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Posted: 4/27/2002 4:25:36 PM EDT
How long have people had to wait for their C&R license to come back?  Mine will be in the mail on Monday, and I'm curious if everybody has to wait 3 months or so.

I have a TxCHL, so maybe that'll help speed things up a bit
Link Posted: 4/27/2002 6:24:23 PM EDT
[#1]
Link Posted: 4/27/2002 6:50:57 PM EDT
[#2]
Mine took 107 days. I tried calling the Atlanta office and played phone tag with answering machines until I finaly just gave up and waited it out. But now I have two M48A Yugos and two Schmidt-Rubin K-31s on the way from AIM.
Link Posted: 4/27/2002 7:01:31 PM EDT
[#3]
Got mine last May, took 23 days from mailing to receipt of license. They have slowed down since 911, but lately I've heard of people getting them back in 30-40 days.
Link Posted: 4/29/2002 2:31:12 AM EDT
[#4]
60 days and counting........
Link Posted: 4/29/2002 2:42:49 AM EDT
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Link Posted: 4/29/2002 7:37:05 AM EDT
[#6]
I got mine in about 4 weeks, but they misspelled my street.  Had to wait another week for a corrected license.

Waverunner,
No Kidding?!!  They paid a visit to you regarding your C&R app?  That's the first I've heard of something like that.  What did they want to know?
Link Posted: 4/29/2002 7:43:48 AM EDT
[#7]
Got my C & R about a year and a half ago (pre-9/11, obviously).  Took about 45 days to get the license.  I've been told that since the antrax scare (not 9/11) that the applications have been really backed up since because of the contamination at the Brentwood postal facility.  I don't know if this is true, only what I've been told.  But, however long it takes, it's wortht the wait!  Hang in there and good luck!
Link Posted: 4/29/2002 9:32:50 AM EDT
[#8]
I just received mine last week, 30 days from mailing the application to receiving the license.
Link Posted: 4/29/2002 9:37:02 AM EDT
[#9]
Check this site out, this is all they cover.

www.milsurpshooter.net
Link Posted: 4/29/2002 11:41:09 AM EDT
[#10]
Four years ago I had a three and a half week wait for the initial app, 'til I got the license.
Last year when I renewed, it took over two weeks to get new license.
I'm quite the fine upstanding citizen, so I breeze through any background check, CCW or C&R.
Link Posted: 4/30/2002 1:01:49 AM EDT
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Link Posted: 4/30/2002 8:28:33 AM EDT
[#12]
Waverunner, the ATF personal visit is only being done in NYC (so far). The Powers That Be are concerned that some people may be using C&Rs to circumvent the Sullivan Law. Haven't heard of such a visit outside the Boroughs of New York -- ATF doesn't have the manpower to do a face-to-face with every applicant in Podunk.  

Yet another benefit of living in the Big Apple, huh? A meet & greet with the JBTs!
Link Posted: 5/18/2002 3:12:07 AM EDT
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Link Posted: 5/18/2002 3:52:58 AM EDT
[#14]
took mine 8 weeks.

I got my first purchase yesterday

a 1946 Turkish 1938 8mm Mauser.


See the C&R fourm over at FALfiles.com for more C&R related talk.

www.falfiles.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?s=&forumid=39
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