Black Powder Order\Shipping\Return Policy

Persons purchasing black powder must be 21 years of age.  No more than 50 pounds of powder can be sold per adult.  No more than 100 pounds of black powder can be loaded per vehicle.

Persons wishing to purchase black powder must fill out an Order Release Statement along with providing a READABLE copy of the purchaser’s driver’s license.

As the purchaser, it is your responsibility to understand and comply with all federal, state and local laws regarding possession, use and storage of black powder.  The Maine Powder House is not designed to provide individual guidance for specific situations.  Persons having specific questions are encouraged to seek legal advice or consult their local law enforcement agency.

Shipping\Delivery Fees:  All shipping fees include a HAZMAT fee.  Delivery fees are based on weight and per box shipped.  Please call if you have questions on delivery fees.

  • Orders for 5 or 10 lbs have a flat shipping fee
  • 25 lb orders is free shipping* & hazmat

*Only on orders of 25 lbs, for some states, there is an additional $25 or $50 delivery fee per box, due to the cross country delivery rates. 

– States that will NOT be charged this additional delivery fee include:  AL, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, ME, MD, MA, MI, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, VT, WV

– States that will charged an additional $25 include: AR, IA, KS, LA, MN, MO, MS, NE, ND, OK, SD, WI

– States that will be charge an additional $50 include:  AZ, CA, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, OR, UT, TX, WA, WY. 

Black powder cannot be shipped to AK, HI, GU, MP, PR, VI, Canada and other non-USA locations.

Orders cannot be shipped as gifts.  Orders cannot be shipped to PO Box’s.  All orders will be shipped via UPS and you must be present to receive and sign for the package.  A shipping confirmation for tracking purposes will be emailed or can be provided upon request.  Purchasers who would like to pick up orders in person, should contact us at 207-671-5580 to schedule an appointment.  The pickup point will be located in North Yarmouth, ME.  Pickup hours can be scheduled (most of the time) for Tuesday & Thursday after 5:00 pm, and Saturday between 9am – 3 pm.  Special time requests will be accommodated as best as possible.  All pickups MUST BE SCHEDULED AHEAD OF TIME.

Refunds/Returns:  All sales are final.  No refunds or returns will be accepted.  Only damaged product caused by shipping will be refunded.

Online Credit Card Charges:  All online credit card purchase transactions will be initially charged as an authorization of available funds.  Once purchaser’s credentials (i.e. Order Release Statement and driver’s license) have been received, then a charge for funds will be processed on the purchaser’s credit card.  Depending on the purchaser’s bank, the ‘authorization of funds’ charge will drop from purchaser’s credit card approximately 1-5 business days. Orders mailed, faxed, or taken over the phone will only see a charge for funds once purchaser’s credentials have been received.

Sales Tax:  A sales tax will only be applied to those orders being shipped to the State of Maine or any physical pickups.

Covid-19 Update:  We continue to monitor information from all credible sources as we continue to work day to day through this pandemic.  According to the CDC & WHO organizations, the likelihood of this virus being transmitted through plastic & cardboard boxes is considered low, we will still follow guidelines to reduce the risk of transmittal of this virus, including practicing social distancing, frequent sanitizing, and being aware of early symptoms.  We will make adjustments to our practices and policies with regards to the Covid-19 pandemic and will keep our customers updated with changes as they become necessary to ensure the proper management during this crisis.

Email address:  We collect email addresses only as a means of communicating details of your order including final invoice and shipment tracking.  If you wish to receive promotional emails, you may opt-in to that service either by opting in on this order form, or by signing up online at www.mainepowderhouse.com.  You may opt-out at anytime by emailing us at mainepowder@gmail.comor by calling 207-671-5580.

Handling Precautions:  Handle with care.  Avoid impact, friction, heat, sparks and open flame.  Prevent contact with smoking material.  Keep containers tightly closed when not in use.  Clean up any spilled powder.  Use non-metallic brush and dustpan.  Keep away from children.

Wash hands thoroughly after handling.  Do not mix this powder with a powder of any other type.  Do not dispense black powder directly from the canister into firearm.  Do not dispense a substantial amount of powder in close proximity to the firearm.

