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buying shotgun/rifle in NC?

Discussion in 'Carolina Glockers' started by Nyper, Sep 27, 2007.

  1. Nyper

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    I feel silly asking this.. but I simply don't remember. I haven't been living in NC very long and have never bought a shotgun/rifle since.

    You don't have to have a permit to purchase a shotgun/rifle do you? Can't they just run the background check on you while you're there? Is it usually immediate?

    I have a carry permit, but it was lost & haven't got a replacement from the sherriff's office yet (waiting on new drivers license to get here before that)... so it'd be over a week before I could even ask the sherriffs office to get me a replacement, and I would like to purchase a shotgun before Saturday.
     
  2. crazy

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    Right here!
    you are correct, no permit is required for a long gun purchase......the dealer will call in the background check info while you are there
     


  3. Nyper

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    thought so.. just wanted to be sure before I walked in like an idgit. :)
     
  4. MrsKitty

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    New driver's license? Do you have a NC license now? I think you have to have it to prove who you are?
     
  5. crazy

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    Right here!
    sorry, I missed the driver's license comment.....when I bought a shotgun last year I was asked for my NC driver's license
     
  6. spober

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    wendel n.c.
    well yes they certainly need a N.C. DL for identification ! :banana: