Let me assure anyone that doubts the story, the story IS true.
Now what or who the guy was is another question.
The way he was hanging around the counter off to the side was weird.
The way he was dressed was weird.
The information he was freely sharing was weird, that had AR's for sale, that his brother was into them.
That he didn't know a thing about Feinstein's proposed bill was weird, at least to me considering his being so into guns and ARs. The bill info was out at that time even though it had not been officially introduced.
Offering to buy the gun for me and in the same sentence acknowledging it would be a straw buy was weird.
Now he may have been up to any number of things or none at all.
Regardless I know I made the right decision.