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TAN USMC SHOOTING JACKETS & GUN SHOWS
« on: February 18, 2010, 09:58:38 AM »

TAN USMC SHOOTING JACKETS

FYI... the Tan Shooting Jackets are supposed to arrive at our house MARCH 4th, as explained to the
folks at MILITARY LOGISTICS. I told them the date was crucial and the order was placed having
received that assurance. I have been in contact with them by phone last week. Everything seems
to be going fine with the order. I am as anxious as you to receive ours as well. As previously
assured, Patriot Gal and I will be bringing the shipment to Waterman March 6th for special benefit
of those who are headed for  White Sands.

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Please bring your shooting jackets and/or Appleseed 'T' shirt and Orange or Red Hat


Hope this helps ya'all

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Re: TAN USMC SHOOTING JACKETS & GUN SHOWS
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2010, 06:44:47 PM »

FEAR is but False Evidence Appearing Real

The agreement was that jackets would be produced, shipped and received  at our address no later than March 4th, 2010
If they do not arrive, my brother in law sheriff will be making an inquiry to Florida on my behalf.

I have placed calls today to get an update. Will keep ya posted.

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I am personally starting to get a bad feeling about this. When I placed my order, the guy said he did not have the OD Green ones in stock and that he wouldn't charge me for the Green Jacket I ordered until they came in. He said I would only be charged for the tan jacket when it shipped and that there would be a small percentage of the shipping charges (split 10 ways) on my card at that time. Well... I was charged the full amount for both jackets plus shipping back on January 29th and still no jackets. >:( Even with the slowest of shipping options, it should not take this long (it's been three weeks already).

Anyone else been charged yet?

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Re: TAN USMC SHOOTING JACKETS & GUN SHOWS
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2010, 07:48:52 PM »
 Lets relax just a bit, Let the orders come in prior to whining.. Yes I placed a order also and was charged for each jacket... SO-- Slack off the fellow--for now. Let things work out.. Its not the end of the shoot as we know it...
 Have YOU ordered (all) your patches to sew on when your jacket arrives??
 
 Just a thought FWIW------ Pappy
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« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2010, 02:14:39 PM »
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Post pics?

Pix please?


http://www.militarylogisticsmfg.com/p0002006.html

Castle Mountain spoke w/the man in charge at Military Logistics today.  The other contact has been very sick and is now in the hosp. with pancreatitis.  So you may say a little prayer for him.

Our 15 jacket shipment is set to be shipped out on Monday, March 1.  Cross your fingers that it arrives before the Waterman shoot on the 6th!!  Stay tuned!!

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Re: TAN USMC SHOOTING JACKETS & GUN SHOWS
« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2010, 10:46:26 AM »
Thanks for the update Patriot Gal O0

Fingers are crossed, BUT, it doesn't matter if they show in time or not. I believe we all have shooting Jackets as it is, and besides Rifleman persist and persevere... not whine, complain, snivel, etc etc

The Jackets will be here when they get here.

We have more important things to worry about folks!

WATERMAN IS THIS WEEKEND!!!!

APRIL 17-18 IS RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER!!!!

Castle Mountain & Patriot Gal....... THANK YOU FOR YOUR EFFORTS O0

The rest of ya's, brush up on those Line Commands, 4 Safety Rules, 6 Steps to Firing the Shot, Steady Hold factors, etc etc

Keep Calm and Carry ON ~~:)
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Re: TAN USMC SHOOTING JACKETS & GUN SHOWS
« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2010, 06:51:48 AM »

      Agreed there are more important things to worry about these jackets, but still, is there an update available?

      I've tried with no success to get my supplier to "do" some tan, but for some reason they are sticking firmly to standard OD.
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« Reply #6 on: March 10, 2010, 01:51:43 PM »
TAN USMC SHOOTING JACKETS

Monday,,, repeated calls N/A Left several messages.  :wall: :wall: :wb:  @@) @@) @@)

Tuesday.... only two calls and voila I got some results: O0 having raised a lot of El Toro Pooh Poo messages on their phones
over their failure to have honored the shipping date promised! Nothing Thursday, I waited all Friday and Saturday. But Monday
still no arrival. Numerous calls went out during that period to no avail.   

