[rescue] Free

Dennis Jenkins hello_1 at charter.net
Sun Feb 27 20:26:07 CST 2005

I had UPS deliver a couple of spam cans of the that 70's Romanian 8x57 a
couple of years ago.  I almost had an incident with them over that one.

I can't imagine what a heavy order would entail.<G>

Dennis Jenkins

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Phil Stracchino" <phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net>
To: "The Rescue List" <rescue at sunhelp.org>
Sent: Sunday, February 27, 2005 4:03 PM
Subject: Re: [rescue] Free

> 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
> whimpered.

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