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Posted: 3/24/2006 8:42:43 AM EDT
Am I missing something here?
Shipping a very small package (handgun sized) and every price quote i'm getting on the web from UPS and Fed Ex is like $70-$80.

Where are people shipping guns Next Day Air for the "$25" i'm seeing all over the place?

(Yes, I am fully aware that it's "company policy" and not the "law" and that I could not follow it to save the money... I'd rather play it safe as i've had a firearm stolen from a package once before and don't want to deal with that headache again)
Link Posted: 3/24/2006 8:43:43 AM EDT
Its cheaper than a plane ticket.
Link Posted: 3/24/2006 8:46:24 AM EDT
You can mail handguns second day air a whole lot cheaper.

I sent a 9lb package to FL second day air and it cost $35.11.

Link Posted: 3/24/2006 8:46:44 AM EDT
call them and harass them. the website is tough to haggle with
Link Posted: 3/24/2006 8:47:19 AM EDT
Depends on where you're shipping it and how much it weighs. I think it cost S&W $49 to ship priority over night via fedex from arizona, to Ma.
Link Posted: 3/24/2006 8:47:44 AM EDT
I once next- day air a package from my company to Hong Kong, China on a Saturday for over $400!!! My boss never blinked an eye.
Link Posted: 3/24/2006 8:47:46 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/24/2006 8:48:38 AM EDT by DjangosMissingFinger]
Is it even possible to post a legit question on the website where 1/2 of the answers aren't retarded?

Thanks Sw, 02 and armored.
Link Posted: 3/24/2006 8:48:55 AM EDT
We ACMI'd out 747's at $7000.00 per hour + fuel.

Link Posted: 3/24/2006 8:50:37 AM EDT
Last time I sent FedEx it was $46 including 3K in insurance.
Link Posted: 3/24/2006 8:56:56 AM EDT
Are you a FFL? If so send it USPS Priority mail for about $15-$20 and it will get there in three days. If you are not a FFL you can't ship through the mail. Where in Illinois are you located? You can pay a dealer a small amount to ship it for you. If you are close to Springfield I can help out. IM me if you are close.
Link Posted: 3/24/2006 8:57:48 AM EDT
If you have an account with them your rate is also going to be cheaper.
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