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Old 01-25-2011, 07:42 AM   #11
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Seems like they do require this

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Old 01-25-2011, 08:35 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by rockfish42 View Post
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.


"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, 01:21 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, 01:56 PM   #14
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I believe to ship legally through FedEx, you need a license on both ends.


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Old 01-25-2011, 11:23 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, 01:22 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, 02:17 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, 04:45 AM   #18
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Why not ship thru UPS instead ?

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Old 01-26-2011, 06:21 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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Old 03-30-2011, 03:08 AM   #20
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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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