UPS, and mark the outside ORM-D and possibly also "small arms ammunition" under the ORM-D. UPS doesn't care (shouldn't at least). Get a Mgr if the sales sheep squacks like the ignorant sometimes do.
December 21, 2007, 08:46 AM
Can't ship ammo in the mail. Mark
And there are plenty of signs in the Post Office, WITH PICTURES, saying so.
December 21, 2007, 12:23 PM
I think it's a felony to ship ammo via the USPS. Pay the extra amount and go through UPS. It's the simplest of the shippers. Fedex requires a surcharge and a contract. Not worth it.
December 21, 2007, 01:42 PM
UPS is easy, BUT you will have to go to a regional hub and NOT a local "UPS Store."
UPS calls the hubs "customer centers," and are basically where you would go to get your package if UPS was unable to get a signature at your door because you were not home. http://www.ups.com/content/us/en/locations/custcenters/index.html?WT.svl=SubNav
Like Rocco said, you just need to mark the box with the letters "ORM-D" near the address label so UPS knows they can't send it by aircraft. "ORM-D" indicates it is some sort of "hazardous" or flammable materials that require ground shipping. I've seen that marked on my box of spray paint from Brownell's.
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