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Once your ready to ship your firearm to us, please notify us by phone or email to let us know your gun is on its way.  Please keep in mind that handguns MUST be shipped via common carrier (UPS, FedEx) and can only be shipped via NEXT DAY air transportation.  Rifles and Shotguns can be sent via Ground Transportation. 

Regulations for these carriers can be found here:

Firearms Shipping

  Firearms Shipping

Be sure and comply with all regulations, this is VERY important.  ECP&W is not responsible for making sure you comply with the laws on a federal, state, or local level.  Each carrier listed above has their own set of regulations that you must follow, so please read them carefully once you select a carrier.

Once your firearm work is complete, you will be notified by telephone and payment information will be collected.  Return shipping will be charged on your final invoice.  

Please contact us by phone for an estimated completion time on your job.  If your in a hurry - please contact us before sending your firearm to us.

A basic list of guidelines for shipping your firearm(s) to us:

1. Full handguns must be shipped by NEXT DAY AIR either UPS or FedEx. You CANNOT ship full handguns by USPS.  Shotguns & Rifles may be shipped via ground service, check with your carrier for details.
2. Take it to a service center, not the UPS Store, any pack and ship place, or drop box.
3. UPS and FedEx require you to notify them you are shipping a firearm. Declare it as an 'unloaded firearm going in for repair'.
5. Pack it well, separating the frame and slide if an auto and wrap thoroughly
6. Insure it for replacement value, insurance is CHEAP.
7. Ship it to:
        1236 Chester Springs Road Phoenixville, PA 19460
8. Do not put GUN, FIREARM, or our full company name on the outside of the package
9. Include your contact details in the box - VERY IMPORTANT.
10. Give a thorough description of what you want done to your firearm, don't assume we'll remember our conversation with you.

If you are unclear about any of these instructions, please contact us prior to shipping. 


Disclaimer: The information provided on this page is accurate to the best of our knowledge as of this time of publication (05/01/15), verification of this information should be done by the shipper to insure compliance with all local, state, federal laws. 

Elite Custom Plating - Phoenixville, PA 19460
Main:  610-656-4082