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Posted: 6/1/2003 9:13:37 PM EST
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 4:49:04 AM EST
AWESOME!
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 4:57:20 AM EST
DAmn it!! I just moved to MIchigan....and to say I lived 20 minutes south of Waco in TEmple...crapt!!
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 9:42:12 AM EST
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 10:10:42 AM EST
Originally Posted By lordtrader: Just a plane ride away reconBYfire. [:)]
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I will take the wife on the 17 hour drive instead..it will be fun... When can we order t-shirts??? [:P]
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 10:26:30 AM EST
[Last Edit: 6/2/2003 10:27:00 AM EST by lordtrader]
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 10:30:54 AM EST
16 hour drive from Tucson. Not bad. I ain't flying with my MGs. I'm gonna have to make this trip!
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 10:38:41 AM EST
Those from out of the area, try to get a caravan going and bring more people from your area, or meet up with others on the way....
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 10:39:31 AM EST
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Link Posted: 6/2/2003 12:11:56 PM EST
[Last Edit: 6/2/2003 12:25:59 PM EST by Matthew_Q]
Originally Posted By az_larry: 16 hour drive from Tucson. Not bad. I ain't flying with my MGs. I'm gonna have to make this trip!
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16 hours? You must drive slow! I made it from the south end of Austin to Phoenix (Chandler) in 16 hours ON THE NOSE. And that was with stopping for 45 minutes in Las Crusas for breakfast. And I was barely keeping up with traffic! hehehe It was exactly 1021 miles from my parent's driveway to my uncle's driveway, and took me 16 hours exactly. 550 of those miles were in Texas! It's one damn big state!! (Texas - Bigger than France) Come on over, we'll show you a good Texas welcome! {edited to add} Hey, LT, does that range have facilities to possibly have something like an IDPA or a Tactical Carbine match?? We might could get Mike of TexasTactical to run something for us up there.
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 12:22:15 PM EST
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 1:49:23 PM EST
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 1:57:34 PM EST
19 hours/1100 miles for me [:(]
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 2:00:51 PM EST
W00-H00!!! TRG
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 2:33:47 PM EST
Yes, I believe I shall be attending this.........gunstock. [:D]
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 2:59:50 PM EST
setting aside natural or wife made disasters, i'll be going, gonna try to borrow or rent a camper as well, crew cab holds 4, or 5 dependin on comfort level, i've got a definite 2, maybe 3, so if anybody is between corpus christi and waco, might be able to take you on.
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 3:37:28 PM EST
LOL. I got the hourage (is that a word?) from mapquest. I think Hell Paso is about 5 hours. So if Waco is another 8, then I should make it in about 13 or so. With a truck full of NFA, I ain't speedin. Barring unknown events I'll be there. Anyone from Tucson or Southern AZ want to hook up let me know. Even you Phoenix boys have to go through here, we could meet and caravan over. IM me or email.
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 3:47:34 PM EST
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 3:54:56 PM EST
Originally Posted By az_larry: LOL. I got the hourage (is that a word?) from mapquest. I think Hell Paso is about 5 hours. So if Waco is another 8, then I should make it in about 13 or so. With a truck full of NFA, I ain't speedin. Barring unknown events I'll be there. [red]Anyone from Tucson or Southern AZ want to hook up let me know. Even you Phoenix boys have to go through here, we could meet and caravan over. IM me or email.[/red]
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AHEM !!!! [:D]
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 4:43:52 PM EST
Originally Posted By lordtrader: az_larry, I believe CavArms is coming with all their wares. Maybe you guy can hook up before you get out of AZ and just caravan with them. Don't forget to dnload your ATF form to transport class3 [url]www.atf.treas.gov/forms/pdfs/f532020.pdf[/url]
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Thanks, I hope there is enough time to get the form approved and sent back.
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 4:51:11 PM EST
Originally Posted By az_larry: LOL. I got the hourage (is that a word?) from mapquest. I think Hell Paso is about 5 hours. So if Waco is another 8, then I should make it in about 13 or so. With a truck full of NFA, I ain't speedin. Barring unknown events I'll be there. Anyone from Tucson or Southern AZ want to hook up let me know. Even you Phoenix boys have to go through here, we could meet and caravan over. IM me or email.
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Looks MIGHTY tempting! I'd be coming form Phoenix!
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 4:56:03 PM EST
[Last Edit: 6/2/2003 5:01:05 PM EST by thebeekeeper1]
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 7:00:48 PM EST
Anyone going from TN? My wife & I would love to go, we could rent a car but a caravan would be great. (We could fly I guess... how do you fly with guns?)
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 7:06:42 PM EST
Link Posted: 6/3/2003 5:56:34 AM EST
Anybody coming through northern Arkansas?
