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Event Coverage 2020 Lone Star Round Up

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by iceteacharlie, Oct 21, 2019.

  1. Might be looking ahead quite a bit but time flies when you start getting older!... or have a goal to get a ride finished for an event! :D

    Anybody bringing a new ride to the 2020 Lone Star Round Up or coming for the first time? This event is fantastic with super cool rides from one end of the spectrum to the other. Over 1800 cars and trucks there last year. ;)
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  2. bigmikes50chevy
    Joined: Mar 19, 2010
    Posts: 347


    my wife and I will be attending the Viva Las Vegas car show the weekend before, then pointing the 50 chevy east and attending the Lonestar Roundup the following weekend. We're taking a much needed long vacation. My sister and her husband moved from California to a new home about 4 hours north of Austin, so, it's a long roadtrip for big brother to visit little sister. I know, too much info. Yes, we're going to the Lonestar roundup in 2020.

  3. downlojoe33
    Joined: Jul 25, 2013
    Posts: 304


    Driving my new acquisition '56 F100 big window (providing I get the paint finished and some bugs worked out). This will be our first time attending, have wanted to for several years. Our son moved to Dallas recently, so that made the decision pretty easy. I have relatives in Oklahoma to visit after the Roundup, so we will make a trip out of it. The weather from here in Idaho to Texas in April could be a little sketchy so the trip could be veerrrrrry interesting to say the least. Anybody up here in my neck of the woods have the same idea?
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  4. Ldogg53
    Joined: Aug 6, 2018
    Posts: 16


    Planning on going this year. Will be my first time with my car. Only other time I went was back in 2009 when I just happened to be in Austin while it was going on.

    Some general questions I have.
    -what time does entry end with your car? I know we can start rolling in at 9am, but is there a cut-off time?
    -what time do most people start pulling out? And are there any restrictions on when you can leave?
    -how early do you have to be on S. Congress to get a parking spot?

    I’m pumped about finally being able to roll in with my own ride and enjoy the festivities!!


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  5. scrap metal 48
    Joined: Sep 6, 2009
    Posts: 6,072

    scrap metal 48

    Great pic and cool car^^^....
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  6. Ldogg53
    Joined: Aug 6, 2018
    Posts: 16


    Thanks! Took that with my iPhone on an empty street right by my house.

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  7. Roger O'Dell
    Joined: Jan 21, 2008
    Posts: 1,140

    Roger O'Dell

    I’m going to try with my 36 roadster, then maybe leave in in Austin for a bayou trip.
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    Joined: Feb 17, 2003
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    I'm planning on attending. We'll be flying in. Where should we stay? Any suggestions?
  9. Ldogg53
    Joined: Aug 6, 2018
    Posts: 16


    What all do you want to accomplish while in town? Just the show? Or come in and hang out for a few days around Austin?

    If it’s just the show you can find hotels closer out to the Expo center East of town. But there isn’t much out there. If you want nightlife and nice restaurants etc then stay downtown or across on S Congress.

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    I haven't attended for several years but the last time they had a Garage Crawl early on Sat. morning .saw some nice garages and some great cars in progress.If they have it don't miss it.
  11. Kiwi 4d
    Joined: Sep 16, 2006
    Posts: 2,839

    Kiwi 4d

    Ok , the garage crawl starts at breakfast in a chosen parking lot on FRIDAY morning. And is done by or before noon.
  12. manyolcars
    Joined: Mar 30, 2001
    Posts: 8,368


    Thats for the magazine editors whining about how hard it is to photograph a black car!
  13. downlojoe33
    Joined: Jul 25, 2013
    Posts: 304


    From what I hear about the magazine industry these days, there aren't many magazine editors left to whine.
  14. stubbsrodandcustom
    Joined: Dec 28, 2010
    Posts: 1,283

    from Spring tx

    Guess its getting closer.... Should be riding my latest build out there.... If ya see me, come say hi...... I know we will have a good party at Top Notch Friday night.... Come hang out... IMG_1162.JPG

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