Terms and Conditions For Firearm Purchases/ Return Policy

FFL Items

There are some products that require Lakeshore Guns to have a Federal Firearms License (FFL) on file in order to ship.  These items have a serial number stamped on them and are regulated by the BATF.  Regulated items are firearms, receivers (Lower & Barreled), frames, actions, and suppressors. 

It is the buyer’s responsibility to comply with all Federal, State, and Local laws in their area.

Lakeshore Guns typically ships FFL required items via FedEx.  The recipient of FFL items must be at least 21 years old.

Firearms flagged as "In Store Only" are not available through our Online Store and Must Be Purchased and Picked up at our Retail Location.

FFL Ordering Process for Firearms, Receivers, Frames, & Actions

  1. If you have a Federal Firearms License and place an order for FFL items, we will need to have a clearly signed copy of your current FFL. If we do not have a clearly signed copy of your current FFL, the order will remain on hold until we can obtain one by email, fax, or mail.  Once the information is received and/or verified, the order will be processed and shipped.
  2. If you are not an FFL holder, You will need to have your chosen dealer email a copy of their license to sales@lakeshoreguns.com . Please have the dealer provide an order number and your name with the email. FFL holders often charge a fee for performing transfers. 

If they choose to mail a copy of their FFL to Lakeshore Guns they can send it to:

Lakeshore Guns
Attn: FFL Dept.
6398 Blue Star Highway
Saugatuck, MI 49453

Lakeshore Guns will need verbal or written permission from the FFL holder for you to use their FFL for the transfer. Make sure that the FFL holder references your name and lakeshoreguns.com order number and/or customer account number if you know them.

  1. Once we have a clearly signed copy of the FFL holder’s current FFL and we get it associated with your order, the order will be processed and shipped to the address listed on the FFL.
  2. Once the items arrives, go to the FFL holder to complete the background check and transfer process and pay any applicable fees and taxes. Check your local laws about what documents or identification you’ll need to take with you to complete the transfer.
  3. If Customer Fails To Pass Background Check and Firearm Is Returned to Lakeshore Guns, they will be refunded the full amount less $50.00 Processing Fee as Well as Any Shipping Costs.

In Store Pick Up Option

Customer must be a resident of the State of Michigan! Buyer will need to be the person named on the order when it was placed online. Buyer must provide a Valid Drivers License or State Identification. Buyer must also fill out ATF Form 4473 and pass a federal background check.

Buyer Must Be 18yrs Old For Purchase of a Long gun

Buyer Must Be 21yrs Old To Purchase a Handgun

ANYONE UNABLE TO PASS A BACKGROUND CHECK WILL BE REFUNDED THE TOTAL COST LESS $50.00 Processing Fee.

Firearm Return Policy

  • Once you accept the transfer, the gun is considered used and must be returned directly to the manufacturer for warranty repair or replacement.
  • All unauthorized returns to Lakeshore Tackle and Firearms will be refused, no exceptions.
  • Returns are accepted for defective merchandise or Incorrect Items Only.
    • Lakeshore Tackle and Firearms will provide a refund or exchange on all defective firearms, prior to transfer, and accessories found defective within 10 days. 
    • Athena Arms will arrange return shipping, only after issuing a return authorization.  
    • Mailing address for authorized returns: 

Lakeshore Tackle and Firearms

6398 Blue Star Highway

Saugatuck, MI 49453