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#351 Edward Bauer

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Posted 25 May 2016 - 05:47 AM

I have subscribed to this magazine back in November (4/3/15 to be exact) through PayPal...should I have received issue #4 by now?






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Posted 25 May 2016 - 05:42 PM

Don, thanks! I didn't know that about the other side of Global Shipping. Once the mailing permit gets approved (I think it's a year wait, I'll check on that this week), it should be easier to do.

 

As for some subs that haven't been received, I think I had a major brain fart.

While under the knife (yes, that sob story, again) in November, and for December also, I may not have gotten all the new subscriptions entered.

I did a search of Ed's name, and another one, and nothing shows in my emails, but, the records are there online.

So yes, I Scooby Doo'd, again, but heh, what do you expect from me :-). I know, I know, the "oh poor baby pity me line...." :-)

 

I'm going through all the November-December online orders, to make sure I do have them all, and will send the copies out as soon as I get the leftover print copies from Denver (another long boo-ho story there, again...)

 

Nope, not going away.

Sorry to disappoint the nay-sayers :-)


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Posted 25 May 2016 - 10:50 PM

Ed, and a few others, I really messed on this.

Doing some checking, it looks like I didn't update/input new subscribers for that time under the knife, November-December 2015.

Mah oh man.

I will make it right.

As soon as I get the extra copies from the press/printer, I will mail them out to y'all (is that the right spelling?)

Sorry about this.

Not good, I know.

 

Thanks for your patience, and of course, your support.

 

I did have a good talk with Greg Wells the other day.

Lots of great ideas went back and forth.

Stay tuned!!!!


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Posted 02 June 2016 - 08:49 PM

The latest issue is even better than the previous ones! Thanks to all involved.


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Posted 02 June 2016 - 10:33 PM

Thank you Bill.  :wub:


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Posted 26 August 2016 - 06:39 PM

have not yet received issue# 4.......


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Posted 26 August 2016 - 07:02 PM

Glenn, Issue #4 was sent to you on 7/8/2016, USPS, First Class

I had sent you a screen shot of the printed history.

Please email me.

Thanks

gregg@slotcarsmag.com


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Posted 26 August 2016 - 07:56 PM

Hi, I appreciate your efforts but I never received anything- no magazine, no replies to my last 2 e-mails to you, and not sure what a screen shot of printed history is?? so where do I go from here?? I will send you another direct e-mail now.


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Posted 03 September 2016 - 09:26 PM

problem finally solved and I received issue 4!! And it is the best yet!! Batmobile, vintage Hardbody stocker build, vintage Hardbody collection, and more! Hopefully we will see articles about racing 1/24 Hardbody cars, my favorite class to race nowadays.  


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Posted 05 September 2016 - 05:32 AM

Contrary to popular belief, I am human, and I make misteaks, lots of them!

Glenn, this was a big one, one that I kept on doing wrong, like a dog running around in circle chasing its tail, coming to find out, it's one of those dogs without a tail...

I know, bad analogy.

If anyone's curious what happened, Glenn sent an address change, way back when, I had flagged it, put it in the right folder to follow up on, and then, duh, forgot to check the folder to follow up with.

Simple misteak, should not have happened, but it did.

I kept on sending him copies to the old address, not knowing, or remembering, there was an address change, and since I have taken 24 years to get the next issue out, well, yups, memory ran out, and this happened.
But, all is good now, I hope.

Issue #5 is waiting for me to do final touches, and it will be at printer, very soon, week maybe?

Thanks everyone, for your patience, support, and understanding

 

Mahalo nui loa


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Posted 10 November 2016 - 04:40 PM

Boy, I'm a sucker. I paid for the "Lifetime" subscription. Never received issue 4 or anything else. I guess he meant "not in this lifetime".


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Posted 10 November 2016 - 09:35 PM

I subscribed on 05/20/16 - Should I have seen anything by now?

 

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Posted 10 November 2016 - 10:18 PM

People, I GAVE UP!  I subscribed for two years of Slots and one year of Models, and I've only received a constant flow of Models.  My main interest is with the Slots publication, but I've grown tired of complaining.  I feel like I've been ripped-off in some type of Ponzi scheme!  Greg even stated that he would return my subscription fee, it never happened, partly due to my decision to receive the publications.  I would like to obtain the magazines I paid for, but I guess that if I want to get them, I'll have to buy them again, NOT!!!!


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Posted 11 November 2016 - 08:01 PM

I have my own concerns my friends.
Voiced them on Monday this week and he didn't fire me. :wacko2: 

But Gregg is off line right now attending a model car show in Atlanta over the weekend.
So hopefully he'll respond later.


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Posted 12 November 2016 - 01:41 AM

Well at least the slot racers now know where their subscription money went. Lol
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Posted 12 November 2016 - 11:23 AM

He travels to car shows all over the country in order to cover them for the model car mag.  He's done that for the last 20 years Mike.
 


