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Re: Airgun import experiences - via personal baggage route

Posted: Sun Oct 02, 2016 6:54 am
by ak27
Hello Guys,

I have a planned trip from US to India coming up in the next couple of weeks. Obviously, I'd love to carry an air pistol in my checked in baggage, but the bummer is that I do not currently have any club membership(I know it's stupid, but I did all my air rifle shooting indoors so never needed one :oops: ).

What are my chances of being able to bring the gun in my checked-in baggage, without a rifle club membership? Do you think I should go for the gamble?

Would appreciate your responses and opinions!

Re: Airgun import experiences - via personal baggage route

Posted: Sun Oct 02, 2016 1:06 pm
by jatindra Singh Deo
ak27 wrote:What are my chances of being able to bring the gun in my checked-in baggage, without a rifle club membership?
Would appreciate your responses and opinions!


None ! Would be confiscated on arrival .

Re: Airgun import experiences - via personal baggage route

Posted: Sun Oct 02, 2016 1:29 pm
by Big Daddy
ak27 wrote:I have a planned trip from US to India..... I'd love to carry an air pistol in my checked in baggage.......I do not currently have any club membership.....

What are my chances of being able to bring the gun in my checked-in baggage, without a rifle club membership?


100% your gun will make it through into the country. Only, it'll end up in some customs officers kids hands.

BD

Re: Airgun import experiences - via personal baggage route

Posted: Mon Oct 03, 2016 3:17 am
by ak27
Thanks BD and Jatindra.

Boy, that's a bummer! I wonder if I could manage to get a club membership or NRAI membership before I fly from here :?

I'll be flying back to Hyderabad, by the way.

Re: Airgun import experiences - via personal baggage route

Posted: Mon Oct 03, 2016 11:31 am
by Big Daddy
PM me. Might be able to help out on your membership quest once you are at Hyderabad.

BD

Re: Airgun import experiences - via personal baggage route

Posted: Thu Nov 17, 2016 2:57 pm
by sidr
im a canadian traveling to india to visit my family and thinking about taking my air guns with me so we can shoot in our farm house what are the rule and regulation about traveling with air gun

Re: Airgun import experiences - via personal baggage route

Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 3:07 pm
by Zoo
HI, I'm planning a visit to Germany in May. On my past trip in 2015 I had bought back 0.177 air rifle and had showed it to Customs along with the notification for 0.177 and my rifle association member card. He had allowed me, whilst frankly accepting that even he did not really know the rules regarding the same so well.
My question is since 2015 has anything changed with respect to 0.177 cal air rifles ? If all the rules are as before I will try and import one personally in my luggage since Germany has some fantastic shops for the same.
Those in the know, please chip in with your advice regarding latest rules.

Thanks in advance.

Re: Airgun import experiences - via personal baggage route

Posted: Wed Sep 06, 2017 12:16 pm
by suhailraichur
Good morning, sir need help to get membership in rifle association in telangana or a.p. plz help. My contact number is 09739922647. If u could please call me ill be thankful as i don't have your number. Or give me ur number ill call you. (saw ur post of willing to help someone after returning from usa)
Regards. Suhail.