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WICHITA SWAP MEET who's goin and what day?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by oldfart36, Jan 20, 2011.

  1. Have a few people I'm meeting at the swap on Friday. Who all is headed that way 4th,5th,6th Feb. Over the last 8 years this has become a tradition for myself and a few close friends.
     
  2. mow too much
    Joined: Nov 20, 2008
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    mow too much
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    We've been going for years like you say its a tradition it kicks off the swap meet season:), probably going Friday.
     
  3. Model A John
    Joined: Apr 24, 2008
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    Model A John
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    from wichita ks

    A friend and I will have a 10x30 space in the main building. Thursday, set-up day, is when the swap meet really starts! The rule is, no one is supposed to buy or sell on Thursday, but you know how that goes...
     
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  4. jason65
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    1. Okie Hambers
    from Norman

    I'm comeing up on Saturday morning.
     
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  5. GrouchySS
    Joined: Mar 24, 2010
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    GrouchySS
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    Will be coming. Saturday
     
  6. yblock292
    Joined: Oct 10, 2006
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    yblock292
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    we do the same, friday morning breakfast then off the the swap meet.
     
  7. povertyflats
    Joined: Jan 8, 2007
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    I will be there on Saturday with my pals from Lincoln, NE. I used to take off work on Fridays and go but to be honest, it's just not worth it in my opinion. Hope to see lots of you there!
     
  8. SHRUM
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    SHRUM
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  9. goatboy
    Joined: May 9, 2009
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    goatboy
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    from kansas

    who says we're close friends, i only go with you cause you buy the gas ! :p
     
  10. sodas38
    Joined: Sep 17, 2004
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    sodas38
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    I'll be there Saturday, with bells on. :)
     
  11. 1968FED
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    1968FED
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    from Goddard KS

    Be there Friday looking for Hemi stuff!
     
  12. caseyscustoms
    Joined: May 15, 2005
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    caseyscustoms
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    from st.joe, MO

    gonna be there but not sure the days just yet. hopefully this snow storm calms the fuck down by then, we got 8 inches last night. i have a brother in law in wichita he said they only got 2-3 so at least its not to bad down there.
     
  13. Junk Hunter
    Joined: Feb 1, 2010
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    Junk Hunter
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    from The Ozarks

    I've never been but thinking about going this year since I have a long list of stuff I need for my project. Do you guys think it is worth the 4.5 hr drive from Springfield, MO?
     
  14. Ya, but pickled eggs and beer gas in a warm wintery vehicle doesn't count! :eek::cool::eek::cool:
     
  15. Model A John
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    Model A John
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    from wichita ks

    Since I'm a vendor I might be biased, but yeah, I'd say it's worth it. It's a big meet, 2 large buildings with sold out swap meet spaces, and another building with cars for sale. We get buyers and sellers from at least a 6 state area, judging by the people I've talked to at past meets. A lot of parts get sold on Friday morning, so get there Friday, if you can.
     
  16. Hey John, I need 4, approx. 33-35 V-8 marked center caps in good driver condition for a set of 16" wheels I've got. Are you by chance bringing anything close.
     
  17. Model A John
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    Model A John
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    from wichita ks

    Sorry, no, Don't have anything like that. My parts are mostly drag racing and hot rod stuff. And alot of '50s and '60 hot rod magazines!
     
  18. TooManyToyz
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    Hopefully Friday a.m., depending on work and weather.
    Paul
     
  19. White Trash Renegade
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    White Trash Renegade
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    from Derby, KS

    I'll probably go on Saturday Morning.
     
  20. twotallokie
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    dont know which day but im going always have a good time
     
  21. povertyflats
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    I'm looking for big, old, heavy, dirty, greasy engines that are complete and turn over. Nothing newer than 1969 but prefer much older....
     
  22. RATROD STEVIE
    Joined: May 10, 2007
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    RATROD STEVIE
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    I'll be there Friday and Saturday with my three brothers, one lives in Wichita so we go up on Thursday night and stay with him then hit the meet early Friday. It's always a great swap meet and I always buy something there
     
  23. djust
    Joined: May 31, 2006
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    djust
    Member
    from Oklahoma

    What he said.
     

  24. If ya can make it Friday! Would like to talk with ya about something upcoming.
     
  25. Wholesale shop towels
    Joined: Jan 22, 2011
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    Wholesale shop towels
    Member
    from Okie City

    GREETINGS FELLOW RUST NUTS!!! Can't wait to get the season started at Wichita!! Does anyone by chance have any extra spots they could sell for this year ( I always use a buddies from MO and he's taking a large load this year) One great! Two better! If you cant make it this year I am in need- Will be happy to renew YOUR SPOTS for next year for YOU!!!! Thanks, Z 405-550-5220
     
  26. ARTSWRK
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    ARTSWRK
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    Looks like Saturday.
     
  27. triumphtony
    Joined: Jul 14, 2007
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    triumphtony
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    I will be there Friday for sure.
     
  28. ShoeIn
    Joined: Dec 13, 2010
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    ShoeIn
    Member
    from Kansas

    group of us trying to go up saturday
     
  29. bigd4xman
    Joined: Feb 4, 2007
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    bigd4xman
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    I will be there Friday all day and maybe a while saturday. Plan on wearing my jean jacket with a big red skull patch on the back. If you see me don't be afraid to say hi.
     
  30. John my friend, I am looking forward to seeing you Saturday. Matbe I can buy some of your stuff while I am at it!

    Can I still ride with you and that crazy woman you live with?
    Getting to spend time with the ever popular and witty Mr. Povertyflats will be the highlight of my LONG and boring winter. Paul I hope you can loan us poor folks from Nebraskee some of your oil riches so we can buy some kool hot rod stuff and be popular like you! I truely believe you could be the next president of the USA!!!
     

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