Shipping Policy

3.0 Shipping

3.0.1 When Will My Order Ship?

3.0.1.1 Orders typically ship within 1 business day, although we strive to ship orders received by 2:00 p.m. CST the same day whenever possible. Expedited Shipping orders are processed first plus they have less time in transit. If available, tracking numbers will be provided for the shipment. Expedited shipping fees and Route Protect fees are non-refundable.

3.0.1.2 Dealer transfers can be delayed awaiting receipt of a valid FFL. NFA items will be held until BATFE paperwork has been approved.

3.0.2 Shipping Rates (*Firearm rates are doubled to Alaska)

3.0.2.1 Title I Firearms (Rifles, Pistols, Revolvers, Shotguns) – $36

3.0.2.2 Title I Firearms (Receivers) – $15

3.0.2.3 Title II Firearms (Suppressors) – $10

3.0.2.4 Title II Firearms (AOWs, SBRs, SBSs, Machine Guns) – $40 (or as listed on the product page)

3.0.2.6 Free Shipping Qualifiers

3.0.2.6.1 On Accessory Orders Over $50

3.0.2.6.2 On Orders Containing Over $200 of Ammunition

3.0.2.6.3 Black Ankle Munitions reserves the right to select the carrier utilized for any order where Free Shipping was the chosen shipping speed. 

3.0.3 Ammunition

3.0.3.1 You must be 21 years or older to purchase ammunition

3.0.3.2 For safety considerations and legal/regulatory reasons, we do not accept returns of ammunition

3.0.3.3 Check the local laws of your area for any other laws or regulations before ordering

3.0.3.4 All ammunition will be shipped via ground delivery to the contiguous 48 states

3.0.3.5 Signature required on delivery

3.0.4 Combining Multiple Orders

3.0.4.1 If a customer has multiple orders going to the same address, Black Ankle Munitions will attempt to combine the orders to reduce shipping costs. This choice is completely at the discretion of Black Ankle Munitions.

3.0.5 Shipment Delayed In Transit

3.0.5.1 Once a shipment has been transferred to the delivery service, Black Ankle Munitions is no longer able to control the delivery speed of the shipment. Black Ankle Munitions is not responsible for delayed deliveries, regardless of the shipping speed paid for during checkout.

3.0.6 Shipment Lost In Transit

3.0.6.1 In the event a shipment’s tracking information has failed to update for 15 calendar days, please contact Black Ankle Munitions for assistance.

3.0.6.2 Orders that included the Route Shipment Protection can initiate a claim with Route after 7 calendar days have passed from the last shipment update.

3.0.6.3 Orders that did not include the Route Shipment Protection are covered under Black Ankle Munitions’ insurance which requires 15 calendar days to have passed from the last shipment update before a claim can be initiated.

3.0.6.3.1 Once the insurance claim has been approved, Black Ankle Munitions will ship a replacement item. If the item is no longer available, a refund will be issued.

3.0.7 Shipment Lost After Delivery

3.0.7.1 In the event a shipment is shown as delivered but can not be located, the recipient is responsible for contacting the delivery service and initiating the missing package process.

3.0.7.2 Orders that included the Route Shipment Protection can initiate a claim with Route after 5 calendar days have passed from the reported shipment delivery.

3.0.7.3 Orders that did not include the Route Shipment Protection are covered under Black Ankle Munitions’ insurance which requires 15 calendar days to have passed from the reported shipment delivery before a claim can be initiated.

3.0.7.3.1 Customers will be required to complete a digital claim statement, provided by Black Ankle Munitions’ insurance carrier, attesting to the non-receipt of the shipment. If the customer does not complete the claim statement, the customer agrees that Black Ankle Munitions will not be held responsible for the cost or replacement of the lost items.

3.0.7.3.2 Once the insurance claim has been approved, Black Ankle Munitions will ship a replacement item. If the item is no longer available, a refund will be issued.

3.0.8 Shipment Returned By Courier

3.0.8.1 Once a shipment has been returned by the courier as unable to be delivered, for any reason, the order will be treated as a return and will be subject to the Return Policy.

3.0.9 Shipment and/or Transfer Refused By Dealer

3.0.9.1 It is the responsibility of the customer to confirm with their selected dealer that they will accept and perform the firearm transfer. Occasionally, a dealer included in the dealer locator changes their business model and will no longer perform a transfer of a delivered firearm. In the event this occurs, Black Ankle Munitions will work with the dealer to get the firearm shipped to another dealer to complete the transfer. Any additional shipping fees will be the responsibility of the customer.

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