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FFL FIREARMS

We are pleased to announce we are OFFICIALLY a FULL FIREARMS DEALER! 

Please call our office or visit our showroom to see our full array of in-stock inventory or to pick up a firearm transfer. Our contact information is:

BLACKHAWK TACTICAL, INC
5037 W 111th Street 
Alsip, Illinois 60803
Office Phone (708)581-4301
Email: FFL@BlackhawkTactical.org 

 

COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

WHAT ARE YOUR STORE HOURS?

MONDAY THRU THURSDAY 12:00PM - 6:00PM

FRIDAY 12:00PM - 8:00PM

 WE ARE OPEN WEEKENDS  DURING SCHEDULED TRAINING CLASSES FOR FIREARM TRANSFERS ONLY. SINCE WE ARE A SMALL BUSINESS WE ARE ALWAYS WILLING TO ACCOMMODATE THOSE WHO ARE NOT ABLE TO MAKE IT DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS SO PLEASE CALL THE OFFICE IF YOU ARE RUNNING LATE OR HAVE A SPECIAL REQUEST AND YOU WILL BE TAKEN CARE OF!

 

DO YOU SELL GUNS AT YOUR FACILITY AND WHAT BRANDS?

YES WE CERTAINLY DO AND WE CARRY EVERY SINGLE FIREARM BRAND IN EXISTENCE!

 

HOW IS YOUR PRICING COMPARED TO LOCAL COMPETITORS?

Our pricing are the lowest prices in the area! Our sales staff of experts will ensure all of your firearm needs are met with fast, efficient and friendly service 100% every single day. In the event you are looking to source a non-stock item or a hard to get firearm we will guarantee that if it's out there, we will track it down! 

 

DO YOU ACCEPT FIREARM TRANSFERS AND HOW MUCH DO YOU CHARGE?

YES WE DO AND OUR TRANSFER FEES ARE AS FOLLOWS

 HANDGUNS: $25 + $2 (BACKGROUND FEE)

LONG GUNS: $35 + $2 (BACKGROUND FEE)

PLEASE NOTE: WHILE IT DOES NOT HAPPEN OFTEN WE DO HAVE THE RIGHT TO REFUSE SERVICE FOR ANY SALE OR TRANSFER IF WE ARE NOT COMFORTABLE WITH THE TRANSACTION OR IF RED FLAGS ARE DISPLAYED  DURING THE EXCHANGE. OUR STAFF IS HIGHLY TRAINED TO SCREEN FOR POTENTIAL STRAW PURCHASES AND THREAT INDICATORS.

 DO I HAVE A TIME LIMIT TO PICK UP MY FIREARM TRANSFER?

YES, IN AN EFFORT TO PROVIDE THE SAFEST STORAGE FOR YOUR NEW PURCHASE OR TRANSFER WE MUST ENSURE ALL FIREARMS ARE PICKED UP IN A TIMELY MANNER. STORAGE FEES BEGIN TO INCUR ONLY AFTER THE FIREARM HAS BEEN IN OUR INVENTORY FOR 30 DAYS. OUR STORAGE FEES ARE IN ADDITION TO THE STANDARD TRANSFER FEES  AS FOLLOWS:

DAY #1 - DAY #30 = STANDARD TRANSFER FEE APPLIES

DAY #31 - DAY #60 = $50 STORAGE FEE PER ITEM APPLIES

 

DAY #61+ = ANY FIREARM(S)  LEFT BEYOND 60 DAYS  WILL BE SURRENDERED TO BLACKHAWK TACTICAL, INC AND SOLD TO COVER THE COSTS OF STORAGE AND ASSOCIATED PAPERWORK. OUR SALES STAFF WILL ENSURE AT LEAST 3 ATTEMPTS OF CONTACT ARE MADE WITHIN THE 60 DAY WINDOW AND TO ENSURE FAIRNESS TO ALL THERE IS NO EXCEPTIONS TO THIS RULE. 

 

WHAT IF I HAVE MULTIPLE ITEMS BEING SHIPPED AT ONCE DO YOU CHARGE MORE THAN ONE FEE?

YES. OUR GUNS ARE KEPT SECURED OVERNIGHT IN A STATE OF THE ART SAFE SO ESSENTIALLY DURING A TRANSFER YOU ARE PAYING FOR THE ALLOCATION OF REAL ESTATE WITHIN THE SAFE. HOWEVER WE DO NOT CHARGE THE FULL  FEE FOR MULTIPLE ITEMS EACH, THEY ARE DISCOUNTED BASED UPON THE QUANTITY OF ITEMS WE RECEIVE ON YOUR BEHALF.

