Shipping and Returns Policy

Shipping Policy:
Shooting Sports Outlet, Inc. does not sell or ship products outside the United States. Due to the complexity of state and local laws the customer MUST check to see if a product is legal to import into their state and/or locality. Some areas have restrictions on firearms, ammunition, magazines, lasers, and other items. It is the responsibility of the customer to verify that any product being purchased from Shooting Sports Outlet, Inc. is in compliance with the laws and regulations of your state, county, or city. Please see the Product Restrictions page for more information.


Non-Firearm Orders:
Please allow for 3-5 business days to process most non-firearm orders before they are ready for shipment. With the current industry climate, we currently have a very high order volume. We are trying our best to get everything shipped out as quickly as possible. We do appreciate your patience. You will receive status updates and a notification via e-mail when your order has shipped.


Firearm & Ammunition Orders:
Please allow for 3-8 business days of processing time for all firearm and ammunition orders before they are ready for shipment. With the current industry climate, we have an extremely high order volume. We are trying our best to get everything shipped out as quickly as possible. We appreciate your patience. You will receive status updates and a notification via e-mail when your order has shipped. Your firearm will not ship until we have a verified copy of the selected FFL dealer’s license on file. Please note that firearm orders that are not canceled prior to shipment may be subject to up to a 20% restocking fee and return shipping charges.

  • Ammunition can be shipped ground service ONLY. No ammunition shipments to Alaska and Hawaii due to the requirement that ammunition be shipped via ground service.
  • All handguns must be shipped by air service regardless of location.
  • Adult signature may be required certain products upon delivery. Additional fees may apply.
  • Rifles and shotguns can be shipped via ground service. Faster delivery may be available. Additional fees may apply.
  • For safety reasons, we do not accept returns on ammunition.
  • We only ship to the contiguous 48 states and to Alaska and Hawaii. (Some restrictions may apply).
  • We are able to ship to USPS P.O. Boxes as long as the order does not include ammunition or chemicals.
  • We will not ship products to locations with known legal restrictions on their ownership or possession.
  • Customer will be responsible for all return shipping charges on refused shipments. This includes firearms refused due to conflict with local laws. No Exceptions.
  • Check here for known Product Restrictions. This list is not exhaustive or guaranteed to be current. It is the responsibility of the customer to verify that any product being purchased from Shooting Sports Outlet, Inc. is in compliance with the laws and regulations of your state, county, or city.

We offer several shipping options including:
UPS Ground - Prompt, dependable, most cost-effective shipping option. This is the standard shipping method for all long guns and ammunition shipments.
USPS Priority Mail - Ideal for shipments that do not need overnight service. This is an alternate shipping method for all handgun and long gun shipments. Additional fees may apply.
USPS Express Mail - Ideal for shipments that must arrive earlier than the 2nd business day. This is an alternate shipping method for all handgun shipments. Additional fees may apply.
Free Shipping - This will include standard shipping through the preferred delivery carrier. Free shipping does not include Alaska or Hawaii orders.

NOTE: When purchasing several items, some items can be packaged together and some must travel separately. This may increase or decrease the shipping total shown upon checkout, but we will always notify you before charging your credit card. We reserve the right to alter your shipping options if they are not feasible or do not comply with ATF standards. We will do our best to package all orders in the safest, most efficient manner.

Returns Policy:
Non-Firearm Return Policy:
Returns are ONLY accepted for merchandise found defective immediately upon receipt. Shooting Sports Outlet, Inc. will provide your choice of a replacement item (pending availability) or a full refund and pay the return shipping cost on all merchandise that is found to be defective upon receipt. Please be aware that a 20% restocking fee may apply on all refused or cancelled orders and on any order that is shipped and later found to conflict with local laws. All returns and/or exchanges must have prior approval. All returns must be in original condition as to when they left Shooting Sports Outlet, Inc. All return shipping charges involved in the return of cancelled or refused shipments are the sole responsibility of the customer.

Firearms & Ammunition Return Policy:
VERY IMPORTANT - All Firearm and Ammunition Sales Final - Shooting Sports Outlet Inc. offers no warranty expressed or implied on Firearms or Ammunition. For safety reasons, we do not accept returns on ammunition. Please be aware that a 20% restocking fee may apply on all refused or cancelled orders and on any order that is shipped and later found to conflict with local laws. Also, we DO NOT reimburse FFL transfer fees on cancelled or refused firearms. All returns and/or exchanges must have prior approval. All returns must be in original condition as to when they left Shooting Sports Outlet, Inc. All return shipping charges involved in the return of refused or cancelled orders are the sole responsibility of the customer. We do understand that some manufacturer defects may not be identifiable upon initial inspection.  All defective firearms must be returned directly to the manufacturer for replacement or repair (in accordance with the manufacturer’s warranty policy). By sending a defective firearm directly to the manufacturer, you can avoid the unnecessary transfer fees of returning the firearm to us through your local FFL dealer. Manufacturer repaired firearms can be returned directly to the customer without additional FFL transfer or associated fees.  However, if the manufacturer chooses to replace the firearm, the replacement firearm must transfer through your local FFL dealer to document the replacement firearm serial number.