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Event Coverage Scrap Drive #9...Belvidere, Illinois

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by rusty1, May 7, 2015.

  1. scrap drive design 9 001.jpg ...just a lil over one month til our 9th annual Scrap Drive show & swap on Saturday June 13th. Last year we had over 400 swapmeet vendors and about that many cars, trucks, & bikes. We will once again have the Pin-up Girl contest by Peek-a-boo Pinups and the local Rockford rockabilly band Dirty Fishnet Stockings, along with event shirts, a 50/50 raffle, and good food. All car entries and swap vendors are eligible for one of our 3 cash give-aways where you could win up to $200. Hope to see you there.
    ...the design above is our T-shirt design available in black or white shirts.
     
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  2. I've been to the last 3 or 4 shows. It's always a good time. Excited to actually have my car running for this year's show
     
  3. tobyflh
    Joined: Nov 5, 2008
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    tobyflh
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    from Peru il

    Always a nice little swap meet.
     
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  4. ...about 4 weeks now and counting down. ...this weekend there was lot's of talk at the Model T swap in Belvidere about the Scrap Drive,...
    ,,, you will have a chance to win a 57 Chevy 4-door hardtop (running/driving car, 283/auto, Aztec bronze/cream) for $50.00 a ticket,...a group in Freeport is raising money for a girl's home and will raffle off the Chevy to be given away this Fall. They will sell 600 tickets,but not more than 1000,.....so that's at least a one in 1000 chance to win if you only buy one ticket, ..better chance if they don't sell that many. The car will be at our show, be sure to check it out.
     
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  5. ...at a local show this weekend, ran into these fine gentlemen from Peoria, Illinois (sorry, I didn't jot down your names) selling tickets for a chance to win a new homebuilt teardrop camp trailer similiar to this one. The proceeds from this raffle will go to the Wounded Warrior Project to benefit our veterans. They will be coming to our show to sell tickets at $1.00 ea. or 6 for $5.00....hopefully towing in with this nicely done 54 Chev COE.
    As a Not-For -Profit club, Tin Butchers are all for supporting worthwhile causes, hope you will support these guys as well.
    shows 2015 005.jpg shows 2015 010.jpg shows 2015 004.jpg shows 2015 007.jpg
     
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  6. ...less than 2 weeks til the show/swap;...make sure you check out the 2 feature cars inside the main building ,...a neat Olds powered Ford p.u. originally built back in the 60's and a real-deal 65 Dodge stockcar.
    ....been getting many calls on the show and swap, looks to be a really good event if the weather cooperates.
     
  7. dearls
    Joined: Apr 18, 2010
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    dearls
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    from Rockford

    Less than a week away from the 9th annual "Scrap Drive!"
    The weather is looking good so come on out for a great car show and swap meet.
    There will also be a live band playing, pinup contest, good food.
    Come on out to the Boone County Fairgrounds.
    Gates open at 6:00 am for vendors to set up and 7:00 am for spectators.
    We will be there Friday afternoon for vender setup also.
     
  8. cs39ford
    Joined: May 1, 2012
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    Well I will be there at 6 to get swap meet space. Always a good time
     
  9. ...swap spaces are all the room you need for your stuff for a measely $10.00
    all we ask is you don't take more space than you need....this is the best deal goin.
     
  10. A Boner
    Joined: Dec 25, 2004
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    A Boner
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    Looks like the weather is going to be great!
     
  11. Low n Loud
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    Low n Loud
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    I'm flying to LA for Ink n Iron, otherwise I would be there!! Going to be a good one, and yes perfect weather!!
     
  12. 2014 scrap drive 040.jpg ...hope you guys are right about the weather; ...my phone has been ringing off the hook the last 2 weeks with people coming from far and wide.
    ...the Butcher's model car club (not related to the Tin Butchers club) will be back with a model display area and the go-cart guys will also be back this year.
    ...bring out your old or custom bicycles also.
     
  13. cs39ford
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    cs39ford
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    image.jpg Sam probably will put this 1960s space liner bike in swap meet
     
  14. Retribution
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    Retribution
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    from Western PA

    Wife and I are heading out early, hope the rain holds out.
     
  15. bobwop
    Joined: Jan 13, 2008
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    weather sounds great. I will be there early and need to leave early to keep the shop open.

    I look forward to seeing my friends from Tin Butchers

    especially Sam Snowblower
     
  16. Russco
    Joined: Nov 27, 2005
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    Russco
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    from Central IL

    A few of us from Springfield area are going. Looking forward to it again.
     
  17. ...despite the "iffy" weather Scrap Drive #9 turned out great. We'd like to thank everyone who came out this year. Here's a few pics;...the first 2 are of our feature cars and the 3rd pic shows the red 40 that won our only trophy, the John Kemp Memorial award.
    The aerial veiws were taken about 10:30 AM and it all filled in by noon-1:00 PM.
    2015 scrap drive 077.jpg 2015 scrap drive 080.jpg 2015 scrap drive 039.jpg 2015 scrap drive 027.jpg 2015 scrap drive 051.jpg 2015 scrap drive 060.jpg 2015 scrap drive 022.jpg 2015 scrap drive 017.jpg 2015 scrap drive 011.jpg
     
  18. ...some more...
    2015 scrap drive 031.jpg 2015 scrap drive 037.jpg 2015 scrap drive 024.jpg 2015 scrap drive 052.jpg 2015 scrap drive 053.jpg 2015 scrap drive 054.jpg 2015 scrap drive 069.jpg 2015 scrap drive 067.jpg 2015 scrap drive 061.jpg
     
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  19. ...you never know what will show up at Scrap Drive.
    2015 scrap drive 074.jpg
     
  20. olcurmdgeon
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    olcurmdgeon
    Member

    a goat? must be a midwest thing! Thanks for posting the car pics, looks like a good time.
     
  21. cs39ford
    Joined: May 1, 2012
    Posts: 790

    cs39ford
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    Rusty1 Another great time All ready looking forward to number 10 Great cars and lots of swap meet went home with some cool stuff again!!
     
  22. cs39ford
    Joined: May 1, 2012
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    cs39ford
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    image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg Some of the goodies that came home with me
     
  23. A Boner
    Joined: Dec 25, 2004
    Posts: 5,594

    A Boner
    Member

    Great show, great swap.....thanks Tin Butchers. Here is a pic of my best swap meet find.....40 Ford wheel for $3.00.....the epoxy to fix the cracks will cost more than the wheel did!
    image.jpg
     
  24. GASSERBOB
    Joined: Nov 26, 2010
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    GASSERBOB
    Member
    from USA

    Thanks for the pictures.Bob..........
     
  25. ...thanks for the comments guys, glad you had a good time,...as far as the goat, someone said it was there last year but I didn't see it,..you know kids are always welcome!
     
  26. ...some trucks...
    2015 scrap drive 049.jpg 2015 scrap drive 045.jpg 2015 scrap drive 063.jpg 2015 scrap drive 064.jpg 2015 scrap drive 058.jpg 2015 scrap drive 068.jpg 2015 scrap drive 020.jpg 2015 scrap drive 043.jpg
     
  27. MO_JUNK
    Joined: Jan 22, 2006
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    MO_JUNK
    Member
    from Rolla, Mo.

    Thanks for the pics
     

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