transfer of carry gun

transfer of carry gun

This is a discussion on transfer of carry gun within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; I got my carry permit here in SC about a month ago. My birthday was a few weeks ago and my wonderful father gave me ...

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    transfer of carry gun

    I got my carry permit here in SC about a month ago. My birthday was a few weeks ago and my wonderful father gave me an LCP as a gift. I have been carrying it everyday since.

    I know this was legal, but should I have some sort of bill of sale or something showing that the gun was given to me since I will be carrying this gun. If it were a plinking gun I wouldnt think about it, but if I ever have to use this gun I dont want that to be something that comes up.

    I also have a Ruger SR9 that I have carried some, but with the heat this LCP is the ticket to just stick in a pocket and go.

    Thanks for the help.

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    I wouldn't worry about it since it was a gift from your father...OMO
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    I would not worry about it since it’s our Dad. My Dad and I have given each other many guns over the years, and never did.

    Pocket carry

    I like a nemesis holster for pocket carrying my P3AT and Glock 26... Just in case, it’s nice to know the trigger is protected.

    Had someone rear end me last year while I was riding my Harley. No big deal, it was wintertime and I had on a leather jacket and I only slid about 5 feet on my side. I was very thankful my Glock 26 was protected because that was the side I landed on.

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    Your perfectly legal and there is nothing that requires you to have any paperwork for the gun. Just enjoy and carry it.

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    IIRC, guns can be transferred up the family tree but not down? In other words, dad can give his son a gun but the son can't give his dad a gun.

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    paperless firearm = best kind of firearm

    Current EDC: Glock 23

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    Quote Originally Posted by threeLegDog View Post
    paperless firearm = best kind of firearm
    What are you talking about? None of us here on this forum have any "paperless" firearms.
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    Prob not need paperwork but when I gave ex-gf The Judge on valentines day I wrote a simple note (not typed) saying it is a gift.
    Glock 33 .357 SIG plus .40 S&W barrel for most of practice. Keep loaded with .357 SIG hollow point for home protection.

    RugerLCP .380 equipped with Crimson Trace for everyday carry.

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