Firearm Purchasing and Shipment Information

Prime Time will only ship to valid FFL Dealers. Firearms cannot be shipped to a P.O. Box.

Prime Time Auctions expects the responsibility of customers to know and understand his/her state laws regarding firearm transfers. Contact your local FFL dealer with any questions regarding the sale or transfer of firearms. Contact your local FFL before ordering a firearm to verify their transfer fee and to ensure they will receive your transfer. The customer assumes all responsibility and cost for returned firearms due to FFL refusal or failure to receive.

Idaho firearm age requirements are as follows:

  • Buyers must be at least 18 years of age for purchase of any handgun.
  • Buyers must be at least 21 years of age for purchase of any rifle.

  • Prime Time Auctions Firearm Shipment Policies

  • Purchase and shipment of firearms will require a cleared background check and age verification prior to reciept from customer.
  • Prime Time Auctions will ONLY ship firearms to a verified FFL holder.
  • Exceptions can be made for military personnel stationed in a state other than their legal residence. Please contact your local FFL receiving the transfer as you may have to provide proof of deployment, residence, etc.

  • Shipping Restrictions

  • Prime Time Auctions will not ship ANY items to the District of Columbia (Washington D.C.).

  • Prime Time Auctions will not ship ANY items to the state of Massachusetts.

  • Prime Time Auctions will not ship ANY AR or AK parts or firearms (including receivers) to residents of Connecticut, Chicago, Illinois, Cook County, Illinois, or Deerfield, Illinois.

  • Prime Time Auctions will not ship ANY AR or AK parts to Denver, Colorado.

  • Illinois: All hand guns having a barrel, slide, frame, or receiver which is a die casting of zinc allow or other non-homogeneous metal that melts or deforms at a temperature of less than 800 degrees Fahrenheit are prohibited

  • Minnesota: All hand guns having a barrel, slide, frame, or receiver which is a die casting of zinc alloy or other non-homogeneous metal that melts or deforms at a temperature of less than 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit, of any material having an ultimate tensile strength of less than 55,000 pounds per square inch, and of any powdered metal having a density of less than 7.5 grams per cubic centimeter are prohibited.

  • Prime Time Auctions will not ship ANY AR or AK firearms (including receivers) to residents of Aurora, Highland Park, Deerfield, or Cook County, Illinois.

  • Prime Time Auctions will not ship any handguns to CA that are not on the DOJ roster. This includes Single Shot Exemption conversions.

  • No AR parts will be shipped to Connecticut. All such orders will be cancelled and the customer will be charged a 5% fee.

  • All firearms sales to Puerto Rico residents are subject to review. Please send in a copy of your Puerto Rico-Issued weapons license after placing your order to [email protected] Allow up to 3-5 business days for additional processing.

  • Hawaii: All handguns having a frame or receiver of which is a die casting of zinc alloy which has a melting temperature of less than 800 degrees Fahrenheit are prohibited.

  • Stripped lower receivers will NOT be shipped to the following states:

  • Colorado (Boulder, Denver, Vail)
  • Connecticut
  • Massachusetts
  • New York

  • Complete AR and AK receivers will NOT be shipped to the following states:

  • California
  • Colorado (Boulder, Denver, Vail)
  • Connecticut
  • Maryland
  • New Jersey
  • New York

  • Non-Compliant AR and AK models will NOT be shipped to the following states:

  • California (No "assault weapons" can be shipped.)
  • Colorado (Boulder, Denver, Vail)
  • Connecticut
  • Maryland
  • New Jersey
  • New York

  • Please note that Prime Time Auctions DOES NOT ship high-capacity magazines with firearms to the states listed above. We WILL NOT replace high capacity magazines with state compliant magazines. We DO NOT offer refunds in place of the magazines.


    P.O. Box Shipments/Restrictions

    Prime Time Auctions abides by all Federal Regualtions regarding hazardous material shipped through United States Postal Service. A hazardous material is any article or substance designated by the U.S. Department of Transportation as being capable of posing an unreasonable risk to health, safety, or property during transportation. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Minor Blast/Minor Projection Hazard -- Ammunition
  • Oxidizing Substances -- Batteries
  • Flammable Solids -- Black Powder
  • Flammable and Combustible Liquid -- Cleaners, oil, and aerosol cans
  • If you wish to have any hazardous material shipped, you must provide a physical address for shipment through UPS.


    Magazine Ordering Restrictions

    Prime Time Auctions abides by all state regulations regarding the sale of high capacity magazines. We DO NOT ship high-capacity magazines with firearms to the states listed below. We WILL NOT replace high capacity magazines with state compliant magazines. We DO NOT offer refunds in place of the magazines.

