With all due respect to the parties involved...
I don't know outdoors, factory, or you, tigerman. From an outsider's perspective, or from mine at least, you're coming across as petty and vindictive. Taking this drama from thread to thread, inserting needling little comments into unrelated posts, continuing to post about it after the site admin asked you to take it to emails... I have not been to AVfM before, but if you are representative of the rank and file there, I'd just as soon never go. More than outdoors' or factory's posts ever could, your actions have convinced me that AVfM is a hostile environment if you don't tow the line.
I'm saying this because perhaps you don't realize that is the impression your comments and tenacity on this matter are giving to me, at least, and possibly others. I doubt that's the image you want to portray.
I'll butt out of this, now.