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How to Order

How to Buy a Pistol, Rifle or Shotgun

Federal firearms laws prevent the sale of a weapon from Flint Armament directly to an individual in another state (we are located in Rhode Island). We must ship your firearm directly to a Federal Firearms License (FFL) Dealer near you. The steps to follow are:

  1. Order your firearm online using our secure shopping cart. If you know the dealer you are going to use at time of order placement (not a requirement) enter his/her name into the 'Ship To' field.
  2. Find a dealer near you that will accept the transfer of the firearm for you. Most sporting goods stores and pawn shops will provide this service for a small fee. Also, gun clubs, shooting ranges, etc. may provide this service to you. If you don't know which dealer to use in your area, check our FFL Dealer file to help you locate one near you. We have access to a large list of dealers in the USA that will gladly handle a transfer for you. Most dealers charge around $25-35 for a transfer. You must confirm the transfer with your local dealer in advance.
  3. Next, have the dealer send us a copy of his/her signed license if we don't already have it on file. PleaseNote: It is now legal for us to accept a faxed or e-mailed copy of your dealer’s license! Print out this convenient coversheet, fill it out and give it to your dealer to fax with his/her license. That's all there is to it!
  4. Make sure the dealer knows the firearm is coming from us. If you used a dealer that we already had on file, call him to let him know that a gun for you is on the way.
  5. We will send you an email when the firearm ships, which will include a tracking number.

Age Restrictions on Firearms

You must be 21 years of age to purchase a handgun or shotgun with a pistol grip.  You must be at least 18 years of age to purchase a rifle or standard shotgun (without a pistol grip.)

Age Restrictions on Ammunition

You must be 21 years or older to order ammunition. Ammunition must ship ground due to Department of Transportation regulations, please check local laws before ordering.  No returns on ammunition or ammunition components (bullets, brass, etc.) Adult Signature is required on all ammunition shipments.

Law Enforcement and Government Orders

For Individual Officers wishing to order 'Law Enforcement Only' Firearms, the following specific legal requirements (with limitations) apply:

1. A letter, Law Enforcement Form, from your Department Chief, Sheriff, or Shift Supervisor authorizing such purchase. This letter must state:
A- The weapon/s (or magazines) are for the Officer's use in his/her official duties
B- Said purchaser understands the gun cannot be resold for non-duty use
C- That said buyer's record has been checked and found clear of any misdemeanor crime or domestic violence conviction.

2. The weapon will be paid directly by the Individual Officer.

3. If the Individual Officer leaves the Law Enforcement Agency, ownership of the weapon may be transferred to another Law Enforcement Agency through a Federal Firearms Licensed dealer, or presented to said officer by the department, after which he will own and use the firearm a he sees fit, but cannot sell the firearm to a civilian.

Forms of Payment

Credit Card:  You can order your product online using our secure server. We accept Visa, MasterCard, and Discover. All products must include the billing address on the credit card. All transactions are authorized for the full amount at time the order is placed. Please contact your financial provider for more information regarding Authorizations.

Layaway Plan

Like to buy an item from us, but don't quite have enough money on hand to purchase today? Consider taking advantage of our Easy Layaway Plan - 90 days.

Order placed for layaway, MUST call 1-401-597-0221, Mon-Fri, 9am to 5pm EST time.  We will charge a 20% deposit of the total cost of the item(s) (unless otherwise specified). If you are sending the money, simply calculate 20% and submit that amount with a copy of your order.

Item must be $200.00 or more.

During the next 90 days, you can make payments, or make one final payment at the end of 90 days, at which time we will ship your item. There will not be any charges if paid in full within 90 days. Layaways DO NOT last longer than 90 days!!! Layaway payments made by credit card will incur a 3% surcharge.

Layaways cancelled for any reason will be subject to a 20% restocking fee (of the total price). No changes can be made to your layaway once the layaway is placed and the 20% down is charged.

You may have one active layaway at a time. But, once you pay off a layaway, feel free to start another one!

Layaways not paid in full within the 90-day period will incur a $30.00 fee.

Layaways not paid in full within a 120-day period will be canceled. All paid in amounts will be forfeited.

This EASY LAYAWAY PLAN is ALSO available to local shoppers in our retail outlet.

NOTE: Layaway terms DO NOT apply to Sale Prices, Free Shipping, or other promotions.  Management reserves the right to revise or revoke these terms if necessary.

