Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Regional Chapters > Mid-West Region > Iowa Chapter
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


Iowa Chapter Join Chapter, Leader: fellro86

Welcome to Ford-Trucks Forums!
Welcome to Ford-Trucks.com.

You are currently viewing our forums as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join the Ford-Trucks Forums community today!





 
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 09-09-2005, 02:17 PM
Flounder1967's Avatar
Flounder1967 Flounder1967 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Grand Mound, Iowa
Posts: 106
Flounder1967 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Mark "Flounder" Howard
October meeting

I was thinking of haold an October meeting. more more like an event. It would probably be getting cooler so out door wrench turning, but may be a bon fire. at nigh of course. more of a get together just to meet people.
__________________
Mark "Flounder" Howard
2000 F-250 Superduty 4x4 Crew Cab
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 09-09-2005, 02:25 PM
fellro86's Avatar
fellro86 fellro86 is offline
Iowa Benevolent Dictator
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Marengo, Iowa
Posts: 11,526
fellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud of
Sounds like a plan. Do you have a location in mind?
__________________
the workhorse:86 F250 4x4 6.9 Diesel 4-spd, 4.10 axles
the other workhorse 92 F350 2wd crew cab,3.55 rear axle, 92 6bt Cummins, NV4500
the project: 78 F150 4x4 shortbed 351 auto
Iowa Chapter leader, ASE certified parts specialist
Come on down and join us in the Iowa chapter, or your own local chapter!! Thanks, Roger
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 09-09-2005, 02:46 PM
Flounder1967's Avatar
Flounder1967 Flounder1967 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Grand Mound, Iowa
Posts: 106
Flounder1967 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Mark "Flounder" Howard
I would have to clear it with the wife, but i was thinking at our place outside of DeWitt (Eastern Iowa). Our farm, great place to have a bon fire on not good for camping. Not far from Davenport. Another idea would be Scott County Park poeple can camp, but not sure of a bon fire. If people don't like to camp hotels are near by in Davenport.

I can check on SCP if people want to camp.

A date: not the first weekend in Oct. We will be out of town (Green Bay).

JUst some ideas.
__________________
Mark "Flounder" Howard
2000 F-250 Superduty 4x4 Crew Cab
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 09-09-2005, 03:51 PM
monsterbaby's Avatar
monsterbaby monsterbaby is offline
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: iowa
Posts: 18,064
monsterbaby has a superb reputationmonsterbaby has a superb reputationmonsterbaby has a superb reputationmonsterbaby has a superb reputationmonsterbaby has a superb reputationmonsterbaby has a superb reputationmonsterbaby has a superb reputationmonsterbaby has a superb reputationmonsterbaby has a superb reputationmonsterbaby has a superb reputationmonsterbaby has a superb reputation
well I like the sounds of an Oct GTG, but first and third weekends are out as I have races both of those weekends but that doesn't have to stp everyone else if one of those weekends works better for everyone else.
__________________
Rob

RIP Steve Bricks. FTE will not be teh same.

Will be forever glad to have had the privilage to shake your hand and BS in person.
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 09-09-2005, 04:55 PM
fellro86's Avatar
fellro86 fellro86 is offline
Iowa Benevolent Dictator
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Marengo, Iowa
Posts: 11,526
fellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud of
I'm open for time, at this time, if it works, let's call for 2nd weekend then. I would say your farm is fine, if you didn't have something I might have gone with my parents place at Marengo, but we haven't had a truly eastern meeting yet, so sounds like something to go for.
__________________
the workhorse:86 F250 4x4 6.9 Diesel 4-spd, 4.10 axles
the other workhorse 92 F350 2wd crew cab,3.55 rear axle, 92 6bt Cummins, NV4500
the project: 78 F150 4x4 shortbed 351 auto
Iowa Chapter leader, ASE certified parts specialist
Come on down and join us in the Iowa chapter, or your own local chapter!! Thanks, Roger
Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old 09-09-2005, 05:55 PM
fordsrgrt fordsrgrt is offline
Elder User
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: clinton iowa
Posts: 974
fordsrgrt is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.fordsrgrt is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.
i second dewitt ,pretty long drive from camanche but think i can handle it
__________________
so many chevies, so little time
Reply With Quote
  #7 (permalink)  
Old 09-09-2005, 06:21 PM
fellro86's Avatar
fellro86 fellro86 is offline
Iowa Benevolent Dictator
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Marengo, Iowa
Posts: 11,526
fellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud of
WEll, consider that it could be Des Moines, or south from there, pretty close... Marengo even is a ways away from you.

While I'm thinking about it, there should be another swap meet at Hawkeye downs in Cedar Rapids on the 3rd weekend of October I believe. I don't know just yet if I am going to it yet or not, will have to decide that closer to time, courtesy of the fuel prices...

