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Old 01-26-2011, 08:00 PM   #1
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Dont know much about em, how much they cost to keep and all that. Seems the savings is pretty good, but whats the draw back?

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Old 01-26-2011, 08:25 PM   #2
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Unless you have a store front I don't think you can get a regular ffl anymore.

It also depends on your local as well. If your area is not zoned to support a business then a home based FFL will get you in trouble.

A C&R FFL has it's perks.

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You cannot get one to buy cheap stuff for yourself - you must actually deal guns and make sales...

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You cannot get one to buy cheap stuff for yourself - you must actually deal guns and make sales...
Oh, I thought it was something that a lot of people got, although I have thought about doing the whole AR thing. Building and selling. With how I do it, and the demand at least around here, I would have some pretty nice stuff as far as trade. LOL!
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You may be confusing the class 1 with the class 3 Curio and Relics license. What the C&R allows you to do is buy certain firearms without using a class 1 dealer. See this link for more info....

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If you are doing any work on someone else's firearms, I would recommend getting one.
And liability insurance,
and store front or gunsmith shop, and
Tax id, business license, etc...

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If you wanna sell guns it's a great idea.

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You may be confusing the class 1 with the class 3 Curio and Relics license. What the C&R allows you to do is buy certain firearms without using a class 1 dealer. See this link for more info....
It also gets you "Dealer Pricing" at most places like Brownells and MidwayUSA.

Mine paid for itself in about three orders!
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Yeah, wasnt thinking about selling, have heard of some people getting them to take out the middle man aspect. Didnt know it involved all of that. No worries.

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You may be confusing the class 1 with the class 3 Curio and Relics license. What the C&R allows you to do is buy certain firearms without using a class 1 dealer. See this link for more info....
THANKS! That must be what I was hearing, and not the FFL. Much appreciated!
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