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Discussion in 'The Snubbie Club' started by cmrtwister2, Jan 27, 2010.


  1. cmrtwister2

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    I sold a handgun and shipped to a persons FFL dealer through Fedex and I was charged $63.00 from central florida to the dealer in Texas , does that sound right???
     

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  2. Mad Trapper

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    My FFL charges max $25.00 for long guns, think i paid $15 to have last handgun shipped.
     

  3. G33

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    Frisky!
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    Probably.
    My dealer/pusher does $45.
     
  4. Chup

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    If you ship from a FFL they can send threw the mail. We do and charge most people $35.
     
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  5. Mongosafari

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    That sounds like next day or second day delivery charge.
     
  6. jdeere_man

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    Sounds like you got charged for overnight plus a dealer fee.... also known as a rip-off. FFL dealers can send handguns USPS Priority, which is the cheapest way to ship them
     
  7. cmrtwister2

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    I should have gone through a local dealer but I had to go Fedex next day air usps said they would not ship a handgun. Thanks for the replies
     
  8. jdeere_man

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    You as an individual shipped a handgun to a dealer. You did what you had to, which was use overnight shipping via a common carrier.

    An individual cannot ship a handgun using the Postal Service. A huge no-no. A FFL dealer, however can ship a handgun USPS. It may have been cheaper for you to pay a FFL dealer to ship the handgun for you, depending what surcharge they would have tacked on.