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BlackReef
04-22-2008, 3:49 PM
If I was to sell my fixed-mag AR-15, and the buyer was in Northern California (I am in SoCal), is it as simple as boxing it up and taking it to the UPS hub and sending it to the FFL? Is there a way I can make the shipping label online complete with insurance and everything and just have the UPS guy pick it up? Or do I have to take it the hub no matter what.

The box I want to ship it in requires that the upper is disconnected from the lower. I know its a trivial question but does it matter if the rifle is assembled or dissassembled during shipping? Also from searching here I guess I DONT have to overnight it since its a long rifle, so thats good.

How is the DROS paperwork handled if both parties are on the opposite end of the State?

Lastly, anybody have any quotes off the top of their head on how much it may cost to ship it from SoCal to NorCal?

Thanks in advance
-Joe

Linh
04-22-2008, 3:57 PM
https://wwwapps.ups.com/ctc/request

Change it to fit your situation, From San Diego to Sacamento. From $10 to a $100.

hawk1
04-22-2008, 4:01 PM
If I was to sell my fixed-mag AR-15, and the buyer was in Northern California (I am in SoCal), is it as simple as boxing it up and taking it to the UPS hub and sending it to the FFL? Is there a way I can make the shipping label online complete with insurance and everything and just have the UPS guy pick it up? Or do I have to take it the hub no matter what.

I have never used UPS online, but with FedEx I've never had to list whats in it and can be isured for the full value. I always drop off at the counter. That way you have a receipt showing they accepted it. I think truck pickup can generate a receipt as well.


The box I want to ship it in requires that the upper is disconnected from the lower. I know its a trivial question but does it matter if the rifle is assembled or dissassembled during shipping? Also from searching here I guess I DONT have to overnight it since its a long rifle, so thats good.

Deosn't matter is it is assembled or not. If it will be in two pieces be very sure that the pieces do not bang against each other in transit. They beat the hell out of those boxes in shipping. Overnight is not necessary.

How is the DROS paperwork handled if both parties are on the opposite end of the State?

Handled just like any other rifle purchased from the FFL.


Lastly, anybody have any quotes off the top of their head on how much it may cost to ship it from SoCal to NorCal?

Depends on how much insurance, signature confirmation, adult signature only, etc..
https://wwwapps.ups.com/ctc/request?loc=en_US&WT.svl=PNRO_L1
http://www.fedex.com/ratefinder/home?cc=US&language=en

BlackReef
04-22-2008, 4:04 PM
Thanks for the help, but Ive never shipped a rifle before and the last time I did a transfer I had to provide my information. How are my signatures etc obtained for the transfer? fax?