Finally!!!!
I managed to get a hold of both Jim & Less (of MILITARY LOGISTICS) yesterday. I spoke with them three times.
They promised to call me back with a tracking order number, confirmation of the address to which they
were to be shipped (which is our address) and .... well  from some reason Less never called me back in the 30 minute
time frame that he promised. Called repeatedly after but N/A.  @@)  @@)  @@)  @@)  but then realized Florida in a different time zone
and that it was likely after hours. >:( >:( >:( !@#)

Wednesday- March 10th, 10:00 AM I made contact with Jim 1-312-296-3232   @@)
he immediately put me in touch with the company owner Less Kaltenecker  1-407 - 408-6400[/b

e-mail address :  lurp12001@yahoo.com

He apologized profusely for the delay. Moreover, he ('Less')  gave me every assurance the complete order
will be taken to the airport (by himself personally)  and have it shipped and he affirmed that
the said order will arrive at our home in East Peoria, Il tomorrow
O0    Ok, we shall see.  ::)   >:(

I have informed Less that Fred may be in touch with him to discuss further supply needs for the future. Less understands the
financial significance of the law of large numbers. I apprised him of our concerns regarding difficulty of communications and disappointment
over the shipping deadline being missed , as was promised March 4th, and the numerous concerns expressed which included those of
one Boba Fett ( intergalactic bounty hunter) who was to put a price on my head if the goods were not delivered, and that I am ridding
a lot of heat over this. He laughed but I assured him of the seriousness of the matter.  I think  this should do it.

I have been riding these folks like a rented mule   ~~:)  and I know they having a lot of problems with their electrical and communications
so I will give them the benefit of doubt this one last time. &)
 
I can do no more than have treated this order like a delinquent bank loan.  ~~:)   Sorry guys, this is just how this cookie has crumbled.

As the radio host once said........" And now, you have the rest of the story."  "Good day." :cool2:

Cheers,

CM



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      Agreed there are more important things to worry about these jackets, but still, is there an update available?

      I've tried with no success to get my supplier to "do" some tan, but for some reason they are sticking firmly to standard OD.
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« Reply #7 on: March 10, 2010, 05:33:12 PM »
TAN USMC SHOOTING JACKETS

    GOOD NEWS ........They Are On Their Way........ ^:)^

Wed 3:15 PM.... Just got off the phone with Les. He provided me a tracking number and we  are good to go! O0 O0 O0 O0 O0 O0
Our order for our Tan USMC  Shooting jackets are on board the jet and he assured me an arrival time Thursday 03/10/10
at 15:00 hours.  Looks like our  Illinois corps is going to look mighty fine. Mighty fine indeed and the hot weather is coming.
The GUY is going to look executive!! :)

Thank you Illinois or your patience.

I will PM you guys with delivery arrangements soon after arrival.


Cheers,

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TAN USMC SHOOTING JACKETS

Monday,,, repeated calls N/A Left several messages.  :wall: :wall: :wb:  @@) @@) @@)

Tuesday.... only two calls and voila I got some results: O0 having raised a lot of El Toro Pooh Poo messages on their phones
over their failure to have honored the shipping date promised! Nothing Thursday, I waited all Friday and Saturday. But Monday
still no arrival. Numerous calls went out during that period to no avail.   

