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I was talking with some gun buddies and we got to the topic of handguns. He told me that you cant "buy in bulk" (not the same gun, just multiple different guns). I was unaware of this.

Is this true?
 

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Really 5 days? So instead of legally buying a few guns at a time, I would have to go downtown and deal with the traffic there just to add 1 handgun to my permit?
 

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I can personally assure you this is not true.
 

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Basically, I have a bundle of handguns to buy from budsgunshop. I was told it would flag the ATF as me being a "illegal trafficker"
 

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It will not.
 

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I know Cali has that "One gun a month" stuff, but I've personally bought 2 long guns one right after another, and I know a guy that has had multiple handguns transferred to him at once. (In this county) the judge just gives you 2 purchase coupons, you fill out 2 4473s and you MAY have to do one extra federal "Bought more than 1 gun in a day" form, but that's it.
 

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Thanks. I've never even bought 2 long guns at the same time. So, this is all new to me on how it works. I have heard about the 1 gun per day, sucks because they still have the waiting periods. 10 days for handguns, I think. Boo to THAT!
 

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A friend bought two handguns together a few weeks ago, no problem. But I think he got flagged on another pistol about a week later. Had to wait 3 days to clear.
 

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I've purchased two pistols online the same day before; I had to pay an extra fee at the FFL (think it was $10 more, can't remember).
 

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Thanks. I've never even bought 2 long guns at the same time. So, this is all new to me on how it works. I have heard about the 1 gun per day, sucks because they still have the waiting periods. 10 days for handguns, I think. Boo to THAT!
I'm confused.....what "waiting periods"? I've never had to wait when purchasing any firearm, regardless if it is a long gun or pistol.
 

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I purchased two handguns at once on one 4473 form, and had them both added to my license at the same time. I purchased a rifle two weeks before as well. No issues...
 

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Multiple purchases are legal and should not be a problem. Form 4473 allows for five firearms. Multiple purchases do not require 4473's to be filled out for each individual firearm. If a non licensee aquires two or more handguns at one time or within five consecutive business days the FFL is required to file a report of multiple sales, of which a copy is sent to the ATF.
 

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I'm confused.....what "waiting periods"? I've never had to wait when purchasing any firearm, regardless if it is a long gun or pistol.
Sorry, we were talking about California.

Multiple purchases are legal and should not be a problem. Form 4473 allows for five firearms. Multiple purchases do not require 4473's to be filled out for each individual firearm. If a non licensee aquires two or more handguns at one time or within five consecutive business days the FFL is required to file a report of multiple sales, of which a copy is sent to the ATF.
Oh if a non licensee. That makes sense. I feel much better now. Thanks for your help.
 

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Multiple purchases are legal and should not be a problem. Form 4473 allows for five firearms. Multiple purchases do not require 4473's to be filled out for each individual firearm. If a non licensee aquires two or more handguns at one time or within five consecutive business days the FFL is required to file a report of multiple sales, of which a copy is sent to the ATF.
I had to fill out more than 1 4473. Could have been an FFL specific thing though.
 
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