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Questions tagged [firearms]

Covers questions about guns and questions about whether items resembling guns in some respect which may be categorized the same way by airlines or authorities.

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Is a pcp air gun allowed on a flight to Indonesia

I want to buy a pcp air rifle from Miami. Is it allow to be carried in to my checked luggage on a flight to Indonesia? I need to buy one for taking care of wild hogs on my farm in Indonesia.
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Is it legal to bring Magpul firearm accessories into Russia?

I would like to know if it is legal to bring firearm accessories into Russia. My point of entry would be Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO). I would be coming from USA/JFK via Aeroflot, and ...
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Is toy metal gun allowed on a Turkish Airways?

I bought a toy metal gun from Romania. This product made by Spain. It look like a real gun. Are toy metal guns allowed on Turkish Airways?
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As a tourist, can one rent a gun in the US? [duplicate]

A conversation this week at work reminded me of this question about buying a gun in the US, and the question was asked if instead, you could rent instead of buying? (Politics and amendments aside, ...
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Is an air gun allowed on the flight to Australia?

I bought an air gun in Visakhapatnam and I was wondering if I could take an air gun to home to Australia in my checked-in baggage?
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When/where should I tell TSA that I have gunpowder residue on my hands?

I visit the gun range on a regular basis. If I have a flight the next day, when/where should I tell TSA officers that I have been shooting at a gun range and therefore might have gun powder residue on ...
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Can I import a replica gun in the UAE?

I was wondering if it's allowed to import replica guns in the UAE. I was thinking of importing a realistic replica m1911 for collecting purposes. Will it be stopped at the customs? Is it a criminal ...
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Buying airsoft from HK and travelling back to country of origin via air

I plan to visit Hong Kong and was also thinking of picking a few airsoft guns, as a collector I'm looking to get the most realistic looking guns for display. So the problem is, I'm from the ...
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What is the Cambodian bar Anthony Bourdain mentions where you can shoot a gun?

In this podcast Anthony Bourdain talks about a bar in Cambodia where you can drink and shoot a firearm: There’s a bar in Cambodia that’s really famous... They give you liquor for free. You pay ...
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When must a firearm component be declared in checked-in luggage, when flying within the US?

When flying with checked-in luggage, if a traveller has a single component (i.e. receiver, scope, barrel), does this need to be declared as a firearm? Assume no ammunition is carried and that only a ...
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Securing equipment by traveling with firearms to Macedonia [duplicate]

Deviant Ollam has done some excellent work on securing your valuables while traveling by flying with a firearm, even a non-lethal one. http://deviating.net/firearms/packing/ He has a small section ...
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Requirements to check-in firearm to Schiphol?

What are the requirements to check-in a firearm on a flight from the US to Schiphol? What should be expected at Schiphol? US flights requires firearms to be in locked in a hardside container and in ...
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As a tourist, can I try firearms in California?

I will be traveling to the United States soon (with an ESTA application). I come from an European country where firearms are forbidden. (For regular citizens.) I would really like to try it when I'll ...
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Can I import a gun-shaped console controller‎ from the United States into the UK? [closed]

My friend is traveling to the states next week for a short time then he'll be back to England , I would love to ask him to get me this very unique xbox controller. He doesn't have to carry it with ...
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Can a Tourist from a VWP country carry (Rent/ Borrow) a gun in say Florida

Looking to find out if it is legal to borrow or rent a gun from an individual(s) or company to use to either visit the various gun ranges or wildlife hunting in Florida. I have a shotgun licence in ...
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Can I take rifle scope (scope only) in checked luggage to India

I would like to visit India next month approximately between December 15-25 [ticket didn't taken yet] from UAE Dubai. I have already purchased a telescope from Dubai market for my Indian air rifle. ...
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Can a foreigner rent guns in a shooting range in metro-DC area?

Can a European visitor rent a gun in a range near the metro-DC area? Unlike the websites of ranges located in New York, the Virginia/Maryland ranges don't seem to specify whether tourists can rent ...
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Are children's toy guns allowed on a British Airways flight as carry-on?

Are children's toy guns allowed on a BA airplane? One is a water gun and the other one is nerf gun They are not replica guns, I am aware that replica guns are almost illegal in the UK. Our flight is ...
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Carrying a handgun in other countries with a US concealed carry permit

I was wondering if you have a concealed carry license (U.S.), would that license apply in other countries? Or would you be breaking the other countries' laws? I also know some countries have very ...
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Where in Russia can I pay to shoot an AK-47?

I'm planning a trip to Russia in October (primarily Moscow and St Petersburg) and recently I read this question and liked the idea of being able to use military equipment, specially AK-47, as this ...
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Can I pass through the airport security with a de-activated Bazooka?

My flight is from Washington, D.C. (IAD) to London Heathrow , with British Airways. Important Details The Bazooka will be bought legally from a shop in Maryland British Airways' website explains in ...
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How common is open carry of firearms in the USA? [closed]

This winter, I am planning to go to the USA for the first time. One of my concerns is the presence of weapons in public. I just came back from Paris and the sight of armed soldiers patrolling public ...
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Traveling with paintball-related equipment internationally

Ok, so I know that as far the as USA is concerned (from TSA.gov) paintball markers are not considered "weapons/firearms" and you can put them in checked luggage. CO2 or compressed air tanks can even ...
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Firearm carried aboard an ocean going sailboat

While planning to sail the open seas and visiting other countries, I have decided to take a personal firearm. Owning and carrying a personal firearm is legal in my home state. What would be the proper ...
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Is it possible for non-residents to shoot at a range in the State of Georgia (US)?

I am interested in going to a range to shoot both hand guns and rifles while in Georgia. Is it legal to do this in Georgia as a non-resident, and if it is legal, is it common for ranges to deny entry ...
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Can a tourist buy a gun in the USA?

This came up as a discussion. With recent incidents in the news, it's often argued by some members of the public in the US that guns are a requirement for safety, and that everyone should have the ...
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Where in Europe can I pay to fire guns or have military experience?

I have seen several sites for places in Ukraine and Poland where you can drive tanks and shoot various weapons from the Soviet Union. http://stayinkiev.com/en/shooting-tours http://www....