Meet, Eat, and Greet In Waco Texas

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by carver, Nov 14, 2016.

  1. carver

    carver Moderator Supporting Member

    We used to do a spring meet, late April, at the Waco North Camp grounds. Just out of West Texas. It all went well for about 6 years, and then it just seemed to loose interest by the members attending. Some of them were just to far away to make it every year. Charles (blueseas), a member here, but isn't to active, owns the Waco North Campgrounds, and is willing for us to meet there. He has a smoker, and a kitchen, so we could cook what ever we wanted to. Cabins to stay in are right there on site, the type you find in the KOA campgrounds. Tent camping is also available. Public bathrooms, as well as a washer, and dryer. TFF members get a discount. I know that there are several people interested in kicking this meet off again, but are there enough? As of right now I think we could possibly count on at least 4 folks, and families. Anyone else interested?
  2. dbcooper

    dbcooper Well-Known Member

    Carver, just to be clear, are you thinking about April 2017 ?

  3. carver

    carver Moderator Supporting Member

    Thinking is all we are doing at this point. If we find that there is enough interest, then we will proceed with plans for a meet in April, probably the last weekend of the month.
  4. woolleyworm

    woolleyworm Well-Known Member

    Feb 23, 2009
    SW Fort Worth
    I'm onboard and can help make arrangements. I can bring a single stage press and equipment if anyone is interested in reloading. I'll buy a brisket to donate too, just don't have the smoker.
  5. rawright54

    rawright54 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Mar 19, 2013
    Bullhead City, AZ
    I'm interested, but now that I'm working again, it will depend on scheduling.
  6. tuckerd1

    tuckerd1 Moderator Supporting Member

    I might be if I can get Sam and George to car pool and share expenses.
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  7. dbcooper

    dbcooper Well-Known Member

    Are there alot of members in the Waco area and or South Texas?
    I can think of Tedwitt and Streetbob right off the top
  8. tedwitt

    tedwitt Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    I'm 150 miles, no problem for me.
  9. carver

    carver Moderator Supporting Member

    A couple more interested parties, and we'll start a head count. I'll call Charles, and get with him on dates.
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  10. Guy Sesa

    Guy Sesa Member

    Sep 11, 2016
    To far from Montana, but I wish you guys well and goodeats.
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  11. One Shot

    One Shot Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Nov 29, 2010
    900 miles. If it falls on spring break, it is a possibility....
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  12. CCHolderinMaine

    CCHolderinMaine Well-Known Member

    Mar 21, 2012
    Steep Falls, Maine
    I would love to visit Texas, meet some members and eat some real Texas brisket!
    1700 miles :(
  13. tedwitt

    tedwitt Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    One thing you don't want to miss is The Texas Rangers Museum.........thousands of guns in there.
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  14. carver

    carver Moderator Supporting Member

  15. streetbob

    streetbob Well-Known Member

    Aug 14, 2012
    Gulf Coast, Texas
    I'm going to try to make it if I can. I've wanted to go for 3 years now and have not been able to.
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