Returns/Cancellations

You MAY be charged a 15% restocking fee for canceling an order. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, please contact us for a Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) request within 10 business days of the receipt of the product. If the item is returned unopened in the original box, we will exchange it, offer you store credit, or offer you a refund, less 15% restocking fee, based on your original method of payment. The product must be returned within 10 business days of the issuance of the RMA. All products must be packed in the original packaging, including any accessories, manuals, documentation and registration that shipped with the product. A 15% open box fee in addition to the 15% restocking fee (totaling 30%) will be assessed on any sealed product that is opened or removed from its original packaging.

Please note that we do not permit the return of the following products:
   1. Special orders and products that are custom configured to your specifications.
   2. Products sold “as is” or “used” or that have been installed or used after receipt.
   3. Firearms, once transferred to buyer.
   4. Illumination devices, electronic sights, optics and night vision equipment.

NOTE: We recommend that you use a carrier that offers shipment tracking for all returns, and either insure your package for safe return or declare the full value of the shipment so that you are protected if the shipment is lost or damaged in transit. If you chose not to use a carrier that offers tracking and insure or declare the full value of the product, you will be responsible for any loss or damage to the product during shipping.

The United States Postal Service (USPS) offers limited tracking capabilities and that there is a 30-calendar-day waiting period before USPS will initiate a trace. The customer is responsible for shipping charges both ways on returns, as well as for shipping charges on shipments that are refused.

Website Disclaimer

Other items available for sale not listed on this website include discontinued parts or parts for firearms no longer produced. Please contact us if you have any questions regarding parts for firearms no longer produced (such as Vietnam era upper receiver units, obsolete fire control parts, etc.).

All items on this website are subject to change without notice. This includes item availability, one-of-a-kind items, and pricing.

NOTE: melsoutdoors.com may contain other proprietary notices and copyright information, the terms of which must be observed and followed. Information on this site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Information, including the product pricing and availability, may be changed or updated without notice. skē inc., and their subsidiaries reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, and/or cancel orders in its discretion.

Customer Service

If you encounter any problems with your order or the checkout process, or if you have any questions about the status of your order, simply contact our customer service staff through our Contact Us page.

Consumer Data Privacy

We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it.

The Credit Card Billing Information, Shipping Information, and Contact Information in our checkout process are required in order to process your order and deliver the product to you. We store some information for accounting reasons. Your information will not be shown to third parties not involved in the transaction, nor used to send you any unrequested information. The entire Checkout process is handled through a secure SSL-encrypted connection.

The Credit Card Billing Information is sent directly to our payment provider who processes your credit card transaction. The credit card information is neither recorded nor stored by us, and it can only be accessed by our payment provider. Each transaction has a very high level of security. Your credit card details are sent directly to the payment provider over a secure SSL-encrypted connection. They are not processed on our servers at any stage of the transaction, nor are they stored on our server.

Secure Transmission

All information collected during the checkout process is transmitted via industry standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) featuring 128-bit encryption. A Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificate creates an encrypted link between a website and a visitor’s Web browser. This link ensures that all data passed between the website and the browser remains private and secure.

Online Price & Description Errors

Our online inventory changes every day. Occasionally an item may appear on the site by mistake or the item’s description may contain a typographical error. We do not guarantee that titles, descriptions, pictures or prices on our site are error-free. We reserve the right to refuse any order including but not limited to orders for items with errors in the description or price. In the event that we cancel an order we will not charge the customer’s credit card or we will refund the money.

If an item’s description contains an error such as incorrect photo, price, accessory or description and a customer makes the order, we will not process the order without first contacting the customer. If the order is mistakenly shipped, we may advise the customer to return the item in an unopened condition and we will refund the customer. By placing an order, the customer agrees that Mel’s Sport Shop will be the final arbiter of discrepancies in the online catalog.

Order Fulfillment

All orders are shipped promptly from our warehouse or in-store inventory within 3 – 10 business days using UPS, FedEx, or USPS. Tracking numbers are available for items shipped via UPS and FedEx.

Shipping Damage / Loss / Theft

Once Your products are delivered You assume all responsibility for them, including the risk that they may be stolen or damaged. You release skē inc., and their subsidiaries from all liability and responsibility for Your products after they are delivered.

In the event the package is lost or stolen while in transit there will be a maximum claim paid of $100 per package plus the cost of shipping. Keep in mind that we combine shipments, so up to 50 pounds of ammunition will be packed into a single package. In the event You become aware of a lost package or entire shipment while the goods are in transit You must report the loss to skē inc. immediately upon discovery of the loss. Shipments that show as delivered that have not been received by You must be reported to skē inc. by email no more than 3 (three) days after the delivery date reflected in the carrier’s records. Should You fail to notify us within 3 (three) days we reserve the right to refuse any refund for goods not received.