Finally!!!!
I managed to get a hold of both Jim & Less (of MILITARY LOGISTICS) yesterday. I spoke with them three times.
They promised to call me back with a tracking order number, confirmation of the address to which they
were to be shipped (which is our address) and .... well  from some reason Less never called me back in the 30 minute
time frame that he promised. Called repeatedly after but N/A.  @@)  @@)  @@)  @@)  but then realized Florida in a different time zone
and that it was likely after hours. >:( >:( >:( !@#)

Wednesday- March 10th, 10:00 AM I made contact with Jim 1-312-296-3232   @@)
he immediately put me in touch with the company owner Less Kaltenecker  1-407 - 408-6400[/b

e-mail address :  lurp12001@yahoo.com

He apologized profusely for the delay. Moreover, he ('Less')  gave me every assurance the complete order
will be taken to the airport (by himself personally)  and have it shipped and he affirmed that
the said order will arrive at our home in East Peoria, Il tomorrow
O0    Ok, we shall see.  ::)   >:(

I have informed Less that Fred may be in touch with him to discuss further supply needs for the future. Less understands the
financial significance of the law of large numbers. I apprised him of our concerns regarding difficulty of communications and disappointment
over the shipping deadline being missed , as was promised March 4th, and the numerous concerns expressed which included those of
one Boba Fett ( intergalactic bounty hunter) who was to put a price on my head if the goods were not delivered, and that I am ridding
a lot of heat over this. He laughed but I assured him of the seriousness of the matter.  I think  this should do it.

I have been riding these folks like a rented mule   ~~:)  and I know they having a lot of problems with their electrical and communications
so I will give them the benefit of doubt this one last time. &)
 
I can do no more than have treated this order like a delinquent bank loan.  ~~:)   Sorry guys, this is just how this cookie has crumbled.

As the radio host once said........" And now, you have the rest of the story."  "Good day." :cool2:

Cheers,

CM



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      Agreed there are more important things to worry about these jackets, but still, is there an update available?

      I've tried with no success to get my supplier to "do" some tan, but for some reason they are sticking firmly to standard OD.

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Re: TAN USMC SHOOTING JACKETS & GUN SHOWS
« Reply #8 on: March 10, 2010, 06:24:51 PM »
I wonder how they will look striped w/od paint...?

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« Reply #9 on: March 10, 2010, 07:35:04 PM »
 O0 O0 O0 O0 O0 O0 O0 O0 O0 O0 O0 O0 O0 O0 O0 O0 O0 O0 O0 O0 O0 O0 O0 O0 O0 O0 O0
 OH and WELL DONE CM,  ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^
 Sure hope this fellow is READY cause  we are going to open the GATES when the rest of the seeders see them. They will have to hire more stitches :sos: :sos: :sos: :sos: :sos: :sos: :sos: :sos:  $$-0 $$-0 $$-0 $$-0
 This will be great for the fellows just comming back from White Sands. Again way to stand the course.. Pappy
 
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Re: TAN USMC SHOOTING JACKETS & GUN SHOWS
« Reply #10 on: March 10, 2010, 07:39:38 PM »
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The GUY is going to look executive!

This, I've got to see!!  **)
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« Reply #11 on: March 10, 2010, 09:50:58 PM »
And those seeder who order will all call and say, "Don't make me have the resident mule buster CM call!"  ~~:) 

Hmmm... Now we can tell people... "Don't make me go Castle Mountain on you?"    **)

Excellent Job! 

3 HUUZAAHS for CM!  ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^

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Re: TAN USMC SHOOTING JACKETS & GUN SHOWS
« Reply #12 on: March 10, 2010, 11:24:36 PM »
Huzzah CM!  ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^

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Re: TAN USMC SHOOTING JACKETS & GUN SHOWS
« Reply #13 on: March 11, 2010, 04:49:51 PM »


Thursday 11:00 AM, Door bell rang!  Close to half of the tan shooting jacket order arrived at our door step. ^:)^ ^:)^ O0
The remainder of the order is still coming. ^:)^ O0

Less called me to advise the rest are coming.


