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FEDEX Shipping
« on: March 18, 2021, 10:43:08 AM »
I had heard that they won’t ship air arms anymore.
I have shipped 20 or so in the past.
I tried to get information as to why.
The local FEDEX store said, “They are firearms”.
I explained they are not and no significant government thinks that.
Transfer, transfer, transfer: Three countries in the Pacific and two in the Atlantic.
I called USPS. Sure
I called UPS. Sure



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Re: FEDEX Shipping
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2021, 12:36:47 PM »
I received an AG last week and it was shipped via Fedex ground.
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Re: FEDEX Shipping
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2021, 02:49:44 PM »
I believe you.
PA uses FEDEX..
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Re: FEDEX Shipping
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2021, 03:37:41 PM »
I do not believe this is true. I just sent an airgun to a friend in Denver, and there was no issues period. In fact, I was ask if it was a firearm or airgun. Firearms no! Airguns yes!
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Re: FEDEX Shipping
« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2021, 04:02:48 PM »
Alan, I hear you.
Kalifornia.
You know?
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Re: FEDEX Shipping
« Reply #5 on: March 18, 2021, 06:23:03 PM »
It came from Utah AG's
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Re: FEDEX Shipping
« Reply #6 on: March 18, 2021, 08:10:03 PM »
You and I must have gotten the last two they had Loren.
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Re: FEDEX Shipping
« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2021, 05:27:36 AM »
There is one thing we need to remember when shipping airguns via any shipping service. Even though we request FedEx Ground for example, doesn't mean the package won't find itself on an airliner. Cargo planes are climatized, but only to about 15,000 feet or so. If a 4,500 PSI (310 BAR) tank is shipped full, there is a good chance the safety disc will burst while in flight. This can also happen to lower pressure air vessels, so bleed the air down to the point, it maintains the seal, but no more.
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Re: FEDEX Shipping
« Reply #8 on: March 19, 2021, 04:13:54 PM »
Heck I had to tell Fedex that I was shipping quilting products to Alan.  Then the Big Freeze in Tx heldit up
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Re: FEDEX Shipping
« Reply #9 on: April 24, 2021, 03:01:08 PM »
I'm ornery today. I blame the delays .GOV making deal for , USPS trade off of UPS?FEDEX on the big O and the current shipping issues on Biden/Libs. Sorry, don't mean to offend, well not a lot anyway.

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Re: FEDEX Shipping
« Reply #10 on: April 25, 2021, 07:17:09 AM »
I'm ornery today. I blame the delays .GOV making deal for , USPS trade off of UPS?FEDEX on the big O and the current shipping issues on Biden/Libs. Sorry, don't mean to offend, well not a lot anyway.

For a year shipping got steadily worse and worse leading up to the election. You are only noticing it now? By the way during this time I noticed Amazon shipping suffered only slightly, but shipping for anything bought on eBay or through other online retail establishments crashed and burned on a regular basis.

Of course with most of us being in lockdown,  suddenly doing most of our shopping online, USPS, UPS, Fedx all got hit hard with massive increases in shipping.

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Re: FEDEX Shipping
« Reply #11 on: April 25, 2021, 08:39:53 AM »
Yeah, the Wuhan Virus killed more than people.
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Re: FEDEX Shipping
« Reply #12 on: April 25, 2021, 08:48:20 AM »
What I meant was the UPS AND FEDEX drive by my house and drop off items at local post office, then a few days later the USPS delivers it. That is just not right. USPS has to get thier cut but we pay for it, time/money. The only package I get on time every time is Chewy food corp. for the critters, INTACT no less.

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Re: FEDEX Shipping
« Reply #13 on: April 25, 2021, 09:37:28 AM »
What I meant was the UPS AND FEDEX drive by my house and drop off items at local post office, then a few days later the USPS delivers it. That is just not right. USPS has to get thier cut but we pay for it, time/money. The only package I get on time every time is Chewy food corp. for the critters, INTACT no less.

Yep. Funny system.

I buy my pet food from Amazon I’m almost ashamed to say. Trouble is buying the exact same food locally costs $10 more a bag. With three cats and a dog it means substantial savings. I can’t ignore that.

Chicken and duck feed though are less than half the price locally compared to Amazon. Only a matter of time before Amazon figures out it can profit off the sale of 50 lb sacks of grain, bales of straw and hay.
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