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Top Shooting Ranges in The Denton Area

Firearms are a very interesting thing to collect. Due to variety in construction and design, history, and provenance, they can be put on display and still be valuable. But there’s another, more obvious way to enjoy your firearm collection, and that’s to fire them! Below are some of the top firing ranges in the Denton area, and a bit about them.

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Gun Reform – How Will It Influence The Pawn Industry?

If you’re a gun owner, then chances are you’ve heard about the new gun restrictions that may be put in place as part of an Executive Order  by President Barack Obama. If you’re a gun collector though, you’re probably wondering how this affects your ability to build, trade, and sell your collection of firearms. While there are many things to consider about the new rules, here are some things to think about when buying and selling firearms through a pawn shop:

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Popular Guns To Pawn In Denton

If you’re a gun collector, it’s more than likely that you’ve run into the problem that all collectors eventually face–a lack of space! But if you have a large collection, it can sometimes be hard to know which ones you should take to your local pawn shop. To help you thin the herd a little bit, here’s a list of some of the more popular guns for sale in the Denton area.

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Pawning Guns: What You Need To Know

So, you’re thinking of pawning a gun with us? Great! Let’s go over a few differences between pawning a regular item and pawning a firearm. It’s fairly simple, but the differences are important to know about.

It’s a Fed Thing

The first thing you should know is that, as a safety precaution, the government keeps records of transactions involving a firearm. Chances are, if you’ve purchased a firearm in the past, you’re familiar with this. We know, it’s an extra complication, but the idea is to do our homework at the outset to avoid unnecessary complications later.

Required Forms and Background Checks

Because of this, anyone that purchases a gun fills out a 4473 Form as part of the process; this includes, among other things, a background check. If you’re a gun aficionado, you’re probably very familiar with this process. But did you know that you’ll also be asked to fill out this form at the end of your pawn deal before you reclaim your gun?

State Law

It’s also important to be aware of state regulations regarding gun transactions. However, as Texans, we’re in luck: as long as you are 18 or above and are not a felon, Texas law considers you in the clear.

Safety

The co-founder of PawnGuru points out that it’s also a good idea to make sure you deliver  gun in a safe manner. Really, it’s a simple matter of following gun safety basics: make sure it’s unloaded and locked, and “secure in its locked case,” David advises. Above all, treat the gun like it’s loaded, as you always do.

Conclusion

Besides these few differences, you should find the process of pawning a firearm similar to other pawning experiences in most other respects. The process shouldn’t be terribly complicated once you know what to expect.

And, as with any item you’re going to pawn, be sure to familiarize yourself with the value of the firearm you want to pawn, if you haven’t already. This will ensure the best deal for you.

We hope we’ve provided you with the resources to make a more informed decision for your particular situation. Please comment below with any questions, and do come see us soon!

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