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#5897416 - 08/26/15 02:32 PM Delayed on form 4473
68A Offline
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Never had an issue at all, and all of a sudden I get a delayed response trying to buy a dang shotgun?! Anyone ran into this?

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#5898011 - 08/26/15 08:27 PM Re: Delayed on form 4473 [Re: 68A]
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It happens. Could be a NICS problem. TX CHL prevents delays.
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#5898090 - 08/26/15 08:50 PM Re: Delayed on form 4473 [Re: 68A]
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...and paints you with neon colors...
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#5898166 - 08/26/15 09:25 PM Re: Delayed on form 4473 [Re: 68A]
TXGUNNER308 Offline
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...nope, discretion is the key!
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#5898291 - 08/26/15 10:22 PM Re: Delayed on form 4473 [Re: GasGuzzler]
rexmitchell Offline
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Originally Posted By: GasGuzzler
...and paints you with neon colors...


So does purchasing NFA items....probably more so, not really that concerning.

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#5898374 - 08/26/15 11:24 PM Re: Delayed on form 4473 [Re: rexmitchell]
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Originally Posted By: rexmitchell
Originally Posted By: GasGuzzler
...and paints you with neon colors...


So does purchasing NFA items....probably more so, not really that concerning.

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#5898416 - 08/27/15 03:45 AM Re: Delayed on form 4473 [Re: TXGUNNER308]
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Registered: 01/11/09
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Originally Posted By: TXGUNNER308
TX CHL prevents delays.


This. texas

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#5898573 - 08/27/15 08:11 AM Re: Delayed on form 4473 [Re: 68A]
Cast Offline
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Add your SSN and resubmit. Happened to me once even with my CHL.
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#5898674 - 08/27/15 09:09 AM Re: Delayed on form 4473 [Re: Cast]
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Registered: 01/11/09
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Originally Posted By: Cast
Add your SSN and resubmit. Happened to me once even with my CHL.


How is that? IIRC, they shouldn't even be calling if you have the CHL, right?

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#5898860 - 08/27/15 10:42 AM Re: Delayed on form 4473 [Re: Cast]
TXGUNNER308 Offline
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Originally Posted By: Cast
Add your SSN and resubmit.


No can do, not permitted once B/G check is initiated and placed in a "delayed" status by NICS!

Originally Posted By: Cast
Happened to me once even with my CHL.


NICS B/G with (TX) CHL or CHL from another state?


Edited by TXGUNNER308 (08/27/15 12:30 PM)
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#5899052 - 08/27/15 12:55 PM Re: Delayed on form 4473 [Re: 68A]
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Originally Posted By: 68A
Never had an issue at all, and all of a sudden I get a delayed response trying to buy a dang shotgun?! Anyone ran into this?


Yep, happened to me once. Guy told me it could take up to 3 days for the delay to clear. I got in my car and left....he called when I was about 1/2 way home and said it was approved so I turned around to pick it up.

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#5899107 - 08/27/15 01:42 PM Re: Delayed on form 4473 [Re: 68A]
Colt W. Knight Offline
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A clerk told me once that people with common names were the most likely to get delayed because it takes longer to distinguish between individuals.

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#5899296 - 08/27/15 03:44 PM Re: Delayed on form 4473 [Re: Colt W. Knight]
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Originally Posted By: Colt W. Knight
A clerk told me once that people with common names were the most likely to get delayed because it takes longer to distinguish between individuals.

This is true (so I've heard), unless you put your SSN on the form...which should distinguish you from anyone else. And some people just don't want to do that for some reason or another??
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#5899324 - 08/27/15 04:03 PM Re: Delayed on form 4473 [Re: GasGuzzler]
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Originally Posted By: GasGuzzler
...and paints you with neon colors...


Please explain this comment.
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#5899468 - 08/27/15 05:29 PM Re: Delayed on form 4473 [Re: d.g.ruff]
rexmitchell Offline
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Originally Posted By: d.g.ruff
Originally Posted By: Colt W. Knight
A clerk told me once that people with common names were the most likely to get delayed because it takes longer to distinguish between individuals.

This is true (so I've heard), unless you put your SSN on the form...which should distinguish you from anyone else. And some people just don't want to do that for some reason or another??


I used to get the initial delay basically everytime I tried to purchase a firearm. They would do a further check on the spot and after a few minutes I would still get approved. I always use my social and it still happened. Bought a new shotgun last night and didn't get delayed. Guess they figured out I am who I am.

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