Just found this:
15-16 — 27th Annual AACA Cedar Rapids Region Swap Meet - Hawkeye Downs Fairgrounds, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Saturday 8 AM - 5 PM, Sunday 6 AM - 3 PM. For info call 319-846-3499.
__________________
the workhorse:86 F250 4x4 6.9 Diesel 4-spd, 4.10 axles
the other workhorse 92 F350 2wd crew cab,3.55 rear axle, 92 6bt Cummins, NV4500
the project: 78 F150 4x4 shortbed 351 auto
Iowa Chapter leader, ASE certified parts specialist
Come on down and join us in the Iowa chapter, or your own local chapter!! Thanks, Roger

Last edited by fellro86; 09-09-2005 at 06:24 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #8 (permalink)  
Old 09-12-2005, 02:42 PM
Flounder1967's Avatar
Flounder1967 Flounder1967 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Grand Mound, Iowa
Posts: 106
Flounder1967 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Mark "Flounder" Howard
Tried all weekend to talk my into it. It's a no go. Would have been fun. Need a new spot.
__________________
Mark "Flounder" Howard
2000 F-250 Superduty 4x4 Crew Cab
Reply With Quote
  #9 (permalink)  
Old 09-12-2005, 04:51 PM
fellro86's Avatar
fellro86 fellro86 is offline
Iowa Benevolent Dictator
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Marengo, Iowa
Posts: 11,526
fellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud of
Are you taking about at the farm or at the campground? Maybe you can think of another place around the area...
__________________
the workhorse:86 F250 4x4 6.9 Diesel 4-spd, 4.10 axles
the other workhorse 92 F350 2wd crew cab,3.55 rear axle, 92 6bt Cummins, NV4500
the project: 78 F150 4x4 shortbed 351 auto
Iowa Chapter leader, ASE certified parts specialist
Come on down and join us in the Iowa chapter, or your own local chapter!! Thanks, Roger
Reply With Quote
  #10 (permalink)  
Old 09-13-2005, 08:55 AM
Flounder1967's Avatar
Flounder1967 Flounder1967 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Grand Mound, Iowa
Posts: 106
Flounder1967 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Mark "Flounder" Howard
The farm is out. I did get prices for Scott County Park. Minimum camp is $11.00 a night and max with all the hook ups is $17.00. Prices not bad.
__________________
Mark "Flounder" Howard
2000 F-250 Superduty 4x4 Crew Cab
Reply With Quote
  #11 (permalink)  
Old 09-13-2005, 09:23 AM
fellro86's Avatar
fellro86 fellro86 is offline
Iowa Benevolent Dictator
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Marengo, Iowa
Posts: 11,526
fellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud offellro86 has much to be proud of
October being what it is, it would need to be either a bonfire type thing or have the ability to be indoors somewhere. I don't know if many would be camping or not. We can even just get together at a restaurant or something like that, it can be anything. Depends on what all everyone would want to do, just hang out and BS, or do something or whatever.
__________________
the workhorse:86 F250 4x4 6.9 Diesel 4-spd, 4.10 axles
the other workhorse 92 F350 2wd crew cab,3.55 rear axle, 92 6bt Cummins, NV4500
the project: 78 F150 4x4 shortbed 351 auto
Iowa Chapter leader, ASE certified parts specialist
Come on down and join us in the Iowa chapter, or your own local chapter!! Thanks, Roger
Reply With Quote
  #12 (permalink)  
Old 09-13-2005, 02:33 PM
Flounder1967's Avatar
Flounder1967 Flounder1967 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Grand Mound, Iowa
Posts: 106
Flounder1967 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Mark "Flounder" Howard
Resturant sounds good. Quad Cities or IC/CR area. My October is filling up. I only have the 29th open. All other are filled in with other must attend functions.

I would perfer the Quad Cities. I would like to sugest Old Chicago. Good Food and plenty of beer (world beer tour, 110 beers from aound the world on hand).

If we could get a possible head count hotel rooms might be an option for long way travers. I think a min of 10 rooms to get a discount. I can check on that. If this sounds o.k. I will lokk into it.
__________________
Mark "Flounder" Howard
2000 F-250 Superduty 4x4 Crew Cab

Last edited by Flounder1967; 09-13-2005 at 02:37 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #13 (permalink)  
Old 09-13-2005, 03:30 PM
Flounder1967's Avatar
Flounder1967 Flounder1967 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Grand Mound, Iowa
Posts: 106
Flounder1967 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Mark "Flounder" Howard
Room Rates

Days Inn in Davenport reg 54.99 + five per person extra.

If around 10 rooms 45.00 + 5 per person extra.

If we can get 15 rooms 35.00 + 5 per person extra.

Plus tax on each.

Heated indoor pool, weight room, and just off the interstate
__________________
Mark "Flounder" Howard
2000 F-250 Superduty 4x4 Crew Cab

Last edited by Flounder1967; 09-13-2005 at 03:32 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #14 (permalink)  
Old 09-18-2005, 11:15 AM
fordsrgrt fordsrgrt is offline
Elder User
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: clinton iowa
Posts: 974
fordsrgrt is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.fordsrgrt is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.
i have a couch and an air mattress if some one wanted to save some money and spend the night here
__________________
so many chevies, so little time
Reply With Quote
  #15 (permalink)  
Old 09-18-2005, 10:44 PM
fordloverf2501970's Avatar
fordloverf2501970 fordloverf2501970 is offline
Elder User
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: burlington, iowa
Posts: 940
fordloverf2501970 is starting off with a positive reputation.
15 rooms wow ! that would defintly be a big meeting, defintly the biggest so far.
__________________
Iowa chapter member
FTE supporter
If you can read this, thank a Teacher
if it is in english, Thank a Soldier !
Currently truckless and Laid Off!
but i am happy!
Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2005, 10:44 PM
Reply

Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Regional Chapters > Mid-West Region > Iowa Chapter

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On
Forum Jump



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:50 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. Ford® is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup