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What To Know Before You Sell A Gun Collection In California, California Gun Services
Sell Guns

What To Know Before You Sell Your Gun Collection In California

If you want to sell a gun collection in California but are dreading the complicated legal process, CGS can make you an offer to purchase your entire collection and pickup your guns directly from your home so that you won't need to worry about inadvertently brekaing laws when driving or shipping your firearms. Call (714) ...
CGS Company Van, equipped for Picking up Gun Collections of Any Size When Selling To CGS
Sell Guns

How CGS’s Mobile Service Makes Selling Your Gun Collection Safe & Easy

Selling a gun collection in California can evoke a range of concerns from legal compliance to personal safety and privacy. At California Gun Services (CGS), we understand these challenges and have tailored our services to meet the unique needs of those in California looking to sell their gun collection. With this purpose in mind, CGS ...
10 Factors that Affect the Value of Antique Guns

10 Factors That Determine The Value Of Your Antique Guns

Have you ever pondered the value of your antique guns, whether for estate planning, selling inherited items, or just out of curiosity? An antique gun appraisal objectively evaluates the worth of your gun collection. Appraisers will carefully evalutae your firearm and offer professional insights into what your piece could reasonably sell for in the current ...
antique firearm-appraisal for probate estate

Antique Firearm Appraisal for Probate: A Guide for California Executor’s

At California Gun Services, we specialize in antique firearm appraisals, whether for probate, estate settlement, or liquidation. We offer services for collections of any size, ensuring each piece is evaluated with the respect and the attention it deserves.  As the personal representative of a probate estate with potential antique firearms, your role is crucial in ...
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Storage & Safety

The Imperative of a Firearm Disposal Resource in the Context of Cognitive Decline: A Family Perspective

We at California Gun Services recently teamed up with the Alzheimer's Association of Orange County to educate families, particularly those affected by dementia, about firearm safety. Our goal is to offer information and resources for families dealing with the challenges of dementia and guns in the house. Jeff McCabe OwnerCalifornia Gun Services Jeff McCabeOwner, California ...
upcoming gun buyback california 2023: a complete end-of-year list
Gun Buyback

Upcoming Gun Buyback California 2023: A Complete End-Of-Year List

California has seen a myriad of successful gun buyback events this year. Yet, many more are still to come. As we approach the close of 2023, California is gearing up for several upcoming gun buyback California 2023 events. These events, spread across various counties, offer a safe and responsible way for residents to contribute to ...
Ammunition Disposal Service: The Safe and Compliant Ways to Dispose of Ammunition in CA
Ammo Disposal

Ammunition Disposal Service: The Safe and Compliant Ways to Dispose of Ammunition in California

If you've acquired unwanted ammunition in California and are unsure what to do next, you're not alone. You might already know about options like relinquishing ammunition at firing ranges or local police stations. However, these methods often require handling or transporting the ammunition. This can be frightening for some, especially if you're not comfortable with ...
safe ammunition disposal in california: know the law & protect the environment.
Ammo Disposal

Safe Disposal of Ammunition in California: Know the Law and Protect the Environment

When it comes to ammunition disposal in California, it's important to follow the proper procedures to avoid breaking state laws, protect the environment and ensure public safety. Here, we'll explore some common questions surrounding ammo disposal including discussing the legalities of throwing away ammunition in public trash receptacles, giving away ammunition, and selling ammunition. We'll ...
gun appraisals - a comprehensive guide for probates, insurances and gun trusts

Gun Appraisals: A Comprehensive Guide for Probates, Insurances, and Gun Trusts

Gun appraisals hold a lot of weight in numerous legal and financial contexts. Some examples include probates, insurances, and gun trusts. Whether you are an inheritor of firearms, a gun collector, or a new gun owner navigating insurance coverage and estate planning, understanding the value of gun appraisals can save you time and headaches. In ...
types of illegal firearms
CA Laws

What Guns are Illegal in California

Firearms are highly regulated in the state of California with strict laws in place surrounding which types of guns are not permitted in the state. With the wide variety of gun types and the ever-changing gun laws in California, it can be difficult to stay up to date on what guns are illegal in California. ...
best practices for safe gun storage
Storage & Safety

Best Practices for Safe Gun Storage in California

As a gun owner in California, it is not only your right but also your responsibility to keep your guns safe and secure. One crucial aspect of responsible gun ownership is safe gun storage. Not only does this protect your loved ones from accidental injuries, but it's also required by law in California. Proper gun ...
CA Laws

Is it Legal to Have a Gun in Your Car in California?

If you're a gun owner in California, it's essential to understand the state's laws around transporting firearms. Whether you're on your way to the shooting range, selling your guns, or moving to a new home and need to transfer them between residences, it's crucial to know if it's legal to have a gun in your ...
the safest way to dispose of a broken firearm in california

The Safest Way to Dispose of a Broken Firearm in California

Do you have broken firearms that are taking up space in your home? Perhaps they're not valuable enough to sell, or you don't want to deal with the hassle of repairing them. Whatever the reason, disposing of them can be tricky and dangerous, especially if you don't have experience with firearms. That's why we put ...
Gun Buyback

California Gun Buyback Programs: Everything You Need to Know

Gun buyback programs have become a popular tool used by law enforcement agencies across the US to promote public safety and address gun violence. California, a state with a long history of gun violence, has been at the forefront of implementing these programs. This guide covers everything you need to know about gun buyback programs ...
CA Laws

What disqualifies you from owning a gun in California?

Are you considering owning a gun in California, or have you recently come into possession of one? It's important to know whether or not you are eligible to own a firearm in the state. Here we'll look at what disqualifies someone from owning a gun in California. Who cannot own a gun in California? If ...

When Kindness Leads to Opportunity: The Origin Story of California Gun Services

Every company has a story behind its creation. For California Gun Services, the story begins with a simple act of kindness that led the company's owner, Jeff, to discover a growing need in his community. It all started while Jeff was working at his first business venture, a family-owned painting company. While at a client's ...
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Storage & Safety

Safe Gun Storage, Ownership and Disposal

One day, I was looking for my grandfather’s whetstone, to sharpen an old pair of shears, and I stumbled across his Colt Python 357 Magnum. I thought it might be a relic from one of the movies he worked on in the 50’s, but according to my grandma, it was just “one of those things ...