I finally got the time to access this forum and wanted to drop in for a few minutes. I also wanted to say "thanks" to S.W.A.T. magazine for producing a publication that calls it like they see it.
Over the past few years I have written for several magazines that always seem to base their editorial review on advertising dollars. Now, I'm not bad mouthing good business sense but I believe any good manufacturer would welcome honest review of their equipment, since the bottom line should always be about customer service, improving what needs to be improved, and working with the guy in the field to deliver what's needed. Personally I think there is a profit margin in such business integrity and businesses who operate this way will be there for the long haul.
Recently I contacted Denny about a piece or two that I wanted to publish. To be short, I was well received by Denny, Rich, and S.W.A.T. magazine and just wanted to drop in and say thanks. I've been reading S.W.A.T. for years and I find it to a great magazine for those who go and do.
Best regards to all of you and thanks for the informative forums here.