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 Posted: Mon Sep 4th, 2017 11:47 am
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William M
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TIMBER TIMES QUARTERLY CLOSED DOWN.   Damn! another one bites the dust.:bang:
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What a freakin' drag! I suppose that no paper publication can compete with "free access" internet sites, no matter how much "fake info" comes with the deal. I will need to visit the LHS for my last Timber Times, that was just about the ONLY thing I bought there anyway.
Bless the folks who published it and I wish them well.

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Sad, but hardly surprising.
I never saw much interest in logging lines among the hobby in general. Heck, I live close to what was the last company-owned logging line in the US and loved reading about them, but I never bought a single copy of this magazine. I thumbed through many of them over the years at the two hobby shops I know if that carried them, but I never saw any issue that made me think, "Man, I've got to get this."



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I am (was?) a subscriber.

Great, detailed articles about some pretty obscure (but interesting) things.

It covered equipment, people, life & living, and so much more...

I'll miss it, but I'm a geek for that level of information and detail surrounding logging and logging history.


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TT was never designed as a model magazine..it was a history/nostalgic  type and darn useful for logging modellers research with a bit of modelling thrown in from time to time..Heck even the old advert photos were useful research for scratch modelling !...

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This is the eventual fate of all historical publications. You just will run out of fresh material. 
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pipopak wrote: You just will run out of fresh material.Yep. Frankly, I wonder how old car and gun magazines still keep going, as most of them ran out of new material decades ago. How many more articles can someone read about the M-1911A1 pistol or a 1965 Ford Mustang?



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