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Posted 12 November 2016 - 01:29 PM

I know that many of us are truly interested in supporting the Stots mag, but I feel that Gregg's actions show that he has used our interest to take advantage of us!  There isn't but one question to be answered, WHY AREN'T OUR SUBSCRIPTIONS BEING FILLED?  And don't give the same answer that your back and no other part of you is in pain!  I heard that one already!  I've gone back and reviewed all my open and PM discussions with Gregg, and I can only conclude that I (and others that subscribed in advance) were used to finance his personal needs, whatever they may be!   It makes no sense at all to me that there is such a large amount of people complaining about not getting their mags.  If I was told that my mags were shipped to me, then I would take the next step and complain to the postal service, but all I've gotten is excuse after excuse as to why they haven't gone to press, how much it cost to start-up new mags etc., etc.  Now I get my "fix" from another online publication (SLOT MODS) that is free, very informative, and on time every month!  I hate to be bitchin, but I hate even more to be ripped off!  And NO, I don't want a refund, I want what I paid for, along with Gregg's offer to provide all that had paid subscriptions an extra year of mags!   He must be a politician, lots of promises that he never intends to keep!!  I'm done for now please excuse me for my ranting, but every time that I see people still complaining about not getting their mags, I have "flashbacks" and go through this.  Gregg, PLEASE get your sh*t together!  Hopefully this post doesn't get me in trouble here at the Blog, but I guess I'll have to take that chance!  If I get banned, Mr H, please continue with your work I will still look forward to seeing what you're doing.  BTW, this post was made prior to my meds. kicking in, so if it seems a bit hostile I will apologize in advance to al! 


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Posted 12 November 2016 - 01:58 PM

John, you ought not to get banned or reprimanded by this board. After all, many issues of this magazine & it's subscriptions were sold through this site's postings..


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Posted 12 November 2016 - 02:51 PM

Surprised that with back issues so bad, he can fly from Hawaii to Atl. I seem to remember one post he said he could only be up an hour and so and then always had to lay down. I know how that is and there is no way I could set on a plane for however long that trip takes.

What is most surprising is that he is in Atl. If I really wanted to make a slot car mag successful I would be in Highland Indiana this weekend with my camera and plenty of disc space. While the Midwest show may not be what it once was, it is still the biggest get together of slot car guys in America, maybe the world.

There is always two sides to any story, maybe we haven't heard the whole story.
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Posted 12 November 2016 - 03:23 PM

You guys seem to have a very narrow vision of what is going on.
Model Cars Magazine was started in the late 1990's.
Gregg and sometimes I went with him, would attend some of the biggest shows all over the country for the readers of the mag every year!
What we did was photograph close to 300 high quality model builds and interview the builders.
This lead to MCM Car Show issue at the first of every year showing off only the best of the best in the model car community.
We would attend about 5 to 8 shows a year until his back started acting up and then we had to rely on local friends and others in the hobby to cover those fantastic shows.

If you think Slots are as big as model cars... you have big awaking coming.
The Static hobby is HUGE!
Slots only a fraction of the hobby market even while both are steadily shrinking.
But, Slot Cars mag sells only a fraction of the number of issues of Model Cars mag.

I never wanted Gregg to start this magazine, instead hoped he would add a few pages of slot stuff just like Car Model mag did back in 1963.
But he felt the divide was too wide between the two hobbies.  A divide I have worked hard to close these last 25 years, but....  Gregg said no and instead started a second publication.
Good idea or bad is up to the historians, however, he still has the Model Car audience to please.
I am just grateful he is feeling good enough to go back to covering shows.  Because his photography is first rate and the show coverage needed.
 


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Posted 12 November 2016 - 03:47 PM

@Jarius, I see the difference in the two mags and the interest being greater in the Models mag, but what does that have to do with people that have paid for the Slots mag not getting what they have paid for?  Is the situation one where you get what you paid for when time to publish it is available?  I agree with you, even though there may have been a need/desire to fulfill the demand for a mag dealing with slot cars, it may have been better done by another person!!!  Just my 2 cents, I know it isn't much, but it's mine!


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Posted 13 November 2016 - 09:14 AM

I paid for a subscription and have received all the issues that have published so far. I am very pleased with the quality and content . As such,I am content to wait for the next issue . However long it takes.

 

We spend more money than this on dinner and drinks  at one of the trendy chain restaurants. And we know what becomes of that :stinker: . So everyone relax and be patient. 


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Posted 13 November 2016 - 11:33 AM

Sorry Sam, but your post isn't any consolation for the many people that have gotten screwed by Gregg so far.

I've seen his model car magazine at Barnes and Noble and it is really beautiful, and the one issue of the slot car magazine, I've seen, is top quality, also.