You agree to accept delivery of Your order at the shipping address designated at checkout. If You fail or refuse to accept delivery of your order You are not entitled to receive a refund of your purchase price, including any taxes and fees paid.

Used Firearms

The seller provides all descriptions for used items. All descriptions for used items are honest and based on actual items being offered for sale. Items being sold in this manner will be marked as such. All sales on used items are final. Photos will be provided when available. All machine guns are considered used unless otherwise noted.

General Firearm Sales

All firearms, magazines, receivers and restricted law enforcement items are sold and shipped in accordance with all existing federal, state and local laws and regulations. Many of the firearms, magazines and parts for sale on this website may be restricted or prohibited in your area. Please check your local and state regulations before ordering. You must be 18 or older to purchase a long gun and 21 or older to purchase a handgun per ATF rules, but state and local laws may differ and you will need to check your local laws before purchasing a firearm.

All new firearms are shipped in the original manufacturer’s box, with magazine(s), accessories and applicable warranty. Firearms requiring warranty work must be returned to the factory within 1 year of purchase for repair. Accessories and special order items not normally sold by our store will not be covered under warranty even if these products are part of an integrated firearms package, unless we have guaranteed the entire package in writing. Please contact the original manufacturer for warranty information on all accessories and special order items.

Ammunition Purchases

You must be 18 or older to purchase rifle or shotgun ammunition and 21 or older to purchase handgun ammunition. All ammunition will be shipped ground with adult signature required. Always make sure to use the correct ammunition for your specific firearms. Check your local laws for any other regulations. *All ammunition sales will comply with local and state laws and will not be shipped to any restricted areas.*

Shipping Restrictions

skē inc. does not ship firearms or ammunition outside the United States or to Alaska, or Hawaii. skē inc. reserves the right to make exceptions to this condition based on changing state and local laws. Further, we may refuse shipment if certain state or local licenses are required even if You provide electronic documents or copies of such licenses if we are unable to verify the authenticity of said documentation.

Please note the following shipping conditions (this list is subject to change with or without notice):

California
skē inc. will not ship ammunition directly to consumers. We will ship to your preferred FFL where you may obtain your ammunition.
California prohibits the sale and purchase of “Large Capacity Magazines”. skē inc. therefore will not sell or ship “Large Capacity Magazines” – those that are capable of holding greater than 10 rounds – to California residents.
California has an “Assault Weapons” ban in place that prohibits California residents from purchasing firearms meeting the definition of “Assault Weapon”. As such, skē inc. will not sell or ship firearms meeting the “Assault Weapon” definition to California residents. California residents should review their State laws and regulations to determine if the product they seek to purchase is prohibited.
Colorado
Colorado prohibits the sale and purchase of “Large Capacity Magazines”. skē inc. therefore will not sell or ship “Large Capacity Magazines” – those that are capable of holding greater than 15 rounds – to Colorado residents.

Connecticut
Purchasers must provide skē inc. with one of the following prior to shipment and delivery of ammunition:
Permit to Carry a Pistol or Revolver
Permit to Sell at Retail a Pistol or Revolver
Eligibility Certificate for a Pistol or Revolver
Long Gun Eligibility Certificate (for rifle / shotgun ammunition only)
Ammunition Certificate AND a Driver’s License, Passport, or other valid photo identification document
Connecticut prohibits the sale and purchase of “Large Capacity Magazines”. skē inc. therefore will not sell or ship “Large Capacity Magazines” – those that are capable of holding greater than 10 rounds – to Connecticut residents.
Connecticut has an “Assault Weapons” ban in place that prohibits Connecticut residents from purchasing firearms meeting the definition of “Assault Weapon”. As such, skē inc. will not sell or ship firearms meeting the “Assault Weapon” definition to Connecticut residents. Connecticut residents should review their State laws and regulations to determine if the product they seek to purchase is prohibited.
Delaware
skē inc. will not sell or ship ammunition or firearms to purchasers under 21 years of age, excluding shotguns and shotgun ammunition. Purchasers must provide valid, current photographic identification exhibiting their age.
Delaware prohibits the sale and purchase of “Large Capacity Magazines”. skē inc. therefore will not sell or ship “Large Capacity Magazines” – those that are capable of holding greater than 17 rounds – to Delaware residents.
Delaware prohibits the sale and purchase of “Assault Weapons”, as defined by State law. skē inc. will not sell or ship “Assault Weapons” to Delaware residents. Delaware residents may refer to Section 1465 of Title 11 as enacted by HB 450 (2022) to review what items qualify as “Assault Weapons”.
Illinois
Prior to shipment and delivery of ammunition purchasers must provide skē inc. their Illinois Driver’s License or Illinois State Identification card AND one of the following:
FOID
Concealed Carry License

