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GeneralWAnders05 Jan 2020 8:54 p.m. PST

I just attempted a fax order to Navwar and it failed to send. Do I need to send at a certain time or day, or is the shop closed down for holiday or some other reason?

RittervonBek06 Jan 2020 1:30 a.m. PST

If it is outside UK business hours maybe the machine is switched off.

Wargamer Blue06 Jan 2020 3:08 a.m. PST

Do fax machines still exist?

Decebalus06 Jan 2020 5:25 a.m. PST

I used snail mail some month ago and it worked.

GeneralWAnders06 Jan 2020 8:00 a.m. PST

I just tried again (and unless I'm mistaken right now it's 4 PM over there), and received an error of "Your fax has failed because the receiver's phone was busy 3 times in a row."

For reference I am using Faxzero as I don't personally have a fax machine. They do add an extension of 011-44 to the phone number, which I've been adding as 020-8590-6731.

At this point unless I'm doing something wrong I think snail mail may have to be the path of choice.

22ndFoot07 Jan 2020 8:26 a.m. PST

Have you tried dropping the first zero from the phone number?

You should dial: 011 44 208 590 6731

Fried Flintstone07 Jan 2020 3:36 p.m. PST

^ this ^

GeneralWAnders15 Jan 2020 9:03 p.m. PST

In the end I sent an order via snail mail: first letter I've sent in years! Got payment confirmation, and I expect the boats will be here in short order.

22ndFoot16 Jan 2020 9:21 a.m. PST

He may be old fashioned but he's very efficient and his his ships are jolly nice too.

4th Cuirassier18 Jan 2020 5:41 a.m. PST

It must cost him so much business. Who can be bothered with the hassle compared to just clicking?

jdagee02 Apr 2020 12:18 p.m. PST

I just sent an order to NavWar for GQ1 rules, since they don't have email and I can't just call (US to UK), is checking for funds to clear the best way to check on my order?

R, Jim

Prince Alberts Revenge15 Apr 2020 10:33 a.m. PST

I will be sending an order out myself this week. Hopefully he's still taking business if he can. I've always had excellent service but understand if the order has to sit during the lockdown.

jdagee16 Apr 2020 10:48 a.m. PST

Received my order from NavWar yesterday, packaged very nicely along with a receipt showing where they charged me.

I used an online faxing site ( Premium Fax Service) to get my order to them and was really nervous about whether and when I'd get my order, but checked my banking account details and saw they'd charged me. Just a matter of time after that.

R, Jim

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