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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 1/25/2006 5:21:03 AM EST
Does anyone know FedEx's policy shipping firearms within the US?
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 5:26:40 AM EST
You have to ship it priority overnight.
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 7:38:01 AM EST
Priority overnight, must declare it is a firearm to the clerk but cannot have any markings on the box to note that it is a firearm and you must do the shipping at a FedEx hub.

I just shipped something back and forth from SA, no problems at all.
Link Posted: 1/26/2006 5:38:29 AM EST

Originally Posted By ar15bubba:
You have to ship it priority overnight.



That's what I was afraid of. That takes the shipping cost from about $35 to around $160.
Link Posted: 1/26/2006 5:39:19 AM EST

Originally Posted By Iram:

Originally Posted By ar15bubba:
You have to ship it priority overnight.



That's what I was afraid of. That takes the shipping cost from about $35 to around $160.



So don't use FedEx. UPS still ships guns.
Link Posted: 1/26/2006 5:42:18 AM EST
Only handguns need to go overnight. Rifles and shotguns can still go ground.
Link Posted: 1/26/2006 6:16:20 AM EST

Originally Posted By EOD_Guy:
Only handguns need to go overnight. Rifles and shotguns can still go ground.




I've actually been able to ship both long guns, and handguns 2 day through FedEx. I prefer them over UPS!
Link Posted: 1/26/2006 6:31:08 AM EST
My last handgun was shipped 2-Day FedEx.
Link Posted: 1/26/2006 8:05:20 AM EST
As per FedEx's own rules:

If you use regular FedEx service, it must be priority overnight.

If you use FedEx ground service, it must be a rifle or a shotgun (no pistols).

If you violate FedEx's rules, it's not against the law, but FedEx can (and will) refuse to pay any insurance claim.
Link Posted: 1/26/2006 8:22:30 AM EST

Originally Posted By SubnetMask:

Originally Posted By Iram:

Originally Posted By ar15bubba:
You have to ship it priority overnight.



That's what I was afraid of. That takes the shipping cost from about $35 to around $160.



So don't use FedEx. UPS still ships guns.



Nah, for long guns use the post office. Good prices. Good service. No hassle.
Link Posted: 1/26/2006 8:23:02 AM EST

Originally Posted By Iram:

Originally Posted By ar15bubba:
You have to ship it priority overnight.



That's what I was afraid of. That takes the shipping cost from about $35 to around $160.



What?

Last pistol I shipped back to Taurus cost me $24.92. That was 9/2003.

Right now, priority overnight, WA to FL, 2 pounds and $750 declared value was about $45.
Link Posted: 1/27/2006 2:04:03 AM EST

Originally Posted By kissfan:

Originally Posted By Iram:

Originally Posted By ar15bubba:
You have to ship it priority overnight.



That's what I was afraid of. That takes the shipping cost from about $35 to around $160.



What?

Last pistol I shipped back to Taurus cost me $24.92. That was 9/2003.

Right now, priority overnight, WA to FL, 2 pounds and $750 declared value was about $45.



I've got a 20" HBar AR-15 and a pistol in a Pelican 1720 case. It's 40-50 pounds total. Looks like I'll have to seperate them.
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