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Old Growth wrote:

I am expected to follow the law, I expect the vendor to also. Thats not a complicated request.




I have those same expectations when I'm hunting on public land where dogs are required to be leashed. Yet, dog owners will come out to recreate and un-leash their dogs, allowing them to run anywhere they choose to. Also, pooping where ever they choose to.

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dreadi wrote:
Old Growth wrote:

I am expected to follow the law, I expect the vendor to also. Thats not a complicated request.




I have those same expectations when I'm hunting on public land where dogs are required to be leashed. Yet, dog owners will come out to recreate and un-leash their dogs, allowing them to run anywhere they choose to. Also, pooping where ever they choose to.


A-a-and another thread goes to sh!t... (Just kidding, Dana, I agree.)

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dreadi wrote:
Old Growth wrote:

I am expected to follow the law, I expect the vendor to also. Thats not a complicated request.




I have those same expectations when I'm hunting on public land where dogs are required to be leashed. Yet, dog owners will come out to recreate and un-leash their dogs, allowing them to run anywhere they choose to. Also, pooping where ever they choose to.


A-a-and another thread goes to sh!t... (Just kidding, Dana, I agree.)
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Im not looking to stir things up in a bad way but...

Oh, cool, we can have a discu...
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He's found a decent policy in a flawed system.

Was Dicks 21 yo policy decent? :popcorn:

So now you're comparing Brad's to Dick's?
I've been to Dick's, I've seen Dick's, I used to buy Dick's. Brad's is not Dick's


Not comparing the two as BIZZs or people.

Im comparing the idea of a POLICY that is NOT state law. I was comparing the example of policy (not law) change and the hypocrisy that follows.

Dicks chose to enact a policy of raising the age to what THEY thought was a safer limit than the LAW did. Our group chose not only to NOT support them but to openly boycott them. Is that OK behavior?

Now when another bizz chooses to enact a policy of EXTENDING the waiting period to what THEY think is a safer time/term than the LAW, that is acceptable?

Would it have been different if Dicks was a supporting/active vendor here?

Its not acceptable to me. Im not singling out ANY one shop. Whether its in Bonney Lake or in federal way or Vancouver, I will not buy or transfer if they state they will hold until they get a proceed, not just the 10 days.

I am expected to follow the law, I expect the vendor to also. Thats not a complicated request.

Im done defending my beliefs here. This is my last post in the thread.

I think a TON of remaining silent agree and feel the same as I do. I can only hope the remaining shops we have left can listen to the message being sent.


I completely agree with you and guns4liberty. I will not be purchasing anything from any Ffl who is going to hold my firearm more than the maximum 10 days.


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Dicks chose to enact a policy of raising the age to what THEY thought was a safer limit than the LAW did. Our group chose not only to NOT support them but to openly boycott them. Is that OK behavior?


Well . . . Dick's biggest issue wasn't a policy that they set for themselves, it as when they hired a fucking lobbyist to advocate for gun control!

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I completely agree with you and guns4liberty. I will not be purchasing anything from any Ffl who is going to hold my firearm more than the maximum 10 days.


It's easy to make grand statements now, but once we hit July 1st we'll have to see what each FFL's policy is, and choose the best that we have available. Hopefully many of them WILL adhere to the 10-day window.

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It's easy to make grand statements now, but once we hit July 1st we'll have to see what each FFL's policy is, and choose the best that we have available. Hopefully many of them WILL adhere to the 10-day window.


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That's why I said Brad's made a decent policy. Who knows how this is going to shake out, it's better to under promise and over deliver

I plan to go buy a lower or two come July 1, from Brad. If/when things go sideways I'm not going to be calling him to fix it

The normal phrase I would use is 'blowing up the phone' at my legislators office, but I don't want to be put on a/nother watch list

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Lots of good input here. I really appreciate all of the support. I know a ton of people are angry, including myself. Guys, I am on your side and Brads Guns is definitely not some stupid fudd company like Dicks. I think I might even talk to an attorney and get their opinion on this. I agree that if I give someone a pistol that's waited 10 business days with no response, but then get a denial at day 15, it's local PD's fault not mine. And the good guys should never be punished with an even longer wait just because local PD is not doing their job. After reading all of the comments I'm definitely re-thinking things.

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Guys, I am on your side and Brads Guns is definitely not some stupid fudd company like Dicks.


Absolutely. :thumbsup2:

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Couldn't agree more, Brad

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Wa,gov is about 500,000 transfers behind I've heard. NICS doesn't ever have to answer a request. Delayed forever isn't much different in reality than denied. If gubmint makes a law we have to wait 10 days then the other 1/2 the story should be they must respond in that 10 day period also. This is stuff Olympia doesn't even consider or care about. They put all the burden and discomfort on LEO , FFL and purchasers.

Hang in there Brad , you have always seemed to be a great guy in my mind.


Here is what we need to do. In the first week of July, go to a gun store and buy a gun.. Flood the system. Also, take a buddy and sell him a gun, then an hour later, have him sell you a gun. Flood the system. Thousands of gun owners (which is a small percentage) doing this would break the whole system.


All it would do is slow the system down to a snails pace, it's broken already.


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