Cheers,

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Huzzah CM!  ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^

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Re: TAN USMC SHOOTING JACKETS & GUN SHOWS
« Reply #14 on: March 11, 2010, 04:55:55 PM »
Can you post some Pix?
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« Reply #15 on: March 11, 2010, 04:56:51 PM »
Great news and great job CM!  I'm afraid to ask if they come left handed for those of us in the right state of mind.
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« Reply #16 on: March 11, 2010, 05:04:52 PM »
CM,

I don' t even have a dog in that race, but am soooo glad that they have started to arrive. Some peace of mind for you now and you don' t have to be on the look-out for those intergalactic bounty hunters ;D.

Job well done sir O0

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PICTURES of the TAN USMC SHOOTING JACKETS
« Reply #17 on: March 12, 2010, 12:28:50 AM »
PICTURES OF THE TAN SHOOTING JACKETS

By request, here are some pictures of the cotton poly blend USMC Shooting Jackets

http://www.militarylogisticsmfg.com/p0002252.html

http://www.militarylogisticsmfg.com/p0002006.html

 

The lighting does not do the color justice. They are really nice. We bought four of them (two for our sons who are in Dallas & Phoenix.
Now to get one them back on the firing line working with Scout and the other to a Phoenix shoot. Nice jackets for a hot climate.
All you have to do Fred is give Les a call. He is standing buy for your order.  @)


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Can you post some Pix?
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« Reply #18 on: March 12, 2010, 07:23:55 AM »
All you have to do Fred is give Les a call. He is standing buy for your order.  @)


Cheers,

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    Thanks for the offer, CM, but no way can I duplicate your salmon-like drive, push, and persistence to get some of these nice jackets. >:D

    You've got the ball on this one, and Les no doubt by now is quite aware when you call, he has to do something. :) That kind of training is a valuable asset which you now have. O0

     So, I suggest, to the extent it does not interfere with your official Appleseed duties, that you be the official Appleseed contact person with Les for the sake of consistency and uniformity - if you don't mind. But, be ready - you will likely be flooded with requests... :( :)
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« Reply #19 on: March 12, 2010, 08:41:01 AM »
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sake of consistency and uniformity - if you don't mind. But, be ready - you will likely be flooded with requests...

Reguesting, PLEEEEESSSSSSSSSEEEEEEEE


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« Reply #20 on: March 12, 2010, 11:57:06 AM »
OOh, OOH, OOH! Me too, Me too Pleeeeeeaaaaaaaase. Requesting a jacket in 2XL. What is the cost on these?
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« Reply #21 on: March 12, 2010, 02:57:26 PM »
I cant seem to wear O.D. ...So plzz put me down for a 2xl fat guy

..Now who sellin all the right color patches..lol
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« Reply #22 on: March 12, 2010, 03:03:51 PM »
Unbelievable, its like watching a bunch of puppies when you throw 'em a squeeky toy  :D

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Castle Mountain pleads the case of Pfc. Wally Holbrook ( an appeal to an established precedent disclosed herein as I seek to pass up this assignment).

Pfc. Wally Holbrook:  Speaking of Doberman, can I please have another roommate?


Master Sergeant Ernest G. Bilko (  aka Castle Mountain) :    Why, what's wrong with Doberman?

Pfc. Wally Holbrook: He wet his bed?


Master Sergeant Ernest G. Bilko  ( aka Castle Mountain):     Oh, well, once in a while... .... ........

Pfc. Wally Holbrook:   [Cuts off Bilko]    No, he did it from across the room.[/color]    ^:)^ ..:.. ^:)^ **)



All joking aside,  (good one eh?)  :), I have to pass on this Fred, like can I have another room mate?  :)
I am not passing the buck on this one however  this effort took a huge amount of my time and I am not in the retail business.
Nevertheless doing this  was done out of passion for my Illinois corps.  Appreciate the Kudo's Fred but for me
I see this as sort of an iceberg that could get me off mission. However, I will not ignore these recent requests.
I will find a better way to do this for everyone.

