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Post by marksman » 07 Dec 2017, 4:42 pm

so today I went to the local post orafice to send off some used cases I had sold online
I usually leave the cases in the car then go and get a 5kg post bag and put it together in the car then take it inside and post them
never a drama and they know what I am sending
today I had to park a fair way away so I took the bag in with me
the owner told me know worries this time but in future have them covered as Australian Post has bought in a new rule to not allow postage of empty cases
he told me if he cant see what it is he does not know what it is and does not want to know so no fuss
keep this in mind if you are sending empty cases
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Post by scoobs » 07 Dec 2017, 4:44 pm

its another bulls**t rule. like DHL now refusing to ship anything to do with firearms, including cleaning equipment or shooting rests.

its just because firearms are scary
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Post by bigfellascott » 07 Dec 2017, 5:01 pm

Don’t tell em and they won’t know.
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Post by bigfellascott » 07 Dec 2017, 5:01 pm

Don’t tell em and they won’t know.
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Post by sungazer » 07 Dec 2017, 5:06 pm

I just hope that it doesnt effect the online sales. So few shops have any good range of Brass and or Projectiles. Even the Target industry type shops that are online are not able to maintain constant supply of a relatively small number of specific projectiles.
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Post by grandadbushy » 07 Dec 2017, 7:51 pm

Well it has in QLD because I just this week got some shells sent to me I had bough from a shop in Brisbane
And with the parcel came a letter saying that they would let this lot through but in future I have to give a street address
so the parcel could be delivered by courier as Australia post was not going to send the like by mail in the future (so go figure)
I have since bought a shell trimmer and nothing was said and it came by mail
I'm not sure whats happening but something is in the wind as far as mailing gun products
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Post by darwindingo » 07 Dec 2017, 8:01 pm

marksman wrote:so today I went to the local post orafice to send off some used cases I had sold online
I usually leave the cases in the car then go and get a 5kg post bag and put it together in the car then take it inside and post them
never a drama and they know what I am sending
today I had to park a fair way away so I took the bag in with me
the owner told me know worries this time but in future have them covered as Australian Post has bought in a new rule to not allow postage of empty cases
he told me if he cant see what it is he does not know what it is and does not want to know so no fuss
keep this in mind if you are sending empty cases


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Post by Oldbloke » 07 Dec 2017, 8:04 pm

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Next thing pencils will be banned. Could stab someone with it.
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Post by bentaz » 07 Dec 2017, 8:07 pm

Yeah they will just keep chipping away at us wherever they can.
The time has come to start stockpiling components and lead and molds!
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Post by grandadbushy » 07 Dec 2017, 8:24 pm

You are probably right Bentaz I think i'll start using couriers for everything and do away with the post as
much as possible they are getting too bloody dear anyway
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Post by Daddybang » 07 Dec 2017, 8:30 pm

Oldbloke wrote:
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Next thing pencils will be banned. Could stab someone with it.


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Post by Gwion » 07 Dec 2017, 8:53 pm

Oldbloke wrote:
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Next thing pencils will be banned. Could stab someone with it.


Reckon i could probably do more damage wit h a pencil, the way I'm shooting at thge moment! :lol:
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Post by darwindingo » 07 Dec 2017, 8:59 pm

Pencils are dangerous and can do a lot of damage,, as they are capable of writing such rules...etc... :shock:

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Post by on_one_wheel » 07 Dec 2017, 9:38 pm

The same Australia Post that refuses to recognize your firearms license as a valid form of id.
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Post by grandadbushy » 07 Dec 2017, 10:27 pm

Sounds to me Australia Post needs some competition its becoming like Telstra telling the people what they need :thumbsdown:
rather than asking and helping as they used to :thumbsup:
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Post by Westaussieguy » 07 Dec 2017, 10:40 pm

You can thank WA police for his little fiasco, They introduced a policy regard transport of firearms, parts and ammo and only approved carriers are allowed to transport these items and as Australia Post is not approved they will not knowingly ship these items. It was only a problem in WA for a while but Australia Post and other carriers realised they could possibly be prosecuted and they have decided to be cautious and not transport this stuff. I am in the industry and it is causing us no end of problems. Get onto your local pollies and get them involved as this will affect the whole firearms industry Australia wide. As end users,we will suffer when we can't ship guns or parts around the country, Just try selling a gun in the eastern states and get it delivered to country WA. it won't happen.
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Post by darwindingo » 08 Dec 2017, 12:02 am

Stupidity, is becoming an increasingly infectious disease.... I hope we can find a cure for it.. I wont be holding my breath though..... :(

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Post by Oldbloke » 08 Dec 2017, 5:45 am

darwindingo wrote:Pencils are dangerous and can do a lot of damage,, as they are capable of writing such rules...etc... :shock:

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