 

HOW DO I BUY A GUN ONLINE?

#1 FIND AN ONLINE RETAILER THAT SPECIALIZES IN FIREARM SALES

#2 PURCHASE THE FIREARM ONLINE AND COMPLETE PAYMENT

#3 CHOOSE US AS THE FFL DEALER TO HAVE YOUR FIREARM SHIPPED TO. MANY ONLINE DEALERS ALREADY HAVE OUR FFL INFORMATION ON FILE HOWEVER IF THEY DO NOT PLEASE HAVE THEM EMAIL US: FFL@BLACKHAWKTACTICAL.ORG AND WE WILL SEND THEM A COPY OF OUR FEDERAL LICENSE. IF YOU HAVE THEIR EMAIL ADDRESS AND WANT A COPY FORWARDED PLEASE USE THE CONTACT FORM OF THIS PAGE AND WE WILL SEND THE FFL TO THEM VIA EMAIL OR FAX.

#4 COMPLETE THE BACKGROUND PAPERWORK. YOU HAVE TWO OPTIONS TO CHOOSE FROM:

A) COME IN ADVANCE OF YOUR FIREARM BEING SHIPPED AND COMPLETE THE ATF FORM #4473 AND ALL COINCIDING PAPERWORK PRIOR TO US RECEIVING YOUR FIREARM ENSURING YOUR BACKGROUND AND HOLD TIMES ARE CLEARED UPON IT'S ARRIVAL.

B) COMPLETE THE ATF FORM #4473 WHEN YOUR GUN ARRIVES TO US. PLEASE NOTE THAT OFTEN TIMES THE COOL OFF PERIOD HAS EXPIRED UPON ARRIVAL WE CANNOT LET THE GUN LEAVE OUR STOREFRONT WITHOUT AN APPROVAL FROM THE ILLINOIS STATE POLICE. COMING IN ADVANCE OF THE GUN HELPS SOLVE THIS ISSUE SO WHEN YOUR GUN ARRIVES YOU ARE READY TO WALK WITH IT.

 

WHAT IF I BUY A GUN AND DECIDE I DO NOT LIKE IT CAN I RETURN IT?

NO. SAD THAT HAS TO BE STATED FOR OBVIOUS REASONS BUT THE ANSWER IS SIMPLE NO.

 

WHAT IF THE GUN I BUY HAS A DEFECT?

WE ENCOURAGE ALL OF OUR TRANSFERS FROM ONLINE PURCHASES TO INSPECT THEIR FIREARM EXTENSIVELY BEFORE SIGNING THE PAPERWORK THAT REMOVES IT FROM OUR FEDERAL BOOK. ONCE THE PAPERWORK IS SIGNED THE GUN IS YOUR AND ANY WARRANTY OR DEFECT ISSUE WILL HAVE TO BE HANDLED THROUGH THE GUN COMPANY OR ONLINE DEALER YOU PURCHASED FROM.

HOW OLD DO I HAVE TO BE TO BUY A GUN?

IN ILLINOIS YOU HAVE TO BE 18 TO PURCHASE A RIFLE OR SHOTGUN AND 21 FOR A HANDGUN. REGARDLESS OF AGE ALL WHOM PURCHASE A FIREARM NEED A FOID CARD ISSUED BY THE ILLINOIS STATE POLICE PRIOR TO THE PURCHASE.

WHAT ARE THE HOLD TIMES AND WHY DO THEY EXIST?

IN ILLINOIS HOLD TIMES OR WHAT'S KNOWN AS THE "COOL OFF" PERIOD ARE AS FOLLOWS:

24 HOURS = LONG GUNS / RIFLES / SHOTGUNS

72 HOURS = HANDGUNS

WHEN DOES THE COOL OFF PERIOD START?

THE COOL OFF PERIOD STARTS THE SECOND A PURCHASE IS AGREED TO. 

 

WHAT MAKES YOU SO DIFFERENT FROM OTHER GUN RETAILERS?

WELL IT'S SIMPLE JUST LIKE OUR TRAINING IS HIGHLY RATED SO IS OUR SALES SIDE SIMPLY BECAUSE WE ONLY EMPLOY HIGHLY KNOWLEDGEABLE AND FRIENDLY PEOPLE TO WORK FOR US. THIS ENSURES YOUR TRANSACTION WILL COMPLETE TIMELY, SMOOTHLY AND WILL GO WELL BEYOND YOUR EXPECTATIONS!

 



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