Shipping Batteries is impossible to do

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Its seems to be impossible to ship a 5.0 ah battery to Alaska, No Fed x, No USPS, No UPS, ground or 1 day air.  I think its because of the battery.  Can you make the components and send them separately so that its not considered a battery until its assembled at the location your sending it to?  a little ingenuity on your part and we can start getting some decent size batteries. 
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Larry

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Posted 4 years ago

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Larry, thanks for the suggestion. At this time, it's not in our plan to make components of the battery available separately but we are working hard with shipping companies to find a way to make our batteries easier to ship.  Believe us, we share in the headache of shipping these batteries as well.
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FedEx ground will ship the batteries, do they not offer service to/from Alaska? I hear they have roads in Canada too...
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Yup, we got us all kinda roads up here now. Geez, if ya got yerself a auto-mo-bile, well, you can go justa-boot where ever you wants to go, eh!

Heck, we even got roads ta Alaska!



I even drove from Skagway to the Yukon once. Absolutely B E A utiful country out there!
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Nope even ground requires a plane ride from Seattle to anchorage. That's just way of all ground shipping to alaska

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