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Old Jan 10, 2010, 11:31 AM
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Swap Meet
Northwest Houston R/C Swap meet Feb 27th

HOUSTON NORTHWEST R/C
When : FEBUARY 27, 2010
Where: 11165 Katy Hockley Rd. ( N29o56.2---W95o59.7 )
Time : 9:00 am---- 2:00 pm

Facilities :
Parking lot will accommodate 100 + vehicles
Covered pit area approximately 250 x 20
4x8 tables (8) first come first served
Plenty of room if you whish to bring your own .
Tailgate for those not able to fit in covered pit
Porta potty
Food : soft drinks, coffee , kolaches, donuts
Admission :$5.00 per carload

February weather can be unpredictable, but we should have enough covered area (dry) to accommodate a fairly large crowd .

Our club would like to build a swap meet that would become large enough to eventually move indoors and encompass the greater Houston area.

See our club website for map www.nwrcc.com


-Stuart
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Old Jan 23, 2010, 03:38 PM
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Stuart,

Can I fly over there that day?

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Old Jan 24, 2010, 09:28 PM
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Hi Lee,
You bet! No formal impound. 72mhz pilots do need to use the impound pin system.

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Old Jan 30, 2010, 12:35 PM
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I've got a few airplanes I'm looking to offload. I'll try to swing by for some selling...and flying.

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Old Jan 30, 2010, 02:40 PM
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Terry,

Great! I'll be seeing you there. Maybe ORCA will be ready by then!

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Old Feb 01, 2010, 11:14 AM
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Stuart,

May the weather gods smile warmly upon you.

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Old Feb 01, 2010, 07:01 PM
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Thanks Richard. I've attached a few pictures of our covered pit area. If the weather is "iffy" we'll be placing tarps on the sides to break any wind. If the weather's great, bring swap meet stuff and a plane to fly! We are on 53 acres of club owned property. We have a N/S and E/W runway so no crosswinds to deal with. our grass is short enough to handle electrics to giant scale aircraft. Here's some pics of our recent renovation
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Stuart,

Remind me to bring my AP Slow Stick during the Swap Meet. I'll take a much better photo of the field for ya! Weather permitting of course.

-Lee
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Old Feb 04, 2010, 09:20 PM
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Thanks Lee! The picture was from a member who flew over in his full scale plane. The tin roof was installed last year during 4 work days. The pits are 250' X 20' and have a concrete floor. In addition to the work tables, there are quite a few picnic tables for you to place your stuff on.

By the way, we also have a float tank to fly off of which is ~50' X 400' so feel free to bring your float planes or boats out too.

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Old Feb 17, 2010, 07:00 AM
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A little over 2 weeks left!
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I'm still planning to be there. Need any help or supplies?

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Hi Lee,

Just bring yourself and friends along with cash ( to buy my stuff ) and you're set!
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Stuart,

The long range weather forecast is looking good for your meet. Sorry you can't make it to Garden Ridge tomorrow. The snow and freezing temps are finally out of the Metroplex and it is good to see the sun again.

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Swap meet is stiil on for saturday!
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Stu -

Does this field have electricity? If not, is the club considering it? Maybe adding a generator?

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