I remember reading about a "cheaper" option at FEDEX to ship a handgun, but can not find the message in the forum. Can anyone help? Thanks
From Form 1508:Emphasis added.
Your use of the word is incorrect and not true - just look at form 1508.
You got ripped off. Typical of UPS in that the counter clerks like to invent rules:Last handgun I shipped was through UPS and they said it had to go next day air, saver was not an option. It cost $90! No extra magazines, holster or anything. I think it was like 2.5lbs. $90... Last time I do that....
FedEx Express U.S. Terms and Conditions (effective Jan. 6, 2014)Fedex Express Saver is the cheaper option for handgun shipments. It's basically (by) 3rd day air service. Second least expensive option is Fedex Express 2-day PM. That's a two day air service with afternoon delivery.
weird. I had no problem shipping firearms via Ground for longguns or Express saver for handguns and did so from Fedex hubs too.FedEx Express U.S. Terms and Conditions (effective Jan. 6, 2014)
C.Firearms must be shipped via FedEx Priority Overnight service. FedEx Express cannot ship or deliver firearms C.O.D. Firearms shipments cannot be placed in a FedEx Express Drop Box.
The Saver or PM option isn't allowed for handguns.
You could ship heroin or plutonium, too. As long as they don't check its OK. :thumbsup:weird. I had no problem shipping firearms via Ground for longguns or Express saver for handguns and did so from Fedex hubs too.
How do you think I get my heroin and plutonium?! ;PYou could ship heroin or plutonium, too. As long as they don't check its OK. :thumbsup:
I wouldn't risk it and stay within the limits, using Fedex Ground for long guns and UPS "saver" overnight for handguns as the cheapest shipping options..
In most states all they care about is if the person receiving it is licensed if it goes across state lines. So anyone can ship.I am considering selling a number of my handguns and long guns because I may be moving, and my local gun shop will charge me $50 for each one shipped...which is not good for me. I am not an FFL or C&R holder,
so which is it?12.1.2Handguns
[Revise 12.1.2 as follows:]
Handguns and other firearms capable of being concealed on the person are nonmailable unless mailed between the parties listed in 12.1.3 and 12.1.5 after the filing of an affidavit or statement required by 12.1.4 and 12.1.6, and are subject to the following:
a. Firearms meeting the definition of a handgun under 12.1.1b, and the definition of curios or relics under 27 CFR 478.11 may be mailed between curio and relic collectors only when those firearms also meet the definition of an antique firearm under 12.1.1g.
b. Firearms meeting the definition of a handgun under 12.1.1b that are certified by the curator of a municipal, state, or federal museum that exhibits firearms to be curios or relics of museum interest may be accepted for mailing without regard to 12.1.3 through 12.1.6.
c. Air guns that do not fall within the definition of firearm under 12.1.1a that are capable of being concealed on a person are mailable; but must include adult signature service under 503.8.0. Mailers must comply with all applicable state and local regulations.
d. Parts of handguns are mailable, except for handgun frames, receivers, or other parts or components regulated under Chapter 44, Title 18, U.S.C.
e. Mailers are also subject to applicable restrictions by governments of a state, territory, or district.