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Old February 16, 2020, 02:49 PM   #1
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Sportsman warehouse refuses to list any new ffl

Got this email from Sportsman's Warehouse. Nearest ffl on their list is 20 miles away. And sportsman warehouse refused to list any ffl within my area. I live in a big city and there are many ffl within 5-10 miles close to me and after telling that they would list ffl in my local zip code they send Me this email.
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Thank you for contacting Sportsman’s Warehouse.

We have multiple approved FFL dealers already listed for your area and will not be adding another.
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Very very rude company.
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Old February 16, 2020, 03:37 PM   #2
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I just wouldn’t by the gun from them if they couldn’t be more accommodating with an FFL.
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Old February 16, 2020, 04:49 PM   #3
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They have made it clear that they don't want your business. I would accede to their request that you purchase firearms elsewhere.

And tell them so, in writing.
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Old February 16, 2020, 04:56 PM   #4
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somebody else will ship the gun to an ffl of your choosing.
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Old February 16, 2020, 06:47 PM   #5
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Got this email from Sportsman's Warehouse. Nearest ffl on their list is 20 miles away. And sportsman warehouse refused to list any ffl within my area. I live in a big city and there are many ffl within 5-10 miles close to me and after telling that they would list ffl in my local zip code they send Me this email.
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Thank you for contacting Sportsman’s Warehouse.

We have multiple approved FFL dealers already listed for your area and will not be adding another.
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Very very rude company.
Buy from Grab a Gun, Kentucky Gun co, Sportsmans outdoor superstore, or 100 other people who want your business.
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Old February 16, 2020, 11:47 PM   #6
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Could be they've had problems with FFLs closer to you, or some of those same FFLs have refused to do business with them.
Many "brick & mortar" LGS's will not do business with a gun dealer that under-cuts them at every opportunity. Why support an internet dealer who has no/little overhead and is trying to put you out of business?
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Old February 17, 2020, 07:58 AM   #7
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Unless you're having to walk to the FFL driving 20 miles each way vs 5-10 miles each way simply isn't a deal killer. It is 25 miles each way to the firing range I use and I go once or twice a week.
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Old February 17, 2020, 08:11 AM   #8
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some of those same FFLs have refused to do business with them.
Yeah, That's what I was thinking.
My closest FFL will not receive anything that he has or can order for you.
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Old February 17, 2020, 01:22 PM   #9
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Choosing not to do business with you on your terms is not being a jerk.

Choosing to not buy from them is not being a jerk.

You are not entitled to have them fill your desires on your terms. They are not entitled to your business. Kind of a move along nothing to see here type situation.

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Old February 17, 2020, 05:29 PM   #10
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I have almost 75 ffls within 1-5 miles from my location. But they have refused to put any one of them in their list. Although they have told on their web site that they would list the ffl if ffl information is send to them.
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Old February 17, 2020, 06:27 PM   #11
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I don’t see how you can blame them, makes no sense. I’m curious how you know they refused to list other FFLs. How do you know how they compiled their list? Sounds like you are one of those people that thinks the customer is always right. So, so wrong.
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Old February 17, 2020, 06:38 PM   #12
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You are the one who makes no sense just like this sportsman warehouse. I took my business elsewhere and got better deal. And I send the new online seller list of new ffls and they immediately contacted the ffls and listed all of them and all happened within 2 hours of my email. Thats call customer service. Good riddance to this sportsman warehouse.
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Old February 17, 2020, 10:08 PM   #13
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Good. Problem solved.

Closed, lest we devolve into further name calling.
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