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Our 10 Tips for Concealed Carry

Our 10 Tips for Concealed Carry  1. Choosing the correct gun Making sure you choose the correct gun for the job is vitally important. When considering conceal carrying a firearm, you need to look at how the firearm: -Feels in your hand (how it feels to grip). Is the grip long or big enough for your hands? Is it too small or too big to comfortably hold and shoot? -Weighs and measures. How heavy is the firearm? Is it too heavy for you? Is the firearm too long to properly conceal? Is it a full-size firearm or a compact/subcompact? -Operates. Can you rack the slide and pull the trigger with ease?  With this considered, we recommend getting a smaller firearm in a compact or smaller size (sub-compact/micro compact). The Smaller the s...  Read More

Permit to Carry Process (MN Specific)

Permit to Carry Process (Minnesota Specific)   Thinking about getting your Permit to Carry but not entirely sure what the process looks like? Well, good news! I am going to lay out the process for you that we go through here at The Modern Sportsman!   First thing’s first Firearms experience. Do you need it? Should you have it? In my opinion, you should have at the least, some basic knowledge of how a firearm, specifically a handgun, works and the basic safety rules ingrained before you take a Permit to Carry class. During the test portion of the class, you will be shooting a handgun at a target in our indoor range. The instructor is there to assess and monitor the class. The instructor is not there to teach you how to hol...  Read More

FFL Transfer FAQ's

FFL Transfer FAQ's How much does it cost to use The Modern Sportsman as my FFL for a transfer? The Modern Sportsman transfer fee is $30 for the first item, and only $20 for each additional item. How do I know when I can pick up my gun that was transfered? At The Modern Sportsman we will have your transfered gun logged in and ready for pick up the same day or the following day of delivery.  We will call or email you using the contact information given on the seller's invoice and let you know your gun is here and ready for pick up. *This timeframe may be subject to change during busier months/Holidays* I am buying a gun from another store and want to use The Modern Sportsman as my FFL. What do I do ...  Read More

How To Buy A Gun Online

Buying a gun online is an easy, private, and legal way to buy your next gun. And no, online firearm sales are not some sort of “loophole” for criminals. Instead, purchasing a gun online is completely legal under federal law (some state/local laws have extra regulations) and it is a completely safe process. The Modern Sportsman is one of hundreds of reputable online firearm retailers (FFL Dealers). The process is essentially the same no matter if you're purchasing from us or another online seller. Follow the 5 easy steps below to learn how to legally buy a firearm online today. STEP #1: VERIFY THAT YOU ARE LEGALLY ALLOWED TO PURCHASE A FIREARM You should familiarize yourself with the basic Federal laws regarding the purch...  Read More