For the sake of the Appleseed nation, as Lt. Col. EEL taught me ECONOMY of MOTION, I will commit to setting
up arrangements for those who want  tan shooting jackets and folks will be able to do so with relative ease,
on their own, without dependency on someone else. I promise. If I will set up a store front within the AS web site
where you can find all the info you need  such as cost , where and how to place your order.
If  this make the Appleseed Nation better then the effort was and is worth it.
By the grace of God I was home this week and afforded the time to gitter done.

As for your recognition of my persistence Fred,  that has always been my nature, I can be tenacious. Even though it took 3 shoots to get Rifleman
and it was with a bolt gun (217), I was not about to lay it down in spite of urging to go to an semi auto, which enabled me later
to shoot a 232. Thanks to Nickel for his personal encouragement to me on that one.
Now I have accepted Deacon's challenge to beat his 'new'  240 AQT score with a 308 . Now I can see what an RBC can do for you.  O0
Oh, oh, I hear Patriot Gal's challenge also.  !@#)  Now I am in for it, more practice time coming up this weekend.
I don't care if it is raining,  I am going shooting. 240 AQT. Come on Deacon good grief. I can't let you get away with this.
I gotta get this new never been fired .308 broken in and me tuned up.  Good job  Deacon I am Proud of ya brother, you have done motivated me.

Fred, I chose the name Castle Mountain as a reminder of my persistence, because I own that 13,900 ft. Mountain ( my name and
date is in a jar buried under a carrion of rocks at the peak for ever.  I went to the top even though I took two other climbers
with me down a rock slide with a 5000 ft. drop below waiting for us. Obviously we survived. Not all of us went to the top after
that scare.  Dwight Eisenhower was titled with this mountain bearing his name : Mt. Eisenhower or Castle Mountain.
How appropriate  a honor for a great military leader who displayed the persistence  needed to save a world.
Appleseed has merely reminded me  to honor and appreciate the value of such persistence and has afforded me opportunity to
participate in a collective effort to save our nation. People with survivor personalities always are persistent in my experience.
I suppose that affected me with solid success in sales and marketing for so many years.

Now I seem to be surrounded by them in Appleseed. Me thinks Appleseed owns the right to lay claim to being the best of the best.
I mean look at what our guys and gals are doing at WSMB, look at what they did at Ft. Stewart. I see and hear what they
are doing in Wisconsin, Texas, Ohio, California. Persistence rains in Appleseed. Look at The Guy who I deem Persistence
personified having overcome life obstacles.  We are who we are.  We all come in different flavors.
Many of us come to AS with such training or personalities  fixed and others get it when they follow the trail and they discover
new things about themselves or awaken something already resident. Appleseed seems to have become way of life for us now as it has
for so many others. In many cases we become better people  as a result and I am sure this is what you mean.
I remember the Jack Nicholson line from the movie 'AS GOOD AS IT GETS' when he says to the waitress out on the sidewalk,
having gone out for some fresh baked buns and coffee in the early morning....:you make me want to be a better man".
It seems Appleseed has such an effect.

But Fred I have no desire to become a retail project outlet. or a supply sergeant vehicle.  Too much to do this year:

I have a  huge commitment to myself ( and I intend to honor that ) to prepare for IT advancement,  a learning curve
to get over, shooting and teaching  skills to hone in pursuit of red hat, multiple AS shoots to attend working with my shoot bosses
and Illinois crew men/women,  recruiting and promoting , Appleseed speaking engagements with our T-Party  friends, AS luncheon engagements ,
magazine editors to meet with and invite (throw in a politician or two), a rifleman boot camp to attend, new fliers to design, in collaboration
with 'The Guy', gun shows and store dealers to promote Appleseed to, a commitment to team Illinois  program this year and a whole lot of
personal priorities  which above all specifically are my wife Patriot Gal plus work 60+ hours a week. This is just how it is. ~~:)

Pfc. Wally Holbrook: I get up every morning and I get dressed to protect the American way of life.
Master Sergeant Ernest G. Bilko: Will you tell me that later tonight so I don't have to take a sleeping pill? **)


