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53923Re: Gotthard Pass- December Model Railroader

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  • Jim O'Connell
    Oct 3, 2007
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      David, Fair enough. I don't know if Mr. Thompson is still there or
      not. But I will tell you something, unless one of the new editors
      paying my rent I think they should be named if someone has had
      problems. I stand by my previous statements. Cheers, Jim CCRR

      --- In z_scale@yahoogroups.com, "David Epling" <david_epling@...>
      > Without naming names....one of the major problems I had with MR was
      > editors no longer there, perhaps a re-thinking of the situation
      with the
      > newer staff in mind might change a few things in the ay MR looks at
      > these days.
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "Jim O'Connell" <jimo.crcmnvgtr@...>
      > To: <z_scale@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Monday, October 01, 2007 12:54 PM
      > Subject: [Z_Scale] Re: Gotthard Pass- December Model Railroader
      > Friends, I heard via the grapevine that my name was mentioned
      here. So
      > here I am with my two cents worth like it or not. I have had less
      > satisfactory dealings in the past with Model RailRoader Magazine. I
      > submitted my Original CCRR layout to them, the 2'x3' one. I got the
      > biggest run around and down right rude responses from MRR, that when
      > contacted by Rob, who I had never heard of at the time, from Z
      > well I jumped on board. I still have a Mr. Terry Thompson's email
      > from June 2004. It is the oldest item in my inbox. I keep it to
      > myself of an entity I find too full of itself. No one could accuse
      > of not trying to further our scale. For those of you that put forth
      > name in the same sentence with MRR thanks, but no thanks. I even
      > offered not to except any payment when I submitted my article and
      > photos to them. I just wanted exposure for Z scale. Mr. Thompson
      > they were full up of articles for the forseable future. I don't
      like to
      > sit still and submitting the New CCRR and waiting until the year
      > is not for me. I'm happy to contribute to Z track, but I have no
      > inclination to fight up hill battles against anyone or anything
      that I
      > feel are only interested in the bottom line and have no real regard
      > all segments of the hobby. Cheers, Jim CCRR
      > Z-scale: minimum siZe, MAXIMUM enjoyment!
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