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Old February 4, 2013, 04:44 PM   #333
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Originally Posted by Battler
The most important thing in universal checks (logistically registration) is to pin the gun (and followup redtape to keep it, and ultimate surrendur) to a person, get rid of the "I sold it" crap they'd otherwise face.
So "I lost it" or "it was stolen" becomes the new "I sold it." What is gained?

Originally Posted by shogan191
I'm confused. Can't we use an FFL for personal sales right now? If you want to sell a firearm to another individual why not just use an ffl and do a recorded transfer?
Because the FFL will charge a fee for the transfer, and a buyer won't want to pay more? It also might not be convenient for both parties to meet at a FFL's place of business.
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