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Simon Moss (Undisputed #1 Racer Fan)
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Well, it looks like the end of the export version of the Mas-slot magazine. I am not sure of the reasons, but all I can say is that it is a sad occasion.

I don't know whether I gave it the kiss of death after subscribing toward the end of last year or not, but the same happened a few short years ago to a magazine call "Slot Car Monthly" which was run here in the UK. That publication ceased after I subscribed to that too.

It may be the fact that I carry the back luck with me from supporting
Man City




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Mo, I hate to one-up you on this, but I've got a better claim to fame: magazines tend to disappear after I publish articles in them! This includes the aforementioned Slot Car Monthly, Car Model from the US (my first and only column in May 74 and it disappeared with July issue I think), Australian Slot Car Review, Motor Sport Collectibles... hmmm, maybe I shouldn't be bragging about this!

Mas Slot seemed pretty good, but judging from the first issue the English still needed a bit of tuning up - not sure they were receptive to that however, since they had some English-speaking writers/translators, and thought they were pretty good!

Make way for Euro-English!
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Simon Moss (Undisputed #1 Racer Fan)
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dg, you don't support Man City by any chance do you


By the way I forgot to mention that my only claim to fame with the "Slot Car Monthly" magazine was to win a Ninco Porsche 356 in green. I think the question was something like "why are Ninco cars great" in no more than 20 words. At least I had my money's worth I suppose.

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Mo,
In fact i'm a long-time Chicago Cubs fan, and "we" haven't won the world series since 1908 - before even I was born!

i'm also kind of partial to the French rugby and soccer teams, which may have more of a chance these days...

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Mas-slot issue #6 English version is now long over due. There are lots of rumours circulating that no future issues will be produced in English.
We have contacted Mas and recieved the following reply........................
QUOTE I want said you that we are negotiating with an editorial and English
distribuidora to make the magazine at world level. The project
continues, but it will take time. I request you have patience.
Thank you.

Juan Miguel González Coordinador Editorial Managing Director Más Slot
http//www.masslot.com
If any of our customers who have taken out subscriptions want to either wait, cancel or exchange their remaining issues for GSR or Model Car Racing mags please email me so that we can arrange your preference.
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The problem is they are looking for someone to print and distribute to the whole World, not just U.K. or Europe. That`s a lot to ask?
 

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Brian Ferguson
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QUOTE negotiating with an editorial and English distribuidora to make the magazine at world level

It sounds to me like they are looking for another party to handle everything from translation and production to worldwide distribution. If so, it will be a tough sell to a second party unless the projected (substantiated) volume is high enough.
 

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So much chopping and changing this year already. I heard this week that Slot It is to change,has changed, UK distributor from Monarch Lines to AGB? If that is right it doesn`t leave Collette with very much?
 
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