But he really needs to send them to all the people that have ordered them, and his "I live in Hawaii, and things go a little bit slower here", is really a poor ass excuse.


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Posted 13 November 2016 - 11:59 AM

Mike, could you be a little more specific? :laugh2:


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Posted 13 November 2016 - 12:15 PM

A few years ago I gave John Ford(SARN) my hard earned money and have received nothing. No how to book, no magazines, NOTHING. After a few unanswered correspondence I just write it off to " S#@t Happens '.

 

Let's give Gregg a chance to put this all together for us. Saying he screwed anybody is jumping the gun a bit.


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Posted 13 November 2016 - 12:16 PM

All I ask is please stop misspelling his first name.

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Posted 13 November 2016 - 12:18 PM

Sam,
I guess you've haven't read all of the posts in this thread.

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Posted 13 November 2016 - 12:32 PM

I have.

 

Paul,

Fixed the name . Thanks.


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Support your local raceway, or you won't have one.
Slot cars are quad-pods.
Support your "Local Racer."
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Posted 13 November 2016 - 12:51 PM

Sam you seem have an alarming lack of empathy. You may have gotten lucky, but don't you feel bad for all of your fellow forum members that have been screwed out of their money?

 

It seems the safe thing to do is buy this mag from your local slot car track and not risk your money on a subscription.


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Posted 13 November 2016 - 01:07 PM

I just think he'll make it right.


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Posted 13 November 2016 - 01:54 PM

Go here.
http://www.modelcarsmag.com/

Gregg should coin the phrase/ adopt the motto;
"We aim to not please" lol
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Westmont, IL 60559
(708) 203-8003
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Posted 13 November 2016 - 03:36 PM

Damnit Mike, you crossed the line!
You know better than that and do not unlock this thread until you apologize or delete your post.

The biggest problem is not with subscribers, but many of the hobby shops and tracks the mags were sent to.  They have not paid for issues sold.
You do not know the big picture and it would be best if you laid off the keyboard.


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Posted 13 November 2016 - 03:42 PM

Look at the text in that link.

Translated "Subscribe at your own risk".

 

"the big picture"  :laugh2:


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Posted 13 November 2016 - 04:20 PM

And I used to look up to you.
Wow.


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Posted 13 November 2016 - 04:25 PM

Sorry, but you are making excuses for a guy who owes people for a product they have paid for.

 

From your post #364.

 

I have my own concerns my friends.
Voiced them on Monday this week and he didn't fire me.


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Two-time G7 World Champion (1988, 1990)

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#386 Mattb

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Posted 13 November 2016 - 05:18 PM

Sad to say, but obviously the slot car hobby is not big enough hobby to support a professional magazine. Possibly there is not enough "new" to make it interesting to enough subscribers.

I think most mags pay their bills by selling advertisements. With most American based companies being cottage industries of some sort, there is not many advertising dollars to support a magazine. An online adventure is probably the better choice.Eliminate the printer and post office all together.

I'm not sure why you would send magazines to outlets for sale and hope they pay you. Most of those outlets probably have a hard time paying their electric bills.

Easy to set back here and criticize what was probably a foolish idea. I guess even trying takes some respect, even if it hasn't worked out.
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Posted 13 November 2016 - 10:25 PM

Everyone prepays Mike for parts orders and he always delivers on his promise. I've never heard anyone complain about Mike.

 

But that's not a pat on the back for Mike. That's what should be expected. That's what honest people do. I don't see how anyone can view Gregg as the victim.The subscribers are the victim, and if Gregg can't deliver the product then he should refund the subscriber's money.

 

But from reading the link Mike posted, it looks like the model mag is in trouble too. I don't think anyone should hold their breath while waiting on a mag or a refund.


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Posted 13 November 2016 - 11:25 PM

Everyone prepays Mike for parts orders and he always delivers on his promise.

Actually, not.

I don't have a shopping cart so no one sends me money until I request it.

And I don't run credit cards, or request a a PayPal payment, until I have the merchandise in hand, and plan to ship that, or the next day.

And most raceways pay me by check, sent after they receive their order.

That said, the info in post #382, that subscribers may not of gotten their paid for, single copies, because Gregg chose to send out multiple copies, not prepaid, boggles the mind.
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Five-time USRA National Champion (two G7, one G27, two G7 Senior)
Two-time G7 World Champion (1988, 1990)

Eight-time G7 King track single lap world record holder (pointless era - LOL)
 
Chicagoland Raceway
17B West Ogden Ave
Westmont, IL 60559
(708) 203-8003
mikeswiss86@hotmail.com (also my PayPal address) 
Note: Send all USPS packages and mail to: 5858 Chase Ave., Downers Grove, IL 60516. Make checks out to Chicagoland Woodworking, Inc.


