What are the requirements to buy a handgun?
You must be a resident of North Carolina and possess a NC Concealed Carry Permit, or a Firearms Purchase Permit issued by your County Sheriff. Craven County residents may apply for a pistol purchase permit online by clicking here https://cravenso.permitium.com/
What are the requirements to buy a shotgun, rifle or muzzleloader?
You must be a resident of North Carolina and not be prohibited by State or Federal law from owning or possessing a firearm.
What is the waiting period to purchase a firearm?
There is no mandatory waiting period, however the FBI NICS Department may issue a delay or denial on the purchase.
How do I send a firearm to someone out of state?
Please visit the ATFs website FAQs at http://www.atf.gov/files/firearms/industry/0501-firearms-top-10-qas.pdf
How much experience do I need to take the CCL Class?
You should possess basic practical experience with firing handguns, firearms safety, sight alignment, sight picture, and aiming.
Why do you send only redacted copies of your FFL to my seller?
A Federal Firearms License number must be protected so that it cannot be used for illicit or illegal activities.
Do you offer military or police discounts?
We strive to keep our prices as low as possible. Therefore we do not offer discounts, however if you find a gun cheaper locally, we may be able to meet or beat that price.
Can I special order firearms and/or accessories?
We will attempt to order any firearm or accessory that you desire. Based on availability through our suppliers, wait times can vary from a few days to several weeks. We can normally estimate arrival times when you order. Special order firearms require full payment in advance.
Do you price match?
We will make every attempt to meet or beat another dealers price for firearms, however this is not a low-price guarantee. We are at the mercy of our suppliers’ pricing. If we can beat other local dealers’ prices – we will.
Buds is huge! They stock thousands of guns, so they can offer guns cheaper. They also drop ship many of their guns directly from the manufacturer which lowers their overhead costs. Although we are a “Buds Preferred Dealer” give us the opportunity to see if we can find your gun at a better price.