You can contact the feds in writting and give them permission to keep a file on you. You have to go to the atf site and request the paperwork. That would likely stop you from getting delayed. Dick's has a history of denying sale to people that get delayed. Normally you can proceed with the transfer after 3 business days. Everyone is getting delayed right now and the system is in a giant traffic jam. Dick's will probably not get a call back from NICS. You may very well be denied sale and they do have the right to do so. Sorry you're having trouble. If it makes you feel better I'm a gunsmith, I work on the Leos guns and I still get delayed rather often.