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#1 gas

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Posted 16 June 2019 - 10:26 AM

Checked TrueScale's site, looks like Victor is making bodies again! Thank you, Victor.
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Posted 16 June 2019 - 12:03 PM

That would be awsome if Victor's making bodies again!! No better quality than his products!! 


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Posted 16 June 2019 - 12:15 PM

There are some newer catalog pages up but the site has been on line for years. I see no indication of availability or sales of products.

 

I would like to see it but I don't see True Scale coming back.


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Posted 16 June 2019 - 12:31 PM

Victor is accepting "email" request orders.

 

He has posted a very nice photo body catalog to pick bodies from and doing his best to complete order request.

 

Yes his bodies are the best and always have been.

 

Let me see if Victor will comment here on Slotblog.

 

Regards,

 

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Posted 16 June 2019 - 12:43 PM

I'm not holding my breath over this. He needs to start making bodies again or give the molds to somebody who will make them. This has been going on for years.


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Posted 16 June 2019 - 04:44 PM

Good news/great stuff!



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Posted 16 June 2019 - 05:57 PM

I noticed he has updated the site some recently but no indication he's actually selling any. I've written him over the years offering assistance but only heard back from him after his Father passed, today is going to be rough for all of us who lost our Dads so at least lets give him a few days before hitting his mailbox with orders.

 

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Posted 16 June 2019 - 07:49 PM

... he needs to start making bodies again or give the molds to somebody who will make them. this has been going on for years.

That's very demanding, and presumptuous...

:huh:

Victor doesn't need to do anything.

If he wants to, he will and it doesn't matter how long it takes.


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Posted 16 June 2019 - 08:29 PM

Well said Steve!  :good:


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Posted 16 June 2019 - 09:01 PM

I won't criticize anything Victor does and it os nobody else's business what he chooses to do with his own work..   I appreciate the nice bodies I've got from him and  the work he's done for so many guys.   I just hope he finally gets prices high enough that certain sellers can't buy his bodies and re-sell them at a good profit.     I have no problem paying $20 for a quality body like Victor  or Gene makes.   At that price, his workload would become more reasonable and maybe he would be burned out on it. 

 

Maybe in time Victor will get going again at prices better for him and maybe he'll limit the number of bodies per order so there will be no  hoarding of his bodies.


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Posted 17 June 2019 - 12:09 PM

The catalog pages should be re labeled to portfolio instead.

I didn’t stop making bodies even though the online ordering has been down.

Emailing and order became the best way to order.

I stopped making the thin Lexan bodies like the Retro bodies.

There’s a few molds I’ve sent to others to use.

Thank you for everyone’s interest it really helps!
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Posted 17 June 2019 - 01:35 PM

Class guy.    Thanks.


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Posted 17 June 2019 - 01:54 PM

I can understand Russ expressing frustration that the bodies are not more readily available when so many people want to buy them. Why wouldn't he be frustrated?

 

On the other hand Victor is not required to do anything he doesn't want to do.

 

So I see both sides.


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Posted 17 June 2019 - 02:26 PM

Russ feels he is "entitled".
I too understand Phil. 


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Posted 17 June 2019 - 03:55 PM

"Needs" is probably the wrong word. But the message is a compliment. The molds are so good that it is a shame to waste them if Victor had lost interest.

 

It's not that Russ feels "entitled" but that Slot Car Racers,in general, deserve great quality products before everyone loses interest.


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Posted 17 June 2019 - 04:32 PM

I tried to stay out of this, but...

 

If Russ is frustrated then he needs to get a hold of himself!

 

Apparently he expects TS bodies to magically appear at his beck and call, instead of ordering by email like everyone else!

 

Victor has been filling small orders all along and what he does is a service, not a requirement.

 

As a business owner, he is entitled to do things any way he feels appropriate.

 

Victor, Gene Adams and a few others that produce quality slot car bodies spend countless hours perfecting their work.

 

It is wrong to suggest that their molds be distributed by a Socialist doctrine!

 

Grow up and treat people like you would want them to treat you.

 

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Posted 17 June 2019 - 06:12 PM

Time to click the lock shut on this thread, as it is veering off into a bit of a negative direction.


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