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Old October 20, 2011, 09:36 PM   #1
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Fedex truck came today at almost 6 PM

With a 48 pound box of primers and smokeless powder, mostly primers (42000 of 'em.) It was a group buy, they're not all mine. I told him I really thought he'd be by earlier in the day, to get a 50# box of explosives off his truck...
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Old October 20, 2011, 10:04 PM   #2
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I would have liked to seen the look on his face.
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Old October 20, 2011, 10:12 PM   #3
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He should have already known what it was, they are required to carry the United Nations codes and symbols on the boxes for explosives (primers not the powder).

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Old October 20, 2011, 10:17 PM   #4
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He didn't really seem like the brightest guy (not that there's anything wrong with that.) He didn't know what was in it, or even that it was hazmat; just that it required a sig.
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Old October 20, 2011, 10:24 PM   #5
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He probably threw the box around the truck all day.
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Old October 20, 2011, 10:34 PM   #6
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My guy throws her a treat. She is a sucker for that lol.
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Old October 20, 2011, 10:39 PM   #7
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42,000 primers for a group buy? That's a small buy for a group.
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Old October 20, 2011, 10:48 PM   #8
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42,000 primers for a group buy? That's a small buy for a group.
It was a small group. Average purchase was about 5000 or 6000 primers, then I added on a couple of pounds of powder. It worked out well because anything more than 50 pounds total would have needed another hazmat.
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Old October 21, 2011, 12:33 PM   #9
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You did realize than Grafs.com has free shipping and free hazmat? on orders over 32 lbs?
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Old October 21, 2011, 12:43 PM   #10
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This was from graf's. A free hazmat deal just started *after* we placed the order, but it's if you order 32# of powder. (we ordered 45# of primers) Maybe there's a different deal for retail orders.

Shipping and insurance was about $30. The hazmat was $25. I ordered them on my "dealer" account, and the terms are different than a retail account but the prices are lower. For large orders, the dealer pricing is a better deal even though the shipping costs more.

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Old October 21, 2011, 02:49 PM   #11
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I feel your pain $$$ great prices still...good people, I went by on my way to Michigan City Ind. last month. Then came back thru NE Colorado to meet friends for some P-Dog shooting.
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Old October 21, 2011, 06:48 PM   #12
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When my UPS driver delivered my powder and primers I ask if I had to sign for it, he sad No, he said this Hazmat stuff is all Bull---you know what.
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