Price Changes

All prices are subject to change without notice. However, we will contact you if prices change, before we ship. This applies to all items, including special orders and backorders. Due to the special nature of some items, exact prices are not known until delivery is made to us.

We reserve all rights of final pricing.

Many items with a long lead-time may change in price over time; there is no guarantee that we will be able to ship at the ordered price if the manufacturer changes the price to us, although we do strive to keep your price the same.

Flint Armament Errors

Incorrect items: If a product is not the product that you ordered, Flint Armament will either replace the product or give you a full refund if returned within 10 days of receipt.  

California Shipments

In order to properly process your transactions we will need a valid Federal Firearms License (FFL) number as well as a 5-digit CFLC (California Firearms Licensee Check) number. You can call one of your local gun dealers if you have any questions about FFL or CFLC numbers. Please have this information available at the time of purchase in order to expedite the process. If you have questions- please email us or call us.  Please verify that the firearm you will be purchasing is certified in the state of California before placing your order.  Links are found below.

 

 

Shipping and Handling

We use a combination of shipping carriers depending on the type of item purchased as well as the State the item is being shipped.  We normally ship to you within 3-4 days unless an item is out of stock.

Please also note that some items are unique, hard to obtain, or one-of-a-kind, so Flint Armament reserves the right to cancel your order should an item not be available to ship.

Some items, such as handguns and ammunition, may not be legal to ship to your State.  Please check local and state laws prior to purchasing. It is YOUR responsibility to check your local laws prior to placing an order.  All firearms will be shipped to a Federal Firearms License holder in your State for transfer. They will typically charge a nominal fee for the transfer that you will be responsible for paying. All shipping charges are applicable to the lower 48 States. If you are outside if this area please email us for a quote prior to purchase. All Powder and Primer orders will incur an additional $40 hazardous shipping fee. This fee will be billed separately from your initial order. Power and Primers CANNOT be shipped in the same order. A hazardous shipping fee will applied to each order.  Oversized accessories, this does not apply to firearms, may incur and extra shipping charge. If you have a question on shipping charges please ask and we will be happy to let you know prior to making the purchase.

Items such as Ammunition, Prepper Spray, Tasers, Airguns, and Knives require an adult signature. The fee for adult signature is $ 5.25 and will be added to your order.

NOTE: We make every effort to get your order shipped as fast as possible. In some circumstances, especially during sales and after weekends, we may not get your order shipped in the time specified. Please rest assured that we will ship your item as soon as we can.

Returns and Cancellations

Should the need arise we will do our best to cancel an order at no charge provided that it is cancelled by 5:00pm EST on the day of order.  We work fast to fill orders, so please contact us immediately if you need to cancel an order.   If an order cancellation request occurs after 5:00pm EST on the date the order was placed, it is agreed that the customer will pay a 10% cancellation fee.   This is to help offset costs incurred by Flint Armament.     

Returns on accessories are accepted for merchandise that is defective unless it has been modified or installed in a build (those items will be subject to manufacturer warranty). Flint Armament will provide a refund or exchange on all other accessories found defective provided that the customer notifies us of the defect within 5 days of the item being delivered. Customer is responsible for return shipping cost. If a prepaid return label is provided, it will be deducted from the refund (in addition to the restocking fee).  Please do not return packages prior to receiving a return authorization. Please use the “Contact Us” form to receive a return authorization.

All non-defective returns are subject to a 10% restocking fee with a $15 minimum. Please note, items returned without packaging or destroyed packaging will be subject to up to a 50% restocking fee. Customer is also responsible for return shipping charges.   If a prepaid return label is provided, it will be deducted from the refund (in addition to the restocking fee).  All returns must be received within 15 days from the date of purchase or they will be refused.  Please do not return an order prior to receiving a return authorization.  Returns not receiving prior authorization will be refused.  Ammo and Food cannot be returned due to safety reasons (no exceptions).  Scopes, binoculars, flashlights, software, DVD's, electronic Devices, Hearing Protectors, Lasers, Rangefinders, Lights and other electronic devices are covered by the manufacturer, and must be returned to the manufacturer for repair or replacement. No refunds or returns are accepted on these types of items. We only carry Electronic Devices that are covered under warranty by a reputable manufacturer. Please consult your owner’s manual for warranty information. Please use the “Contact Us” form to receive a return authorization.

