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Re: N Gauge Now
« Reply #405 on: December 20, 2017, 03:15:35 am »
Reading the above, I bought two back copies with my interests in. Have to say it's very well produced to an excellent standard and the articles are well written. Excellent reviews and photography. It's very good value at the cover price but the postage really adds a lot. Still, it's all "N" and no ads! Recommended.

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« Reply #406 on: March 02, 2018, 11:32:40 am »
Have just received a message in the post from Howard Foy (Editor/Publisher)....

"For personal and business reasons, we regret that the Spring issue of N Gauge Now, due for publication before the end of February, will be unavoidably delayed by 3-4 weeks. We now hope to publish this issue in time for Easter."

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« Reply #407 on: March 10, 2018, 02:10:19 pm »
Have just received a message in the post from Howard Foy (Editor/Publisher)....

"For personal and business reasons, we regret that the Spring issue of N Gauge Now, due for publication before the end of February, will be unavoidably delayed by 3-4 weeks. We now hope to publish this issue in time for Easter."

My note only arrived this week, I think it was Thursday (8th).  To be honest I had forgotten all about it! 
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« Reply #408 on: April 13, 2018, 11:42:15 am »
Issue 13 - Spring 2018 has just dropped through the letter box so I'll have something to read this afternoon :D

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« Reply #409 on: April 13, 2018, 02:59:13 pm »
An excellent couple of hours reading, given that I pretty much skipped over the "In Focus - West Coast Electrics" (10 pages) and the APT article (10 pages). Rapido/RevolutioN got excellent mentions and there are some excellent articles on the LNER non pacific locos such as the B1, B17, V2 and J39, another on train formations and a guide to coach type acronyms, and finally one about internet fora for railway modellers where the NGF gets a couple of columns and the comment in the mag of .....

"That brings us, at last, to what you've all no doubt been waiting for - our scale's very own talking shop, the N GAUGE FORUM (their caps).
This is, naturally, the one forum which can be recommended wholeheartedly to N Gauge Now readers..."


A most enjoyable issue.

Not only that, but the next issue (14) scheduled for publication end May promises "A close look at the N Gauge Forum" so I hope @Tank had his best bib and tucker on if he was interviewed!
I also look forward to the focus in that issue on the Class 40 Whistlers, the Stanier BLack 5 and the 8F.

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« Reply #410 on: April 13, 2018, 04:54:54 pm »
Lovely to hear!   :beers:  Sadly I doubt I'll ever see it as my last two issues haven't arrived!!!  Great to see that we've been recommended though, and what praise! :thumbsup:

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Re: N Gauge Now
« Reply #411 on: April 13, 2018, 05:02:48 pm »
Praise is well deserved!!   :)
Size matters - especially if you don't have a lot of space - and N gauge is the answer!

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Re: N Gauge Now
« Reply #412 on: April 13, 2018, 09:15:03 pm »
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Re: N Gauge Now
« Reply #413 on: June 23, 2018, 01:05:05 pm »
Received today but not read yet - Issue 14 Summer 2018

Including.......

Model Focus 1 - Stanier Black 5s profiled
Model Focus 2 - Stanier 8Fs
Directory Enquiries - All you can buy in N gauge locos right now
The Perfect Pendolino - how the model came together
Sort 'em out - freight train formations
Model Focus 3 - the Class 40 Whistlers
Lyddle Ended - what happened to the Hornby N gauge models
Model Focus Extra - class 90 25Kv electrics for the WCML

and others

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Re: N Gauge Now
« Reply #414 on: August 02, 2018, 11:32:33 am »
Still waiting for my issue 14 to arrive, I subbed back in June. They are hopeless at replying to emails >:(

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Re: N Gauge Now
« Reply #415 on: August 02, 2018, 12:43:53 pm »
I have heard that from many sources, Pete. IMO businesses have to have good communications.
It takes a long time to build up a good reputation and 5 minutes to lose it.

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Re: N Gauge Now
« Reply #416 on: August 02, 2018, 06:43:46 pm »
Afraid I stopped subscribing some time ago.......errattic publlcation dates, poor communications and a content which was, to a large degree, re-iterating old knowledge.....I didn't see the point in continuing.

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Re: N Gauge Now
« Reply #417 on: August 02, 2018, 07:01:30 pm »
Those are good points - there are only so many articles that can be written about the history of N gauge.

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« Reply #418 on: August 18, 2018, 02:19:07 pm »
As I mentioned elsewhere, I have had communication with Howard Foy.  He'll be sending me my missing issue and the N Gauge Forum will have a lovely advert in the magazine which I'm excited about.  :)

Howard is now a member on here, so hopefully when things calm down for him with the current issue he can talk to members on here for ideas and resolving any problems.

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Re: N Gauge Now
« Reply #419 on: September 01, 2018, 11:20:20 pm »
Still waiting for the Summer issue. Had no reply from Engee, so put in a PayPal claim to get my money back  :censored:

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