Most frequent question - Customer

Yes, you can buy guns online legally. However, online gun dealers such as Smokeles Powder Store may only ship firearms to licensed firearms dealers who have a Federal Firearm License (FFL). Use our FFL lookup tool to find an FFL near you. Your local FFL gun dealer is where you will pick up your firearm once it arrives.

No. You will still need to undergo a background check at the receiving FFL gun dealer. We recommend choosing an FFL gun dealer near you and contacting the dealer as soon as you have placed your order to discuss any transfer fees, initiating the background check, and arranging to pick up your Smokeles Powder Store package once it arrives. We adheres to all state and federal laws, regarding the sale of firearms to customers in states if restrictions apply.

It is the customer’s responsibility to have the local gun dealer e-mail their FFL license to Your FFL dealer MUST include your order number and full name. This will allow us to match up your FFL and process your online firearm purchase as fast as possible.

We accept many returned items so long as they eligible for returns (see our return policy) are unopened, in their original packaging, and returned within 30 days. Firearms can be returned if you have not yet taken possession from the FFL dealer.

We accept Bitcoin, Zelle, Apple Pay, Venmo, Cashapp, and Chim as well. Due to restrictions on firearms transactions, we do not accept PayPal.

Shipping varies based on several factors including item weight and size, shipping destination, shipping carrier, and shipping method selected. When placing an order, you will be prompted to choose your shipping preferences.