Need some info on South Carolina Gun Laws

Discussion in 'Technical Questions & Information' started by BigD16, Aug 9, 2012.

  1. BigD16

    BigD16 New Member

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    Hey everybody,

    Im sure most of you have seen my previous topic about me being in the market for a new .22 Long Rifle that I made a couple months back. I've been able to save my money back up, and I want to plan on getting my .22 within the next couple weeks. I think I've decided on going with a Ruger. Anyway, I'll either be buying from a local gun shop or Wally World. Am I required to have a South Carolina State Driver's License to purchase a rifle? The only thing Im able to pull up on the issue is that I have to be 18 in order to purchase a firearm. Can I legally purchase a .22 from a South Carolina Walmart or Gun Shop with an out of state license? Or does your license only come into play if your buying a hand gun and have to go through the necessary background check?

    Thanks guys!
  2. hunter29180

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    you will have to go through the background check for a rifle also. so you will need to have the SC license for that also....what is the problem with getting the license? just a few hours at the DMV on a busy day and $25 gets it for a 10 yr license. on a non busy day about 1 hr.
  3. BigD16

    BigD16 New Member

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    Because im not sure how much longer im going to be a South Carolina State resident. Might possibly be moving again within a few weeks to a couple of months.
  4. ozo

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    If you have been a resident of SC for more than 30 days, you were required
    by law to have your driver's license renewed to that state already.
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    Something wrong with this picture........
  6. BigD16

    BigD16 New Member

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    There's nothing wrong with this picture... My family and I have jumped around alot due to the bad economy in the last year and our licenses renewed and we never had them switched over to the new state.
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