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alan L13 Oct 2018 1:54 p.m. PST

Just wondering if anyone has recently been able to order (and more importantly receive) any decals from Dom?

Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP13 Oct 2018 2:04 p.m. PST

I read that he is trying to catch up with his backlog, a month or two ago.

Don't know what his status is currently, so you might inquire with him.

alan L13 Oct 2018 2:30 p.m. PST

I did send an email but no response yet.

Wherethestreetshavnoname13 Oct 2018 2:48 p.m. PST

Judging by the tales of woe that have been posted here in recent months I'd save myself the grief and look elsewhere.

dragon613 Oct 2018 10:39 p.m. PST

Dom's a nice guy with good product but I think I would look elsewhere until he catches up

Worgaimz13 Oct 2018 11:09 p.m. PST

I am still waiting for an order from July 2017!! Or rather I have given up.
I have sent several emails requesting goods or refund and got no reply to any.
If I were you I wouldn't go near.

Texas Jack14 Oct 2018 2:20 a.m. PST

There are a lot of threads on the Consumer board about Dom taking money but not filling orders, so definitely donīt order from him.
I tried the send paypal invoice option so I wasnīt out anything, but Dom still has not replied to either inquiry I sent him about my order.

I see his banner ads are still running, so I can only assume he is paying Bill for the advertising, but I really donīt see any other excuse other than fraud that can account for his continuing to take orders (and money!) when he has shown no desire to fill them.
I also donīt understand why Bill continues to run his ads when it is clear TMPers are being ripped off.

As for decals, I bought some fine tip markers and drew my own on my 1/300th aircraft, and found it to be relatively easy and fun. Itīs also a nice feeling to not be a slave to decals.

alan L14 Oct 2018 2:53 a.m. PST

Thanks. Texas Jack, any particular type of pen that you suggest? I just wonder if I would be able to draw the like of USAAF Stars.

slugbalancer14 Oct 2018 2:55 a.m. PST

Try here for decals.
link
I've had good sevice from Kevin.

Also
link
I've not orderd from them yet though.

Texas Jack14 Oct 2018 4:04 a.m. PST

@alan L
I bought pens with the finest point. If youīre doing WWI donīt forget green for Italian roundels!
The stars are indeed a bit of a pain, but my trick is to paint a white circle (couldnīt find a white marker) and use blue to make the outline of the star, much easier than trying to do it the other way around, at least for me.
Thereīs definitely a learning curve, but if you practice a bit before you do it for real it will be fine.

Hereīs what inspired me to go decal free:
link

alan L14 Oct 2018 9:59 a.m. PST

Thanks.

EUGENE2814 Oct 2018 6:29 p.m. PST

I ordered from him on 11/7/17, sent the money and have not heard a word from him sense and have sent him at least 4 email . So if you want to loose some money deal with DOM .

boggler18 Oct 2018 3:33 p.m. PST

I can definitely recommend Flight Deck Decals as an alternative source of decals…excellent range and Dan is great to deal with.

Bozkashi Jones13 Nov 2018 10:53 a.m. PST

This is on Dom's website:

"Just a quick update to say I'm doing what I probably should have done a while ago now, sorry, and not taking new orders for a bit while I get properly caught up. Many apologies to those waiting patiently (or even impatiently) for orders; this year's been a perfect storm of ropey health, temperamental emails, work (over-)commitments and a healthy dollop of uselessness from me, which has all added up to rather a big trainwreck, sorry.

So, umm, yeah, I'm still here, still filling orders (far too slowly, but hopefully a bit of holiday time from the "day job" and stopping new decal orders for a bit will let me turn that around), and slowly getting my **** together. Oh, and I even have a new email address, as the dom@domsdecals.com one seems to be getting spam filtered into oblivion – I'll still receive any emails sent to that, but expect any replies to come from domsdecals@gmail.com from now on – apologies if my email response time is still somewhat patchy while I'm catching up.

Dom, November 2018."

I'll be honest and say that I've not ordered from Dom's Decals for a couple of years, but when I did the service and product were excellent, so I will continue once he's sorted the problems – maybe I'll regret it, but for me wargaming thrives on small niche suppliers so I want to support them if I can.

Perhaps if I had an outstanding order from a year ago, like many here, I would feel differently.

Nick

bobblanchett22 Dec 2018 10:15 p.m. PST

Glad he's still alive!
You never know these days.

despite dropping people in it when he's on song he's good.
I had to drop a job in july myself due to a sudden health crisis and it's bloody frustrating for everyone

Swarmaster1 Sponsoring Member of TMP06 Apr 2020 5:47 p.m. PST

We're sorry to say that we have not had any communication from Dom for over 1 year, he seems to be out of business. We have not received a re-stock that we paid for over 2 years ago. We are closing out our remaining stock of Dom's Decals – get 19% off through April 19th (coupon COVID-19). Get 'em before they're gone. msdgames.com

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