Legalitys to selling your handguns to others

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  • tuan

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    How do you do this? What is needed? I just want to know so when I do sell my gun I have the peace of mind that I'm not legally liable for anything.
     

    CajunTim

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    If you trust the guy just give him the gun and he will give you the cash/crack etc... If it is a stranger I would get a notarized bill of sale. I think they were trying to find a standardized bill of sale around here last week not sure if they did.
     

    JadeRaven

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    If someone comes across as fishy I would avoid selling to him, although legally you can unless you have reason to believe he is a convicted felon or otheriwse not legally able to own a handgun.

    Some folks like to write a bill of sale with license #'s and serial number of the firearms. Not a big deal.

    Personally I wouldn't want to go through the hassle with a notary or any of that. . . might as well go buy one new.
     

    spanky

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    buyer hands seller cash
    seller hands buyer gun

    thats how all my transactions have gone but of course i've never sold to anyone i haven't felt comfortable about or known personally.
     

    tuan

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    buyer hands seller cash
    seller hands buyer gun

    thats how all my transactions have gone but of course i've never sold to anyone i haven't felt comfortable about or known personally.

    I would like to have something saying that the gun is now out my hands and I have no dealings with it anymore. You never know who's hands that gun may fall to after you sell it.
     

    Pops

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    I sold an AK to a guy I didn't know . My son knew the family so I was cool with it . My wife typed up a bill of sale listing the model and serial number of the gun and the price . Made two copies . Each of us signed both copies . Both parties are covered .
     

    JBP55

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    buyer hands seller cash
    seller hands buyer gun

    thats how all my transactions have gone but of course i've never sold to anyone i haven't felt comfortable about or known personally.

    Thats how most are sold, very few require a bill of sale.
     

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