thibben wrote:Get the the receiving RFD to book the pick up on their account.
Not worth the risk, especially if you are an RFD and therefore this is your business/income you could loose.
nickhornet wrote:If the firearm is being sent for REPAIR you can use an authorised carrier as a civvy........ Royal Mail/parcel force is one such approved carrier
Keef wrote:nickhornet wrote:If the firearm is being sent for REPAIR you can use an authorised carrier as a civvy........ Royal Mail/parcel force is one such approved carrier
Parcel Force will not carry any firearm (including sub 12ftlb air rifles) unless you are an RFD, have an account and have written permission to send firearms. You can also only send to another RFD..
Not true keef... as a civvy not an RFD you can legaly send a firearm for repair to an RFD.... i may be wrong on parcel force but either royal mail or parcelforce are authorised to carry firearms,,,
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