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2012 Minnesota Back To The 50's Weekend

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Speedon, May 20, 2012.

  1. Speed~On
    Joined: Apr 28, 2011
    Posts: 1,301


    June is almost upon us which means we are on the heels of one hell of a car show. The 39th Annual MSRA Back To The 50's car show will be held June 22, 23, 24 in St. Paul, Minnesota. In 2011 there were over 11,700 registered cars (1964 and older).

    Definetly something for everyone.:)

    Here is a little video I put together with the photos I took at Back To The 50's.

    Last edited: Jun 11, 2012
  2. MrWatts
    Joined: Nov 17, 2011
    Posts: 13


    I am pumped, it has been along time since I have been to the show!
  3. KustomCars
    Joined: Jul 31, 2011
    Posts: 3,457

    from Minnesota

    I dont think Im going this year ! :(
    Last edited: Jun 7, 2012
  4. time to save up or sell to the crusher heard that Hamline church closed the lunch stand?

    thinking on hauling the roadster an also beter get it running good again :eek:had it there in 2008 and it sat seince then!!
    Last edited: May 20, 2012

  5. sodas38
    Joined: Sep 17, 2004
    Posts: 2,309


    I have already registered even though I won't have a car there....cheaper that way for admission. Can't wait its been probably 5 years since the last visit.
  6. Went for the day on Saturday last year, broke down outside the gate, got going and got inside and then the rain started and rained all day. Hoping for a better day this year.
  7. TinShed
    Joined: Mar 3, 2011
    Posts: 547


    I have the box of my 57 F100 loaded up for the swap.:D
  8. dirtbag13
    Joined: Jun 16, 2008
    Posts: 2,540


  9. Black_Sheep
    Joined: May 22, 2010
    Posts: 1,254


    Wouldn't miss it for the world...
  10. hallrods
    Joined: Feb 21, 2012
    Posts: 1,223


    I will be there can't wait it's always a good time
  11. We will have our A pick-up there again. This time it should run cooler at 1 mph cruising the grounds.

  12. not this again?
    so soon?
    the snow never came is winter over?
  13. forty7ford
    Joined: May 6, 2012
    Posts: 204

    from Iowa

    I have never been, always wanted to go. Maybe this is the year.
  14. Marcy
    Joined: Apr 6, 2004
    Posts: 1,532


    One of my favorite shows!
    I'll be vending in the Grandstand Building and buying as much as I can at the swap :)

  15. Speed~On
    Joined: Apr 28, 2011
    Posts: 1,301


    The swap meet on Sunday is great. There was a really nice stock 30 Ford Model A Coupe there last year at a reasonable price. I purchased some antique firefigthing equipment from the 1930's as well as a some license plates from 1931.
  16. Dad and lil brother will be there, we may. All up in the air at this time. Mpls is a second home to me.
  17. bobwop
    Joined: Jan 13, 2008
    Posts: 6,098


    I never miss, but might this year if Tman decides to go
  18. jdrew
    Joined: Nov 23, 2006
    Posts: 113


    I'll be there, this is the one show a year I CANT miss.
  19. verno30
    Joined: Aug 25, 2008
    Posts: 1,069


    See you all there!!
  20. Stick Shift
    Joined: Oct 2, 2005
    Posts: 2,558

    Stick Shift
    from LENA IL

    I am planning on it again this year. Just checked at work to make this sure i got that week off. Looks good. Now if Marcy and Titus wouldn't be able to get to the
  21. marv norton
    Joined: Nov 13, 2009
    Posts: 28

    marv norton

    I have a $30.00 paid car enter for the week end that I can not use. Also have a room for the week end a convent and nice local motel. If there is any one wanting to go, please contact me.

    Marv Norton
  22. Just because some of my pals don't like you does not mean we gotta feud:D:p
  23. bobwop
    Joined: Jan 13, 2008
    Posts: 6,098


    okay, but don't tell anybody
  24. Speed~On
    Joined: Apr 28, 2011
    Posts: 1,301


    The Autoplex is an absolutely gorgous facility, it really is a sight to behold. This place is the ultimate in Man Caves and garages if you have an extra $100,000 laying around. I am out that way and am fortunate enough to attend their Cars and Coffee events. There are a lot of O.T. cars that reside at the Autoplex however, there are also some pretty sweet hot rods


    Here is a link profiling the facility, it really is something to see:
  25. Lil Brother and dad will be there for the meat and greet. I will be in the State the following weekend.
  26. spitzbohunkel
    Joined: May 26, 2008
    Posts: 21


    My daughter told me that we were going to BTT50's this year, As she hasn't been in a while. But she has attended at least half of her 18 years,,,,,,,Hmmmn...Mini Donuts,PPG coloring contest,riding the overhead tram, going up in the space tower,The Dances,watching the crazies cruizin the fairgrounds after dark,seeing old friends,all the vendors,the SWAP MEET! wonderin how dad knows so many people so far from home,aunts and uncles, nephews, people watchin, what were they thinkin? And in my opinion ,the Largest amount of the coolest cars not competing for a trophy in the world.... Whooo Hooo can't wait.

  27. Just try to keep me away... I only missed 2 shows in 39 years...Holy shit Im old!!
  28. ken bogren
    Joined: Jul 6, 2010
    Posts: 829

    ken bogren

    We love this show. We'll be there again with our 63 Falcon convertible.

    This year I'm thinking of putting the top up before we walk away from the car, just in case it starts raining when we're all the way across the fairgrounds.

    Hoping for cool sunny days.
  29. 2935ford
    Joined: Jan 6, 2006
    Posts: 3,505


    One of the best least covered events of the year.
    The fairgrounds is the perfect venue for this event period.

    Don't miss it!
    Joined: Oct 22, 2005
    Posts: 2,144


    This show is Christmas in June for most of us guys. Been to all of em since day one. Still remember that one like it was yesterday. Should be interesting this year with some of the LA Roadsters and SR Road Tour. Just wish you could see it all in 3 days.

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