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Re: Reunion Lodging. [Re: 2-Ton] #1319016 Tue Jul 23 2019 11:16 PM
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Tom, Country Classic Cars is a classic car dealer out of Staunton, Illinois. Lots of complaints about the quality of their vehicles.


Martin
'62 Chevy C-10 Stepside Shortbed (Restomod in progress)
'47 Chevy 3100 5 Window (long term project)


"I fought the law and the law won" now I are a retired one!
Support those brave men/women who stand the "Thin Blue Line" and lock up those on the wrong side of that line.

Re: Reunion Lodging. [Re: TPR57C] #1319077 Wed Jul 24 2019 03:30 PM
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DoubleDingo Offline
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Originally Posted by TPR57C
Doubledingo well worth the effort to go to a reunion or homecoming checked where you live I thought you must be Australian with that call sign you have


A little background. I moved to my current location in Dec. 1999. Wasn't doing so well here, and in Feb. 2002 I got a Queensland Heeler puppy. At about 5 months old she changed, she stopped looking like a Queensland and more like a Dingo. A year later her parents had another litter and I ended up with her sister, who also looked like a Dingo. So I got a new license plate for my Jeep DBLDNGO. Those that knew my dogs were my dingo dogs got it, but others didn't make the connection. Those girls are gone now, lost Sneakers in May 2013 to diabetic coma, and Sybil to natural causes in October 2018. She almost made it to 17.

We will have to save up both time off and money for a trek across the western US. If we go that far east, we'll have to go south too, because her family is in Texas. So it'd be a 5-7k mile trip easily. We put on 4,200 miles over Christmas 2018.


2007 Forester XT Limited (2nd Owner)
1991 Cherokee Laredo (2nd Owner)
1981 Chevy 3/4 Ton Fleetside 8,600 Camper Special (3rd Owner)
1965 Chevy 3/4 Ton Fleetside (3rd Owner)
Re: Reunion Lodging. [Re: 2-Ton] #1320070 Thu Aug 01 2019 06:05 PM
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2-Ton Offline OP
Shop Shark
Back on topic!
Just made reservations at Super 8 for Friday and Saturday night.
I think?
Person on the phone was hard to understand and I had to talk real slow.

Hitting the area early Friday afternoon, check in, unload, set up Stovebolt HQ and then head to the Aldersons BBQ.
Whoever gets there Friday afternoon will be drafted to help set up!

Don


Of all the things I've lost in my life, I miss my mind the most!

1967 GMC 9500 Fire Ladder Truck
"The Flag Pole"
In the Stovebolt Gallery
More pix on Photobucket
'46 2-Ton grain truck
'48 3/4-ton grain truck
'50 2-ton flatbed
'54 Pontiac Straight Eight
'70 American LaFrance pumper fire truck.
Re: Reunion Lodging. [Re: 2-Ton] #1320180 Fri Aug 02 2019 07:26 PM
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Shakey61 Offline
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I just made my reservation online for the Super 8; the Argosy didn't have any vacancies.

-Kevin


This is what happens when you live with a house-full of women, the wife and daughters name all the cars:
1960 Impala - "Frankie" (Frank Sinatra)
1961 Apache - " 'Mater Jr." (wrecker)
1972 SuperBeetle Convertible - "Juliet"
1976 SuperBeetle Convertible - "Olaf"
1988 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce - "Romeo"
Re: Reunion Lodging. [Re: 2-Ton] #1320404 Sun Aug 04 2019 06:24 PM
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WE b OLD Offline
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These people.. I have been there a couple of times on the way to KC. They have a huge inventory but lost 300 a few years back to a fire. I am sure they get a lot of tire kickers but I was looking to buy a car but I interrupted the good ol boys lunch. They were less than welcoming. I did find the car I was looking for. Jerry did an inspection there a few years back and refused to drive the car because it was unsafe. You know that anytime you buy a car even a new one there are things you don't like or overlooked at the inspection. It is located 15 miles north of St. Louis 270 , I have been wanted to stop but if you search it says 40 miles north on 55 but that is from St. Louis not 270 so I never stopped. They had a 1937 Plymouth 4 dr and it got sold last week.This is the car I was wanting to see.

Last edited by WE b OLD; Sun Aug 04 2019 08:29 PM.

Ron, The Computer Greek
I love therefore I am.

1960 MGA Roadster Sold 7/18/2017
1954 3100 Chevy truck in the Gallery
2017 Buick Encore
Pix on Photobucket
Re: Reunion Lodging. [Re: 2-Ton] #1320409 Sun Aug 04 2019 07:25 PM
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2-Ton Offline OP
Shop Shark
43 miles NE of the Gateway Arch Ron.
And quit trying to steal topics!
How about starting a thread on what to see, for folks traveling to the Reunion?

Don


Of all the things I've lost in my life, I miss my mind the most!

1967 GMC 9500 Fire Ladder Truck
"The Flag Pole"
In the Stovebolt Gallery
More pix on Photobucket
'46 2-Ton grain truck
'48 3/4-ton grain truck
'50 2-ton flatbed
'54 Pontiac Straight Eight
'70 American LaFrance pumper fire truck.
Re: Reunion Lodging. [Re: 2-Ton] #1320421 Sun Aug 04 2019 08:30 PM
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WE b OLD Offline
Master Gabster
ME. I was responding to Tom's question


Ron, The Computer Greek
I love therefore I am.

1960 MGA Roadster Sold 7/18/2017
1954 3100 Chevy truck in the Gallery
2017 Buick Encore
Pix on Photobucket
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