Consulting the chronological listings in our 1992 Show
Directory, I see over 40 shows or swap meets scheduled for the
month of May, so I know that our readers will be busy! If you
haven’t sent for your 1992 Directory, there is still time to do
so, but it’s best bought early, so that you can plan a full
season of engine shows!
From time to time we receive suggestions from our readers, and
when possible, we act on them. Recently, a helpful subscriber sent
us a list of telephone area codes with the state in which each is
located. We have published this list on page 38 for your
convenience. We plan to print this list every month, at least for
awhile, space permitting. Since more and more of our advertisers
are supplying only a phone number for responses, this list should
at least advise you of the state where the advertiser is located.
We realize that area codes are occasionally changed at the whim of
telephone companies, so please let us know you spot any
We get calls from subscribers who are upset that their neighbors
have received their magazines before them, and we are sympathetic,
but unfortunately powerless to correct this practice in most cases.
Magazines are bundled according to zip code for mailing, and
sometimes people who live in close proximity can find their issues
in different bundles due to postal sorting requirements. Rest
assured that all magazines do leave Lancaster, Pa. on the same day.
However, once they have been relinquished to the U. S. Postal
Service, there is nothing we can do to ensure their timely
delivery. Be patient, though, almost all of them do arrive! Lately,
they seem to be taking longer, so the first few days of the issue
month may be past before you receive yours, if you live in a