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Old 12-13-2007, 04:08 AM
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Hi my cousin in Chicago recently purchased a li-po from maxamps so that he can mail it to me overseas but his post office says that they can't mail it because of the fire risk warning written on it. How do you guys normally mail batteries internationally so that he can do the same to mail to it to me?

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Old 12-13-2007, 03:18 PM
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We Follow all of the IATA Standards to ship Lithium polymer packages via Air. There is no issue shipping these packs via post. There is just a lack of knowlegde in the US Postal system as to what is and is not allowed and tend to not do it if they dont know. We ship thousands of lipos via air everyday for the post office and all standards are met. If there is an issue just box it up before you go in and label it RC model toy parts.

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Thanks for the quick reply. They must be on some kind of power-trip at that post office in Chicago. I will see if he can send it from another post office.
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It 's a lack of knowledge and if he has it boxed prior there shouldn't be any problems.

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Yes he had it in a sealed padded envelope and when the lady at the counter asked whats inside he told her that it is a battery - she opened it up to check without even asking.
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That was a mistake. He should have it wrapped in bubble wrap and and in a Box. I can't believe he tried to ship it in an envelope. At least in a box with padding it's protected more than in a flimsy envelope. Tell him to box it up.

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hi,
i am planning to purchase a maxamps lipo pack and ship to my friend in US. He will then bring it back to me overseas.

My question is that, with the new US flight regulation of restricting Lipo, will my friend have any problems bringing 2 lipo pack on flight??

pls advise. thanks!!
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As far as I understand that rule only affects non-rechargeable cells like AA sizes and so for cameras and such but you may want to contact your airline for the full rules.

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Hi,
Do ypu ship lipo and charger to singapore?
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Yes we ship to Singapore.

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Originally Posted by doriftu
hi,
i am planning to purchase a maxamps lipo pack and ship to my friend in US. He will then bring it back to me overseas.

My question is that, with the new US flight regulation of restricting Lipo, will my friend have any problems bringing 2 lipo pack on flight??

pls advise. thanks!!
As Jason said you should check with the airline but here is my take.

Based on my experiences as a frequent flyer I have seen two batteries pass many times without issue if left in a carry-on. In checked baggage I don't think it would be a problem at all.
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Does maxamps lipo pack pass IATA standard?
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