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Discussion in 'General Firearms & Ammo' started by Frank59, May 11, 2020.

  1. Frank59

    Frank59 NO MA'AM!! TGT Supporter

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    I am fixing to sell a handgun to one of my crew members. I have known him for several years and participated in his criminal back ground check with our HR department. He has a clean record. All of my field personnel have TWIC cards. I have never sold a firearm to anyone before. I want to make sure i don't break any laws. Can you guys confirm the following is still accurate. Any and all comments are welcome. TY in advance...

    Face to Face - Personal Sale

    This is the most common transaction and by far the most profitable one to boot. In the state of Texas you do not have to transfer ownership of the firearm via a dealer, nor do you have to have the firearm re-registered as there is no such firearms registration in the state of Texas.

    Your only obligation is to reasonably assume that the purchaser is a Texas resident and legally able to own and possess the firearm. Often times people will request a Texas Drivers License to ensure they are a state resident, write a bill of sale, and sometimes take information from the purchaser. All of these are not required, but to some, are good practice to ensure you, as the seller, are performing your duty properly. Each seller's methods vary, and some buyers are defensive about providing personal info to strangers due to identity theft.

    Once the transaction is performed you are done. There's no paperwork, no phone calls, etc. to be made.





     


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  2. ZX9RCAM

    ZX9RCAM Over the Rainbow bridge... TGT Supporter

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    Sell it....
     
  3. Southpaw

    Southpaw Honky Lips TGT Supporter

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    :popcorn:
     
  4. Frank59

    Frank59 NO MA'AM!! TGT Supporter

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    Kinda what i thought.....Thanks Cam!!
     
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  5. avvidclif

    avvidclif Sturgis '95, RFTW 2010

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    Simple, You got green, I got gun, wanna trade?
     
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  6. Sam7sf

    Sam7sf TGT Addict

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    I’m waiting too.
     
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  7. Bozz10mm

    Bozz10mm TGT Addict TGT Supporter

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    Don't say it. Don't say it. Let's not start that again.:)
     
  8. BuzzinSATX

    BuzzinSATX Active Member

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    These days, I ask for a TX ID card. If I see a TX concealed carry card, I simply write the name and city down in my records and press. If I get a TX DL, I ask if I can write done their DL number. If they say no, I’m not sure if I’ll push it...no one has refused yet. If they say yes, I just write down the last 4 numbers.

    I used to ask for a Bill of Sale, but don’t any longer.

    YMMV
     
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  9. Dawico

    Dawico Uncoiled Lifetime Member

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    You have more than enough info to trade gun for green.
     
  10. jrbfishn

    jrbfishn TGT Addict

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    So.
    What's the hold up?

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