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#6152219 - 01/24/16 03:34 PM I need to ship a muzzle loader
Booner1 Offline
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Registered: 09/16/12
Posts: 1645
Loc: Terrell
I need to ship a muzzle loader to a friend in Minnesota, what carrier can I use to legally ship it?
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#6152260 - 01/24/16 04:04 PM Re: I need to ship a muzzle loader [Re: Booner1]
jdickey Offline
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Registered: 01/10/07
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Loc: Waco, Texas
Check UPS, however they may require you to ship it to a FFL Dealer.
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#6152288 - 01/24/16 04:20 PM Re: I need to ship a muzzle loader [Re: Booner1]
Texasteach Offline
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Registered: 01/05/16
Posts: 112
Loc: Ector County
Any carrier. Individual to individual, no ffl required, nor does it need to be declared.
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#6152308 - 01/24/16 04:32 PM Re: I need to ship a muzzle loader [Re: Booner1]
Blank Offline
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Registered: 09/20/10
Posts: 84
Loc: Idaho
Yes, it is not considered a firearm, so no restrictions. I prefer to buy a cheap $20-30 plastic case, and box it up. Ensure it is clean and unloaded, box it up and send direct to the receiver.

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#6152314 - 01/24/16 04:37 PM Re: I need to ship a muzzle loader [Re: Booner1]
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Registered: 08/14/15
Posts: 492
Loc: Johnson County
A Muzzle Loader isn't considered a firearm,you don't have to fill out a form 4473 on them in order to buy one. Box it up real good,and take it to the post office and mail it to them.
Just make sure you clean it real good no matter who you ship it with. Gun powder residue is easily detected by canine units that are used by almost all shippers if it gets sent by plane to the destination.

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#6152366 - 01/24/16 05:12 PM Re: I need to ship a muzzle loader [Re: Booner1]
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Registered: 08/18/12
Posts: 9306
Loc: Chambers County
Any carrier as stated. I would take it apart and his it broken down. Make it look less "gun like" and less likely to be stolen. Insure it for full value.
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#6155304 - 01/26/16 08:57 AM Re: I need to ship a muzzle loader [Re: Booner1]
colt45 Offline
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Registered: 08/19/06
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Loc: bastrop county
UPS is usually a pain, if you say its a gun, chances they will ask for ffl, USPS is the best way to go
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#6155737 - 01/26/16 12:34 PM Re: I need to ship a muzzle loader [Re: colt45]
Choctaw Online   content
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Originally Posted By: colt45
UPS is usually a pain, if you say its a gun, chances they will ask for ffl, USPS is the best way to go


Yep, I would just ship it USPS.
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#6155863 - 01/26/16 01:32 PM Re: I need to ship a muzzle loader [Re: Choctaw]
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Originally Posted By: Choctaw
Originally Posted By: colt45
UPS is usually a pain, if you say its a gun, chances they will ask for ffl, USPS is the best way to go


Yep, I would just ship it USPS.

Why would you say it's a gun when it isn't?
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