I have a similar issue. I'll try to keep this short, but I have some questions for the experts - especially if they are in Florida. So after a long dry spell (ex-wife hated guns), I bought a Sig P250 from a local shop (I've got a new wife). I did the 3-day cooling off period while they ordered the big .45, and when it arrived I went in, filled out the form for a background check, and 10 mins later I was on my way to the range to sling some lead down-range. Painless. I liked the P250 for home defense, so three weeks (8/2) later I found a 9mm 2sum on-line and bought that for my boat. I had the seller ship the weapon to the local range (FFL) - arrives 8/5. My pal got the same deal and it all arrived in the same box. Pal and I went on 8/5 and filled out the forms. 10 mins on the phone and my pal is done. They take my form and call and 30 minutes later, he came over and said "Conditional No". I have no idea what that means. Me: No record Navy Vet I don't beat my wife (even the first one) I'm not a druggie I drink a normal amount of beer So I call the range and talk to my contact there every day. It's been 7 days since the weapon arrived at the FFL and the background check began. It's been 10 days since I paid for the weapon, so my 3-day cooling off period was over before the gun arrived. Questions: * What does "conditional no" mean? I went on-line and pulled my records myself. The ONLY thing that was odd is that it didn't show the town of my birth. I'm thinking this is the issue - what do you think? * I'd read here that after a while, the delay is tooooo long, and I'll get my gun regardless. What defines "tooooo long"?? As mentioned, it's been 7 days since I filled out the form and initiated the check. I'm getting pretty anxious. * How do I find out what the hold-up is, and how can I make sure it doesn't happen again? Finally, in Florida, I'm told that if I have a copy of my DD214 I can get my CWP without a lot of pre-reqs (safety class, which I'll take anyway). I basically walk-in and pay the fee (and probably another background check). Is that true? Would that have helped here? I appreciate the help folks!! Great site by the way!