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    Well April has come and will be gone in less than six hours and still no approved purchase authorization. Even though I was told numerous times that "you'll have it by the end of April". Oh, silly me. They meant April, 2013.

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    Twenty minutes and out the door with my new pistol last week. No waiting period.

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    Mna that has to suck, i live in northern michigan and we stop at the city police post and they ask if i know how to safly handle a gun then a background check and issue a permit. the whole process takes five minutes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hurryin' Hoosier View Post
    Damn, but I'm glad that I live in Indiana!
    Word! That would really suck going through all that BS.

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    You can apply for a extension on that permit for another 90 days if you still haven't found what you are looking for. wait a minute arent those lyrics to a song or something??

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    And the beat goes on...8 weeks and a day, 57 days and still no purchase authorization. I actually had my handgun license approved in less time than it's taking to be approved for a second gun. Man am I steamed and now I'll have to wait another 12 days or more to pick up my gun because I'm going on vacation this weekend. If I wasn't going away I would be putting up a stink with the NYPD but at this point it doesn't pay. They would probably just stick my authorization back at the bottom of the pile.

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    Congrats on your purchase.

    You chose one of the very best handguns in the world.....bar none.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Donald View Post
    Mna that has to suck, i live in northern michigan and we stop at the city police post and they ask if i know how to safly handle a gun then a background check and issue a permit. the whole process takes five minutes.
    My description of the "procedure" in Michgan was circa 1992-1997. First gun in 1992. First "Transport" permit in 1994.
    The actual hoops to jump through to have a legal "Transport Unloaded - Hunting and Target" to go to a range took me over three months and $150.
    I think things are much easier in Michigan now ?
    Back then an actual concealed carry permit required you to be a security firm employee, or "politically connected". WELL connected.
    But I read that Michigan now has a CCW shall issue system ?

    In any case, in 1997 I retired at age 54 and had a house built here in AZ "out in the county". Two hours north of Phoenix.
    We've got forests and mountains and high desert valleys. It's gun country. I've never looked back.

    Oh yeah, the idiots from California who "want to change our culture" freak out over folks who open carry.
    "We've got to stop THAT ! ! !"
    Ain't happening.

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    In MI you have to obtain a Permit to Purchase by going down to your local LE Agency and getting the background checks. You then take the permit to go buy the handgun, then take it back to station for "Safety Check" which is a nice way to say gun registration.
    This was the way I did it back in 1993 and then in 2008. A real PITA without CPL
    If you have a CPL you don't need a Permit To Purchase but after purchasing handgun you send in your registration.
    Now in KY, like AZ, gun freedom at it's best. If you do not have a CCDW, dealer phones in background check, fill out 4473, you walk away minutes later. With a CCDW, fill out 4473, pay and walk.
    Plus the "D" in CCDW means Deadly, you can carry a long list of weapons, auto knives, etc.
    I love KY.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gollum View Post
    If you do not have a CCDW, dealer phones in background check, fill out 4473, you walk away minutes later. With a CCDW, fill out 4473, pay and walk.
    What we have in Indiana is called an "LTCH" (License to Carry a Handgun). Whether you have one or not, though, all you have to make a purchase from an FFL is fill out the 4473, give him the 2-3 minutes to call in the background check, and hand him the money. Can't get much simpler than that!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hurryin' Hoosier View Post
    What we have in Indiana is called an "LTCH" (License to Carry a Handgun). Whether you have one or not, though, all you have to make a purchase from an FFL is fill out the 4473, give him the 2-3 minutes to call in the background check, and hand him the money. Can't get much simpler than that!
    Same in WV. Need permit to carry concealed, but I can make a purchase from FFL in the same few minutes. And open carry is legal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SteveC View Post
    Same in WV. Need permit to carry concealed, but I can make a purchase from FFL in the same few minutes. And open carry is legal.
    Ain't it great to live in a "non-socialist" state?

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    Oh yeah, the idiots from California who "want to change our culture" freak out over folks who open carry.
    "We've got to stop THAT ! ! !"
    California is likewise bankrupt and 16 billion dollars in debt, now that's what I call a responsible government, they know what's best for their subjects alright. Someone is going to have to tell them repression and socialism/communism doesn't work.
    Last edited by denner; 05-18-2012 at 07:56 PM.

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    Well, I'm back from my cruise and lo and behold my purchase authorization has finally been approved after slightly more than a two month wait. Today I went to 1 Police Plaza to pick up the authorization (heaven forbid they should mail it). On Saturday I'll pick up the gun but still deciding between the PX4 or the 92FS in black. Can't wait!

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    Go with the 92, you won't be sorry...........man, I didn't realize that so many states had such screwed up policies and laws.....up here, you make your firearm purchase, and there is a two day waiting period...fill out the paperwork, pick up in two days......no limitation on number of purchases, although, I know a few people that made more than four purchases a year, and got visits from the ATF. They wanted to know if they still owned the firearms, and if not, where were they.....their answer...." I sold it to some guy", which is not illegal...you can also sell at the gunshows, without FFL. Luckily, my FFL has been in business, privately, for about 25 years....he deals with the local Leo's and ATF, and retired FBI, so they know he's on the up and up, and no worries for me.

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    A PX4 or a 92FS, both great guns. I have a Beretta cougar with the rotating barrel; I feel hardly any recoil with it. I sometimes I shoot a PX4 .40 they have at at the range and the same, hardly any recoil. Good luck with your choice. I use to live in NYC back in the 70's. I am glad I moved out. I have my CW/F license from FL. With that there is never a wait.

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    I do have a deposit down on the PX4 but can easily change to the 92FS. Still undecided but I'm leaning toward the 92FS because of the longer barrel. Since it's not going to be a carry gun (in NYC, yeah right) I think the 92FS might be the better choice. I guess I won't be able to decide until I'm holding both of them one last time.

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    92fs is a great gun you won't be sorry.

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    The Storm is equally as great as well and you won't be sorry, I own both. If I were you I'd get the 92FS and a Storm Compact and have the best of both worlds.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SemperFi1 View Post
    Well, I'm back from my cruise and lo and behold my purchase authorization has finally been approved after slightly more than a two month wait. Today I went to 1 Police Plaza to pick up the authorization (heaven forbid they should mail it). On Saturday I'll pick up the gun but still deciding between the PX4 or the 92FS in black. Can't wait!
    Are you going to be carrying this gun? If so, I would go with the PX4, if not I would go for the 92FS. Sorry about all the BS you have to go through in your state. Communist.

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