Cheers,

Stay tuned,   more to come from Master (Sergeant Ernest G. Bilko )  aka Castle Mountain)  regarding the shooting jackets that is:

"All I've ever wanted was an honest week's pay for an honest day's work." @)


Good grief With all these requests now coming in I feel like I am running from a  'pyroplastic' rush descending
down upon me from the Mt. St. Helen's. eruption in Washington.     :D
One way or another I will make sure Appleseed requests are taken care of. O0

CASTLE MOUNTAIN



....... the man says.........:it's like a bunch of puppies when you throw 'em a squeeky toy. Dang that is funny 'V' **)

I wish the new PROJECT APPLESEED Banner had such interest across the nation. I am sure Hoover would agree.

 'V', you still have me laughing..... ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^





All you have to do Fred is give Les a call. He is standing buy for your order.  @)


Cheers,

CM

    Thanks for the offer, CM, but no way can I duplicate your salmon-like drive, push, and persistence to get some of these nice jackets. >:D

    You've got the ball on this one, and Les no doubt by now is quite aware when you call, he has to do something. :) That kind of training is a valuable asset which you now have. O0

     So, I suggest, to the extent it does not interfere with your official Appleseed duties, that you be the official Appleseed contact person with Les for the sake of consistency and uniformity - if you don't mind. But, be ready - you will likely be flooded with requests... :( :)
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Re: TAN USMC SHOOTING JACKETS & GUN SHOWS
« Reply #24 on: May 27, 2010, 10:16:36 AM »
How are these MILITARY LOGISTICS shooting jackets working out for everyone? I'm having a bit of trouble with mine and wondering if it's "me"...O.L.
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« Reply #25 on: June 01, 2010, 12:26:32 PM »
Service is poor at best, though I do know of a few who have received theirs. Be persistant with the Company selling them. We do not need a huge argument/fat chwing session here. The one in my possession is good quality, but it was a gift and have no idea how the the troublemaker...er I mean nice fella, waited to get it.

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« Reply #26 on: June 01, 2010, 12:32:07 PM »
Squeeky wheel gets the grease


Only if they answer the phone and hear it squeek. They wouldn't even respond to my credit card company when they tried to reach them to notify them they were refunding my money and crediting my account. At least I got my money back after 4 months. Good luck to anyone else still dealing with these people.

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« Reply #27 on: June 01, 2010, 01:58:36 PM »
OK, I've been waiting to announce this, but here goes.

I've been in contact with them and have expressed the disappointment that many in the Appleseed program feel with their customer service.  I told them I didn't want an excuses they just need to make it right.

I have expressed that once the uncanceled orders have been completed, which isn't that many.  I might be interested in becoming a distributor for them. I am still working with them to resolve the issue.  Once that is done.  I have openly told them that based on their prior performance I will ONLY sell what I have in stock.

At some point I will ask for pre-orders so I can order effectively.  Not yet.

My plan is not to turn this into a full time business or really to make money, nor to compete with any person within the program who maybe selling such items.  I only want to make these jacket available.

So that is the plan.



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« Reply #28 on: June 01, 2010, 07:38:39 PM »
Well, here's my story....My wife ordered a lefty and a week or so later I ordered a right hand. Card got charged a week or so later and received mine 2-3 weeks later..Not bad considering they were waiting for the maker to catch up. My wife still has not received hers. About 8 weeks now.

Mine, the quality looks good, fabric is good, stitching good, etc..The problem is when I get into the prone position, the elbow pads don't line up, elbows are just off the edges. I physically have to twist them around to do any good and timed fire transitions, this won't work.

I was just wondering if others had seen the same thing. I'm wondering if it'll "train" with a little use. I sent them an email more than a week ago asking their advice and suggestions but haven't heard from them. You guy's input/thoughts would be appreciated...O.L.
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