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Bland rendezvous VTA D1 #6342275
10/07/18 12:18 PM
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Tazewell/VA
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bandy Offline OP
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20 October 2018
At The Bland County Fair Grounds In Bland , Va.
Free Admission and Camping

Big Walker Motel
Bland, VA.
About a mile away
276-688-3331

Directions

77 North exit 52 turn right on Hwy. 52 go 1 mile at stop sign turn right go 100 yards Turn left on Fair Ground

77 South exit 52 turn left follow above directions


Demos Friday 19th.

08:00 AM Vendors Open

09:00 AM Trevor Rector Coons

10:00 Am Matthew Lewis Canines

11:00 Am Steve Cox Blind Sets

12:00 Lunch

01:00 Pm Travis Bandy Bobcats

02:00 Pm Norman Pierce Skunks

03:00 Pm John Gullion PVC Sets

04:00 Pm James Shabastian Snares

05:00 Pm Tony Hall Muskrats

06:00 Pm Trappers Dinner

07:00 Pm Live Music







Demos Saturday 20Th.



08:00 AM Vendors Open

09:00 Am Wynston Holbrook Fox

10:00 Am Kevin Wimmer Mink

11:00 Am Hal Sullivan Otter & Beaver

12:00 Lunch

01.00 Pm Auction & Raffle Drawing

02:00 Pm John Huben Coyotes

03:00 Pm Warren Pence Bobcats

04:00 Pm John Epler Fur Market

05:00 Pm Vendors Close


Vendors



Epler Fur

Seven Oaks

Murray’s

Paul Dobbins

Sullivan Line

Virginia Trappers Association

National Rifle Association

Corner Stone

Midway Telmetry

Fur Life


Trappers Dinner Friday
Bring a Covered Dish if you like District 1 Will Provide Main Course

Live Music Friday Night

Re: Bland rendezvous VTA D1 [Re: bandy] #6342280
10/07/18 12:22 PM
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If you have never been to this rendezvous come on down is a beautiful time in the mountains for Virginia. Just ask anyone that has been it a free event with no table fees no gate fees and great food and good mountain music and a lot of new friends to be made.

Re: Bland rendezvous VTA D1 [Re: bandy] #6342479
10/07/18 05:39 PM
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Morgantown, WV
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Looks like a good convention. I see my buddies Kevin Wimmer and John Houben on the demo list.

Re: Bland rendezvous VTA D1 [Re: bandy] #6342514
10/07/18 06:45 PM
10/07/18 06:45 PM
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Piney va. soon be 19
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going to be a good one for sure

hope no parts of my body blow up this year to keep me from being there shocked


John 3/16

ifin your gonna be dumb ya gotta be tough
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Re: Bland rendezvous VTA D1 [Re: cotton] #6342532
10/07/18 07:15 PM
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Southwest, Va.
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Hay Cotton, Just get you a bottle of (THRU) OC And apply generously, works wonders!!!

Re: Bland rendezvous VTA D1 [Re: bandy] #6342545
10/07/18 07:40 PM
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I would like to buy a bit of #2 American made machine chain and also some cable and stake making supply’s. If a vendor could bring some.

Re: Bland rendezvous VTA D1 [Re: bandy] #6342572
10/07/18 08:22 PM
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Blue Creek, Ohio
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Looking forward to it!!


Waiting for things to be very, very wonderful.
Re: Bland rendezvous VTA D1 [Re: bandy] #6342602
10/07/18 09:09 PM
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Our favorite show, since its cooler and leaves are turning and beautiful mountains!
PM your way jackrock, I need a lil more info

Hal, is Miz coming?....need to know if xtra hot chocolate is needed!


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Buy a soldiers meal EVERY chance you can.

Re: Bland rendezvous VTA D1 [Re: Bob Newberry] #6342629
10/07/18 10:00 PM
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Piney va. soon be 19
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Originally Posted By: Bob Newberry
Hay Cotton, Just get you a bottle of (THRU) OC And apply generously, works wonders!!!


can ya get it in gallon jugs Bob??


John 3/16

ifin your gonna be dumb ya gotta be tough
Proud testosterone charged redneck
www.cotton45c.com
Re: Bland rendezvous VTA D1 [Re: bandy] #6342680
10/07/18 10:58 PM
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Hey, Bandy. How is the traffic situation on I-77 between Blue Field and Bland. Earlier in the summer we had a long go of it getting through the tunnel. Coming from West Virginia would I be better off taking an alternate route? . . . Thanks, Houben.

Re: Bland rendezvous VTA D1 [Re: John Houben] #6342725
10/07/18 11:50 PM
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Originally Posted By: John Houben
Hey, Bandy. How is the traffic situation on I-77 between Blue Field and Bland. Earlier in the summer we had a long go of it getting through the tunnel. Coming from West Virginia would I be better off taking an alternate route? . . . Thanks, Houben.


pretty sure it's still a mess there, might try to go around it if ya can.


John 3/16

ifin your gonna be dumb ya gotta be tough
Proud testosterone charged redneck
www.cotton45c.com
Re: Bland rendezvous VTA D1 [Re: bandy] #6342774
10/08/18 12:35 AM
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It is all clear now they have finished up.

Re: Bland rendezvous VTA D1 [Re: bandy] #6342863
10/08/18 02:18 AM
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I plan to be there representing the NCTA. Might just raffle off a Dunn Knife.


Life Member: NCTA, VTA, NTA, TTFHA
Member: UTK GTA FTA SA NRA NWTF WFSC
Re: Bland rendezvous VTA D1 [Re: traprjohn] #6343263
10/08/18 05:22 PM
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Originally Posted By: traprjohn
Hal, is Miz coming?....need to know if xtra hot chocolate is needed!


Well, yes I think she is, but right now she owes Mr. Dobbins money, so she might be trying to avoid him.


Waiting for things to be very, very wonderful.
Re: Bland rendezvous VTA D1 [Re: bandy] #6343268
10/08/18 05:30 PM
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She likes ice cream too!


Life Member: NCTA, VTA, NTA, TTFHA
Member: UTK GTA FTA SA NRA NWTF WFSC
Re: Bland rendezvous VTA D1 [Re: bandy] #6343273
10/08/18 05:36 PM
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Yes but you brought her chocolate, and she wanted strawberry.

She went ahead and ate it anyway.


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Re: Bland rendezvous VTA D1 [Re: bandy] #6343301
10/08/18 06:30 PM
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Just a heads up. I don't know how the Bland meet is scheduled but it looks like the third week in October. I have heard that the 2019 SENTA will be Oct. 18-19 which is also the third week in October. I hope you can avoid a scheduling conflict.


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Re: Bland rendezvous VTA D1 [Re: bandy] #6343303
10/08/18 06:33 PM
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They are on the same weekend. Those are the only dates both can have theirs because of the venues being booked solid before and after. I will be at the Bland convention in 2019.



Re: Bland rendezvous VTA D1 [Re: bandy] #6343331
10/08/18 07:21 PM
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The 2017 NTA SE was the same weekend as Bland also. I went to Bland in '17 and will do the same in '19.

I personally would like to see the NTA SE held in the spring to eliminate the conflicts with established state and local rondys. Bland and Crossville are only 4 hours apart so they are competing for some of the same vendors and attendees.


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Re: Bland rendezvous VTA D1 [Re: bandy] #6344962
10/10/18 11:42 PM
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I drove through the Princeton area on I77 last Saturday. The north bound lanes are open. One lane of the south bound side was closed from mile marker 9 to the tunnel at mile marker 1. Slow going but it was moving.

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