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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • What is a FFL?
    A Federal Firearms License (FFL) is a license in the United States that enables an individual or a company to engage in a business of purchasing and selling firearms. Shelton Tactical Solutions LLC in an FFL holder thus allowing us to serve your firearms purchasing and transfer needs.
  • What are your fees for FFL transfers?
    We charge $25 + $2 background check fee for all FFL to FFL and private party FFL transfers.
  • How do I use Shelton Tactical Solutions for my FFL transfer?
    When making an online purchase you may find us in that sites FFL Locator but if not just let us and the company you are purchasing from know you want your item sent to us and we can forward a copy of our FFL as required so your item can be sent to us to complete your transfer process. For private party FFL transfers just send us a message or give us a call to make an appointment to complete your transaction.
  • Can I buy a gun online and pick it up in person?
    Yes! You in fact some of our online inventory may not be physically in stock at our location but available through one of our many vendors. If you make a purchase online for an in stock item you will be able to pick it up or it will ship the next business day.
  • What if I my order is for an item you don't keep in stock?
    We will order your item from one of our stocking vendors the same day you place your order. In some cases your order can be shipped directly to your local FFL. If the item must come to us first will we have it available for pick up or shipping the next business day after we receive it.
  • I want to order an item you don't have listed on your site?
    Just send us an email to sheltontacticalsolutions@gmail.com and we will do our very best to accomodate your request. We will typically respond with 24 - 48 hours.
  • Can I purchase a firearm as a gift?
    Yes and no. You cannot purchase a firearm on behalf of another individual under federal and state laws. That would be considered a straw purchase. A straw purchase is when you purchase a firearm at the behest of another person. A straw purchase is someone intentionally avoiding a background check, a waiting period, or is too young to purchase the gun in the first place. This is not giving a gift. It does seem a little tricky when the first real question you run across on the 4473 is “Are you the actual transferee/buyer of the firearm(s) listed on this form?” If you are buying the firearm with the intent to give it as a gift you are still considered the actual transferee/buyer of the gun. Giving a weapon as a gift is not a straw purchase. You are the real buyer, even if you intend to give the gun to another person. If you are planning on gifting a firearm a transfer must still take place through your local FFL
  • I'm interested in purchasing a suppressor or other NFA item?
    Yes we are a Class III SOT Dealer that can assist in the purchase and transfer of your next NFA purchase including suppressors and other NFA items. Need a Virginia Gun Trust we can assist with that as well! Feel free to contact us with any questions and let us help!
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