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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by danno, Dec 8, 2011.

  1. danno

    danno New Member

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    My brother wants to send me a mounted rifle which was presented to our father from his Officers while serving in Viet Nam. The gun is deact and beautifully mounted on wood with a plaque. Must this go through FFL agents if being shipped from VA to KS?
    Thank you in advance.
  2. berto64

    berto64 Active Member

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    My suggestion would be to give ATF a call and pose that question to those guys straight up. They may want to look at it to ensure their selves that it is indeed A deact
    firearm. Seems to me personally that it could be sent insured freight like FedEx or UPS.
  3. HunterAlpha1

    HunterAlpha1 Former Guest

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    it seems to me that deactivated firearms are such a waste! i hope once you get it home that you'll be able to repair it and get it back in working order;)
  4. Alpo

    Alpo Well-Known Member

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    Don't call. Write. Not email. Real letter. Get a response back, in writing, on ATF letterhead.

    Any time you are worried that what you want to do might be illegal, and you check - get it in writing. "Agent Jones told me, over the phone, that it was okay" don't work too good in Federal court.
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