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Phil Stracchino phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
Sun Feb 27 16:03:20 CST 2005

Dennis Jenkins wrote:
> A hand truck would come in handy with this one.  The UPS guy would cry.

Some friends and I got thgether about ten years back and made a group 
purchase of something on the order of six thousand rounds of US .30 M1 
ball machinegun ammunition in 192-round disintegrating-link belts, 
packed in airtight steel cans, two belts to a can, two cans to a crate. 
  We figured if we bought in bulk, not only did we get a great deal ont 
he ammo, but we saved about 50% on shipping because it pushed the 
shipment into the hundredweight rate.

I knew exactly what had arrived when I heard a UPS truck roll up, heard 
a knock on my door, went to the door (two flights of stairs up from the 
garage area), and the UPS guy just sort of stood on my doormat and 

  Phil Stracchino
  Renaissance Man, Unix generalist, Perl hacker
  phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
  phil.stracchino at ceva-dsp.com
  Mobile: 408-592-8081

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