We Now Sell Guns & Ammo!
McCloud Outdoors & Gear Exchange is now a CA and Federally licensed Firearms Dealer. We sell CA compliant Rifles, Pistols & Shotguns.  We also have a good supply of ammunition in stock. You may find that we have .22 Long Rifle in stock at times. It goes fast so call 530-713-9072 to check before making a drive specifically for .22 ammo

Our Prices: We strive to provide high quality firearms and ammunition at the best market prices. These prices may change as products sell out and are re-supplied by our distributors and manufacturers. Your understanding is appreciated when stock is sold-out and replaced with higher cost items. In the event of misprinted prices, we reserve the right to sell the items at the correct and current price.

Sales Tax: California residents are subject to 7.5% sales tax on any purchase made in the store.

Background Check Fee. There is a $25.00 (non-refundable) background check fee charged by the California Department of Justice (DOJ) with the purchase of any firearm. This fee is a state fee and is not retained by McCloud Outdoors.  Should you be denied by the DOJ from purchasing a firearm when your background check is run, the $25 fee must still be paid. MCO also charges a non refundable $10.00 safe storage fee.


  • Firearm Purchase: $35 Total ($25 Cal DOJ fees and $10 service/storage fee.)
  • Transfers from an FFL $25 state fees and $10 service/storage fee. Total cost $35.
  • Private party transfers : $35 Total ( $25 Cal DOJ fees and $10 service/storage fee.)
  • FirearmSafety Certificate (FSC) test: $25;
  • Firearm shipments to an FFL: Typically $35. Oversize or overweight fees may apply.
  • Age Restrictions: You must be 18 years or older to purchase a shotgun or rifle, including ammunition, and 21 years or older to purchase a handgun, including handgun ammunition.


McCloud Outdoors is not a warranty repair station. We make no express or implied warranty whatsoever with respect to any merchandise. The only warranties provided are provided by the manufacturers and are as contained in each manufacturer’s package. Please consult the documentation that came with your purchase for details. We will, however, work with you in a reasonable and responsible manner to resolve any problems you may encounter.

Return Policy. Firearms and ammunition cannot be returned. 

Pre-owned Guns. All pre-owned firearms are sold as-is where is, and no warranties of fitness for a particular purpose are made with respect to pre-owned firearms. If your gun does not work, bring it in and we will have a staff member take a look at it. If the gun cannot be factory repaired, we will allow credit toward the purchase of another firearm. No returns after 15 days for any reason. Purchasers of pre-owned firearms are strongly encouraged to contact the manufacturer or check the manufacturer’s website for a firearm owner’s manual for their purchase.

Special Orders: Require a non-refundable 50% minimum deposit due at the time of order.

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