correct me if I'm wrong but If you explicitly ask someone to buy a gun which is really going to be for you it's a straw purchase. Not that I know how the government could prove that, but I wouldn't be openly asking that question on the internet. You can recieve a pistol as a gift from your parents or buy it from another adult. You just can't buy it from an FFL. It's a dumb law. Makes no sense. You alraedy own an AR-15. What difference doesit make if it's a pistol. Welcome to the forums.