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Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by andydodge, Apr 16, 2024.

  1. 4bangerbob
    Joined: Jun 29, 2013
    Posts: 139

    from AB, Canada

    And some are still waiting for issues #84 and #85 to show up in the mailbox..........let alone #86
  2. 5window
    Joined: Jan 29, 2005
    Posts: 9,566


    I hope you get them, but your not receiving them doesn't mean they weren't sent. I'm still waiting for credit for a large check I mailed the PA Department of Revenue --in 2021. Stuff happens out there.
  3. 1940Willys
    Joined: Feb 3, 2011
    Posts: 811


    Life time Subscriber Patiently Waiting. I could really use a Rodder's Journal Fix!
  4. brian aldridge
    Joined: Jul 18, 2006
    Posts: 40

    brian aldridge

    Life time Subscriber. Haven't seen a Rodders Journal in Years. Hopefully soon
  5. 31chevymike
    Joined: Feb 9, 2008
    Posts: 1,332


    Losing the Rodder's Journal was a huge disappointment back then, kudos to Steve Coonan and the rest of his staff for steppin' up to the plate where it counts! When the time frame comes for new subscribers to get the green light, I'll be one of the many to grab a subscription... Ask me how I feel about this...
  6. Well, seeing as I was the person who started this thread maybe I should put my 2 Oz cents in.........I have had subscriptions to a number of USA based magazines over the years.......some that come to mind include Rod & Custom, Rodders Digest, American Rodder, Street Rod Builder, Collectible Automobile and a couple of others who I all cases I have been screwed either when these magazines stopped publishing without any notice or changed the delivery method which made the receipt here in Australia almost impossible to continue and "kapput" there went the subscription with no recompense.
    I have always been a strong supporter of The Rodders Journal to the extent of buying the special sets including The Dan Post Set, The Vintage Catalog Set and another 5 or 6 sets that are packed away at present whose names escape me.
    My only reason in starting this thread was to see if there is any way I can obtain or continue to obtain further copies of The Rodders Journal, after all it seems a pity to stop buying & reading the best Hot Rodding magazine after 85 issues.
    I am not some recently minted gold chain hotrodder.....I have owned and built my 1940 Dodge 4Dr Sedan since 1971 when I was 17yrs of age and as at today still own this car after 52.5 years.
    So.......I would like to continue to read and enjoy The Rodders Journal, if for no other reason than to read the tribute to Pat Ganahl so how can I do this?.
    Thank You
    Andy Douglas
    Sunny South Grafton
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  7. RAK
    Joined: Jul 15, 2011
    Posts: 139


    I stand by my advice from post #19, use the customer service email address and send them your requests/questions. I recently sent a change of address myself. You never know, it might work....
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  8. Cali4niaCruiser
    Joined: Aug 30, 2005
    Posts: 631


    Same here please! I was a subscriber but never get any of the emails. [email protected]
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  9. Stovebolt
    Joined: May 2, 2001
    Posts: 3,545


    I'm with you @andydodge .

    I have had the same experiences as a subscriber to hot rod magazines.

    I responded to their email I received this week trying to find out who is their Australian dealer, now that Grafitti Publications has effectively closed their doors.

    I've been in contact with one of their dealers overseas to see if I can source a copy from them.

    Hopefully I can continue to support them by buying this and future copies of what is a great magazine.

    None of us would be stating these things and questioning them IF their customer service was better, or even existent, at this point. So sad to see their standing within the hot rod community fall to such low levels, due to their lack of communication. Steve makes a great product, one we all desire and we covert our copies of all 85 editions.

    I look forward to collecting #100 in a few years
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  10. twenty8
    Joined: Apr 8, 2021
    Posts: 2,435


    I have been critical in previous threads of TRJ's lack of communication, and I must say that I still see this as a major flaw in their company strategy. However, after watching the fightback and seeing the tenacity shown by Steve Coonan, I will say that I would be happy to have him standing beside me in a pinch. I don't know how it will all pan out, but the effort put in by Steve on behalf of subscribers should be admired.

    As for the Aussie guys complaining, Do you really expect to be high on the priority list of a U.S based magazine that is fighting for survival?o_O
    Last edited: Apr 21, 2024
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  11. I agree 100%! Uncalled for!!
    Joined: Jan 24, 2010
    Posts: 2,844

    from IDAHO

    437957321_10231379083491047_4902933374766102526_n.jpg Faith And Hard Work Always Wins The Battle...
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  13. Lou, is there any way those of us who live outside of the USA can obtain Rodders Journal?.....thanks, Andy Douglas
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  14. krylon32
    Joined: Jan 29, 2006
    Posts: 9,721

    from Nebraska
    1. Central Nebraska H.A.M.B.

  15. verde742
    Joined: Aug 11, 2010
    Posts: 6,346


    I have old ones for sale, original price plus mailing
  16. So is there any update from the Lonestar Roundup that TRJ was to attend on Friday 19th, last Friday week?........thanks....Andy Douglas
  17. I will be getting some in. For those of us in Australia
  18. Stovebolt
    Joined: May 2, 2001
    Posts: 3,545


    terrific, save one for me
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  19. Aaron laughlin
    Joined: Sep 15, 2019
    Posts: 55

    Aaron laughlin

    I have been wondering about print for hot rods. Since so many have been long gone. Is there a way to subscribe to this ? Or is this not something just anybody can get? Sure would like to have this. I have one issue and I'm not sure but it's old.
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    Good Grief, Still no Rodders Journal. :( HRP
  21. Luke.......put me down for a copy and subsequent issues please........just spoke to you on the phone.....thanks......Andy Douglas
  22. neilswheels
    Joined: Aug 26, 2006
    Posts: 1,223

    from England

    can I buy one that you can send to my sister in Adelaide, so she can send it to me un the UK?
  23. Malcolm
    Joined: Feb 9, 2006
    Posts: 8,055

    from Nebraska

    I've emailed twice with a change of address and have no idea if they've actually received it and revised their mailing list. Fingers crossed.
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  24. KandN Kustoms
    Joined: Dec 15, 2008
    Posts: 464

    KandN Kustoms

    Life time subscriber here too, and nothing but crickets my why.....
  25. anyone in Illinois get one yet?
    Joined: Jan 24, 2010
    Posts: 2,844

    from IDAHO

    It Will Be Worth The Wait....Just As Before...
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  27. Silverplate
    Joined: Mar 4, 2011
    Posts: 240


    I look forward to receiving the latest issue if I get one. After all the issues and poor communication and broken promises there never be a renewal dollar spent by me.
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  28. 1-SHOT
    Joined: Sep 23, 2014
    Posts: 2,725

    from Denton

    Silverplate I think it’s gone the way of the DoDo bird
  29. krylon32
    Joined: Jan 29, 2006
    Posts: 9,721

    from Nebraska
    1. Central Nebraska H.A.M.B.

    Keep calm, don't panic.
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