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GeneralSome Days It Doesn't Pay To Gnaw Through The Straps PinmemberRoger Wright6-May-13 18:33 
So today was the big day; the rifle I've been waiting for several months to receive is due for delivery to my local gun shop. I'm also scheduled to drive to Mesa, AZ for a morning meeting tomorrow, and picked out a new hotel to try because of the excellent amenities, chief among them the hot tub. I dashed to work with a plan for the day that included leaving quite early - as soon as UPS notified me of the delivery of my rifle, in fact. When I arrived, all was in disarray.
 
It seems a local paving contractor has been working in the area without adult supervision. They not only dug up several water lines, but they destroyed a few sewer manholes, also, leading to rocks and sand entering the sewer, and essentially shutting down the entire sewer plant over the weekend. It was late afternoon before I was able to escape and check on my rifle.
 
When I did finally get to the shop, I found that the seller had shipped the wrong gun! All these months of waiting, plus having to wait for the slug-like shipping of UPS to reach the local shop for final delivery, and it's wrong!Mad | :mad: Just to be sporting about it, I offered to accept the wrong gun instead - the Browning BAR Short-Trac .308 costs about 50% more than the gun I ordered - but apparently there's some silly rule against taking home a gun someone else paid more... Roll eyes | :rolleyes: Now the wrong guns have to be returned to the shipper, swapped, and reshipped - a process that could take two more weeks, easily.Mad | :mad: I contacted the seller and let them know that I expect either expedited shipping, or both thumbs of the individual responsible for the screwup.
 
On the road, at last, I made the long journey to Mesa, checked into my hotel, and prepared for a nice hot soak in the hot tub. When I arrived I found it closed for repairs... So here I sit - no new gun, no hot tub, too late at night to find a meal - with nothing to console me but a plastic cup of cheap scotch. I think I'll fill the tub, have a sit, and spend the next half hour farting loudly. Sigh | :sigh:
Will Rogers never met me.

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