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Event Coverage The History Of The Round Up

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Ryan, Apr 8, 2019.

  1. 1-SHOT
    Joined: Sep 23, 2014
    Posts: 1,799


    I love to go but I am going to Gainesville to see tha Metal of Honor Recipients.
    So I can thank them, and visit with my chopper pilot Serpant 6.
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  2. Have a safe trip Frank,,(1-shot)
  3. I haven't made it yet but 2 of my old cars have. :rolleyes: HRP
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  4. Tommy R
    Joined: May 18, 2004
    Posts: 717

    Tommy R

    My first Round Up was in 2004 and I haven't missed one since. If I'm not mistaken, I believe the first Round Up was in 2002 and was at the House Park football field just north of downtown. By the time I'd heard about the event and attended my first in '04 it'd moved to Festival Beach. This was my favorite location....just east of downtown, but it was a relatively small area. Soon afterward it'd grown to the point where it needed to be moved to the Expo Center. It lost a lot of cool factor with the move, but I get the reasoning. It was a necessary evil in order to help spread the word and accommodate the increasing number of hot rod fans.

    Here's a few random pics from the '04 Round Up.

    The Waco Kid.




    The late, great.......

    Mercury Charlie's T.

    Jimmy Vaughn's Riviera.

    Bob Bleed's roadster.
  5. hiboy32
    Joined: Nov 7, 2001
    Posts: 2,774

    from Omaha, NE

    here is a picture of our coupes taken on the way to the Roundup 07 with Nosurf. IMG_20171208_223545_855.jpg
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  6. Dam man! Thanks Larry for all the nice things ya had to say about my deuce and shop. You totally ROCK dude!
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  7. Ryan, Just wanted to say thanks for posting a shot of my deuce 3 window in your quick picks of photos. This show is bad ass cool. Sure wanted to make it this year as I had a blast there, but due to some un-planed surgery I will have to wait until next year.
    Thank's for all you do for Hot Rods also...….
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  8. BA2A71EC-48FC-41E6-899A-A41E0D3C4E36.jpeg My 14th RoundUp in a row. Only 100 miles each way. I tell all my friends; don’t die or get married during the RoundUp cause I will NOT be in attendance; for I will be at the RoundUp. What a great time. Flatheads Forever!
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  9. Well shit here I am at home instead of in Austin for what would be my 13th LSRU with no excuse.. Already starting to regret my decision.

    Sent from my SM-J727T1 using The H.A.M.B. mobile app
  10. My brother and I drove all night to get there once. Rocked!
  11. r7bis
    Joined: Mar 12, 2011
    Posts: 36


    This will be my 10th in a row, if the weather isn't to bad today. Typically I'll take 1000+ photos every year. Last year these 2 were one of my favorites. DSC_0739.JPG DSC_0793.JPG
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  12. Anderson
    Joined: Jan 27, 2003
    Posts: 6,473


    Going to my first Roundup had a huge influence on me. The first one I attended was in '03, I think that was the second annual. I was a year out of high school at the time, barely had gas money to drive my '64 Cutlass down from Denton...crashed on the floor of Jason (elrod) and Mark's (markX) hotel room because I was broke. They snuck me a beer or two and fed me bacon for breakfast off their buffet plates at the Hula Hut. Since then every year was about getting your car or a buddies car ready to make the show. The question everyone always asked each other was "will it be ready by Roundup?" A lot of things have changed over the years but Roundup is still usually the goal... These shots are '04-'17
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    Last edited: Apr 13, 2019
  13. stinson
    Joined: Dec 9, 2010
    Posts: 76

    from alabama

    What a great thread here's some from 09-10 maybe?

    Picture 147.jpg Picture 161.jpg Picture 028.jpg Picture 574.jpg Picture 387.jpg DSCN5299.JPG DSCN5304.JPG
  14. That was 07 because Cezar Chavez park was under water with no chance going there without destroying that small parks lawn!
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  15. j3harleys
    Joined: May 12, 2010
    Posts: 815

    from colorado

    Been twice . What a great time. Was very blessed to get a HAMB pick. Meet Ryan and didn't even know it. Parked next to 383deuce All day didn't know till show was over. I'm pretty slow:confused:. I was registered last year but health problems prevented me to go. I'm going to try next year.
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  16. Let me know... I love your Chili!
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