Are you sure about that??? Please cite the law for me that says pistols can not be transferred inside the state without going through a FFL. My understanding is that is an urban myth.
I think we had a thread on here before the crash that covered this.
Here is what I found on the ATF Online site, it does not make any differentiation between handguns and long guns when using a common or contract carrier.
He is incorrect. There is another current thread with the correct info. This seems to be a common misconception.