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Old July 11, 2013, 11:16 AM   #19
Frank Ettin
Join Date: November 23, 2005
Location: California - San Francisco
Posts: 7,660
Originally Posted by jimpeel
Here in CO a resident of any state that shares a border with CO may buy a firearm within this state but they have to be physically present.
That is wrong.

Under federal law:
  • It would only apply to long guns. A handgun would need to be shipped by the transferor to an FFL in the transferee's State of residence for transfer, on a 4473, to the transferee.

  • Even in the case of a long gun, the transfer must be done on a 4473 by an FFL.

  • Even in the case of a long gun the gun must be legal in the transferee's State of residence and the transfer must be legal under the laws of the transferee's State of residence.
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