Storage Precautions:  Always store in a cool, dry place.  Obey all laws and regulations regarding quantities of explosive material and methods of storage.  Do NOT store in the same area with highly combustible materials.  Do not store within reach of children.  Store only in approved containers.

Disposal:  If disposal is necessary, black powder must be disposed of in accordance with all local, state, federal laws and regulations.  Consult the manufacturer for more details on disposal.  Do not dispose of the container into a fire.

Warranties:  There are no warranties which extend beyond the description of the products contained on our site.

Disclaimer of implied warranties: Seller disclaims any implied warranties with respect to such goods.

Disclaimer:  Neither GOEX, Inc. , Schuetzen Powder Energetics, Inc., The Maine Powder House, PDK Pyro Inc or Zani Pyrotechnics Inc, is responsible or liable directly or indirectly for any form of damages whatsoever resulting from the use or misuses of information contained in these pages.

We reserve the right to change and/or update prices, specifications, and availability without notice.

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Clothing Order\Shipping\Return Policy

Any person can purchase clothing at any age without restrictions.  Purchaser’s credentials do not need to be on file with the Maine Powder House.

Shipping\Delivery Fees:  Orders will ship via USPS.  Depending on the item, shipping and return shipping may be included in the price or it may be additional.  See item for details.

Purchasers who would like to pick up orders in person, should contact us at 207-671-5580 to schedule an appointment.  The pickup point will be located in North Yarmouth, ME.  Pickup hours can be scheduled (most of the time) for Tuesday & Thursday after 5:00 pm, and Saturday between 9am – 3 pm.  Special time requests will be accommodated as best as possible.  All pickups MUST BE SCHEDULED AHEAD OF TIME.

Refund/Return Policy:  If you are not satisfied with one of our clothing products, you may return it within 30 days of purchase for a refund or exchange. We will only process a return/exchange from the original purchaser or gift recipient.

Please contact us at 207-671-5580 for processing.  There will be a $3.99 return shipping/restocking fee associated with all returns.

Return Special Conditions:  To protect all our customers and make sure that we handle every return or exchange with reasonable fairness, we cannot accept a return or exchange in certain situations, including:

  • Products damaged by misuse, abuse, improper care or negligence, or accidents (including pet damage)
  • Products show any wear and tear or usage
  • Products lost or damaged due to fire, flood, or natural disaster
  • Products returned for personal reasons unrelated to product performance or satisfaction
  • Products that have been soiled or contaminated
  • Habitual abuse of our Return Policy

Online Credit Card Charges:  All online credit card purchase transactions will be initially charged as an authorization of available funds.  When order is being processed, a charge for funds will be processed on the purchaser’s credit card.  Depending on the purchaser’s bank, either the ‘authorization of funds’ charge will drop from purchaser’s credit card approximately 1-5 business days. Orders mailed, faxed, or taken over the phone will only see a charge for funds once purchaser credentials have been received.

Sales Tax:  A sales tax will only be applied to those orders being shipped to the State of Maine or any physical pickups.

Covid-19 Update:  We continue to monitor information from all credible sources as we continue to work day to day through this pandemic.  According to the CDC & WHO organizations, the likelihood of this virus being transmitted through plastic & cardboard boxes is considered low, we will still follow guidelines to reduce the risk of transmittal of this virus, including practicing social distancing, frequent sanitizing, and being aware of early symptoms.  We will make adjustments to our practices and policies with regards to the Covid-19 pandemic and will keep our customers updated with changes as they become necessary to ensure the proper management during this crisis.

Warranties:  There are no warranties which extend beyond the description of the products contained on our site.

Disclaimer of implied warranties: Seller disclaims any implied warranties with respect to such goods.

Disclaimer:  Neither GOEX, Inc. , Schuetzen Powder Energetics, Inc., The Maine Powder House, PDK Pyro Inc or Zani Pyrotechnics Inc, is responsible or liable directly or indirectly for any form of damages whatsoever resulting from the use or misuses of information contained in these pages.

We reserve the right to change and/or update prices, specifications, and availability without notice.

Last Updated:  10/18/2020