Originally Posted by Mike38
Long story short, while applying for a C&R License, I had a few conversations with an agent from the FBI. This agent was able to read me a list of all firearms I have bought from a FFL dealer, back at least 20 years.
The NICS examiner does not ask for the make, model, caliber, or serial number of the firearm. It is absolutely not possible for the make, model, caliber or s/n to be linked with the purchaser's name through this process.