[vcf-midatlantic] Swap Meet feedback: How did it go?

Sentrytv sentrytv at yahoo.com
Mon Feb 28 16:53:41 UTC 2022

Well I guess they can tighten up restrictions on everybody, to stay at their own table after moving stuff in.
Until the pre-arranged time.

But then it wouldn’t be fun would it?

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On Feb 28, 2022, at 11:27 AM, Dave Shevett via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

Oh I remember it :). LIke I said, this isn't a new problem.  There's
really nothing to be done about it.  It's just frustrating to drive a
long distance to come to an event that is mostly done 15 after it's


On Mon, Feb 28, 2022 at 11:26 AM Dave McGuire via vcf-midatlantic
<vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> On 2/28/22 11:02, Dave Shevett via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>> Unfortunately, the real 'problem' is something that's the case in any
>> hamfest, swapfest, etc.  95% of the 'dealing' is done before hte
>> public arrives.  I am as guilty of this as the next person, but I was
>> in there 20m after the official opening date, and the piles of 'sold!'
>> gear was enormous.  Too many buyers, too little gear maybe?
>   Hahaaa, surely you remember when you and I would often get a selling
> spot at TCF in the mid-1980s with the express purpose of getting in
> early and having a place to put our purchased goodies! :-)
>            -Dave
> --
> Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
> New Kensington, PA

Dave Shevett
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