Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):
Q. Does New Bern Arms sell guns?
A. Definitely, we are a licensed FFL gun dealer.
Q. Is New Bern Arms a “Class 3” or NFA dealer?
A. Yes we are.
Q. Does New Bern Arms do transfers?
A. Transfer rates are $100 out the door: Including tax & background check.
Q. Does New Bern Arms buy used guns?
A. Yes, we will buy them, we will not LOAN money on them, we are not a pawn broker.
Q. Does New Bern Arms take trades on guns?
A. Yes, but only firearms related trades. We won’t accept non-gun related items (farm animals, stereo equipment, automotive, etc…) for trade on guns. However, we will accept precious metals.
Q. I have a gun that I don’t know the value on, can New Bern Arms tell me what my gun is worth?
A. We will give you our best opinion on it free of charge. We do not do written appraisals.
Q. Can I meet someone at your store to conduct a private party sale of a firearm?
A. ABSOLUTLY NOT! …UNLESS, the seller is transferring the firearm to New Bern Arms and the buyer is willing to pay the transfer fee AND submit to a background check for the firearm. This is a federal law and New Bern Arms policy. No Exceptions.
Q. If I drop my gun off for cleaning, do I have to go through a background check to pick it up? And can I send my wife/girlfriend/son/daughter/neighbor to pick up my gun?
A. No and NO, only the person who dropped the gun off may pick it back up.
Q. Does New Bern Arms have a firing range?
A. No, we do not.
Q. Can I carry my gun at New Bern Arms?
A. ABSOLUTLEY! Please keep all carry weapons holstered unless need arises, in which case, judicious marksmanship is greatly appreciated!
Q. Does New Bern Arms have a gunsmith on duty?
A. Not on duty at the facility. However, we have a working relationship with local gunsmiths and will gladly broker whatever work you need done on your firearm at our facility. Please call for more details. 865-724-1313
Q. Does New Bern Arms teach concealed carry permit classes?
A. Not at this time. Please check back with us periodically as this is something we are working on offering at some point in the future.
Q. Does New Bern Arms sell safes?
A. No, may we refer you to the Knoxville Safe House. The Knoxville Safe House has the most knowledgeable and best trained personnel in the business. They are experts in safes and customer service.
Q. What are New Bern Arms store hours?
A. Our current hours of operation are M-F 10AM – 6PM or until the last customer is served.