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Selling a Rifle really that easy in TX?

Discussion in 'Rifles' started by valegian, Oct 23, 2014.

  1. valegian

    valegian Member

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    My apologies to all. I know this subject probably comes up many times. Obviously I am new to TX private sales (born here in TX but raised in Kommiefornia since I was 4, now 35). But is it really as easy as checking for TX ID, cash, bill of sale (generic one available online), and a handshake for my rifle? :D
     


  2. Southpaw

    Southpaw SUPER OWNER TGT Supporter

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    No bill of sale and you are about to be told why.....:)

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  3. robertc1024

    robertc1024 Just the facts Ma'am. TGT Supporter

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    No - easier than that. NO BOS. Paperwork trouble that could lead back to you. Money and a handshake is all it really needs. TX ID is not a bad idea if you have reservations.
     
  4. valegian

    valegian Member

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    Wow. I assumed that a BOS was a good way to CYA. Where do you guys usually complete the transaction? Im so used to filling out tons of paperwork and getting bent over by the state at an FFL for a private party transfer where the buyer must pay $35 and THEN wait 11 days to pick up the firearm.
     
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  5. Southpaw

    Southpaw SUPER OWNER TGT Supporter

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    Walmart parking lot during daylight hours.
     
  6. robertc1024

    robertc1024 Just the facts Ma'am. TGT Supporter

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    Bass pro in the daylight. C'mon man, you're free. Live it.
     
  7. TXAZ

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    Welcome to Texas.
    In the event that you buy a weapon that was stolen or used in a crime, or sell one that is subsequently used in a crime, it is INCREDIBLY HELPFUL to deflect suspicion from yourself and back to the perp, by having contact info from the seller / buyer/ perp.
     
  8. BG1960

    BG1960 Well-Known

    phht. ACADEMY parking lots. Welcome back to Texas.
     
  9. TXAZ

    TXAZ Well-Known

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    i bought a nice Sig from a cop on a stakeout in a Bass Pro parking lot after dark.

    (Top that one ;)
     
  10. BG1960

    BG1960 Well-Known

    Really? Have you experienced this???
     


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