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No updates yet. I have not heard from. I have not received anything in the mail regarding the matter. At this point, I feel all I can do is wait. As soon as I receive any information, I will post an update.
 

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As @retired badge 1 says, the information about you is part of the public record. As he also says, you are probably going to have to take the initiative. Public employees (the vast majority anyway) could care less what effect they cause on citizens by their laziness and blundering. Follow his advice.

You can also find someone who has access to one of those subscription background check services. Many times they will show you where you need to start the process. Be aware though that they may not.
 

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I have not heard back from the state, nor the original FFL since I originally submitted my background check and received and unresolved. I called another FFL who told me that he would transfer the firearm on an "unresolved" background. I went down and filled out the form a week ago. I am pleased to announce that I received a call from the FFL today with a "proceed". I will be able to pick my rifle up tomorrow!
 

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I have not heard back from the state, nor the original FFL since I originally submitted my background check and received and unresolved. I called another FFL who told me that he would transfer the firearm on an "unresolved" background. I went down and filled out the form a week ago. I am pleased to announce that I received a call from the FFL today with a "proceed". I will be able to pick my rifle up tomorrow!
And you will continue down the other path of investigating and clearing your name anyway, I assume? That’s probably a prudent choice given the status of the world today.

Anyway, congratulations and good luck!
 

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I've already pulled my background myself. There's nothing to clear. I only have a reckless driving conviction on my record. This is not a criminal offense nor anything that bars me from owning a firearm. This is why I was so confused about the "unresolved" status originally.
 

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I've already pulled my background myself. There's nothing to clear. I only have a reckless driving conviction on my record. This is not a criminal offense nor anything that bars me from owning a firearm. This is why I was so confused about the "unresolved" status originally.
I can't believe no one asked this yet, but what rifle did you buy and where are the pics???
 

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Haha I do not have pics yet. I will be picking it up today after I finish my jobs for the day. I purchased a Springfield Saint. It is my first AR15 so I didn't go too extreme on price but it seems to be a pretty solid rifle. I will post pics this afternoon when it is in my hands.
 

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Haha I do not have pics yet. I will be picking it up today after I finish my jobs for the day. I purchased a Springfield Saint. It is my first AR15 so I didn't go too extreme on price but it seems to be a pretty solid rifle. I will post pics this afternoon when it is in my hands.
You did good for your first... I purchased my first back in the 2013 panic buying era, and 7 years later, I have several ARs, AKs, and other platforms. I built all the ARs myself except for the first one I purchased...

Glad it all worked out for you....
 

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Two thoughts for you: 1) For years I have always put my Social Security number in the spot for it on the 4473 form. And 2) The commercial background checks do not access the same database as law enforcement uses - the civilian databases only have public records. Which begs the question... what comes up on a NICS (gun purchase) background check.

And last, it is entirely possible you just got hung up in the stampede of gun buying. In that case, there may be nothing wrong at all.

Anyway...water under the bridge. Congrats on the fine rifle.:smile:
 
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Glad you got it worked out. Enjoy the new shooter.
 
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