Runabouts to Rockets
The Monthly Magazine of the
National Antique Oldsmobile Club
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Runabouts to Rockets has been awarded the Golden Quill Award from Old Cars Weekly Magazine
for nine straight years! 2008-2016.
See 2016 issues here.
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The advertising deadline is the twentieth of the month two months prior to the issue date (April 20 for June issue). Ads must arrive at the Stilwell, KS address of Runabouts to Rockets by that date. The mailing date is normally about the 20th of the month. Ads can be typed, printed from a computer word processor or handwritten. Legibility is appreciated. Please include your name, member number, address and phone number, and email address, if applicable in the ad copy. Multiple insertion requests cannot be honored. Ads received after the deadline will be run next month. Advertisements are accepted for 1979 and earlier Oldsmobile cars, parts and services related to the club’s restoration, preservation and educational purposes.
Leads from members are welcomed. These are generally ads from a member who encounters a collectible car that is owned by someone else. Please include both the member name and address and the owner name and address.
For NAOC members, the first 25 words of their first advertisement each month are free, with additional words charged at 10¢ each. Name, address, etc. are not included in the word count of the first ad. Additional ads in the same month are charged at the rate of 10¢ for all words, including name, address, etc. Please send your payment with the ad copy and include your NAOC membership number, which is on your mailing label.
Non-member ads are 15¢ a word for all words including name and address. Send payment with copy.
Photo ads are a great way to present your car in a For Sale ad. Photo ads cost an additional $10.00 per insertion. The photo should be of good quality.
Standing ads are for commercial organizations and run for 12 issues without change. The cost is $35.00 per column inch or fraction thereof. A column inch is about five lines. Please include payment in advance for the year with your ad.
No phone calls or faxes for NAOC business, please.
Email is preferred for classified advertising. Please email your ad to email@example.com for timely inclusion in the magazine.
PLEASE NOTE NEW SNAIL MAIL ADDRESS! Mail sent to the Editor's old address will not be received. Please update your addresses and send all material to the address below if unable to email. Please make sure to include Editor's name, Wendy Crosby, in address. Please make checks out to NAOC or National Antique Oldsmobile Club. Thanks.
Editor Wendy Crosby
Runabouts to Rockets
411 N. 6th St. #4321
Emery SD 57332
Please include a SASE with sufficient postage if you want your material returned.
Please send stories in MS Word, saved as a .doc or docx document. Attach a few high resolution JPEG images (300 dpi at 8 x 10 inches).
If you have a large number of photos, please put them on a CD, DVD or flash drive and mail them to the address above.
Email the Editor: firstname.lastname@example.org