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#1 Richard N Dec 15, 2011 06:09 PM

Jan. 20-21, 2012--Georgetown, TX--GAMA 15th Annual Swap Meet
 
This information is from the GAMA 2012 Swap Meet Flyer here: http://www.gamarc.org/swapmeet/GAMA_SwapMeet_2012.pdf

Georgetown Aero Modelers Association 15th Annual Swap Meet
"The Biggest Swap Meet in Central Texas!"

Friday and Saturday, January 20th & 21st, 2012
This will be the 15th year for the Georgetown Texas Swap Meet. We will be open both Friday and Saturday with an auction Saturday afternoon. Come join the biggest swap meet in Central Texas.

Plenty of free parking and approximately 100 tables for sellers while they last.
Entry: $5.00 each day admission. Spouses and children under 12 with adult are free.

Outside sellers are still required to pay the entry fee.

Tables: $5.00 Each per day. Limit of 2 per seller

Date and Time: Friday: 1:00pm to 8:00 pm, Saturday: 8:00 am to 2:00 pm

Seller setup starts at: Friday: 12:00 Noon and Saturday: 7:30 am. No entry prior to that time!

Location: San Gabriel Community Center in Georgetown's San Gabriel Park. It is on Google Maps here: http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&so...ed=0CAkQ8gEwAA

Activities

• Concessions.
• Giant Scale viewing area.
• Door prizes awarded throughout the event, winner must be present to win.
• Raffle on Saturday, winner need NOT be present to win, drawing will be held at 2:00 pm.
• Auction will be held on Saturday starting at 1:00pm. No commission taken, just a service to help you sell your items!

For more information contact:
Bob Petrinec @ 512-260-3887 or rpetrinec@austin.rr.com

Hotel and Restaurant information available on the G.A.M.A. Web Site: www.gamarc.org
Click on ”Info” at the end of the GAMA Swap Meet line.

Directions:

If coming from Waco: Take exit 262 (Andice/Lake Georgetown) off IH35. Turn left at Williams Drive and take the
overpass over IH35 for one block to “T” intersection (Austin Avenue [McDonalds on right]). Turn right onto Austin Avenue
for approximately 2 short blocks to Marrow Street (across from Sonic). Turn left onto Marrow and follow the red/white RC
signs into San Gabriel Park and to the Neighborhood Building.

If coming from Austin: Take exit 261A (Andice/Lake Georgetown) off IH35. Turn right at Williams Drive and go one
block to “T” intersection (Austin Avenue [McDonalds on right]). Turn left onto Marrow and follow the red/white RC signs
into San Gabriel Park and to the Neighborhood Building.

In all cases: Follow the red/white signs saying: RC

SPEEDING TICKET WARNING: The speed limit in San Gabriel Park is 20 mph and I have seen a number of people get tickets. Drive slow in the park and save your money for the swap meet.

This is a great swap meet. Get there early.

See you there.

Richard

#2 Richard N Jan 06, 2012 10:25 PM

Two weeks!

#3 Richard N Jan 13, 2012 10:26 PM

One week away!!!

#4 mheff*uk Jan 13, 2012 11:39 PM

I am going to be there all the way from Hastings in the UK I hope it's good.
as luck would have it I am work in Austin that week. see you there.

#5 Richard N Jan 14, 2012 02:02 AM

mheff,

Georgetown is the first Texas swap meet of the year and it is always good. I hope you have a great time and find some good stuff.

Richard

#6 Richard N Jan 19, 2012 06:20 PM

Tomorrow!!!

#7 03svtsnakevert Jan 20, 2012 09:58 AM

On the way now!!!!

#8 mheff*uk Jan 20, 2012 06:26 PM

Leave something for me to buy. Getting there early Saturday looking forward to it

#9 03svtsnakevert Jan 20, 2012 09:56 PM

Some really sweet planes there! There is a sweet lookin hangar ultra stick 60 on one if the tables....super clean!

#10 Richard N Jan 21, 2012 11:56 PM

Another Georgetown is done.

The tables sold out quickly and the hall was full of airplanes and airplane people. I came home with several very nice kits and a couple of ARFs.

The next central Texas swap meet is February 17-18, 2012 in Garden Ridge, Texas, just north of San Antonio. The thread for it is here: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1563900

Richard

#11 mheff*uk Jan 29, 2012 08:21 AM

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It was good to meet you all at the swap meet. my $15 kit made it home to a cold wet England, good flying to you all .mark

#12 Richard N Jan 29, 2012 03:18 PM

Mark,

I'm glad you had a good time and found something to take home. Could you tell us anything about UK or Europoean swap meets and what the pickings look like compared to here?

Richard


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