im trying to get a new gun and sled put a hold on the sale how long should or does it take to do a back ground check ? i have bin waiting a week now and every day its still on hold . i never bin convinced of a crime. so i dont know whats the deal i got a shot gun at 19 and walked out that day now im 25 and waiting waiting. is it just buying a handgun or is this just how it is today ?