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Re: Fwd: [oletrucks] swap meet in CT (results?)

To: PJMONES@aol.com, oletrucks@autox.team.net
Subject: Re: Fwd: [oletrucks] swap meet in CT (results?)
From: "Ole Trucks" <hollisbsa@hotmail.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2000 18:31:49 EDT
That is a GREAT date except for one thing - IT IS MOTHERS DAY - I do not 
think I would be back in the house for a while if I went to something like 
that on MOTHERS DAY!


>From: PJMONES@aol.com
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>To: oletrucks@autox.team.net
>Subject: Fwd: [oletrucks] swap meet in CT (results?)
>Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2000 13:47:20 EDT
>I did not make it to Stafford Springs, CT. either. I listened to the 
>forecast the night before and knew it did not look good.  I hate going to
>swap meets in the rain (and snow) because the vendors cover everything up 
>plastic.  Even with clear plastic its hard to see what's under them when 
>are wet and fogged over.
>By the way, don't forget about the Northeast Chevy/GMC Truck Swap Meet at
>Wendell State Forest, MA. on May 14th. Hopefully the weather will be good.
>'53 - 3600
>"Ole Betsy"
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>From: "ROGER GLEASON" <rogerg@maverick.facil.uconn.edu>
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>Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2000 12:04:54 -500
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>Subject: Re: [oletrucks] swap meet in CT (results?)
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>Had I known that there would be so many venders that would show
>up in that kind of weather, I would have gone... But I went to one
>last year that was held at the Waterford Speedbowl race track and
>they only had 20 venders show up due to bad weather and they still
>charged $10 to get in... I paid it but was unhappy that there were
>so few venders and after looking at their wares didn't buy anything
>anyway. So I said I am not gonna get trapped in that situation again
>and decided not to go this time... The venders there were set up
>on the track so I didn't have to deal with the mud...Had I known that
>there was mud involved I would not have gone either. So I stayed home
>and finished building our race car engine and fired it up... Season
>started this week, qualifying took place Saturday, but the features
>were rained out... so we  will be ready for next week. Hopefully take
>a provisional as we missed the qualifying on Saturday. I really
>needed to get some stuff but didn't think it would take place SOoooo
>I will have to make do otherwise. Sorry I missed you guys, sorry for
>the weather, Maybe next time.
>51-3100 AD Stocker
> > From:          "Ole Trucks" <hollisbsa@hotmail.com>
> > To:            oletrucks@autox.team.net
> > Subject:       [oletrucks] swap meet in STAFFORD SPRINGS, CT (results?)
> > Date:          Mon, 10 Apr 2000 09:56:05 EDT
> > Reply-to:      "Ole Trucks" <hollisbsa@hotmail.com>
> > Well, I went to my first swap meet since I got my 46.  Driving 2 hours 
> > the rain I knew it had to stop when I got there.  WRONG.  It was in 
> > Springs (Stafford Springs),CT.  It looked to me to have about 200 
>vendors.  It was at a
> > racetrack and the full hot top track was covered with about 8 isles on 
> > mud infield. And some vendors were on the outside and in the "bull pen"
> > area.  A lot of the vendors had their items covered with tarps so I had 
> > idea what they were trying to sell.  It had rain all night the ground 
> > soaked and all of the infield isles were mud.  So when you stepped you
> > sucked out the water with a loud slurp sound.  I thought I was going to 
> > my boot pulled off a few times.  This is not what I expected.  There was
> > lots of car stuff but also a lot of other "yard sale" stuff - I only saw 
> > sinks.
> >
> > As for what I was looking for - I saw one hubcap (41-46) on a 53 truck 
> > they would not sell it.  This was the only piece that I was able to 
> > at the whole meet.  I did buy a new 4 1/2" grinder a sheet medal pound 
> > kit and a few other new electrical items for $30.00.
> >
> > Well it keep getting colder and then the rain turned to snow.  At about 
> > AM, a lot of the vendors were packing up.  I was out of there at noon 
> > there were about 50 people waiting in line to get in.  On the way out I 
> > a 54 GMC 1/2 ton - in great condition.  The guy just sold it for $3600.  
> > kept an eye out of the others on the list with no luck.  Did any of you 
> > it to this event?
> >
> > Jim House
> > 46 1/2 Chevy
> >
> >
> > oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
> >
>oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
>oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959

oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959

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