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Old 01-25-2011, 06:42 AM   #11
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Seems like they do require this


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Old 01-25-2011, 07:35 AM   #12
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I'd heard that the change was more recent, borosilicate is what is used in science labs for a reason. Tempered soda-lime glass is much more susceptible to thermal shock.
Looks like they started using soda lime in the 40s but maybe not exclusively until more recently.

http://www.pyrexware.com/index.asp?pageId=30&TruthId=2

"Pyrex bakeware has been made – first by Corning Incorporated and now by World Kitchen – using the same soda lime composition and heat-strengthening process for more than 60 years. Corning Incorporated began making Pyrex bakeware from borosilicate glass in 1915 and in the 1940s began using soda lime and borosilicate interchangeably."


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Old 01-25-2011, 12:21 PM   #13
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Thanks for the alcohol Fedex agreement. Now if some family or friends out of state want some homebrew, If they are really worried about it , we can cover ourselves and they can get some homebrew. I bet its still really expensive to ship a 12 pack of something.
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Old 01-25-2011, 12:56 PM   #14
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I believe to ship legally through FedEx, you need a license on both ends.

http://www.wineinstitute.org/files/f..._agreement.pdf
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Old 01-25-2011, 10:23 PM   #15
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I'm about to ship some beer. I was planning on declaring it as vinegar and marinades, cause you know it could end up as either.
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Old 01-26-2011, 12:22 AM   #16
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Just an FYI, when I lived in Hawaii my parents sent me some Skullsplitter in a flat rate box through USPS. One of the bottles broke in transit. USPS taped up the damage and nothing was ever said about it.
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Old 01-26-2011, 01:17 AM   #17
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I tried to ship a bunch of bottles of beer from San Deigo to home a few years ago. One box made it and the other didn't. I can only assume the box that didn't make it broke at the warehouse. A damn shame, because that was the box with all the big bottles in it - mainly Russian River and Lost Abbey. But UPS never complained that I didn't do an alcohol form, nor did they really admit to any breakage. They just "lost" the package.
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Old 01-26-2011, 03:45 AM   #18
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Why not ship thru UPS instead ?
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Old 01-26-2011, 05:21 AM   #19
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I just shipped a case of homebrew Ohio to New Jersey, following the forum sticky. No questions, no issues. Cost was 17 and some change. Company was Fed Ex.
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I've used UPS occasionally to ship homebrewskies from MD to PA, CT, CO in the past.


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