Shipping Primed Brass via USPS


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Maj Dad
June 26, 2013, 05:04 PM
Can you send unloaded, primed brass via USPS flat rate/ parcel post, or must it go FedEx/UPS? I know loaded ammo can't be mailed but don't remember if primed brass can.
Thanks,
George J.

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Jim K
June 26, 2013, 05:07 PM
As I understand it, no. The primer is an explosive and cannot be sent by mail.

Jim

niner4tango
June 26, 2013, 06:58 PM
http://pe.usps.com/text/pub52/pub52c3_016.htm

341.21 c
Small Arms Ammunition. Ammunition is classified as a Division 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, or 1.4 explosive, depending on the degree of hazard. Ammunition that is regulated as a Class 1 explosive and designed to be fired from a pistol, revolver, rifle, or shotgun, as well as associated primers and blank cartridges (including those designed for tools) and propellant powder for use in any firearm, is prohibited from mailing.

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