Delayed

Discussion in 'NFA/Class 3 & FFL Discussion' started by CourtJester, Nov 10, 2012.

  1. CourtJester

    CourtJester Well-Known Member

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    What's the reason for being delayed when called in for a background check?
    I gotten a lot of guns over the past few months and not had an issue. Today I stopped at the local shop to pick five AR lower receivers (gotta do it before the ban or heightened restrictions) and I'm delayed until next Friday.
    Any chance it's just from the number I've gotten over the past few months and five of these at once or something else???
     
  2. astroman

    astroman Supporting Member Supporter

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    maybe the "jockstrap in chief"'s lackeys are watching you?:confused:
     

  3. KG7IL

    KG7IL Well-Known Member

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    Maybe there is a backlog of paperwork due to increased demand.
     
  4. CourtJester

    CourtJester Well-Known Member

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    Kind of concerning. Not sure what the problem would be. Never had an issue in the past
     
  5. KG7IL

    KG7IL Well-Known Member

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    The Dems in charge (Holder, Obama and the brady bunch) have said that they need to:
    1) change the way people think about guns and
    2) do this under the radar.
    Who would really know what they are up to.

    (Note that #2 has worked on quite a few members of this forum).
     
  6. danf_fl

    danf_fl Retired Supporter

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    Delayed could be for a number of reasons.
    Your name is close to someone who cannot obtain a firearm is one example.
    Back logs, computer down, or a clerk is reading in the bathroom.

    If there was a real problem, they would disapprove.
     
  7. CourtJester

    CourtJester Well-Known Member

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    Thank you. That makes me feel a little better
     
  8. ktmboyz

    ktmboyz New Member

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    Do you use your social on the 4473 ?
     
  9. willfully armed

    willfully armed Active Member

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    Most likely due to the number of items purchased at one time
     
  10. CourtJester

    CourtJester Well-Known Member

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    Got the call from the shop today. I'm good to go. I can pick them up whenever.
     
  11. Brue182

    Brue182 New Member

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    I picked up an AR on Election Day and the phone line was jammed up. Waited for an hour to connect and almost an hour on hold. So it might just be a natural back up.
     
  12. CrackbottomLouis

    CrackbottomLouis New Member

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    I got delayed yesterday. Frustrating. Was hopin to shoot tm :(. Maybe Im on a watch list from my kindle reading habits or something.
     
  13. Txhillbilly

    Txhillbilly Well-Known Member

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    A lot of times if you purchase frequently or multiple items there will be a delay.
    Or,if you haven't made a firearms purchase in a long time,it will get delayed. My father and cousin were both delayed last year,they haven't bought any firearms in many years.They were mad as hell,because I was able to get my new pistol,and they had to wait.