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Buying a gun abroad

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by mmamonster, Jun 22, 2014.

  1. mmamonster

    mmamonster Pro Poster

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    Has anyone ever purchased a new gun abroad and brought it back to the uk ?
    who do i need to contact before i do this ? Police, customes ?
    anyone who knows the right way to do please leave a post.
     
  2. Tinbum

    Tinbum Delusions of adequacy

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    I bring back air pistols from a shop I know in Krakow. I just inform the airline at check in, get taken into a small room to be intimidated by a Jack-booted, combat trousered skinhead with a Glock, and then just bring them home!

    I make it into a game and try and make them smile. Haven't succeeded yet!:D
     
  3. dave goodall

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    Ive imported a couple through the post / courier just make sure u explain are sub 12 rule every one ive imported the gunshop ive impotred from have set well below sub 12 and its documented on the import paper work job done never had no probs and no tons of lads who take this route theres a full bupup forum with imports only a hand full bought there bullpups in tbe uk hth dave g
     
  4. JD

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    They let you take ( what ever you've bought ? ) on a plane.

    Next thing your be telling us, it was hand luggage. wtf
     
  5. Tinbum

    Tinbum Delusions of adequacy

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    No, it was in the hold. I got some Tokarevs and Makarovs.

    To the OP, I regularly buy mail order from abroad. No issues at all there.
     
  6. mmamonster

    mmamonster Pro Poster

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    Thanks gor info
    I think i going give it a try
     
  7. chrisjames132

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    you dont mean the mp 656k do you, cause if you do i want one:D
     
  8. Clubshot

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    It's a Lottery - you hear some getting in Air Guns and others - stopped & Destroyed

    Most USA dealers will not ship as much has stopped - Plus UK Customs charge to return goods

    Also much of Europe has lower powered than UK - with Guns Sealed for countries sold in - similar to UK AT Seals

    There are some UK RFD's that will import for customers -

    Also herd of packages being delivered - followed by UK Armed Police Unites - Which often results in delivery address being searched
    and other Guns removed for Testing -

    BOB/R
     

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