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Old 11-11-2013, 05:07 AM   #30671
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I have wondered about the gift card for a gun deal, does that cross the straw purchase line? You aren't gifting the gun, you are gifting the funding for the gun.

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Does straw purchasing even come into play with married couples?

BTW, straw purchasing is giving someone money to buy YOU a gun. I would think that giving someone a gift card to buy their own gun would be perfectly fine.
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I didn't see any... Like he said, new carpet and all....
I don't suggest lighting up the room with a UV light. You might see more than you want.
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Does straw purchasing even come into play with married couples?

BTW, straw purchasing is giving someone money to buy YOU a gun. I would think that giving someone a gift card to buy their own gun would be perfectly fine.
I don't think it would matter. You can get a gift card for a sporting goods store and then the person could use it to buy whatever they want from that store. As long as they can legally own the firearm it shouldn't be a problem to use a gift card to purchase one...
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I don't suggest lighting up the room with a UV light. You might see more than you want.
Yeah, not about to.
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Does straw purchasing even come into play with married couples?

BTW, straw purchasing is giving someone money to buy YOU a gun. I would think that giving someone a gift card to buy their own gun would be perfectly fine.
Doesn't the 4473 form have a question about who is paying for the firearm?

http://www.atf.gov/files/forms/download/atf-f-4473-1.pdf

Edit never mind, the 4473 mentions raffle winners as OK, so I guess the gift card would be similar.
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Doesn't the 4473 form have a question about who is paying for the firearm?
Technically the person purchased a gift card, not a firearm. The gift card could have been for anything in the store. The only question like that I remember was "are you purchasing the firearm for yourself or someone else." Didn't ask about who was paying for it.
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Primer, I don't mean to seem insensitive or heartless about that seriously sad situation, but is the deceased's spouse beyond suspicion? Was the poor guy armed?

That just sucks!
Dunno, I'm not involved with the investigation. As far as I know, he wasn't armed. He was in his late 60s, early 70s. Assuming she was his age, I would assume she's not guilty, but not saying she couldn't do it. If she was 23, I might question the situation a bit more.
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I don't suggest lighting up the room with a UV light. You might see more than you want.
Christmas gift idea for Trip, velvet black light posters and 4' fixture.
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Christmas gift idea for Trip, velvet black light posters and 4' fixture.
Twisted. I like it.

Maybe a wedding gift for the happy couple?
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I have wondered about the gift card for a gun deal, does that cross the straw purchase line? You aren't gifting the gun, you are gifting the funding for the gun.

If that's too serious for this thread, the modsquad is welcome to move it.
This actually happened to my son and I at a Sportsman's Warehouse. He wanted to buy me a gun, we went to the local Sportsman's, on selecting and discussing the gun and noting it was for me etc. (about a half hour discussion ) the paper work came out and I started answering the questions and the counter guy got all confused, he walked us up to the front of the store had my son purchase a gift card, then he gave me the card that I bought the gun with.
That is my newest gun a Marlin 925r ( it's ok but NOT the 81DL that it replaced)
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