Originally Posted by rockymtnchief
I've never heard of that. Everyone I know, and myself included, have been in and out of the store in a half hour. When I bought my S&W .500, it was an impulse purchase while getting my fishing license, it made me a whole 5 minutes late meeting Bwana to go ATVing. I suppose crazy looking people might get a second look from a retailer.
Good luck on the CCW!
I think the crazy delays are mostly due to the amount of gunshows going on right now along with the overall hysteria created by the gungrabbin' media.
I have seen my background checks get progressively longer with each purchase over the past months.
Ruger 10/22 takedown - Nov/2012 - 15-20 min.
Sig 556R - Dec/2012 - 30 min. (just after CT shooting)
Ruger SR9C - Dec/2012 - 45 min (just afrer CT shooting)
Bushmaster AR15 - Jan/2013 - hour and a half
Colt 6920 LE lower - Feb/2013 - 2 hours (FFL shipment)
Sig P226 Tacops - Feb/2013 - 2 and a half hours
S&W 1911 .45 - Mar/2013 - 8 hours?