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HELP! MY FIRST SWAP MEET!!!

Post by Jonah D'Avella » Sun Oct 04, 2020 5:04 pm

I am going to the Luray swap meet and I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions? Also, do you know if there are any places at the Luray meet that I could set up three hammocks the night before?
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F: first F: find
O: on O: oil
R: race R: revive
D: day D: drive
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Re: MY FIRST SWAP MEET!!!

Post by Jonah D'Avella » Sun Oct 04, 2020 5:18 pm

I will be getting there at late at night.
F: first F: find
O: on O: oil
R: race R: revive
D: day D: drive
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Re: MY FIRST SWAP MEET!!!

Post by Darin Hull » Sun Oct 04, 2020 5:55 pm

Jonah,

I’m going to be going, also. I asked a similar question a little while ago. Read this thread... some good tips were shared.

viewtopic.php?f=2&t=15748&p=120055&hili ... et#p120055

Darin


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Re: MY FIRST SWAP MEET!!!

Post by Jonah D'Avella » Sun Oct 04, 2020 6:46 pm

Thank you!
F: first F: find
O: on O: oil
R: race R: revive
D: day D: drive
Jonahdavella@gmail.com


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Re: HELP! MY FIRST SWAP MEET!!!

Post by Jonah D'Avella » Sun Oct 04, 2020 7:19 pm

Is there a place that I can set up 3 hammocks?
F: first F: find
O: on O: oil
R: race R: revive
D: day D: drive
Jonahdavella@gmail.com

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Re: HELP! MY FIRST SWAP MEET!!!

Post by Steve Jelf » Sun Oct 04, 2020 10:12 pm

You could do like the old man and take a foam mat and a sleeping bag and use the ground. I've been camping for 74 years that I can remember, so I'm used to it. :)
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Re: HELP! MY FIRST SWAP MEET!!!

Post by TRDxB2 » Mon Oct 05, 2020 12:25 am

Browse this link for camp grounds - some Private starting in the upper $20's a night and Public grounds as well
https://www.hipcamp.com/discover/virginia/luray
You should also be aware of the local wildlife in selecting an outdoor environment https://www.nps.gov/shen/learn/nature/mammals.htm


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Re: HELP! MY FIRST SWAP MEET!!!

Post by Dan Hatch » Mon Oct 05, 2020 3:51 pm

Check out the Hillside Motel in Luray. Best in town for the money. I stayed there at the first Luray and was shocked at how nice it was. Only place I will stay if I ever get to go back. Dan

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Re: HELP! MY FIRST SWAP MEET!!!

Post by RustyFords » Tue Oct 06, 2020 4:50 pm

Back when Pate was out in the country, I'd sleep in my Toyota pickup bed in the big field parking lot across the highway. There were other people in proper campers and I'd find a place to put my Toyota in amongst them...and let them know I was there.

Foam mat like Steve and a blanket/pillow and I was all set.

I got rained on one year (not fun). After that I had a little PVC pipe/tarp/tent contraption that I could set up in the truck bed real quick if I needed it.
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Re: HELP! MY FIRST SWAP MEET!!!

Post by DickC » Wed Oct 07, 2020 2:07 am

The responses so far deal with sleeping. If this is your first antique car flea market, a lesson quickly learned is: if you find something you need or want, buy it because it won't be there next time you look!!! Dick C.

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