    It is the customer's responsibility for understanding state laws regarding magazine capacities. Customers ordering magazines that are illegal to own in their state will have their orders cancelled and will be charged a 5% relisting fee.

  • California -- No magazines greater than 10 rounds.
  • Colorado -- No magazines greater than 15 rounds, effective July 1st, 2013
  • Boulder -- No magazines greater than 10 rounds.
  • Connecticut -- 10 rounds and less with a valid permit.
  • Hawaii -- No magazines greater than 10 rounds.
  • Illinois (North Chicago) -- No magazines greater than 16 rounds.
  • Aurora, Skokie, Chicago, Evanston -- No magazines greater than 15 rounds.
  • Highland Park, Cook County, Dolton, Homewood, Deerfield -- No magazines greater than 10 rounds.
  • Deerfield -- No shotgun magazines over 5 rounds.
  • Maryland -- No magazines greater than 10 rounds October 1st, 2013.
  • Massachusetts -- No sales. Prime Time Auctions will not shit ANY items to the state of Massachusetts.
  • New York -- No magazines greater than 10 rounds.
  • New Jersey -- No magazines greater than 10 rounds.
  • Vermont -- No magazines over 10 rounds will be shipped as of April 13, 2018.
  • Washington D.C. -- No sales. Prime Time Auctions will not ship ANY items to the District of Columbia.
  • Prime Time Auctions will not ship high capacity magazines for CA customers to a High Capacity Magazine Dealer. High Capacity Magazine Dealers in CA may place orders with Prime Time Auctions directly.

    Magazine Restriction Exceptions

  • Law enforcement officers must provide both their credentials and a letterhead signed by their department's superior officer stating that the magazine will either be used in the execution of the L.E.O.'s duties, or off duty. Prime Time Auctions only recognizes City Police Officers, County Sheriff Deputies, and State Police (including Highway Patrol) as L.E.O.ís.
  • Some of the states listed above may not have L.E.O. exemptions. Please contact us BEFORE placing your bids.

  • Ammunition Ordering Restrictions

    Prime Time Auctions abides by all state regulations regarding the sale of ammunition.

  • You agree and accept all policies described in our Terms of Use
  • You are at least 21 years of age (for handgun ammunition) or 18 years of age (for rifle ammunition).
  • By purchasing ammunition, you are not violating any local, state, or federal laws.
  • You have not been convicted of any felony, a misdemeanor of domestic abuse, and you are not chemically dependent.
  • You have no legal restraint that would prohibit you from possessing, ordering, owning, or transferring ammunition.
  • You have never been committed to any mental institution, or been adjudicated as mentally defective. You will not sell ammunition to any minor.
  • We will not ship ammunition to the following areas:

  • California -- No sales to the cities of Los Angeles, Oakland, Sacramento, San Francisco, or Avalon.
  • Connecticut -- No sales without a valid permit.
  • Alaska -- No sales, ammunition must be shipped to a freight forwarder.
  • Hawaii -- No sales, ammunition must be shipped to a freight forwarder.
  • Illinois -- No sales to the city of Chicago or Cook County. All other Illinois residents must email us a copy of their FOID card in addition to their State ID. Ammunition must ship to an address on one of these ID's.
  • Massachusetts -- No sales. Prime Time Auctions will not ship ANY items to the state of Massachusetts
  • Maryland -- No sales to the city of Annapolis and Montgomery County.
  • New York -- No sales to New York City, or its five Burroughs. Starting January 1st, 2014 all ammunition must be send to a FFL.
  • New Jersey -- When ordering ammunition commonly used in a handgun/to be used in a handgun, email us a copy of your Firearms ID. We must ship to the address on the FID.
  • Puerto Rico -- No sales, ammunition must be shipped to a freight forwarder.
  • Washington D.C. -- No sales, Prime Time Auctions will not ship ANY items to the District of Columbia

  • Other Ordering Restrictions

  • Alaska -- No Tannerite sales.
  • Hawaii -- No magazines greater than 10 rounds. No AR or AK pistols.
  • Maryland -- No Tannerite sales.
  • Massachusetts -- No sales.
  • Minnesota -- The following firearms are prohibited in the state of Minnesota: GSG Rimfire pistols, Walther Rimfire pistols, Cobra, Phoenix Arms, and Heritage Arms.
  • Vermont -- No magazines over 10 rounds will be shipped as of April 13, 2018. No pistol magazines over 15 rounds effective immediately.
  • Washington D.C. -- No sales.
  • If you wish to order any hazardous material, you much provide a physical address for shipment through UPS.

    If you have any further questions or concerns, feel free to contact us through email at [email protected] or by phone at 208-232-4912