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  1. Major Asstyrd

    BA-DA BA-DA BING BANG RALLY - Atlantic, IA

    Great background, thanks. But what about Omaha? There is some interesting military history there and maybe some sites for tours. Or other cities bigger than where you are. These conventions need to go to all parts of the country and even though your area is not too far from past convention...
  2. Major Asstyrd

    Help with markings

    67th Armored was a regiment. It used to be 67th Infantry Regiment (Medium), meaning medium tanks, and on 15 July 1940 was redesignated 67th Armored Regiment (Medium) when it was assigned to 2nd Armored Division. On 1 January 42 they dropped the "(Medium)." Fought in North Africa, Sicily, landed...
  3. Major Asstyrd

    BA-DA BA-DA BING BANG RALLY - Atlantic, IA

    Odd ending, seems like a post about the virus and government cancelling the event is not there. GUNNUT you have the organizational skills and energy to help lead a MVPA convention. I don't know how many volunteers there are in your area but most jobs will be event week so possibly volunteers...
  4. Major Asstyrd

    CANCELLED: 2 1/2 ton and up "Big Truck" showcase at MVCC swap meet

    The April 2020 Plymouth meet has been cancelled due to the virus. See the news on the event post over on Upcoming Events. See you at the September Plymouth version. Scheduled for Sept 15-20, 2020. And BTW, most people don't leave on Saturday at these meets. Some do because they have to drive...
  5. Major Asstyrd

    Turbo Matching

    Yes look for a leak between turbo compressor and engine intake. Unfortunately you might not hear or feel it when idling or blipping throttle because boost develops under load. A boost gauge will tell the tale when driving it. I don't know if there is a charge-air cooler (intercooler) on these...
  6. Major Asstyrd

    CANCELLED: MD JUAN GPW Maxi-Kit to be Raffled at CA MV Event April 17, 2020

    THE CAMP PLYMOUTH SPRING 2020 MEET HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE VIRUS. SEE NEWS ON THE EVENT POST ON UPCOMING EVENTS FORUM. Raffle news to be posted soon.
  7. Major Asstyrd

    CANCELLED: Plymouth CA April 2020 swap meet attendees?

    See the info on the official event thread on this forum.
  8. Major Asstyrd

    Largest Annual MV Gathering & Swap Meet in the West, Camp Plymouth April 14-19, 2020

    Here is an announcement dated 3/13/20 from the MVCC President: From MVCC HQ At 9:34 pm March 13, the Board of the MVCC voted to officially cancel the Camp Plymouth Spring Meet. I spoke to the county health department this morning to see if there was any way the club could hold the meet...
  9. Major Asstyrd

    Largest Annual MV Gathering & Swap Meet in the West, Camp Plymouth April 14-19, 2020

    Wow, first time I was called honorable. Thanks! But does that mean I can't buy an item at Camp Plymouth for $10 and put it on my table for $20? Lostforwords, if you don't mind letting people know you are looking for one, put "wanted" posts in the appropriate SS forum and on G503.com. Say you...
  10. Major Asstyrd

    Artisan's M916

    What a great thread Artisan! Please pass the word to other big truck owners in your area that "Big Trucks" are one of the featured showcases at the annual Camp Plymouth Swap Meet & Military Vehicle Display April 14-19, 2020. 2 1/2 ton and up trucks. Display will be Thursday 1-4 pm in the arena...
  11. Major Asstyrd

    Largest Annual MV Gathering & Swap Meet in the West, Camp Plymouth April 14-19, 2020

    MVCC VP Don Gomes and Secretary Johnny Verissimo want to show off the current selection of MVCC merchandise available for order! Be properly attired the day you arrive at Camp Plymouth. Separate yourself from others in town only there for wine tasting and antiquing. No need to risk showing up...
  12. Major Asstyrd

    Largest Annual MV Gathering & Swap Meet in the West, Camp Plymouth April 14-19, 2020

    Here is the activities schedule from Activities Coordinator Nancy. Subject to change due to the fog of war: Daily Briefing Camp Plymouth – 15-18 April 2020 As of 01 Feb 2020 ALL WEEK – Swap Meet is open! Please check campsites through the 49’er RV Campground AND the Tent Sector at the...
  13. Major Asstyrd

    Largest Annual MV Gathering & Swap Meet in the West, Camp Plymouth April 14-19, 2020

    Yeah well you have to find me first, and there better be a beer involved!
  14. Major Asstyrd

    Nevada MV's unite!

    The Tower Park meets near Lodi were mentioned but the events are not there any more. Not enough room for the big April meet due to them shrinking number of campsites for more cabins and pull throughs. And both meets suffer from the corporate rules now being enforced against groups. Not their...
  15. Major Asstyrd

    Largest Annual MV Gathering & Swap Meet in the West, Camp Plymouth April 14-19, 2020

    Official event info is on the MVCC website now. Here is the link: http://www.mvccnews.net/spring-meet.html Activities schedule is posted further down this thread.
  16. Major Asstyrd

    Largest Annual MV Gathering & Swap Meet in the West, Camp Plymouth April 14-19, 2020

    Yeah some campers even show up the weekend before. These April meets used to be Friday-Sunday back in the 1970s-mid-80s. It was at a county campground and OHV park west of Patterson. Since there were no site reservations possible, people started arriving earlier and earlier to get sites next to...
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