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Old April 13, 2006, 05:42 PM   #1
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Received the May issue..Well, NOT REALLY

This is is how the USPS delivered it. Just half the front cover in a plastic bag with a printed statement that they appologize of the condition it was in.

My thought is where is the rest of the magazine? Was it shredded or damaged beyond the capability of sending it with the cover? Was is missing altogether? Was it stolen?

I called SWAT mag customer service and the lady said she'll get another issue out to me. Hopefully faster than the 4 weeks she said it will take.

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Old April 13, 2006, 06:16 PM   #2
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The Post 9-11 High Speed USPS Shredders....errr....Sorters.
Yeah, that's the ticket. They're sorters.

Send me an email with your mailing addy. I'll replace immediately.
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Old April 13, 2006, 06:34 PM   #3
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Rich,

E-mail sent to you.

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Old April 14, 2006, 12:24 AM   #4
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any thoughts on the cylinder gap article?

Hi, all. I wrote that piece and am wondering if that type of subject matter is interesting to the readership, or not so much. Denny was kind enough to print it and I might try my hand at some other writing if people found it worthwhile. However, I don't want to do it if people find it contrary to the style of the magazine. Regards.
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Old April 14, 2006, 02:58 AM   #5
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Hey you know that's weird. I sent a check into the NRA-ILA organization, and I got the parcel back all mangled up with the same BS apology. You think it's some kind of conspiracy amongst ****** off mail carriers tired of being mistaken for targets by disgruntled fellow employees?

Seriously though, do you. Cause i've never had a mangled letter before that NRA support check.
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Old April 14, 2006, 12:26 PM   #6
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Hey you know that's weird. I sent a check into the NRA-ILA organization, and I got the parcel back all mangled up with the same BS apology. You think it's some kind of conspiracy amongst ****** off mail carriers tired of being mistaken for targets by disgruntled fellow employees?

Seriously though, do you. Cause i've never had a mangled letter before that NRA support check.
The way the NRA works at times, writing out a check to them is like sending money through a shredder.
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Old April 20, 2006, 04:45 PM   #7
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any thoughts on the cylinder gap article?

Hi, all. I wrote that piece and am wondering if that type of subject matter is interesting to the readership, or not so much. Denny was kind enough to print it and I might try my hand at some other writing if people found it worthwhile. However, I don't want to do it if people find it contrary to the style of the magazine. Regards.
I for one liked it. Don't think you mentioned how many rounds you fired at each setting. What do you think the reason was that you got a jump in speed at 0.005" gap (IIRC), ammo related or actually a setting that game higher speeds? Showing ES and SD could have helped explain it.

Anyway, I liked the article, and in my opinion it suits SWAT just fine, not as the majority of content, but as interesting complimentary content. (If that reasoning was understandable...)
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Old April 20, 2006, 09:02 PM   #8
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Bummer

That was probably the best issue in a long time.
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Old April 27, 2006, 10:35 PM   #9
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The Post 9-11 High Speed USPS Shredders....errr....Sorters.
Kinda, sorta OT but what they hey.

Rich, a question please. What does 9-11 have to do with USPS ?

Thank you ( I hope )
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Old April 30, 2006, 06:39 PM   #10
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I guess you can say that alot of which was developed after 9-11 for the security and efficiency of what is done in this country has actually made things less secure and less efficient than before 9-11.
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Old May 1, 2006, 09:11 AM   #11
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Missed your post, sorry.

Post 9-11 we saw several Anthrax scares. USPS thereafter installed new high speed "sorters" which I've always suspected have something to do with lessening the amount of human exposure to mail.

They eat magazines for breakfast.
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Old May 1, 2006, 07:28 PM   #12
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Rich Thank you

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