After 40+ days of waiting, my new Dell 1420 arrived today. I am very glad that experience is over. I will reserve judgment on the machine until I get more time to play, but initial thoughts are favorable. I like the green color a lot. I am very happy that it arrived in time for BarCamp tomorrow. I was dreading having to lug my 11 pound (with power adapter) m90 with me.
You can read my previous post about dealing with Dell on this order.