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Old 11-25-2010, 08:58 PM
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Default Can I buy a Ruger LCP .380 from a cop buddy?

I have a hunting buddy who is a cop. He has an LCP he bought in CA as a backup but he doesn't like it and wants to get rid of it. Nothing to do with the gun, he just has giant hands and I don't, so I want it.

So the LCP is legally in CA and he wants to legally sell it. Can I just go to my local FFL and do the deal? I don't want to break any gun laws and jeopardize my own permit. I'm in Ventura if anyone knows an FFL locally who will handle this transaction.

I know this has been covered before but it seemed to center on transfers from relatives.
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Old 11-25-2010, 09:07 PM
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As long as the gun is legally in the state, it can be transferred to anyone via PPT and transerred and transferred again. Any FFL will handle that for you.

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Old 11-25-2010, 09:53 PM
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As keith said. Yes you can.as long as its PPT. I got one from a leo. He want to get rid of it and get a kahr pm9.
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Old 11-26-2010, 09:11 AM
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there was one here locally, it was featured in Auction Arms,

some lucky local soul now has it, albeit slighty used

with about 40 or so rounds "test" fired through it
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Old 11-26-2010, 08:04 PM
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"Test" fired....... I know, it is something what this state has turned into.
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