General Ordering

If you pick up or ship within Washington State there will be tax added. For items shipped out-of-state, sales tax is not applied.

The process to purchase online is pretty simple.  Just add the item you want to the online shopping cart, then proceed to checkout.   You will be asked for your billing and shipping address. Then you will be asked for the address and contact information of your FFL where we will send your firearm.   Fill out their contact information on our checkout form and we'll do the rest!  We will contact them and ask them for a copy of their license that they will email or fax to us.  That will allow us to ship to them, and we're all set!   Then proceed to payment to complete your purchase.  Once we receive your order, we'll secure your item and process your order.  We'll send you an order confirmation and payment receipt.   Your order will take 3 to 5 business days to pull from the warehouse, then we'll send you a tracking number when it ships.  Simple!   You can order online 24/7, or by phone at 1-800-850-2001, M-F 9-5, Pacific Time.11

If a product is out of stock, we have a “Click here if you want to be notified as soon as we get this product in stock again” link you can follow to enter in your information on the items page.   Once you receive an availability email you are able to place your order.


Order Status

To check your order status, click “Order History” under “My Account” on the footer of for a detailed view of your order status.

Tracking information is provided once your order leaves our Anacortes warehouse. For items ordered from an off-site warehouse, tracking is provided only after it ships from our Anacortes warehouse. In the event we drop-ship an item from one of our warehouses to you, tracking will be provided 1 business day after the item ships.


“In-stock – Ships from Warehouse in 3-5 business days” is an estimate provided by standard UPS delivery from our off-site warehouses to our location in Anacortes. Pistols ship 2nd day air, while most rifles ship UPS Ground from our warehouses.

“In stock – Ships from Anacortes” indicates the item is located in Anacortes and will ship same day or next business day.

Once you place the item in your cart and view cart, it will have an estimate shipping button once you enter your zip code.

FFL Questions

An “FFL” us a Federal Firearm License that enables an individual or a company to engage in a business pertaining to the manufacture or importation of firearms and ammunition.  FFL holders are commonly gun stores, pawn shops, and retail sporting goods stores.  There are also individuals that may hold an FFL.  All firearms sold to individuals online must be shipped to one of these locations who will then transfer the firearm to the individual. 

 Simply stated, if your purchase is a firearm (except for muzzle-loaders), an FFL transfer is required by law. For more information, view this document from the ATF.

For detailed information on what is required to ship to an FFL, view this document from the ATF. In short, if it is a firearm, we must ship to an FFL with the exception of muzzleloaders/black powder firearms.

If you need help with locating a FFL dealer close to you, please don’t hesitate to ask us for our assistance, however the easiest course to take is to simply google the phrase “FFL” with your zip code, and you can compare your results. There are many online FFL finders which may assist you.

During checkout, simply provide the name, address & phone number of the FFL you would like us to ship to.

We will assist in obtaining a copy of their license for you.  If you would like to contact the FFL yourself and have them send us a copy of their FFL, they may do so by emailing or faxing: 360-588-9100.  Once we receive their license we are able to ship your item to them. 

Transfer Restrictions

Once we receive payment for the Class III item we will begin processing your order.  You will need to find a local Class III FFL dealer in your area (sometimes called an NFA dealer). Contact the dealer and let them know you would like to receive a Title II firearm or suppressor for transfer from and have them send a copy of their FFL (Federal Firearms License) and SOT License (Special Occupational Tax License) to or by faxing to 360-588-9100

For a complete list visit please visit This site lets you sort by make, model, type, barrel length, caliber and Exp Date. But the best course of action is to call your local FFL and ask if they will deliver that gun to you.

To purchase a firearm in America, you have to complete the ATF Form 4473.  Then a FFL (Federal Firearms License) can: Contact the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) through a state government contact who conducts NICS checks.  Contact NICS call centers for a background check.

Returns & Cancellations

All customer returns or exchanges must occur within ten (10) days of the receipt of merchandise. All returns must be pre-authorized by an Anacortes Gun Shop team member who will provide a Return Authorization Number (RMA#) if approved. The customer is responsible for all shipping charges related to the transaction.

Guns cannot be returned if they have been removed from the landing FFL. If you have a complaint you must leave it there and document with pictures and then e-mail us your issue/s. Once it is picked up and signed for, it is your gun by law and cannot be returned.

A full or partial merchandise refund will be determined by Anacortes Gun Shop upon inspection of the returned product. A minimum 5% fee will be deducted from the refund to cover processing costs. An additional restocking fee will be refunded less a minimum 5% processing fee.

A refund check will be issued to the customer with fifteen (15) days of receipt of returned merchandise with an accompanying RMA number, or refunded back to the credit card used for the original purchase.  Cancellations of orders will be refunded less a minimum 5% processing fee.

Special Orders requiring prepaid deposits at any of our warehouses are subject to a 25% cancellation fee. If the product page states “Ships from warehouse in 3-5 business days”, it qualifies as a special order made on behalf of you, the customer.


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