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Question on trading to a FFL

Discussion in 'Legal' started by halvey, Nov 16, 2004.

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  1. halvey

    halvey Member

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    I know I can't buy a pistol from an outstate FFL, unless they transfer it to an instate FFL. I know I can buy long guns from an outstate FFL

    But, can I trade my pistol to an outstate FFL and get long guns in return?

    I couldn't find anything solid on this.
     
  2. EOD Guy

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    Yes, you may transfer a handgun to an FFL in any state. If the state laws of both your state of residence and the state of purchase allow it, you may then have a rifle or shotgun transferred to you by that FFL. Think of it as two separate transactions and the regulation will be more clear.
     
  3. halvey

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    Ok, just to clarify:

    I am in Minnesota. I will take my pistol to a gunshop in Wisconsin. Can they take it on trade?
     
  4. EOD Guy

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    Yes, unless there is some Wisconsin law that doesn't allow the transfer.
     
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