if you are attempting to have it shipped straight to your house then it will not work to give them a FFL03.
as the OP said, his friend thinks that just because it is over50 years old he no longer has to worry about any of the NFA stuff and that is 100% incorrect.
ignore my complete lack of capitalization. I still have no problem correcting your grammar.
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