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#5685532 - 04/05/15 05:15 PM Question - Shipping a Rifle
thorn4570 Offline
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Registered: 08/17/07
Posts: 2598
Loc: Fort Worth
i know its been asked before but i want to make sure. Can i ship a rifle in texas to texas without FFL involved. What is the best way to do it UPS, USPS or Fed Ex. Thanks you the help.
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#5685551 - 04/05/15 05:28 PM Re: Question - Shipping a Rifle [Re: thorn4570]
daniel1381 Offline
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Registered: 03/07/12
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Loc: longview texas
Ups and yes
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#5685584 - 04/05/15 05:48 PM Re: Question - Shipping a Rifle [Re: thorn4570]
colt45 Offline
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Registered: 08/19/06
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Loc: bastrop county
I do the usps, the ups is to much of a drive, the mail box store in my area will not ship...
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#5685938 - 04/05/15 10:35 PM Re: Question - Shipping a Rifle [Re: thorn4570]
Tactical Cowboy Offline
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Registered: 08/23/11
Posts: 3351
Loc: Snyder
I use USPS for everything. Faster than UPS.
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#5685976 - 04/05/15 11:23 PM Re: Question - Shipping a Rifle [Re: thorn4570]
westexhunt Offline
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Registered: 11/05/12
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Loc: San Angelo
I have shipped long guns in Texas with USPS. No preference, just easier to ship USPS in Wall TX.

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#5686309 - 04/06/15 09:28 AM Re: Question - Shipping a Rifle [Re: thorn4570]
patriot07 Offline
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Registered: 11/06/11
Posts: 2037
Loc: Royse City, TX
USPS will not take my guns if they know it's a firearm. Or at least they wouldn't the last couple times I tried probably 5-6 years ago. Neither would fedex, but UPS would if you knew which one to go to.

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#5686597 - 04/06/15 12:17 PM Re: Question - Shipping a Rifle [Re: thorn4570]
EdRoth Offline


Registered: 01/21/09
Posts: 100
Loc: Dallas, TX
I've never had an issue with USPS accepting rifles.

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#5686842 - 04/06/15 02:38 PM Re: Question - Shipping a Rifle [Re: thorn4570]
TonyinVA Offline
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Registered: 03/24/14
Posts: 1977
Loc: Virginia, USA
I ship my firearms to outfitters all the time.... I use FEDEX 3 day ground. I have never had an issue. As long as you are not selling the firearm I do not think you have an issue either. Also, consider that you need to ship a firearm to a manufacturer for a recall and they use carriers.

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#5686847 - 04/06/15 02:40 PM Re: Question - Shipping a Rifle [Re: thorn4570]
TonyinVA Offline
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Registered: 03/24/14
Posts: 1977
Loc: Virginia, USA
See the attached link that shows what FEDEX will ship per the NRA


http://www.nraba.org/graphics/Benefits/RevisedServiceMatrix(2).pdf

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