Local gun store find

Discussion in '.22-Rimfire Forum' started by gdmoody, Oct 4, 2012.

  1. gdmoody

    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2007
    Athens, Georgia
    I left for work a little early today so I could stop by my local gun shop for a minute to swap some bullets. When I came in the door, the owner's wife said that she had been trying to call me but couldn't get hold of me. I asked why and she told me that they had gotten in a Browning 1911-22 a couple of days ago. :D

    Several months ago, I told them that I really wanted a Browning 1911-22 and she remembered me saying that. She asked me if I wanted it and of course I said yes. I did not have enough money or my check book with me today since I was heading for work. I have cancelled all of my credit cards (just for this reason) so I could not get it today.

    I am leaving for Florida about 8:00 in the morning and they don't open until 10:00. I will be getting home on Monday evening, so they are holding it for me until Tuesday when I will go by, pay for it, and pick it up.
    Last edited: Oct 4, 2012
  2. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010

  3. todd51

    todd51 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Mar 20, 2009
    Central, Ohio
    I've tried that "don't take any money when going to the gun shop":eek:. But it doesn't work:rolleyes:. There are just too many ways to get around that obstacle.:p

    Congrats on the Browning.
  4. BETH

    BETH Well-Known Member

    Jul 10, 2009
    very nice
  5. Big Shrek

    Big Shrek Well-Known Member

    Nov 10, 2009
    NorthWest Florida
    Must have a CCW license to skip the Brady Wait, right? :)
  6. Hawg

    Hawg Well-Known Member

    Mar 23, 2011
    Georgia doesn't have a waiting period.

    JUNKKING Well-Known Member

    Sounds like those people know you well GD. PA has no wait either. Sign the papers they make a call pay for the gun and away you go with it.
  8. lilmule

    lilmule New Member

    Aug 24, 2012
    Same in Tn,fill out the paperwork,pay ten bucks for clearance,they send it all off over the computer to TBI normally within 15 min your on your way after paying for the pistol of course.
  9. gdmoody

    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2007
    Athens, Georgia
    In Georgia it is called a Georgia Weapons License (GWL) and if you have one, you walk in, lay your money down, and go home with your new gun. Of course you have to do the federal paperwork but they don't have to call a soul to get approval, and it costs nothing extra.
  10. Big Shrek

    Big Shrek Well-Known Member

    Nov 10, 2009
    NorthWest Florida
    The Brady Bill is federal law...of course, Georgia is famous for not paying attention to Federal Laws when they don't like 'em ;)
  11. gun runner

    gun runner Former Guest

    Nov 23, 2011
    South Texas
    Have fun with the new weapon.
  12. WHSmithIV

    WHSmithIV Well-Known Member

    May 3, 2012
    Moore, Idaho
    No wait here in Idaho either - pay for it, they make a call and you walk away with it. If you have a CCW or C&R FFL they don't even have to make the call.
  13. time2shoot

    time2shoot Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Jan 17, 2012
    Brandon SD
    I have that one. You will like it.
  14. aa1911

    aa1911 Well-Known Member

    Dec 12, 2010
    Pacific Northwest
    very nice! I've been eyeballing that gun for about a year now, really need a .22 1911 but not real crazy about conversion kits. That browning looks like the ticket. There's another brand similar that I can't remember but I think I'd be happiest with that gun there.

    be sure to show of some 1911 porn to us when you pick it up! and of course a range report when ya get her up and running.
  15. jedwil

    jedwil Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Sep 11, 2009
    Texas Hill Country
    I really liked yours, Dale, and Woodnut's grips are great. I'm thinking about one myself.
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