Okay, as promised, I begin the Performance Series thread. I start right at the beginning, so it'll take some time for the thread to develop.
I received the majority of the Performance Series set up on Monday, December 22, 2003 via the Pilot Freight Co. The delivery was supposed to be at my home on December 21 at a pre-arranged appointment time, but the shipper forgot to put the pallet on the truck.
I was mad and let them know, so, hey, the shipping was free! They arrived exactly as scheduled on the 22nd.
I didn't get a photo of everything on the pallet, but here's the stack in my garage: