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Old 01-07-2013, 02:02 AM   #1
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Hello all, I'm planning on opening a gunshop within the next year and I was wondering if anyone had any pointers or heads up for me, I just recently completed schooling in gunsmithing and just now wrapping my head around everything. Thanks for the input, much appreciated

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Old 01-07-2013, 02:10 AM   #2
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Welcome aboard!

With the current panic buying, my only tip would be get you stock order in ASAP because you are going to find a lot of items are back ordered for months now.

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Yeah what he ^^^^ said. Supplies are limited right now so your bread and butter to begin will be your smith work. Good luck.

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Thanks guys, I've been looking at the build kits for ARs, big fan of the building process to tell ya the truth. I kno its a pain but I like the personal aspect, maybe I'm wrong in my thinking there

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Thanks guys, I've been looking at the build kits for ARs, big fan of the building process to tell ya the truth. I kno its a pain but I like the personal aspect, maybe I'm wrong in my thinking there
Then make sure you get your manufacturing 07 FFL if you're going to build ARs for resale.
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I'm in the works with the FFL, working on a building first before I get the FFL so I'm not.screwed before starting

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You know I need to start learning too. I'll be finished with my gunsmithing in a few weeks. My piece of advice get your LLC.

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I'm getting everything I possibly can, my engraving tools are already in the mail, I'd like to get into that, have some tools but I know theres thousands more. Got all my paperwork sitting infront of me though so now its just a matter of time

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Congrats I hope to do the same one day...it's my dream job. They say if you love what you do you never have to go to work.

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I'm getting everything I possibly can, my engraving tools are already in the mail, I'd like to get into that, have some tools but I know theres thousands more. Got all my paperwork sitting infront of me though so now its just a matter of time
Make sure zoning is okay that's the biggest thing that stops most people. If you have any question you can always PM me. I got my 01 in July of last year, so the process is still pretty fresh to me.
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