The address on ONE of these forms of ID must match the shipping address.
Maryland
Maryland has an “Assault Weapons” ban in place that prohibits Maryland residents from purchasing firearms meeting the definition of “Assault Weapon”. As such, skē inc. will not sell or ship firearms meeting the “Assault Weapon” definition to Maryland residents. Maryland residents should review their State laws and regulations to determine if the product they seek to purchase is prohibited.
Maryland prohibits the sale and purchase of “Large Capacity Magazines”. skē inc. therefore will not sell or ship “Large Capacity Magazines” – those that are capable of holding greater than 10 rounds – to Maryland residents.
Maryland prohibits the sale of flamethrowers. As such, skē inc. will not sell or ship flamethrowers to Maryland.
Massachusetts
Purchasers of handgun ammunition must provide skē inc. with one of the following prior to shipment and delivery of ammunition: License to own a Firearm.
Massachusetts prohibits the sale and purchase of “Large Capacity Magazines”. skē inc. therefore will not sell or ship “Large Capacity Magazines” – those that are capable of holding greater than 10 rounds – to Massachusetts residents.
Massachusetts has an “Assault Weapons” ban in place that prohibits Massachusetts residents from purchasing firearms meeting the definition of “Assault Weapon”. As such, skē inc. will not sell or ship firearms meeting the “Assault Weapon” definition to Massachusetts residents. Massachusetts residents should review their State laws and regulations to determine if the product they seek to purchase is prohibited.
New Jersey
Purchasers of handgun ammunition must provide skē inc. with one of the following prior to shipment and delivery of ammunition:
Firearms Purchaser ID Card
Permit to Purchase a Handgun
Permit to Carry a Handgun
Beginning February 1, 2023, purchasers of handgun ammunition must provide skē inc., in addition to the above, with one of the following documents exhibiting proof they are 21 years of age or older:
Valid, current Driver’s License
Valid, current nondriver identification card
Other valid, current government-issued form of photo identification
New Jersey prohibits the sale and purchase of “Large Capacity Magazines”. skē inc. therefore will not sell or ship “Large Capacity Magazines” – those that are capable of holding greater than 10 rounds – to New Jersey residents.
New Jersey has an “Assault Weapons” ban in place that prohibits New Jersey residents from purchasing firearms meeting the definition of “Assault Weapon”. As such, skē inc. will not sell or ship firearms meeting the “Assault Weapon” definition to New Jersey residents. New Jersey residents should review their State laws and regulations to determine if the product they seek to purchase is prohibited.
New York
skē inc. will not ship ammunition directly to consumers. We will ship to your preferred FFL where you may obtain your ammunition.
New York prohibits the sale and purchase of “Large Capacity Magazines”. skē inc. therefore will not sell or ship “Large Capacity Magazines” – those that are capable of holding greater than 10 rounds – to New York residents.
New York has an “Assault Weapons” ban in place that prohibits New York residents from purchasing firearms meeting the definition of “Assault Weapon”. As such, skē inc. will not sell or ship firearms meeting the “Assault Weapon” definition to New York residents. New York residents should review their State laws and regulations to determine if the product they seek to purchase is prohibited.
Effective September 4, 2022, residents of New York State purchasing semiautomatic rifles that are not prohibited by law must provide a copy of their License for a Semiautomatic Rifle.
New York City, NY (all boroughs)
skē inc. will not ship ammunition directly to consumers. We will ship to your preferred FFL where you may obtain your ammunition.

Rhode Island
skē inc. will not sell or ship firearms or ammunition to any purchaser under 21 years of age. Valid and unexpired photo identification must be provided to skē inc. for validation.
Rhode Island prohibits the sale of magazines for semiautomatic firearms that have the capability to hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition and skē inc. is therefore prohibited from selling or shipping such magazines to residents of the State.
Vermont
Vermont prohibits the sale and purchase of “Large Capacity Magazines”. skē inc. therefore will not sell or ship “Large Capacity Magazines” – those that are capable of holding greater than 10 rounds for long guns or 15 rounds for handguns – to Vermont residents.

Washington
Washington prohibits “Large Capacity Magazines”. skē inc. therefore will not sell or ship “Large Capacity Magazines” – those that are capable of holding greater than 10 rounds – to Washington residents.

Washington, D.C.
skē inc. will not ship ammunition directly to consumers. We will ship to your preferred FFL where you may obtain your ammunition.
Washington, D.C. prohibits the sale and purchase of “Large Capacity Magazines”. skē inc. therefore will not sell or ship “Large Capacity Magazines” – those that are capable of holding greater than 10 rounds – to District residents.
Washington, D.C. has an “Assault Weapons” ban in place that prohibits District residents from purchasing firearms meeting the definition of “Assault Weapon”. As such, skē inc. will not sell or ship firearms meeting the “Assault Weapon” definition to District residents. District residents should review their State laws and regulations to determine if the product they seek to purchase is prohibited.