Originally Posted by SAINT VAN ROCK
Having a background in Transportation & Logistics Management, no one should settle for something shipped to them damaged as "shit happens, press on with it", regardless of the cost of the item or how minor the damage appears to be. To blame the shipping company is silly too (unless there is obvious mishandling)...items are supposed to be packaged accordingly to withstand delivery within the entire logistics network; from point of manufacture to consumer. A lot of people get paid good money to ensure proper packaging of products...it is a full time profession.
You can spend a lot of time fighting the power and ensuring sweet sweet shipping justice... or cope with the problem at hand and pick up a couple tools and deal with it.
It's not like the exhaust is bent in half and has holes everywhere.