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Posted 14 November 2016 - 12:42 AM

So you don't always get paid in advance. Even more impressive. :good:


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Posted 14 November 2016 - 01:52 AM

I paid for a subscription and all the back issues on November 5th by Paypal.  After seeing this thread I checked my account, they show a USPS tracking number in transit from Honolulu HI, due to be delivered Monday.  

 

If anyone else paid by Paypal, you might check and see if they show anything. 


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Posted 14 November 2016 - 09:14 PM

I received back issues #1,2,3 & 4 today, has anyone received #5? 


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Posted 23 November 2016 - 04:35 PM

First off, yes, Issue #5 is at printer.

Yes, late again

I have to apologize, big time, to these people:

Nathaniel

Marvin
Michael
Shawn
Thomas
 
They had signed up for the lifetime subscription back in May-June, but for some reason, and I still  don't know why, they weren't included in the downloads from PayPal that I import into Excel.
At first, I was kind of t'd off since I had sincerely thought I had everyone (at that time, there were seven supporters), and they had all gotten their copies, and a note. 
But today, after doing a full download, from January to today, there showed up five more names for Lifetime Subs.
Man oh man
Did I screw up!
I am not out to rip anyone off.
I am doing this basically myself (the business side, not the content, art work, layouts, articles, etc).
I am doing the bookkeeping, accounting, filing, forms, post office, printer, subscriptions, databases, web sites, back issues, digital issues, digital downloads, content management, and about seven other things, at once, and then of course, Model Cars Mag, which is another story.
There are going to be speed bumps along the way
I am lost as to why the Lifetime subs were not included
I am sending out packets today, to those listed above.
 
Do I feel stupid?
Yups
Will this happen again?
Man, I hope not!
Are things getting better?
Yes, talking with someone who may be willing to help/invest (good friend who I spent time with recently)
 
All I can say is I'm doing the best I can.
If it's not good enough, well, not much I can say about that.
 
All I can say is, shoot, can't remember the saying, something about walking in shoes, or something like that.
 
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Posted 23 November 2016 - 05:09 PM

As one of your lifetime subscription members, I'm still okay. You said in due time the issues delivery would improve, I trust your word is good and that will happen. If I could suggest one thing, perhaps let the folks know there are delays, or the timing of the next issue hitting the mail. Sometimes no news is bad news.
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Posted 22 December 2016 - 01:26 AM

Still hoping for Issue 5, Post #392 says it was at printers a month ago?


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Posted 22 December 2016 - 07:10 PM

OMG!!!  I'm having another flashback!!!  I seriously feel like I've been scammed!  I wonder if this has reached the level of a class-action lawsuit?  I would like to see a list of all the people that paid for, and haven't recieved their mags at this time.  Sometimes statements like "I'm doing my best, give me a chance" aren't enough, and I think this is one of those times


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Posted 22 December 2016 - 07:56 PM

OMG!!!  I'm having another flashback!!!  I seriously feel like I've been scammed!  I wonder if this has reached the level of a class-action lawsuit?  I would like to see a list of all the people that paid for, and haven't recieved their mags at this time.  Sometimes statements like "I'm doing my best, give me a chance" aren't enough, and I think this is one of those times


I think if you ever thought a Slotcar mag was going to be a viable entity in the long term then sadly I think you'll be in for disappointment

Even mainstream magazines are suffering
Newspapers are dying
Forums like this don't even have huge followings...

It's a changing world
I think you're lucky to have got 4 and maybe 5 issues....


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Posted 23 December 2016 - 11:52 AM

I think if you ever thought a Slotcar mag was going to be a viable entity in the long term then sadly I think you'll be in for disappointment

Even mainstream magazines are suffering
Newspapers are dying
Forums like this don't even have huge followings...

It's a changing world
I think you're lucky to have got 4 and maybe 5 issues....
 

 

"Lucky"???  

 

I can't see where the topic of a magazine has any bearing on the publisher's obligation to provide what he sold, and still actively offers for sale.  

 

This is not the first time I've heard this attitude, it's also been expressed to me by several vendors.  Personally, I'm getting very tired of hearing "Slot cars aren't popular, you're lucky anything is available, so expect bad service".  No wonder slot cars aren't popular!


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Posted 27 December 2016 - 06:58 PM

OK let me re-phrase that so your interpretation of 'you're lucky' is what I meant

 

replace "you're lucky" with "I'm surprised"


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Posted 25 January 2017 - 06:48 PM

Well, I know there are a lot of angry subscribers out there.  But issue #5 is out.
IMG_3889-vi.jpg

 

Just thought I'd let you know.
Watch your mailbox.


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Posted 25 January 2017 - 06:53 PM

I'm not angry. :D

 

Anxious but not angry. 

 

Thanks


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