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21 years old to order rifles and ammo offline?

Discussion in 'Legal' started by FIVETWOSEVEN, Mar 6, 2012.

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  1. FIVETWOSEVEN

    FIVETWOSEVEN Member

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    Just a quick question. I finally ordered my new rifle and ammo by going to my LGS. I had to go through my LGS to order it because according to Centerfire Systems, I had to be 21 to order both the ammo and rifle. Is there a law that makes it 21 to order ammo and the rifle or is that just their policy? Someone enlighten me please?
     
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  2. WNC Seabee

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    It would be very helpful if your description were a bit more clear. You say..."...I had to go through them to order it because according to their website..."

    I assume "them" is the Local Gun Shop, but who is "their"? Does the LGS have a website that wouldn't allow you to order, or was it some other entity? Who specifically would not allow you to order via web?
     
  3. FIVETWOSEVEN

    FIVETWOSEVEN Member

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    Sorry about that, fixed it for you.
     
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    Just their policy. No Federal statute prohibiting it. Since the rifle had to go through an FFL anyway, I don't know what their problem could be.
     
  5. Shadow 7D

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    Well navy there is
    to be a FFL you have to be 21 as you will gain access to handguns
    so... to order a gun and have it delivered to yourself...

    otherwise no
     
  6. FIVETWOSEVEN

    FIVETWOSEVEN Member

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    I should have been more specific, it would be going through an FFL anyway but I couldn't order it to be shipped to my FFL in the first place and I couldn't order the ammo either.
     
  7. bearcreek

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    Is the ammo in a caliber that is more commonly used in a handgun? At Wally World for example, they won't sell .38 Special, 9mm, .44 Mag etc ammo to someone under 21 even if it's for a rifle. It's company policy for some reason.
     
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