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Re: Iowa Gas Swap Meet [Re: BryceG] #660762
Wed Jul 13 2016 05:41 PM
Wed Jul 13 2016 05:41 PM
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North Hunnington PA
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Hope to see you all their

Re: Iowa Gas Swap Meet [Re: BryceG] #660825
Thu Jul 14 2016 03:37 PM
Thu Jul 14 2016 03:37 PM
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Kansas City, MO
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I just got my vendor confirmation and it looks like the rules have changed again. The vendor setup starts at noon on Tuesday. I will have to change plans and get there Monday like last year. I was looking forward to the Wednesday 7:00 PM start.

Last edited by Coops 427; Thu Jul 14 2016 03:38 PM.

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Re: Iowa Gas Swap Meet [Re: BryceG] #660826
Thu Jul 14 2016 03:52 PM
Thu Jul 14 2016 03:52 PM
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Hartselle, Al, USA.
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Here we go again!,,,,

Re: Iowa Gas Swap Meet [Re: BryceG] #660848
Thu Jul 14 2016 06:52 PM
Thu Jul 14 2016 06:52 PM
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Michigan, Union Pier
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hummmmm, things change only to be the same. Good luck guys.


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Re: Iowa Gas Swap Meet [Re: Done4] #660860
Thu Jul 14 2016 07:49 PM
Thu Jul 14 2016 07:49 PM
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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7/14: the confirmation arrives with yet a deviation from the new schedule to the old schedule.

1. I have to contact the holiday inn for modifying the reservation.
2. I have to schedule another vacation day at work.
3. I have to re-arrange my work appointments to accommodate Iowa Gas late schedule modification.

Completely un-professional and inconsiderate on behalf of Iowa Gas to modify the schedule with 2 weeks notice. In addition, reverting back to the old schedule makes a mockery out of the previously touted statement/letter firmly announcing the new schedule.


Collect small Oklahoma Oil Co.'s 1920's-1940's. Barnsdall, Cushing, Eason, Marland, etc.

Re: Iowa Gas Swap Meet [Re: BryceG] #660861
Thu Jul 14 2016 07:55 PM
Thu Jul 14 2016 07:55 PM
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Not changing my schedule. Still can't sell until 6:30 Wednesday so we will get there Wednesday morning. Don't have to have another day in the motel or another day for truck rental.


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Re: Iowa Gas Swap Meet [Re: keithia] #660863
Thu Jul 14 2016 08:13 PM
Thu Jul 14 2016 08:13 PM
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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There is no plausible scenario in which selling does not begin Tuesday morning if not earlier.


Collect small Oklahoma Oil Co.'s 1920's-1940's. Barnsdall, Cushing, Eason, Marland, etc.

Re: Iowa Gas Swap Meet [Re: BryceG] #660867
Thu Jul 14 2016 10:24 PM
Thu Jul 14 2016 10:24 PM
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There is no change or announcement on the Iowa Gas website. You would think they could update any changes there.


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Re: Iowa Gas Swap Meet [Re: BryceG] #660868
Thu Jul 14 2016 10:33 PM
Thu Jul 14 2016 10:33 PM
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There are no "real" changes guys, read the schedule completely.... all they are doing is allowing you to set up in your spots Tuesday after noon. Selling is not allowed on the property till Wednesday at 6:30pm and the permit for selling is only Wed-Thur-Fri.


Thanks
Mike

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Re: Iowa Gas Swap Meet [Re: okoil1] #660869
Thu Jul 14 2016 10:34 PM
Thu Jul 14 2016 10:34 PM
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confused the whole thing seems confusing to me. Will people really not sell? How will they police it? I guess I won't find out if I am getting there Wed. OH well

Last edited by Gas Pump Rob; Thu Jul 14 2016 10:43 PM.
Re: Iowa Gas Swap Meet [Re: Gas Pump Rob] #660880
Fri Jul 15 2016 07:31 AM
Fri Jul 15 2016 07:31 AM
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Idaho
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Well Dang it, I have never been and am planning on it this year even though last minute, wont be there until Wednesday and leave Friday, ARG! I guess any Veltex that might show up Tuesday has less competition.

Re: Iowa Gas Swap Meet [Re: Mike M.] #660888
Fri Jul 15 2016 09:38 AM
Fri Jul 15 2016 09:38 AM
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Devils Lake, ND---USA
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Originally Posted By Mike M.
all they are doing is allowing you to set up in your spots Tuesday after noon


Not quite true Mike! You can only pull into your spot, you can't set up any merchandise until 7pm on Wednesday.

I sure hope they enforce it or no one will ever believe them again.


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Re: Iowa Gas Swap Meet [Re: K W FRITH] #660895
Fri Jul 15 2016 10:49 AM
Fri Jul 15 2016 10:49 AM
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Western, WI.
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Originally Posted By K W FRITH
Not quite true Mike! You can only pull into your spot, you can't set up any merchandise until 7pm on Wednesday.

I sure hope they enforce it or no one will ever believe them again.


Sorry Kevin that's what I meant, I was talking about parking my trailer and putting up my shade tent and table. But no goodies till after the Wednesday Auction.


Thanks
Mike

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Re: Iowa Gas Swap Meet [Re: BryceG] #660897
Fri Jul 15 2016 11:09 AM
Fri Jul 15 2016 11:09 AM
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Peoria, IL
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i sure hope they enforce it too... i have never gone to Iowa Gas and stayed overnight due to the old schedule. this year, I was excited for the new schedule and I have been working really hard to try and be able to take off Weds-Fri off work. If i get there only to find lots of activity occurred Tuesday and before, ill be really frustrated.


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Re: Iowa Gas Swap Meet [Re: BryceG] #660933
Sat Jul 16 2016 05:19 AM
Sat Jul 16 2016 05:19 AM
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Augusta, Maine, USA
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I'll be there Monday Eating a Zombie Burger. Goodluck!


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