Originally Posted by The Saint
You have a right to be concerned. I don't remember who tried to order some replica plate carriers from HK and the package went through the States only to get flagged by Homeland Security. So the possibility of your gear getting you in trouble certainly does exist.
it was me, but my case was slightly different as my carriers were coming from HK into the US and then out of the US. Rather then one person with his kit going down to the US.