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I'm curious how most of you guys sell your personal firearms. I have a couple great condition modern guns I'd like to offload. I know I can consign them or straight up sell them at a local gun shop, but I'd like to get a decent amount for them. Gunbroker.com and shipping firearms seems to be a little cumbersome and sketchy. Any other ideas? Thanks.
 

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Gunbroker and auctionarms are easy once you get a single sell under your belt.
 

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Another option is a local gun show, although you probably wouldn't get top dollar. Local laws vary on firearm sales by a citizen to another citizen, but at the shows in Ohio, I see a quite a few people (not dealers) selling weapons. All that they usually ask for is proof of residency (at least that's all I was ever asked for).
 

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I will only sell to other people I know. When I do sell them I get paperwork saying I sold this fire arm SN# on this date____ to ____ and Im not liable for anything that could happen.

made copy's and keep them around and one in the safe, I like to have my ass covered..


If you built the firearm from parts such as a receiver flat you must report as income.. Ive never built them from flats so im not sure what to do with that and im not even sure on this.
 

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I posted in the For Sale section a while ago. All are in perfect, like new condition.

Springfield Armory XD subcompact 9mm with two 10-round mags, two 15-round mags, and Bladetec paddle holster.

CZ SP01 9mm with two 18-round mags.

Beretta CX4 Storm carbine 9mm with two 10-round 92FS mags, top rail, and Tasco 42mm red dot sight.
 

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Adler said:
Gunbroker and auctionarms are easy once you get a single sell under your belt.
I guess I should read up about this. What kind of fees are involved? Do I need to pay a gunshop to ship it?
 

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How much are you selling the XD for?
I'd like to get $450. It's super clean. I have the original box too.
 

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according to the san francisco mayor and his cronies, the best way is to go the gun show in south san francisco and sell it outside in the parking lots...

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I thought the best method was to trade it for a couple pairs of shoes... What do I know?
 

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How do you ship a firearm as a non-FFL? Apparently, you have to pay a transfer fee at both ends. This is not as simple as it was made out to be.
 

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if it is a pistol you have to overnight it UPS or Fed Ex.

A shotgun or rifle can be sent USPS, UPS or Fed Ex without an FFL according to federal regulations.

If you want to send a pistol USPS you need an FFL.

They all have to be sent to a licensed person, but federal law does not mandate you have an FFL to send the gun if you do it like I described above. Some FFL holders will not accept a non FFL shipment, some will, and some want a Drivers license copy to prove identity.
 

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I had UPS, FedEx, and USPS outright deny that I had the right to ship a handgun without an FFL. I can see them not wanting to allow it for business reasons, but they said it was illegal to do so. The local FFL that helped me ship it said that they have been doing that more and more even though I can lawfully do so.

God-bless America.....
 

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I would call UPS and Fed Ex and tell them that they are wrong, and if they dont make it right, that they will lose any future business.

What dicks
 

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Isn't it illegal to ship a firearm to someone who does not hold an FFL?
 

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Yes it is illegal, but the sender does not need to have a license.
 
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