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#5582827 - 02/04/15 06:46 PM Do you need an FFL to ship
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A barrelled action to someone to have it cut down/threaded? If yes, I'd assume they can ship directly back to me?
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#5582857 - 02/04/15 07:06 PM Re: Do you need an FFL to ship [Re: TCB]
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Depends - you shipping from Texas to Texas?

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#5582860 - 02/04/15 07:07 PM Re: Do you need an FFL to ship [Re: TCB]
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Yes
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#5582934 - 02/04/15 07:35 PM Re: Do you need an FFL to ship [Re: TCB]
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Texas to Texas, no you do not need an FFL.

I shipped a broken down shotgun with FedEx last year no problem. They actually gave me a discount because it was an "online" purchase.


Edited by Gone to Texas (02/04/15 07:37 PM)
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#5583246 - 02/04/15 09:40 PM Re: Do you need an FFL to ship [Re: TCB]
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if you box it up real good, no one but you and recipient know whats in it.
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#5583274 - 02/04/15 09:51 PM Re: Do you need an FFL to ship [Re: texaspatriot.308]
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Originally Posted By: texaspatriot.308
if you box it up real good, no one but you and recipient know whats in it.


This is not a good idea, particularly across state lines. If the receiver has a FFL, then you're good. You can also send a firearm to yourself in another state, but you must be the person who opens the box. I urge you to do the right thing and follow the law.
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#5583308 - 02/04/15 10:07 PM Re: Do you need an FFL to ship [Re: texaspatriot.308]
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Originally Posted By: texaspatriot.308
if you box it up real good, no one but you and recipient know whats in it.


Very good way to lose a gun, get a big fine, and take a vacay in Federal prison, but YMMV if you're lucky...
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#5583311 - 02/04/15 10:08 PM Re: Do you need an FFL to ship [Re: TCB]
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Intrastate shipping requires no FFL, as stated above.
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#5583506 - 02/05/15 06:05 AM Re: Do you need an FFL to ship [Re: texaspatriot.308]
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Originally Posted By: texaspatriot.308
if you box it up real good, no one but you and recipient know whats in it.


There's always one in every crowd!
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#5583544 - 02/05/15 06:51 AM Re: Do you need an FFL to ship [Re: TXGUNNER308]
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Originally Posted By: TXGUNNER308
Originally Posted By: texaspatriot.308
if you box it up real good, no one but you and recipient know whats in it.


There's always one in every crowd!
about to say the same thing muyloco
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#5583653 - 02/05/15 08:09 AM Re: Do you need an FFL to ship [Re: TCB]
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Just for clarification, I thought I understood that you can send a firearm interstate if its to the original manufacturer. Is that correct?

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#5583730 - 02/05/15 08:50 AM Re: Do you need an FFL to ship [Re: TCB]
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It is always legal to send a firearm to the manufacturer. By virtue of the manufacturing license they are also ffl holders.
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#5589483 - 02/08/15 05:41 PM Re: Do you need an FFL to ship [Re: TCB]
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From my understanding, you can ship a firearms out of state to an FFL and they can ship it directly back to you at the address in which it was shipped from. The person receiving it has to be an FFL if they are out of the state.


Edited by crash700 (02/08/15 05:42 PM)
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#5592767 - 02/10/15 02:38 PM Re: Do you need an FFL to ship [Re: TCB]
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It sounds like all the answers here are covered.:)

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