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View Poll Results: eRockets to honor SAM or not
I'll keep over spending 5 16.67%
I want the loyality discount for being a SAM! 25 83.33%
Voters: 30. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 08-17-2015, 10:32 AM
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I Emailed whom ever owns eRockets, have not heard back from him.
About if the SAM club is still available...
If so, is it for just Semroc items, or all that is on his site.
No response.
I was a SAM by default on $ per year.
He has many things I would like, but it's cheaper elsewhere.
So, what do I do?
Honor my loyality to Semroc?
Or spend elsewhere?
For non-Semroc items.
I want to see the SAM, it's like the old EAC from Estes as far as I'm concerned.
I got some great deals in the old days from Estes...
And loved the discounts from Semroc for my loyality.
What do you all say?
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Old 08-17-2015, 01:58 PM
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The SAM club no longer exists. I'm not sure what email address you used, but Randy is usually pretty good about returning messages as long as you use the eRockets email (SEMROC email server is no longer on line). Not sure what you are finding "cheaper" elsewhere, but if it's only about the money, I'd say spend it wherever you want.

Also, I thing your poll needs a third choice, I'll buy as I please.
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2016 motors - 1/8A-1, 1/2A-20, A-39, B-46, C-56, D-10, E-7 = 1238 n/s (175 flights)
2017 motors - 1/2A-4, A-26, B-52, C-47, D-6, E-7, F-3 = 1238 n/s (138 flights)
2018 motors thru 6/16/18 - 1/8A -1, 1/4A -1, 1/2A - 3, A-9, B-14, C-31, D-5, E-6, F-2 = 750 n/s (67 flights)
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Old 08-18-2015, 09:35 AM
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I used the "Contact Me" on the erockets site.
Didn't mean to offend anyone, or suggest Randy over charges.
It was ment for a comparrison.
I miss the discount!
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Old 08-18-2015, 02:05 PM
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Oh, don't misunderstand me, I miss it too. I'm convinced that Carl really wasn't in it for the money, he just wanted everyone to enjoy.
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2015 motors - 1469 n/s (200 flights)
2016 motors - 1/8A-1, 1/2A-20, A-39, B-46, C-56, D-10, E-7 = 1238 n/s (175 flights)
2017 motors - 1/2A-4, A-26, B-52, C-47, D-6, E-7, F-3 = 1238 n/s (138 flights)
2018 motors thru 6/16/18 - 1/8A -1, 1/4A -1, 1/2A - 3, A-9, B-14, C-31, D-5, E-6, F-2 = 750 n/s (67 flights)
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Old 08-18-2015, 04:54 PM
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Totally agree with Mike; Carl & family were not in it for the money; it was obvious to me he was in it for the love of golden era rockets and those with the same taste.
His company set the GOLD STANDARD for all other hobby companies.
I see no reason to doubt that for the most part Randy is continuing his tradition.
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Old 08-19-2015, 11:06 AM
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I have no skin in this game. I was on a "model rocketry hiatus" when SAM came about. My biggest wish is that most of the great kits and parts selection continues with eRockets. I can only imagine what an undertaking it is to take over SEMROC's product line, move it, and get all the production up to speed.

Let's hope a few bucks in annual purchase savings doesn't discourage hobbyists from fully supporting eRockets. I do not believe we will ever see a company anywhere near the likes of SEMROC in terms of the breadth of product offerings, and level of customer support. (Some up and coming entrepreneur, or eRockets, make me eat my words. )
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