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Forum topic by cutworm posted 12-15-2013 09:19 PM 691 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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cutworm

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12-15-2013 09:19 PM

FYI,
I got a 2 year subscription for $15 on Amazon today. Free shipping.

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"


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Knothead62

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#1 posted 12-15-2013 11:59 PM

Good buy. I subscribed to them for about 2 years. Loved the magazine! I renewed online but they kept sending me renewals in the mail. I even faxed the copy of the online renewal but that didn’t work. They still insisted on a renewal payment. I cancelled as I got tired of fighting with them.

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crank49

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#2 posted 12-16-2013 12:42 AM

Yes, they love to demand eternal renewal.
My last issue had a letter in the bag with the mag that offered a stern warning that my time is running out; I knew that, I’m 64 years old.
But my subscription does not expire till 2016.
These people drive me nuts with this crap. I dropped the magazine once because of it.
But I do like the magazine. I just HATE their marketing department. Hope they have a lousy Christmas.

-- Michael :-{| Don't anthropomorphise your tools, they hate it when you do that.

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BentheViking

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#3 posted 12-16-2013 01:21 AM

I am about two issues into a two year subscription and one or both of them have said that time is running out. at first I thought maybe i never paid, but then realized that I saw it one my card statement.

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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adaughhetee

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#4 posted 12-16-2013 08:49 PM

The “time is running out” letter I received in the mail offered to renew my subscription for only $39 when you visit there web site you can’t look at the first page without a pop-up offering it for $28. This is the reason I will not be renewing my subscription. A current subscriber should not be gouged $11 over the website price. I hope their marketing department has a horrible Christmas as well.

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Schoffleine

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#5 posted 12-21-2013 04:54 AM

So other than the annoying renewal bits, is the magazine worth it? $15 for two years seems a good deal.

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#6 posted 12-21-2013 05:26 AM

I signed up for a FREE preview issue of a woodworking magazine a couple of months ago. I have yet to receive my Free preview issue but I have most certainly received a lot of request to pay for a subscription…

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpieceā€¦ because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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