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Slot on ticket?

Discussion in 'Firearms Certificate (FAC) Guns' started by bobnik, Jan 19, 2014.

  1. bobnik

    bobnik Engaging Member

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    Hemel Hempstead
    I am just embarking on the process of applying for a FAC - Could someone please explain what it means to have a "slot on the ticket." By gaining the FAC are you limited to the number of +12 ft/lb air rifles you can shoot/possess? How many "slots" is it possible to get/apply for please? What factors will the FAO look for in allowing guns onto the certificate.:confused: Would it be sensible only to nominate a couple of specific rifles?
    Sorry if this is a dumb question but it is puzzling me and I want to do things right.
    I am also wondering if the process is similar for adding guns to a SGC - I cant find anything on this on the BASC website.
    Thanks for any help
  2. r10hunter

    r10hunter Honorary Member

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    A slot on your fac is kind of a licence within your fac to have a certain gun. When your fac is granted it may have just one slot or many depending on what you applied for.
    Once a slot is filled you need another slot before you can buy another gun of the same type. Just because you have a slot for fac air does not mean you can have more than one fac air gun> if you want another fac airgun you require another slot etc.
    Have a read of Kyskas excellent sticky at the top of the page. http://www.airgunforum.co.uk/forums/showthread.php/101985-The-FAC-process
    The forms have changed slightly there is now a combined fac/sgc application form. http://basc.org.uk/wp-content/plugins/download-monitor/download.php?id=534 Advice from basc on the form http://basc.org.uk/wp-content/plugins/download-monitor/download.php?id=609
    cheers Andy
    Last edited: Jan 19, 2014
  3. bobnik

    bobnik Engaging Member

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    Hemel Hempstead
    Thats really helpful - thanks a lot :)
  4. nobbybonez

    nobbybonez Busy Member

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    i have a slot for .22lr, a slot for .17HMR, a slot for XXXrifle etc. one slot, one gun. your moderators, if applied for will require a slot also.

    you need to:

    provide references,
    have reason to possess a firearm,
    have somewhere to use it for that reason,
    not be a nutjob.

    if you can tick all these, happy days.
    there are no dumb questions, esp re safety etc, keep on asking. :up:

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