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    Default FFL etiquette when ordering a rifle

    Hi all,

    I'm sure this marks me as a noob, but I was wondering what the etiquette is for having a rifle shipped to an FFL - can I order it now and then give them a heads-up that it's on its way, or should I contact them prior to ordering? I found a good deal on a Saiga 5.45x39.

    Also, I'm Located in West Chester if anyone has recommendations for an FFL.

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    Default Re: FFL etiquette when ordering a rifle

    Quote Originally Posted by tfox View Post
    Hi all,

    I'm sure this marks me as a noob, but I was wondering what the etiquette is for having a rifle shipped to an FFL - can I order it now and then give them a heads-up that it's on its way, or should I contact them prior to ordering? I found a good deal on a Saiga 5.45x39.

    Also, I'm Located in West Chester if anyone has recommendations for an FFL.
    Seems to be whats good for the FFL. I dont deal with any FFL in west chester. But Kings shooters in KOP ship it there and just call and give a heads up its on its way ( just make sure its not from Buds they will not do a FFL shipment from them And i can understand why.) Lenoards in Upper Darby / Havertown Is good to deal with They will take any shipment just give them a heads up when you know its on its way... I know a few more but i have been getting horror storys about a few places.. Both of who I told you about are Fair and easy to deal with. good luck. Side note if this is your first in a while i might just buck up and create a relationship with some local shop first then have stuff shipped there. Just My .02

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    Default Re: FFL etiquette when ordering a rifle

    Thanks for the suggestions. Leonard's seems like it would be the most convenient - I roll right by it on Market every day on the way to and from work.

    Any idea offhand what their fees are?

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    Default Re: FFL etiquette when ordering a rifle

    Quote Originally Posted by tfox View Post
    Thanks for the suggestions. Leonard's seems like it would be the most convenient - I roll right by it on Market every day on the way to and from work.

    Any idea offhand what their fees are?
    On market????? I am talking about Leonard's On Lansdowne Ave In Upper Darby. Dont know if they have another in West Chester. If I remember right think the fee is $35.

    http://www.leonardssportinggoods.com/

    here is kings info also.

    http://www.betterbullets.com/

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    Default Re: FFL etiquette when ordering a rifle

    Quote Originally Posted by tfox View Post
    Hi all,

    I'm sure this marks me as a noob, but I was wondering what the etiquette is for having a rifle shipped to an FFL - can I order it now and then give them a heads-up that it's on its way, or should I contact them prior to ordering? I found a good deal on a Saiga 5.45x39..
    since the shipper needs to have a copy of the shippees ffl on file before shipping you might have to have the receiving ffl send his off before you order.

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    Default Re: FFL etiquette when ordering a rifle

    Quote Originally Posted by AStudman97 View Post
    On market????? I am talking about Leonard's On Lansdowne Ave In Upper Darby. Dont know if they have another in West Chester. If I remember right think the fee is $35.

    http://www.leonardssportinggoods.com/

    here is kings info also.

    http://www.betterbullets.com/
    Yep, right near where Landsowne intersects w/PA3 (Market) in Upper Darby.

    I think I'll go with them.

    Thanks again for the info.

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    Default Re: FFL etiquette when ordering a rifle

    Quote Originally Posted by PaBimmerGuy View Post
    since the shipper needs to have a copy of the shippees ffl on file before shipping you might have to have the receiving ffl send his off before you order.
    Your More Akin to this I know. But most shippers contact the FFL directly first anyway. Or so I was told The heads up is so the Ship to place knows to expect the call soon.

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    Default Re: FFL etiquette when ordering a rifle

    Quote Originally Posted by PaBimmerGuy View Post
    since the shipper needs to have a copy of the shippees ffl on file before shipping you might have to have the receiving ffl send his off before you order.
    Makes sense. This is coming from J&G, so I'm hoping someone's gone through Leonard's buying from them before. If not, I guess I'll at least have my order in.

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    Talking Re: FFL etiquette when ordering a rifle

    Quote Originally Posted by tfox View Post
    Yep, right near where Landsowne intersects w/PA3 (Market) in Upper Darby.

    I think I'll go with them.

    Thanks again for the info.
    Ahhh yes forgot Your a West chester boy... You think Rt3 Is called Market street..... Us UD boys call it West Chester Pike Or Just "The Pike" Okay i am from drexel hill but still its Kinda Ud... And Havetown ... And Springfield....

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    Default Re: FFL etiquette when ordering a rifle

    Quote Originally Posted by AStudman97 View Post
    Your More Akin to this I know. But most shippers contact the FFL directly first anyway. Or so I was told The heads up is so the Ship to place knows to expect the call soon.
    i suppose they might if you arent sending a copy of the ffl directly.

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