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Thread: Couriers - any that will still accept & send empty brass

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    Couriers - any that will still accept & send empty brass

    So as per other thread about AvSec retards, they have handed over my empty brass (fired) after illegally removing it from my checked luggage at Queenstown to Air NZ and stated that Air NZ will arrange to return it to me.
    Got call from helpful lady at Air NZ Queenstown today - tried to post it to you but NZ Post and courier are now refusing to handle ammo or brass.
    I suggested she try Toll or Fastways.
    Any advice about a courier who is still happy to carry empty brass?

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    Could something like empty brass not just be sent without declaring the contents? label it a bag of screws?
    I had a postbag show up last year, mate posted it Wanaka to Tauranga, didn't label it, I had no idea what it was until I opened it, about 15 live rounds of .243!

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    Just wrap it and send it. There's no law against sending empty containers that
    do not contain dangerous goods. If it rattles some busybody's going to query what's inside so just
    make sure it's quiet!
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    Quote Originally Posted by NZ_noddy View Post
    . If it rattles some busybody's going to query what's inside so just
    make sure it's quiet!
    It's also going to drive your rural delivery driver bonkers if you live at the end of a corrugated gravel road

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    Quote Originally Posted by chainsaw View Post
    So as per other thread about AvSec retards, they have handed over my empty brass (fired) after illegally removing it from my checked luggage at Queenstown to Air NZ and stated that Air NZ will arrange to return it to me.
    Got call from helpful lady at Air NZ Queenstown today - tried to post it to you but NZ Post and courier are now refusing to handle ammo or brass.
    I suggested she try Toll or Fastways.
    Any advice about a courier who is still happy to carry empty brass?
    Send her a prepaid self addressed padded envelope with some spare bubble wrap in it. That way you get to control what's written on the label.

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    It’s held by Air NZ so I have to rely on them sending it.
    Of course they could give it to the pilot & he could pop in taxi to me when he gets to Auckland

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    Quote Originally Posted by chainsaw View Post
    So as per other thread about AvSec retards, they have handed over my empty brass (fired) after illegally removing it from my checked luggage at Queenstown to Air NZ and stated that Air NZ will arrange to return it to me.
    Got call from helpful lady at Air NZ Queenstown today - tried to post it to you but NZ Post and courier are now refusing to handle ammo or brass.
    I suggested she try Toll or Fastways.
    Any advice about a courier who is still happy to carry empty brass?
    Can I be of assistance?
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    Dont tell the courier whats in the package unless you legally have to.
    It is none of their business if you send Brass cases or brass monkeys.

    Unless they show you a law stating that ammo components are restricted items then treat them like mushrooms.
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    Use enough gun

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    I work at a small airline at the airport and could courier it to you unmarked. PM if you want to try this option.

    How bulky are we talking?

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    Thanks @planenutz and @Konev, I might take you up on the offer. Itís 18 rounds of 284win in a Hornady 308 ammo box. Iím waiting to hear back from AirNZ on courier options. And itís not their fault that the fucktards in AvSec screwed up

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    @Konev - l'll leave it with you, but if you get stuck let me know.


    Cheers.

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    You could tell them to put on the label - brass earring components...


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    and this is why , if they dont ask the contents , you do not ever volunteer any information.

    Bit differant in this individual case but sorted now , thanks to great forum folk.
    Cats have nine lives-which makes them ideal for experimentation...

 

 

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