Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by tireman, Nov 10, 2006.

  1. tireman

    tireman Member

    Dec 4, 2001
    northeast arkansas
    good moning all--i am shipping a marlin 39a to a fellow tff'er ----how do you guys pack things to ship? this rifle has a takedown screw, but i cant seem to get it to come apart. any input and suggestions will be appreciated. everyone have a great friday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  2. 22WRF

    22WRF Well-Known Member

    May 10, 2004
    The takedown screw will come out. Give it a little help with WD40 and a big screw driver
    I have a couple of friendly gun shops here that will give me a long box just for the asking :D
    Ship it USPS

  3. henry0reilly

    henry0reilly Member

    May 22, 2004
    Maye a popsickle stick?

    Once you get that screw out, I'm pretty sure that the hammer must be cocked to disassemble. I always have rap mine pretty firmly with my hand to get it to come apart.
  4. Cardboard Box and Duct Tape/Shipping Tape
  5. 358 winchester

    358 winchester *TFF Admin Staff*

    Apr 25, 2004
    Pensacola Fl. area
  6. johnston3407

    johnston3407 New Member

    Don't forget the red bow. It's allmost Christmas.
  7. ken w.

    ken w. Member

    Jun 20, 2004
    Buffalo,New York
    I find it best to never lable it as a firearm as UPS is noted for loosing guns.You can go online to USPS and the will ship you a box of priority mail cardboard boxes for free.You would need the longer triangle boxes.Wrap it up really good with newspapers and clear tape.Put it in the box and tape every edge of the box and your good to go.This is how I pack guns.Any loose parts I put in a zip lock bag and tape it to the barrel.It should run you under $10.00 through the US post office.Delivery confirmation is $.55 extra and insurance should run under $5.00.
  8. johnston3407

    johnston3407 New Member

    "It should run you under $10.00 through the US post office.Delivery confirmation is $.55 extra and insurance should run under $5.00.[/QUOTE]"

    Is this OK with USPS?
    Last edited: Nov 11, 2006
  9. I believe it is illegal to label it as a firearm on the outside of the box
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