Link Posted: 6/3/2003 6:05:51 AM EST
Link Posted: 6/3/2003 6:06:09 AM EST
[Last Edit: 6/3/2003 6:06:48 AM EST by az_larry]
Originally Posted By lordtrader: az_larry, I believe CavArms is coming with all their wares. Maybe you guy can hook up before you get out of AZ and just caravan with them. Don't forget to dnload your ATF form to transport class3 [url]www.atf.treas.gov/forms/pdfs/f532020.pdf[/url]
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lordtrader, I'm an FFL/SOT. I don't think I need the form. So far that's the info I'm getting. And that's VERY good news, as I don't have to wait for another form to makes it's way slowly through NFA branch. It'll be great to meet evryone. Spectre, let me know when you'll be hitting town, we can caravan up.
Link Posted: 6/3/2003 7:55:20 AM EST
Does TX recognize a PA CCW?
Link Posted: 6/3/2003 8:02:05 AM EST
Link Posted: 6/3/2003 8:13:46 AM EST
I guess I'll have to go unconcealed for the hour or so I drive through New Mexico. Good news is reciprocity with TX and AZ
Link Posted: 6/3/2003 8:35:53 AM EST
Link Posted: 6/3/2003 8:48:41 AM EST
Originally Posted By lordtrader: az_larry, NM has a travelling law much the same as TX does. It is a defense to prosecution.
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Thing is: Travelling in TX is not a defense to prosecution, its actually law.
Link Posted: 6/3/2003 7:00:52 PM EST
Link Posted: 6/4/2003 1:42:26 AM EST
I actually live only a couple of hours from Waco, I sure did luck out this year. This will be my FIRST Gunstock convention EVER!! I can't wait.
Link Posted: 6/4/2003 6:34:42 AM EST
are you bringing the S.E.C?
Link Posted: 6/4/2003 6:36:18 AM EST
I have received reluctant clearance from the tower. Preliminary arrangements to attend will commence. It's only a 17 hour drive, according to Mapquest.
Link Posted: 6/4/2003 6:58:39 AM EST
Link Posted: 6/4/2003 7:36:13 AM EST
Gotta talk to the wife about it, but I believe I know what I'm doing with the rest of my vacation this year. Can you say "Caravan?" I knew you could.
Link Posted: 6/4/2003 9:22:53 AM EST
Originally Posted By thebeekeeper1:
Originally Posted By eswanson: I have received reluctant clearance from the tower. Preliminary arrangements to attend will commence. It's only a 17 hour drive, according to Mapquest.
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[b]eswanson[/b], when it gets a little closer, perhaps we can form a "We're Fleeing Illinoisistan" convoy. Mapquest figures in a twenty minute "potty break" every fifteen minutes. [BD]
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Absolutely. I'm not making that drive alone. We gonna have ourselves a convoy!
Link Posted: 6/4/2003 12:35:59 PM EST
Originally Posted By john232: I actually live only a couple of hours from Waco, I sure did luck out this year. This will be my FIRST Gunstock convention EVER!! I can't wait.
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John, This will be EVERYONE's first GUNSTOCK ever! Looking forward to meeting some of you guys, especially a lot of you guys from out of state. Hopefully the Texas Crew will be able to make it a great event!
Link Posted: 6/4/2003 2:32:20 PM EST
For you local guys, which hotel would you suggest for both being close and nice?
Link Posted: 6/4/2003 6:23:48 PM EST
Link Posted: 6/5/2003 9:23:23 AM EST
Count me as a nother possible attendee/refugee from Illinois ! If you get a FLA CCW you can pack in every state you'd pass thru to get there, plus texas. CKMorley
Link Posted: 6/5/2003 12:31:41 PM EST
Link Posted: 6/5/2003 12:41:12 PM EST
Mapquest says: Total Distance: 1494.77 miles Total Estimated Time: 24 hours, 15 minutes Translation: It's a three hour flight to DFW, then about two hours driving to Waco. Anybody caravanning down from DFW on Thursday?[:D]
Link Posted: 6/5/2003 5:21:41 PM EST
Link Posted: 6/5/2003 5:56:25 PM EST
Link Posted: 6/6/2003 11:44:40 AM EST
Well, I hope registration will be open Friday morning as well. Hopefully, I'll be rolling in there sometime that a.m. I've made my reservations at the Hilton!
Link Posted: 6/6/2003 2:12:37 PM EST
[Last Edit: 6/6/2003 2:13:48 PM EST by lordtrader]
Link Posted: 6/6/2003 5:36:51 PM EST
Originally Posted By lordtrader: Yes, of course registration will be open Friday. That is the day of the event [;)].
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Okay, well, don't start anything fun without me.
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