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I live in Washington state and was hoping someone would point me or discuss gun laws associated with this state. What brings this up are sites that talk about magazine capacity limited in some states.
I've also seen that I'm not allowed a silencer here...not that I need one.
What other things should I be aware of? I probably would be off in Idaho every now and again also

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Can't help you with the WA laws but you can probably find them anywhere online pretty easy. Just Google them. Suggestion? Come to Vermont. Soon's you turn 18, you literally have the ability to do almost anything you want with any handgun. Concealed/open carry with any handgun is legal by anyone 18 or older. the only places you cant carry are bars, banks, school property, health center/hospital/etc, and government-type property (post offices, court rooms...). I'm eighteen so I'm legally an adult and can carry. The other day I was hunting woodchucks at a freind's so I had my revolver strapped to my side (plain sight). On my way home that evening, I stopped at the gas station to buy gas and there was a cop in line behind me. After I payed and turned to walk outside, he pointed to my side and said, "That's a nice piece." I'm serious. The only other state where you find laws like VT's is Alaska. No permit required.
 

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In Washington you have to be 21 to carry, or for that matter to own a handgun. To carry concealed you need to get a permit which will cost you $60 and take a 30 day background check/ wait period. If you're in a specific city you need to apply with that police department, if you're outside city limits it'll be with the local sherrifs department. You are aloud a silencer here but you need to apply for the proper permits with the ATF and that will cost you about $300. only restriction that no permit will cover that other states have is fully auto weapons. If I were you I'd inquire with my local official about interstate laws regarding carrying. Hope this helps.

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TJ said:
Good morning

I live in Washington state and was hoping someone would point me or discuss gun laws associated with this state. What brings this up are sites that talk about magazine capacity limited in some states.
I've also seen that I'm not allowed a silencer here...not that I need one.
What other things should I be aware of? I probably would be off in Idaho every now and again also

Thanks---
TJ
Some Washington laws are discussed here http://www.oregonconcealedcarry.com/index.php?&CODE=00
I had a ccp in Washington for many years, but moved back to Oregon in 86. Here I can can have suppressors, full auto, short barrels, just need to be signed off by cleo and buy the tax stamp.
 
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