All firearm orders require Federal Firearms License (FFL) paperwork to ship. Firearm orders over 10-days old without FFL paperwork will be canceled and charged a 10% restocking fee with a $15 minimum.

Returns on firearms that have been transferred to you are not allowed.   Once a new firearm is transferred, it is considered used, even if unfired.   It is the customer’s responsibility to fully inspect the firearm at their FFLs location prior to accepting it into their possession.  We do understand that some manufacturer defects may not be identifiable upon initial inspection, however by purchasing a firearm from us, you agree that upon discovering a defect in your transferred firearm that you will work with the manufacturer for replacement or repair (in accordance with their warranty policy). 

Flint Armament

Attn: Returns Department

        125 Harrison Avenue

          Woonsocket, RI 02895

 

Refund Policy:

 

If you’re not satisfied with your order, you may return most items within 15 days of purchase to receive a refund, credit or replacement. Firearms, Ammunition, and Food are not returnable or refundable all sales are final.

 

 

 

Firearms Safety:

I certify that I have read and agree to the following safety rules when handling a firearm, ammunition or firearm accessory: www.nrahq.org/education/guide.asp

1. ALWAYS keep the gun pointed in a safe direction. This is the primary rule of gun safety. A safe direction means that the gun is pointed so that even if it were to go off it would not cause injury or damage. The key to this rule is to control where the muzzle or front end of the barrel is pointed at all times. Common sense dictates the safest direction, depending on different circumstances.

2. ALWAYS keep your finger off the trigger until ready to shoot. When holding a gun, rest your finger on the trigger guard or along the side of the gun. Until you are actually ready to fire, do not touch the trigger.

3. ALWAYS keep the gun unloaded until ready to use. Whenever you pick up a gun, immediately engage the safety device if possible, and, if the gun has a magazine, remove it before opening the action and looking into the chamber(s) which should be clear of ammunition. If you do not know how to open the action or inspect the chamber(s), leave the gun alone and get help from someone who does.

Also, when using or storing a gun, always follow these NRA rules:

1. Know your target and what is beyond. Be absolutely sure you have identified your target beyond any doubt. Equally important, be aware of the area beyond your target. This means observing your prospective area of fire before you shoot. Never fire in a direction in which there are people or any other potential for mishap. Think first. Shoot second.
2. Know how to use the gun safely. Before handling a gun, learn how it operates. Know its basic parts, how to safely open and close the action and remove any ammunition from the gun or magazine. Remember, a gun's mechanical safety device is never foolproof. Nothing can ever replace safe gun handling.
3. Be sure the gun is safe to operate. Just like other tools, guns need regular maintenance to remain operable. Regular cleaning and proper storage are a part of the gun's general upkeep. If there is any question concerning a gun's ability to function, a knowledgeable gunsmith should look at it.

4. Use only the correct ammunition for your gun. Only BBs, pellets, cartridges or shells designed for a particular gun can be fired safely in that gun. Most guns have the ammunition type stamped on the barrel. Ammunition can be identified by information printed on the box and sometimes stamped on the cartridge. Do not shoot the gun unless you know you have the proper ammunition.

5. Wear eye and ear protection as appropriate. Guns are loud and the noise can cause hearing damage. They can also emit debris and hot gas that could cause eye injury. For these reasons, shooting glasses and hearing protectors should be worn by shooters and spectators.

6. Never use alcohol or over-the-counter, prescription or other drugs before or while shooting. Alcohol, as well as any other substance likely to impair normal mental or physical bodily functions, must not be used before or while handling or shooting guns.

7. Store guns so they are not accessible to unauthorized persons. Many factors must be considered when deciding where and how to store guns. A person's particular situation will be a major part of the consideration. Dozens of gun storage devices, as well as locking devices that attach directly to the gun, are available. However, mechanical locking devices, like the mechanical safeties built into guns, can fail and should not be used as a substitute for safe gun handling and the observance of all gun safety rules.

8. Beware that certain types of guns and many shooting activities require additional safety precautions.

9. Cleaning regular cleaning is important in order for your gun to operate correctly and safely. Taking proper care of it will also maintain its value and extend its life. Your gun should be cleaned every time that it is used.
A gun brought out of prolonged storage should also be cleaned before shooting. Accumulated moisture and dirt, or solidified grease and oil, can prevent the gun from operating properly.
Before cleaning your gun, make absolutely sure that it is unloaded. The gun's action should be open during the cleaning process. Also, be sure that no ammunition is present in the cleaning area.