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kentucky yeti

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2020 Nats- only SIX months away
« on: January 30, 2020, 01:51:31 PM »
I made my reservation nearly a month ago.  I saw there are only 16 rooms left at the host hotel as of today.  It’s shaping up to be a great year.  Who all is coming this year?  Have you made reservations yet?
« Last Edit: February 13, 2020, 08:47:59 AM by kentucky yeti »
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Re: 2020 Nats- only 7 months away
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2020, 07:44:22 PM »
I'll be there. I haven't yet decided which car I'll take. I made my reservation at the Holiday Inn back in late November/early December.
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Re: 2020 Nats- only 7 months away
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2020, 03:19:01 PM »
I'll be there this year too.  Got my entry sent in and staying at the Holiday Inn.  Now if I dont let the car get away from me and hit the DJ's car it will be a great weekend for me.
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Re: 2020 Nats- only 7 months away
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2020, 07:41:43 PM »
I'll be there this year too.  Got my entry sent in and staying at the Holiday Inn.  Now if I dont let the car get away from me and hit the DJ's care it will be a great weekend for me.
That year broke me of taking a jack to the Nationals! It just didn't seem worth it after "the incident".
Oh, and it's always a great weekend!!
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Re: 2020 Nats- only 7 months away
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2020, 06:35:58 AM »
Great to see you are returning with BANANA.  See y’all in August!
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Re: 2020 Nats- only 7 months away
« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2020, 07:54:38 PM »
I will watch this year go by and dream again about going. I'm hoping that changes in about 5 years, so take lots of pics and I will live vicariously through all of you!!
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Re: 2020 Nats- only 7 months away
« Reply #6 on: February 04, 2020, 09:13:45 AM »
Got my registration about a week ago.  We wont be attending this year unfortunately.  We will be attending the Pontiac, Ill. show in September so hopefully we'll see some of you there.  The Mrs and I have decided to do more seeing the country (National parks) traveling along with a big car show trip a year AND stay in a budget, so it's Pontiac Illinois this year and Nationals next.  We're working on being debt free, mortgage not included, within the next 4 or 5 years.  That way we can enjoy life a little more as we slowly age...............like a good cheese.............minus the smell lol.
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Re: 2020 Nats- only 7 months away
« Reply #7 on: February 04, 2020, 10:20:32 AM »
We won’t make it this year either as my brother jumped the gun and got us hooked on a Buffalo hunt. Maybe 2021 but the wife wants to pick a vacation sooooooooo.

Tom H

Tell her to pick a buffalo hunt for the next vacation.  See, you kill two birds with one stone.  Let me know how it works out, as I would never take my own advice.  That’s why I am still alive and married 35 years later.
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Re: 2020 Nats- only 7 months away
« Reply #8 on: February 06, 2020, 09:04:20 PM »
Got my registration back.  #28.  Lowest number I've ever had.
Hold on to your ass Fred.....

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Re: 2020 Nats- only 7 months away
« Reply #9 on: February 07, 2020, 10:01:03 AM »
We have about 8-9 cars traveling up this year together. already 5 of us pre-registered. Rooms at the HI as usual.
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Re: 2020 Nats- only SIX months away
« Reply #10 on: February 13, 2020, 08:49:22 AM »
Cheryl posted on the TA Nats site that both hotels are completely booked as of the first week of February.  Shaping up to be a banner year for the Nats.
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Re: 2020 Nats- only SIX months away
« Reply #11 on: February 13, 2020, 09:19:34 AM »
Ok, for those who have never been to this.... What can you tell us about it. I hear folks go and it's a good show. I live in Toledo and it's not a far drive. I was thinking about driving the TA down if I get it finished or even partially finished.
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kentucky yeti

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Re: 2020 Nats- only SIX months away
« Reply #12 on: February 13, 2020, 05:22:37 PM »
What can I say?  Hundreds of cars of every model, in every condition.  Some of the finest people you’ll ever meet.  Strangers will hand you a bottle, or buy you dinner.  Acres and acres of cars, parking lot parties at night.  Tipp City cruise, where they hand the entire Main Street over to us on Saturday night.  Charity auctions and drawings for prizes.  Lots of money made to be donated to A-Special-Wish Foundation.  Excellent hosts who donate a week of their lives to put this show on.  And of course, the chance to meet me ( just seeing if anyone actually read this whole thing!)
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Re: 2020 Nats- only SIX months away
« Reply #13 on: February 13, 2020, 06:51:32 PM »
Ok, for those who have never been to this.... What can you tell us about it. I hear folks go and it's a good show. I live in Toledo and it's not a far drive. I was thinking about driving the TA down if I get it finished or even partially finished.

I drove up from Louisville, KY two years ago with my daily. Dragged the wife with me. There were so many Firebirds/TAs it almost gets to the point of: whatever, another bird. Then you turn into the next row and WOW something sticks out. I can still see in my mind a white 79 TA with gold bird. Was the prettiest TA I have ever seen. It started raining so many people covered or closed the hood/windows/doors. It is worth it to go see. I did not do anything extra, just saw the birds, had lunch then drove back.
Drive it like it's a rental.

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Re: 2020 Nats- only SIX months away
« Reply #14 on: February 13, 2020, 08:38:20 PM »
Ya, I'd like to meet a few of you, Mike included  :P

I was thinking I could bring my 10 yo son along and at least see some cars.
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Re: 2020 Nats- only SIX months away
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Re: 2020 Nats- only SIX months away
« Reply #15 on: February 14, 2020, 03:48:05 PM »
Ok, for those who have never been to this.... What can you tell us about it. I hear folks go and it's a good show. I live in Toledo and it's not a far drive. I was thinking about driving the TA down if I get it finished or even partially finished.

I drove up from Louisville, KY two years ago with my daily. Dragged the wife with me. There were so many Firebirds/TAs it almost gets to the point of: whatever, another bird. Then you turn into the next row and WOW something sticks out. I can still see in my mind a white 79 TA with gold bird. Was the prettiest TA I have ever seen. It started raining so many people covered or closed the hood/windows/doors. It is worth it to go see. I did not do anything extra, just saw the birds, had lunch then drove back.


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Re: 2020 Nats- only SIX months away
« Reply #16 on: February 15, 2020, 10:55:27 AM »
It'll be 10 bucks to see the Yetti, or you can buy the attraction for a half hour to talk to him. There's a movie quote in there someplace.

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Re: 2020 Nats- only SIX months away
« Reply #17 on: February 15, 2020, 05:10:14 PM »
Ive paid more and got less, sounds like a bargain!
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Re: 2020 Nats- only SIX months away
« Reply #18 on: February 16, 2020, 11:19:28 AM »
It'll be 10 bucks to see the Yetti, or you can buy the attraction for a half hour to talk to him. There's a movie quote in there someplace.

It's worth the money...

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Re: 2020 Nats- only SIX months away
« Reply #19 on: February 22, 2020, 08:08:37 PM »
Wow! Nobody kills a thread like Yeti!!
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Re: 2020 Nats- only SIX months away
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