What Does You Local FFL Charge to Transfer?

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  1. jwdurf

    jwdurf Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Mine is $28 for the DROS. He doesn't charge me anything extra. I understand that if he receives, stores and transfers a gun from out of state (as in auction sites) he charges $100 which includes that $28 DROS fee, and he needs to approve it ahead of time to be sure the gun is legal here in CA. He's told me that he would only charge me the $28 if I bought one out of state but asks me to give him a chance to find whatever I'm looking for first.
     
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  2. howlnmad

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    The one that I mostly use charges $10 if you purchase from him, $25 if you have one shipped to him from another source.
     
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    $15-$25 fee in this local area.
    One fella charges $30 the first time, then nothing for the next 5 purchases.
     
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  4. gdmoody

    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

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    I am seeing folks say that the FFL dealer still charges them, even though a gun is bought from them. I don't totally understand that, the cost of transferring a gun should be built into the price of a gun.
     
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    howlnmad Well-Known Member

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    There is one here local that the price tags are the total cost out the door.
     
  6. Grizzley1

    Grizzley1 Well-Known Member

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    The State charges a $10 fee here in Oregon, that's not up for negotiation, it's the law.

    This is not something the dealer is charging them it's the State Police that is charging them and the dealer is just acting as the "tax" collector.

    Most dealers add a small fee on top of the State's $10 fee on transfers shipped to them from an outside source because it costs them to pay a clerk to handle the paperwork and spend up to 45 minutes waiting for some bureaucrat in Salem to finish eating his lunch and do the background check on a gun that they didn't sell to the guy.

    Most dealers add about 15 bucks, some charge less some more. If you do a lot of business there they might not charge you anything beyond the State's pound of flesh.
     
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    My recent guy was $20. If I go to Bass Pro it's $30. $100. is outrageous! Find a different dealer.
     
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    25$ at the one I deal with.
     
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    20 bucks
     
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    My local FFL charges a flat $20 fee a firearm transfer.
     
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    $0.00 no matter where the firearm comes from nor how many. Helps when a good friend owns the shop.
     
  12. gdmoody

    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

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    I always enjoyed that price back when I had an FFL! The the ATF got to where they wanted FFL holders to prove that most of their income came from the sale of guns, I could never prove that.;):rolleyes:
     
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    Broot Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    I should say, $20 transfer if I order elsewhere, free if I buy from him
     
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  15. Old Guns

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    I am talking about either a person to person transfer, required her in MD for handguns or a gun shipped in for transfer. Not a sale of a gun in the store. The state charges 10.00 per handgun and you have to use a credit card to pay the state directly.
     
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