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Mike27/05/2009 12:28:08
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Hi people,
 
I am after some help. I would like to purchase a small number of items from George Turner Models and as they do not have an online shopping facility I sent an email to find out how I go about giving them a bit of my hard earned money. I have sent two emails and so far no reply. So my question is
 
Do George Turner Models still exist? If yes and as I live in Australia how do I contact them. I cant afford to fly over there and knock on their door. Failing any contact with them who else can I turn to to buy some crew for my fishing and tugboat?
 
Thanks
 
Mike
 
Bob Abell27/05/2009 12:53:19
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Hello Mike
 
There has been a change of address recently.........
 
New address......    www.georgeturnermodels.com
 
Email.........      ga.turner@hotmail.co.uk
 
Bob
Colin Bishop27/05/2009 13:22:50
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I couldn't get any reply to emails either. I bought my figures at the Warwick show.
 
Colin
Paul Freshney27/05/2009 15:34:45
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In February MB, there was a review of his figures, which are supplied in painted form. The address given with the items received was as given by Bob Abell earlier today (GA.Turner@hotmail.co.uk) and telephone number is 01702 291716. George no longer manufactures accessories or boat kits. He may (and that is only a may!) in the future reintroduce one or two kits so he told me on the telephone. I understand this is not his prime job now.
Alternative crew sources include Jotika (Caldercraft) white metal, but it really depends on the scale required. If 1:43 or 1:72 you are in O and 00 Gauge territory where the possibilities and sources become much greater.
Paul Freshney
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Mike28/05/2009 11:46:17
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Thanks for the replys, I have sent an email to the alternative address but as yet no reply. I have also had a look on the Jotika web site but can't find anything which looks like crew.
Oh well never mind, I guess I will have to put up with the lack of model boat bit here in Aussie.
 
Thanks Again
 
Mike
Colin Bishop28/05/2009 12:11:26
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Mike, you still don't say what scale you need but here are a couple of other possibilities:
 
 
 
Colin
 
 
Mike28/05/2009 12:18:30
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Thanks Colin, I had seen the figures at Westbourne Models but the ones at Scale Hobbies are new to me and look like they will fit the bill on my Tug at 1/32 scale. The fishing boat is 1/24 and that may be more of a problem.
 
Thanks again
 
Mike
Barry Foote29/05/2009 07:24:31
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Just sent an email to both addresses shown for George Turner, so watch this space.....
Brian Alexander29/05/2009 20:02:36
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I haver had the same problem with G Turner Models, no reply to e-mails, and no prices on items i am looking to buy, I gave up!
Colin Bishop30/05/2009 16:15:37
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I spoke to George Turner today at the Alfold show and told him that you two guys were trying to contact him. He confirmed that his new email is as Bob has given above and promised to look at it for me although he admitted he is not too good at technology and relies on Mrs T apparently.
 
Colin

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