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Old 09-07-2005, 09:53 PM   #1156
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I'm running stock and 19t but was only figuring on four sets total. I mean how much can you wear rubber on carpet? Keeping in mind I honestly don't know since I never ran on it.
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4 sets of tires for each class @ lets say $25 a set. (pretty normal for a race like this) There's $200 dollars. Then you'll need tires for practice, you'll need a minimum of 2 sets but most will get 4 so that they're running tires with no more than one run one them just like race conditions where you'll need to run a re-run set at least once. That's $300 right there.
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I'm not sure where you got that I was being condescending but I wasnít and I donít think I talked down to you like a child....if thatís how you took it, Iím sorry it was not meant to be that way. I know that this race isnít cheap believe me I know, I think everyone that is paying out of their own pocket knows just how much this all costs. Scotty isnít running the Hobby Shop at the track and itís not at his place of business so processing CCís would be more work. I still donít understand if you were going to use your Cash to gamble how you canít use your CC to gamble. Most casinoís or gambling boats that I have been to will take about any form of payment. So if you already have your cash to use for gambling why not just use it for your tires?
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Old 09-07-2005, 10:06 PM   #1159
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At the very least tell us how much the tires are going to be.

Now I know why everyone is signed up for the foam class. If I was allowed to purchase the tires at my local hobby shop, and bring them and get them teched.

what would be the difference?
I could use a credit card, I would have the control tire everyone is running?

are they nothing more the CS27GL

Maybe it's the telling us 2 weeks before the event that were going to need another 300 or so bucks, I would of been better prepared for it.

I have never been to an event like this so how would I have ever known, and I'm sure this is the first event of it's kind for a lot of people.

I greatly understand putting together such an event is not an easy task. As a racer and a participant I want to have a good time. I fear since everyone has so much money invested there may be a lack of sportsmanship and people will be tightly wound. The more money that is spent, the more serious things become.

1,000 bucks invested per main no pressure
it was posted months ago that the rubber classes were going to be a spec tire. Just like any other race that holds a race with a spec tire you have to buy them from the race event. Now you can practice with any tires cs27s you bring but cant tech them or race with them. Thats just the way it is deal with it.

like stated before get a cash advance on your cc card or another alternative is start picking up aluminum cans sorry could not resist that one
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Old 09-07-2005, 10:19 PM   #1160
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OH MY!

What a fire storm. I will see what we can do to accomodate everyone.

Just so I understand.........

All the guys that want to use a credit card for tire purchases would not mind paying the surcharge that the credit card company charges us for that luxury?

Or will that cause a WHOLE NEW fire storm?

Let me make some calls while i am at work tomorrow and see what i can do.

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Old 09-07-2005, 10:28 PM   #1161
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OH MY!

What a fire storm. I will see what we can do to accomodate everyone.

Just so I understand.........

All the guys that want to use a credit card for tire purchases would not mind paying the surcharge that the credit card company charges us for that luxury?

Or will that cause a WHOLE NEW fire storm?

Let me make some calls while i am at work tomorrow and see what i can do.

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Its not like peeps cant go to a ATM machine and pull out some green backs off the CC
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If you have a credit card or checks you can go to the "Cash Advanced" or whatever the Stardust calls there check cashing area and and get cash for whatever amount you write the check or want off the card. But if I remember correctly there is a surcharge and if the check bounces it is an astronomical fee. I know it varies state to state with gambling laws so you can always call ahead and find out. The funny thing about these places is they seam to like your money and will do whatever they can so you can play.
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Is there any way that the people who need to use a credit card for tires could pre-order them from Scotty and pay by phone? I know they have to be bought there,but if they called trackside and pre-order,could'nt they just pick them up from Scotty at the Stardust?
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OH MY!

What a fire storm. I will see what we can do to accomodate everyone.

Just so I understand.........

All the guys that want to use a credit card for tire purchases would not mind paying the surcharge that the credit card company charges us for that luxury?

Or will that cause a WHOLE NEW fire storm?

Let me make some calls while i am at work tomorrow and see what i can do.

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Boomer, it was never my intent to cause an issue, I just wanted to know how much so I can bring the correct amount with me. I'm not askin you guys to run a CC machine and know it would not be in your best interest to do so. I more or less started this but did not intend for it to masqurade into this whole deal.
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OH MY!

What a fire storm. I will see what we can do to accomodate everyone.

Just so I understand.........

All the guys that want to use a credit card for tire purchases would not mind paying the surcharge that the credit card company charges us for that luxury?

Or will that cause a WHOLE NEW fire storm?

Let me make some calls while i am at work tomorrow and see what i can do.

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I am 99% sure that what you are proposing is a violation of cc merchant account terms (charging customers an extra fee to use a CC)

Why not use a Paypal account?

I am sure people could pay for tires with a CC from their laptop, then print out the receipt and pick up the tires.
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Old 09-07-2005, 10:54 PM   #1166
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Is there any way that the people who need to use a credit card for tires could pre-order them from Scotty and pay by phone? I know they have to be bought there,but if they called trackside and pre-order,could'nt they just pick them up from Scotty at the Stardust?

Scotty has to keep the 2 ventures (Trackside and SEP LLC) separate where ever possible.

I am working on a solution as we speak and i MAY have the issue resolved. I will have an answer one way or the other in the morning.

Scotty is in bed right now....... imagine that! he was up for about a day and a half between trackside, his REAL job and working on this race. The least i can do is let him sleep till the morning

7 minutes till morning!

Just kidding.
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Old 09-07-2005, 10:56 PM   #1167
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Boomer, it was never my intent to cause an issue, I just wanted to know how much so I can bring the correct amount with me. I'm not askin you guys to run a CC machine and know it would not be in your best interest to do so. I more or less started this but did not intend for it to masqurade into this whole deal.
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I understand. It is something that i will address. With all that it takes to put this on.... this was not something that I saw coming (as being a problem)

Sorry it took so long to address.

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Old 09-07-2005, 10:57 PM   #1168
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I am 99% sure that what you are proposing is a violation of cc merchant account terms (charging customers an extra fee to use a CC)
Thanks for the info..... That is why in my post i said i had to make some phone calls.
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I am 99% sure that what you are proposing is a violation of cc merchant account terms (charging customers an extra fee to use a CC)

Why not use a Paypal account?

I am sure people could pay for tires with a CC from their laptop, then print out the receipt and pick up the tires.
ok sell the tires @ 26.00 a set but give a dollar discount for cash 25.00 That way everyone will be happy Umm err well almost everyone
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ok sell the tires @ 26.00 a set but give a dollar discount for cash 25.00 That way everyone will be happy Umm err well almost everyone
I'm not even looking for a discount, just wanted to know how much. Boomer, I think I owe you a drink for this mess!!
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