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Topic: Coffee Race a.k.a. shipping time (6 msgs / 112 lines)
1) From: jim gundlach
After the move to the west coast, some of us east of the Mississippi 
have been concerned with shipping time.  I have ordered 5# of Timor and 
and 5# of Monkey Blend and arranged to have one shipped by UPS and the 
other shipped by FedEx.  The UPS shipment got off at about 6:00 p.m. 
Wednesday and the FedEx shipment got off at about 10:00 a.m. Thursday.  
Anyway.  The two five pound packages of green beans are racing? by 
ground  toward La Place, Alabama.  Latest tracking shows that the UPS 
pack left Richmond, Ca for Doraville, Ga at 2:25 a.m. the 3rd.  The 
FedEx package arrived at the Sacramento, Ca sorting facility about 24 
minutes later and there is no indication that it has left yet.  Both 
estimate arrival on Wednesday, Oct 9.  I'll keep the list posted.
Jim Gundlach
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2) From: Mike McGinness
Great idea, get the shipping nitty-gritty facts. But this is a single test
race. Of course you'll 'need' to do it oh, say a half dozen more times for a
good racetrack record comparison. All with 5# greens for consistency :-)
Variable Variac Rockin' Rosto Roasting in Vancouver, WA USA
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3) From: Gary White
Speaking of a race involving UPS, last weekend at a local fair I saw a UPS
truck decked out with flames painted on the front and sides of the usual
plain brown wrapper.  Unfortunately, it did little to increase my perception
of the speed of the big, lumbering panel truck.  (maybe a spoiler would

4) From: TFisher511
Did that big, brown truck carry the number 88 by any chance?
Terry F
gary-white1 writes:

5) From: James Gundlach
On Friday, October 4, 2002, at 03:28 PM, Mike McGinness wrote:
Can't afford any more than that right now.
    Jim Gundlach
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6) From: Gary White
This is a multi-part message in MIME format.
Maybe...but I didn't see Dale behind the wheel

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