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Got my Jalopy Journal book today!

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by HOTRODPRIMER, Jun 27, 2012.

  1. gilby's garage
    Joined: Oct 12, 2011
    Posts: 380

    gilby's garage

    after so much hype i had to see what all the fuss was about so i just ordered one.. i'll keep you posted as to the condition once it gets here..

    PS. that was post number 100 for me!
  2. Acme Speed Shop
    Joined: Mar 31, 2007
    Posts: 1,755

    Acme Speed Shop
    from so cal

    The packaging has been changed and we expect to have no more shipping issues. Ryan is shipping the bulk of the orders from the world HQ in Texas but we are also shipping some from California from the ACME site. Let us know what you think of the book once you see it.
  3. Got mine today in the Great White North. The international envelope held up well and my copy is in pristine shape! Thanks to all involved.
  4. James Boys
    Joined: May 13, 2006
    Posts: 174

    James Boys
    from London ONT

    Glad to hear they are starting to arrive up North. My tracking says it is still stateside, spending its first 4th of july in a sorting facility. I can't wait for it to arrive!
  5. jazzbum
    Joined: Apr 5, 2005
    Posts: 598


    how long after you ordered did you guys get tracking info?
  6. jazzbum
    Joined: Apr 5, 2005
    Posts: 598


    scratch that, went to my spam folder. come on, july 7th.
  7. aldixie
    Joined: May 28, 2008
    Posts: 1,634


    I got mine this morning. A great book, had to clean my greasy hands first as I was out in the garage when the mail man arrived.
  8. ZZ-IRON
    Joined: Feb 28, 2007
    Posts: 1,964

    from Minnesota

    my Jalopy Journal arrived today went outside thumbed through the whole book
    Ryan you were busy my order number was 12,172

    sitting in my chair in the 100 degree heat reflecting on the Bonneville photos took me back to 2000 Speedweek
    in the back of the book are the Sponsors many who personally have helped me
    your little black book is a welcome edition Thanks
  9. I actually just got one yesterday via Jeb. I haven't had much time to read all of it it, but I think it came out great. Ryan, I remember Jeb telling me the soap story from a few years back. I laughed out loud when I read that.
  10. -Brent-
    Joined: Nov 20, 2006
    Posts: 5,868


    How many books were published? For a self-published book this has to be pretty successful. I'm betting most of them sell.
  11. Merc40
    Joined: Jun 29, 2012
    Posts: 19


    Got mine today !!! Yahoo!!! Cant wait to read it......
  12. Got mine and my swag today. I really appreciate the extra effort that went in to the packaging. I was kinda jealous of the guys that got theirs early, but those stories of the postal workers going postal on the packages makes me glad I wasn't one of the early ones.

    I just did a quick thumb through so far, but Im anxious to read Mazooma's story. I think of every member of the HAMB he is the only one I would love to have traded places with growing up. He lived the dream of every boy that was in to hot rods. And from reading his posts he grew up to be a really great person. I guess all hot rodders arent hoodlums lol.

    Thanks again to all that were involved in putting this together.

  13. MCINK
    Joined: May 26, 2007
    Posts: 885

    from EASTRIVER

    got mine today.
    packaging looks good yet.
    havent had time to open it yet though
    thanx', Ryan.
  14. Ole_Red
    Joined: Jul 29, 2009
    Posts: 596

    from 206, WA

    Just checked tracking..... due in tomorrow!
  15. ratman
    Joined: Jun 15, 2006
    Posts: 423


    Got mine, All the way to New Zealand in mint condition. Many thanks Ryan.:)
  16. williebill
    Joined: Mar 1, 2004
    Posts: 2,633


    Got mine yesterday,perfect condition. GREAT book ! Everybody who's into the spirit of the HAMB should order this one.... Then you won't be that guy posting a wanted add in the future when it's out of print.
    Hell,it even smells good...
  17. J'LO.217
    Joined: Mar 22, 2007
    Posts: 51


    Just got mine! I've been like a little kid the last few days racing to get home after work to see if it showed up. Awesome job Ryan!
  18. Got mine. EXCELLENT
  19. Ryan -Great work the journal is excellant and very high quality! Received in great condition.

    Will look through each page carefully so as to enjoy it all. Photographs are very nice and one can spend a long time capturing the small details - then jump in the 41 and cruise!

    Best to you,
  20. Got mine today. No damage in transit. Nice job, Ryan & friends!
  21. Got it!! Looked like the priority envelope got carpet bombed, but the re-pack was awesome and book is in top-notch shape. Thanks Ryan

  22. My favorite article in the whole book. Just terrific. Doug tells a good story (and takes a fine picture, too).
  23. Cooder2
    Joined: Jun 3, 2012
    Posts: 49

    from up yours

    Got mine, very unique, probably keep it on my desk at work
  24. enfieldjoe
    Joined: Jun 5, 2009
    Posts: 839

    from Eustis, FL

    Got mine today. I think USPS read it before I got it. The package was all torn open and the postman folded it to stuff it in the mailbox. At least the book was not damaged. Can't wait to read it.
  25. Gremlinguy
    Joined: Oct 29, 2009
    Posts: 493


    Got mine today. No damage here either.
  26. Ole_Red
    Joined: Jul 29, 2009
    Posts: 596

    from 206, WA

    Bloody brilliant chaps
  27. cayager
    Joined: Feb 10, 2012
    Posts: 293


    got mine today. perfect no shredding.
  28. billsill45
    Joined: Jul 15, 2009
    Posts: 784

    from SoCal

    My copy arrived today in excellent condition. The Jalopy Journal #2 is my best car-related deal this year. Thumbs up to Ryan and all the contributors.
  29. Flathead Johnny
    Joined: Jul 26, 2011
    Posts: 728

    Flathead Johnny
    from MA

    Ryan do you plan on doing reprints at some point? I would like the first issue.

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