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#6168665 - 02/03/16 07:37 PM FFL Transfer fee rant
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Registered: 06/30/08
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Loc: Mesquite, Tx
I called a local gun store in Garland @ Beltine & l30 for to do a FFL since they're 2 miles from my house. Dude quotes me $75.00! I don't mind paying a fair price for a FFL fee, but that's highway robbery. Went through GT Distributors for $25.00. I haven't been to that store since they were buying ammo from local stores, and marking it up to ridiculous prices. Lesson learned on ever using their services, or visiting their store again.

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#6168668 - 02/03/16 07:39 PM Re: FFL Transfer fee rant [Re: bigjoe8565]
Hancock Offline
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Registered: 01/30/14
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Loc: Fort Spunky, TX
He didn't want to do it.

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#6168678 - 02/03/16 07:46 PM Re: FFL Transfer fee rant [Re: Hancock]
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Originally Posted By: Hancock
He didn't want to do it.


I agree, but then I do!'t understand why they're listed as preferred dealer on Bud's gun shop website.

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#6168697 - 02/03/16 07:59 PM Re: FFL Transfer fee rant [Re: bigjoe8565]
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Get ready... If Hillary gets her way we will all be paying FFL fees to keep guns in the family after a member passes away. And that's a fee for each gun to put them in your name. They just keep making it harder and harder for good people to have and keep guns. SMH

Think of how many people will just say screw it...it's not worth it, and not keep granddaddys guns.
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#6168705 - 02/03/16 08:06 PM Re: FFL Transfer fee rant [Re: bigjoe8565]
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Registered: 12/23/07
Posts: 7182
Loc: North Texas
Wow.....$75? That is outrageous. I'd send Bud's an e-mail just to let them know. I use a couple of pawn shops within a few miles of where I live and both are $25 and never try to cross-sell. Highest I've ever been quoted is $35.

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#6168706 - 02/03/16 08:06 PM Re: FFL Transfer fee rant [Re: bigjoe8565]
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I use Bryan's Bunker in McKinney. $10.00.
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#6168762 - 02/03/16 08:37 PM Re: FFL Transfer fee rant [Re: bigjoe8565]
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Registered: 02/07/10
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Got a local place like that and I think it's just what they feel like that day charging. Needless to say I don't shop there any more and I've bought plenty from them prior to that.

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#6168788 - 02/03/16 08:56 PM Re: FFL Transfer fee rant [Re: bigjoe8565]
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That place in garland is so 1990. They suck

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#6168795 - 02/03/16 08:59 PM Re: FFL Transfer fee rant [Re: bigjoe8565]
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They have always treated me right when I bought from them and the wife bought a few guns and leather and she always seemed to think she was treated fair.It's been a few years since we stepped into their shop but we still have friends that still shop there.
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#6168951 - 02/03/16 10:46 PM Re: FFL Transfer fee rant [Re: bigjoe8565]
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Registered: 05/07/10
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Prices are high on everything there. I'll say the name Bull and [censored] Guns.
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#6168974 - 02/03/16 11:14 PM Re: FFL Transfer fee rant [Re: DeerSlayer31]
texassippi Offline
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Loc: North Texas
Originally Posted By: DeerSlayer31
Prices are high on everything there. I'll say the name Bull and [censored] Guns.


yep

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#6168997 - 02/03/16 11:40 PM Re: FFL Transfer fee rant [Re: bigjoe8565]
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Will never do business with them, and wouldn't advise anyone else to. Bunch of thieves over there.

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#6169023 - 02/04/16 04:37 AM Re: FFL Transfer fee rant [Re: bigjoe8565]
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Originally Posted By: bigjoe8565
I called a local gun store in Garland @ Beltine & l30 for to do a FFL since they're 2 miles from my house. Dude quotes me $75.00! I don't mind paying a fair price for a FFL fee, but that's highway robbery. Went through GT Distributors for $25.00. I haven't been to that store since they were buying ammo from local stores, and marking it up to ridiculous prices. Lesson learned on ever using their services, or visiting their store again.


Was GT Distributors or the other store marking up prices on ammo?

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#6169040 - 02/04/16 06:04 AM Re: FFL Transfer fee rant [Re: barndoor]
bigjoe8565 Online   content
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Loc: Mesquite, Tx
Originally Posted By: barndoor
Originally Posted By: bigjoe8565
I called a local gun store in Garland @ Beltine & l30 for to do a FFL since they're 2 miles from my house. Dude quotes me $75.00! I don't mind paying a fair price for a FFL fee, but that's highway robbery. Went through GT Distributors for $25.00. I haven't been to that store since they were buying ammo from local stores, and marking it up to ridiculous prices. Lesson learned on ever using their services, or visiting their store again.


Was GT Distributors or the other store marking up prices on ammo?


It was the other store. The guys at GT were very helpful and eager to get my business.

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#6169048 - 02/04/16 06:22 AM Re: FFL Transfer fee rant [Re: bigjoe8565]
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Registered: 09/07/04
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Loc: Parker County, Tx
There is a page on Gunbroker where you can find local FFL dealers that will transfer for you. They even have most of their prices.
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