gun from a dealer, store,....ect. you have a background check done!


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Shitholeastan
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re: Help me out here. Are background checks required for rifles?
The rifle and shotgun I've bought from Walmart had to do the background check 10 years ago.


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INFIDEL
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re: Help me out here. Are background checks required for rifles?
Background checks are required for all firearms purchases.


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Choirboy
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re: Help me out here. Are background checks required for rifles?
That piece of paper you fill out is the info they use to do background checks.


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jimbeam
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re: Help me out here. Are background checks required for rifles?
Had to make a quick phone call for my dads shotgun


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kengel2
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re: Help me out here. Are background checks required for rifles?
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So if I buy a rifle from Academy or Walmart, I don't need a check, but if I go through an FFL a check is required for everything?


No, Academy and WalMart will have you fill out the same 4473 as the mom/pop gun store.


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TigerTatorTots
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re: Help me out here. Are background checks required for rifles?
I could have sworn they called my information in when I bought my Mossberg tactical .22


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RBWilliams8
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re: Help me out here. Are background checks required for rifles?
I had to get one for my shotgun a few weeks ago. They actually put me on hold for a shotgun.


kengel2
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re: Help me out here. Are background checks required for rifles?
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I had to get one for my shotgun a few weeks ago. They actually put me on hold for a shotgun.


Gun doesnt matter, you probably have a name in common with a felon. If it happens again, apply for a upin and itll never happen again.


cdaniel76
Member since Feb 2008
16624 posts

re: Help me out here. Are background checks required for rifles?
So when did this all change?

Brady Bill was subject to handguns only, correct?


RBWilliams8
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re: Help me out here. Are background checks required for rifles?
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Gun doesnt matter, you probably have a name in common with a felon. If it happens again, apply for a upin and itll never happen again.


A former American most wanted

I didn't know about the upon though. That's great news. I lost out on a pistol bc i had to leave for a job before i could get it and every one of my guns they do this shite.


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TigerOnThe Hill
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re: Help me out here. Are background checks required for rifles?
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So when did this all change?

Brady Bill was subject to handguns only, correct?



LINK


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DrTyger
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Lake Charles
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re: Help me out here. Are background checks required for rifles?
Seriously, how can people not realize this?

It takes 5 minutes in google to realize that every gun purchase requires a background check.


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