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Oct 25, 2009, 11:57 AM
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Swap Meet

Saturday Dec. 05, 2009—Hico, TX—Buzzard Busters 7th Annual Swap Meet


The following information is from the AMA Non Flying Events Calendar:

05 12/05/09 - Hico, TX (E) Buzzard Busters 7th Annual Swap Meet.
Site: Hico Jr High School.
For Info: Charles Krempin PH:254-784-3215.
Free tables, $5 admission, spouse and children free, come buy, sell and visit. Sponsor: BUZZARD BUSTERS.

There is no time listed but all of these events usually get going by 8am and end around 1pm. The early birds are there by 7 and get the best worms.

SPEED TRAP WARNING-There is a sudden speed limit change just as you enter Hico. Be sure to slow down as you come into town so you don’t get a ticket.

I have not been able to track down the correct street address for the Hico High School where the swap meet is because all searches give you an address on Kirk St., which is not the right place.

Through Goggle Maps, I have found an address that works and it is 586 9th Street, Hico, TX 76547 and here is a link to that map:

http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&q=...ed=0CAoQ8gEwAA

It is the pink building to the right of the oval running track. You can click on the “Get Directions” button to get driving directions from your location.

See you there.

Richard
Last edited by Richard N; Nov 29, 2009 at 09:01 AM. Reason: Corrected picture 2 caption to "east".
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Nov 06, 2009, 01:28 AM
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A month away.
Nov 06, 2009, 06:36 AM
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LESS than a month away now! I'm planning on going and so are many of our club members. It's a great Swap Meet with load of great folks. Richard, I'll bring your next new plane for you when I come.
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Nov 12, 2009, 07:35 AM
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16 days.
Nov 19, 2009, 11:00 PM
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How does this meet compare with the Austin meet? Hico is about 4 hours from Houston, up Highway 6 past Waco
Nov 19, 2009, 11:31 PM
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Hi Stuart,

Hico's swap meet is a little smaller than the Austin meet, probably having to do with it being a little out in the sticks. It is a nice hour drive for me.

How was the swap meet in Houston a little while ago?

Richard
Nov 20, 2009, 06:45 AM
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The one at Scobee field was good even though I got there a bit late. It was a parking lot / tailgate meet so it got to be a little tight. They're having another one tomorrow morning if the rain clears out by then. We've got a tropical low moving slowly across the Gulf that could mess things up.

-Stuart
Nov 24, 2009, 05:55 PM
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Only 11 Days to go!
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Nov 25, 2009, 01:49 PM
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Hi Mike,

The days are counting down. I'm looking forward to buying that plane from you.

Richard
Nov 25, 2009, 06:15 PM
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Hope this one won't be abused as a balloon target tow aircraft like it's brother at TINY '08.
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Nov 28, 2009, 12:52 AM
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Not to worry, it's only a flesh wound.
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Nov 29, 2009, 08:56 AM
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Only a week away.
Dec 02, 2009, 09:58 AM
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Three days
Dec 04, 2009, 10:50 AM
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Happening tomorrow! Watch out for Speeding Ticket Smokey coming into town.

See you early in the morning.

Richard


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