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Offline motorolanut

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Re: Longest Background Check Ever?
« Reply #30 on: March 14, 2019, 01:47:49 PM »
Thank God here in WV the 4473 processing takes less than 15 minutes in most places.  Sorry the op had such a bad experience/ long wait in his state. 
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Re: Longest Background Check Ever?
« Reply #31 on: March 14, 2019, 04:24:57 PM »
Thank God here in WV the 4473 processing takes less than 15 minutes in most places.  Sorry the op had such a bad experience/ long wait in his state.

The process is fast and easy (or as easy as it can be) in most place. The OP had a records issue that needed to be cleared up before he could pass the 4473 background check. Glad too see it was finally resolved in his favor as it appears.

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Re: Longest Background Check Ever?
« Reply #32 on: March 17, 2019, 06:47:34 PM »
Ah, good news at last!  Thanks to some very helpful people in the court system, and one lady in particular that just didn't give up...

I'd be sending her the $1000 the lawyer would have asked for.

Or at least some flowers !!   :)
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Re: Longest Background Check Ever?
« Reply #33 on: March 18, 2019, 12:54:29 PM »
I'd be send her the $1000 the lawyer would have asked for.

Or at least some flowers !!   :)

I did send her flowers!! Too often people forget to say thank you, I try to say it often.  It costs nothing to say, I don't know why it's not more commonly done.

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Re: Longest Background Check Ever?
« Reply #34 on: March 18, 2019, 02:38:19 PM »
Just remember, it ain't over till the fat lady sings  :-[

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Re: Longest Background Check Ever?
« Reply #35 on: March 18, 2019, 10:50:06 PM »
we had one in cali go for over 3 months, we had to re do it 3 times because the guy couldn't get cleared for what ever reason.

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Re: Longest Background Check Ever?
« Reply #36 on: April 09, 2019, 12:12:42 PM »
 :)   I wanted to let everyone know how this saga ends.  After getting the missing information entered into the system, I was cleared to proceed.  I got my carry permit last Thursday and picked up my new CZ P-10c on Friday. 



All told it was ninety days from ordering the gun until receiving it, but that's now water under the bridge.  I'm thankful that I can now enjoy my rights according to the 2nd amendment, and look forward to my first trip to the range.

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Re: Longest Background Check Ever?
« Reply #37 on: April 09, 2019, 04:16:02 PM »
Glad it all worked out for you.
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Re: Longest Background Check Ever?
« Reply #38 on: April 09, 2019, 05:37:37 PM »
I know for a fact that some buyers are proceeded immediately one time, delayed the next, and proceeded the next. 

The whole process seems totally arbitrary to me. 

Remember, one of the "common sense" gun laws "they" want to enact is to REMOVE the ability to proceed with a transfer if no response is given after 3 business days.  We don't hear back from NICS on most delays - EVER! 

In other words, if that law was passed, the bureaucrat on the other end of the telephone could delay transfers indefinitely! 

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Re: Longest Background Check Ever?
« Reply #39 on: April 09, 2019, 06:27:03 PM »
Terrific news, enjoy your new pistol.

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Re: Longest Background Check Ever?
« Reply #40 on: April 10, 2019, 08:40:28 PM »
Hooray !

You'll really enjoy shooting that gun. I highly recommend the HBI trigger upgrade.
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Re: Longest Background Check Ever?
« Reply #41 on: April 11, 2019, 06:34:58 PM »
Thanks, guys.  I'm looking forward to getting involved in the forum here, lots to learn!

I know for a fact that some buyers are proceeded immediately one time, delayed the next, and proceeded the next. 

The whole process seems totally arbitrary to me. 

Remember, one of the "common sense" gun laws "they" want to enact is to REMOVE the ability to proceed with a transfer if no response is given after 3 business days.  We don't hear back from NICS on most delays - EVER! 

In other words, if that law was passed, the bureaucrat on the other end of the telephone could delay transfers indefinitely!
 

My FFL never got a response to the check initiated in January, looks like it was stuck and never going to move.


Hooray !

You'll really enjoy shooting that gun. I highly recommend the HBI trigger upgrade.

Thanks, Wobbly!!  I said a few hoorays myself!  I'll break the gun in with all stock parts, if I don't like the trigger after a bunch of rounds I'll look into an upgrade.

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Re: Longest Background Check Ever?
« Reply #42 on: April 16, 2019, 06:25:06 PM »
Thanks, Wobbly!!  I said a few hoorays myself!  I'll break the gun in with all stock parts, if I don't like the trigger after a bunch of rounds I'll look into an upgrade.


It cuts the trigger pull considerably and ends trigger finger "pinch" in the safety. You can install/uninstall it yourself in about 15 minutes.
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Re: Longest Background Check Ever?
« Reply #43 on: May 03, 2019, 01:53:15 AM »
What an unpleasant experience!  Glad it is resolved and you are enjoying your new CZ P-10!
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Re: Longest Background Check Ever?
« Reply #44 on: May 03, 2019, 09:14:19 PM »
What an unpleasant experience!  Glad it is resolved and you are enjoying your new CZ P-10!

Thank you, gunbuster!  While I was unaware of the problem, my situation was like many people in the country- the records were not updated to show the resolution of my situation, therefore a proceed directive could not be issued.  I read recently that there was an attempt by court officers in Tennessee to update and clear some of the large number of people who had incomplete records like mine and are unaware that there is a problem.  I don't live in Tennessee, and as far as I know there is no initiative like that in my state.
 
As far as I knew, I should have been good to go, I didn't understand what the delay was for, but after a while it became obvious there was some kind of problem.  My FFL said I ought to apply for a carry permit as that involved a background check that's handled a little differently.  Two days later I got a letter from Clerk of Courts identifying the problem.
 
I didn't think it needed public air, but what the heck, someone may benefit from my experience, so here goes: back when I was an 18 year old freshman in college, some overzealous police officers grabbed my roommate and I during a drug bust on another floor of the dorm.  We had no drugs, didn't know the people being busted, didn't try to interfere, but got in the way before we knew what was happening and got thrown in with the other guys and charged the same.  There was no way the charge was going to stick, and it was downgraded to a misdemeanor obstruction charge (it should have been entirely dropped, but it's too late now). 

That felony arrest is all that was in my record, no mention of how it was resolved.  Over forty years later I try to buy my first firearm and when the FBI looks at my record there's no way they can give me a proceed, and there's nobody that's going to step up to do anything about it.  I was able to go the original courthouse in person (hundreds of miles away) and start the process that eventually was successful, but there was a time it looked like they may not be able to find the records since they were so old.  Without the help of a deputy Clerk of Courts that wanted to help make things right, I'd have been denied my right to own a gun.  This experience has given me some appreciation for how thin the line is between enjoying your rights and losing them, possibly unjustly.

On the bright side, I've got a couple hundred rounds through my new CZ pistol and I love it!!   :)