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#6440760 - 09/06/16 03:52 PM Gun Shipping Question
slack40 Offline
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Registered: 08/27/13
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Loc: Flagstaff, AZ
Heading back to Texas for a weekend in late October. I'm wanting to ship my shotgun to myself while I am there. What is the easiest way to go about it?
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#6440767 - 09/06/16 03:57 PM Re: Gun Shipping Question [Re: slack40]
rickym Offline
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Break it down stick it in a box and send it. Put a fragile sticker on it and tell them its fine china and insure it.
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#6441149 - 09/06/16 08:08 PM Re: Gun Shipping Question [Re: slack40]
Ox190 Offline
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Fragile stickers don't matter, ship it via Ground with FedEx or UPS, I'd recommend shipping it inside of a hard case put inside of a large box with additional packaging....or just check it on the plane.
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#6441968 - 09/07/16 11:07 AM Re: Gun Shipping Question [Re: slack40]
slack40 Offline
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Registered: 08/27/13
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Loc: Flagstaff, AZ
Thanks for the responses!
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#6444591 - 09/08/16 09:35 PM Re: Gun Shipping Question [Re: slack40]
Loaded Offline
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Loc: Huntington, TX
If shipping it to yourself, you can legally send it via USPS. I found that to be the cheapest way.

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#6444599 - 09/08/16 09:38 PM Re: Gun Shipping Question [Re: slack40]
Cleric Offline
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Some carriers require overnight for guns...

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#6444628 - 09/08/16 10:01 PM Re: Gun Shipping Question [Re: slack40]
glocker17 Offline
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Most don't for shotguns

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#6444654 - 09/08/16 10:27 PM Re: Gun Shipping Question [Re: slack40]
texaspatriot.308 Offline
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box it wrap it send it UPS or whatever...it will go...done it several times.
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#6444751 - 09/09/16 06:28 AM Re: Gun Shipping Question [Re: slack40]
Dave Davidson Offline
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Just check it and bring it with you. I've done it several times.
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#6444780 - 09/09/16 07:08 AM Re: Gun Shipping Question [Re: rickym]
colt45 Offline
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Originally Posted By: rickym
Break it down stick it in a box and send it. Put a fragile sticker on it and tell them its fine china and insure it.
NOT
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#6444782 - 09/09/16 07:09 AM Re: Gun Shipping Question [Re: slack40]
colt45 Offline
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Registered: 08/19/06
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Originally Posted By: slack40
Heading back to Texas for a weekend in late October. I'm wanting to ship my shotgun to myself while I am there. What is the easiest way to go about it?
ship it to your self, usps, it is legal to do so...
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