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    Person to person transfers as required by law here in PA can run from $25 to $?? in my area. That does not include internet transfers.

    I've had a C&R FFL since I relinquished my Class 1 back around '95. Since I'm mostly into acquiring older guns , the fee of $30 for 3yrs is a bargain.
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    My favorite LGS charges $25 for used guns, and $50 for new. The mgr said he can usually get new for the same price as I could on a website. He has done new for several people, and the customer had $50-100 more in the gun than had they just ordered a new one from him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kenhwind View Post
    People seem to think that the FFL just calls in the transfer. The FFL has to log it in, and then log it out to the buyer, and do the call in. Sometimes the call in can take a while
    Shouldn't this be factored into the up charge of the firearm. I guess I'd be ok with a higher transfer fee if the dealer sold the firearm for a lesser profit. Kinda seems like double dipping to me.

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    My LGS doesn't charge me anything, but I do a lot of business with him and bring him an occasional cup of coffee!
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    Prices within 100 miles of the ranch here vary from $15.00 to $50.00 with an average of being $27.00. (That is 22 FFLs advertised on GB.) The FFL I do business with charges $25.00.

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    Guy I used to work with is an FFL, I typically give him $20, he only officially charges me the state mandated $7. Otherwise, I've seen anything from $15-$50 here.

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    Around here, they varry. From $25. to 50. One shop does used used guns for free. One shop charges a percentage of the purchase price plus a fee. At shops that I'm a regular at, they will charge me $20 instead of the usual $45.
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    My LGS-of-choice has just upped theirs from 25 to 35 in the last few months. Not an issue, as it had been 25 for years. If you buy a gun FROM them, obviously, no fee attached even if they special-order it.

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    Mine charges $20 there is one that charges $15 but is twenty minutes farther.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Biffjohanson View Post
    Here in Missouri it's about $30. I've never seen higher than $35.

    I went into a gun store tonight that I never knew about and they charge $50. That's ridiculous, and I told them that. It takes less than 5 minutes for verification.
    I have seen FFL holders charge anywhere from $15 to almost $100 with tax. Those prices are for handling incoming shipments. Outgoing shipments require more time in packaging, so prices are higher.

    BTW, that $100 figure for incoming was being charged by a large antique gun dealer in Houston. I hear that he lost many customers over this price gouging (including me!).
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