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LPF Booth at next year's Arlington show?

T.Allen

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I would say that a 20' booth would probably be needed if there is any kind of turnout from the forum with display guitars based on what I have seen at the Philly show.
 

T.Allen

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Keep in mind that there are quite a few of us who purchase VIP admission badges at $250 each. All it would take would be for three of us to pool our $250, and we have enough for a 10' x 20' booth, which would include the 3 badges. I'd be more than willing to go this route...at the very least.


Frank

And still have some left over for the hookers and blow! :laugh2:

Well maybe one ugly hooker for 10 minutes and...
 

Michael Minnis

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Keep in mind that there are quite a few of us who purchase VIP admission badges at $250 each. All it would take would be for three of us to pool our $250, and we have enough for a 10' x 20' booth, which would include the 3 badges. I'd be more than willing to go this route...at the very least.


Frank

Count me in, Frank! Might as well put that VIP pass to some really good use.
 

pinefd

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I would say that a 20' booth would probably be needed if there is any kind of turnout from the forum with display guitars based on what I have seen at the Philly show.

One thing to keep in mind, Tom. For a 20' booth, we would need quite a few people bringing at least one guitar...or one or two people each bringing a dozen or so guitars (in addition to some individuals' guitars)...in order to fill up the booth.

At the Philly show this past weekend, I brought 10 1/2 guitars, and even with a bunch of them lying down in their cases, there was still plenty of room for all the others that people brought in. Texas is a wee bit too far of a drive for me, so I probably won't bring any guitars with me; so we would need some individuals to help fill the space at the Arlington show.

I suppose worst case is that the booth looks a little bare, but that wouldn't be the end of the world. Just having a place for people to hang out and park their guitars and butts...in addition to maybe jamming a bit...would be fine. Again, from a financial standpoint, we really wouldn't be losing anything if we view this as a substitute for the VIP passes.


Frank
 

pinefd

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I'll finally get off my ass next year and come Frank, so count me in on your cunning plan.

Hell, we get to be there on load-in day.....maybe find some nice fiddles to take home.

Count me in, Frank! Might as well put that VIP pass to some really good use.

Thanks, guys! :salude

If the booth becomes a reality, and it ends up being a forum sanctioned booth, it will ultimately be the forum owners' decision as to how the finances are handled. But as of now, based on your response, we may already have the financial solution worked out (again, unless the owners feel otherwise). :dude:

Plus, the other consideration is that if there are one or two individuals who step forward and commit to bringing a bunch of guitars, we would probably want to allocate a pass or two to them.


Frank
 

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We could print tshirts...."Show us pictures of your guitars and we will tell you they may be Beano!" and on the other side..."Show us pictures of your guitars and we will tell you they are fakes!"

Now that's comedy right there...:hee
 

latestarter

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I'm thinking of going to Arlington next year - a bit of a haul to get there...but this would make it super worthwhile.
 

Pat Boyack

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I would love to take part in anything that is needed since I live here. My time is LPF time as far as that goes. I'm hip and excited about it.
 

Xpensive Wino

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At the Philly show this past weekend, I brought 10 1/2 guitars


:hmm


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renderit

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Small booths are 10’ x 10’ for $475, and come with 1 table, chairs, sign, two badges and electricity. 10’ x 20’ booths are $695, and come with 2 tables, chairs, sign, 3 badges and electricity.

Now all we need is for Renderit to agree to donate several kegs of his brew and you can sell his beer to recoup the costs...:rofl

You know what happens to you in this country when you cross state lines with brew to sell? Is that what you really want, me in prison, hey wait!!!!

I'd be happy to donate if legal, now going to Philly is a tough sell, but I'm all over Arlington. But I don't think you can legally sell it even if donated.
 

Pat Boyack

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You know what happens to you in this country when you cross state lines with brew to sell? Is that what you really want, me in prison, hey wait!!!!

I'd be happy to donate if legal, now going to Philly is a tough sell, but I'm all over Arlington. But I don't think you can legally sell it even if donated.

The venue sells its own beer. Outsiders are not welcome.
 

T.Allen

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One thing to keep in mind, Tom. For a 20' booth, we would need quite a few people bringing at least one guitar...or one or two people each bringing a dozen or so guitars (in addition to some individuals' guitars)...in order to fill up the booth.

At the Philly show this past weekend, I brought 10 1/2 guitars, and even with a bunch of them lying down in their cases, there was still plenty of room for all the others that people brought in. Texas is a wee bit too far of a drive for me, so I probably won't bring any guitars with me; so we would need some individuals to help fill the space at the Arlington show.

I suppose worst case is that the booth looks a little bare, but that wouldn't be the end of the world. Just having a place for people to hang out and park their guitars and butts...in addition to maybe jamming a bit...would be fine. Again, from a financial standpoint, we really wouldn't be losing anything if we view this as a substitute for the VIP passes.


Frank

Maybe I could load up my baggage compartment. :hmm

Let's see. Who do we know in TX with a lot of guitars. I can't think of any. :rofl
 

T.Allen

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At the Philly show this past weekend, I brought 10 1/2 guitars, and even with a bunch of them lying down in their cases, there was still plenty of room for all the others that people brought in.

That is surprising. Last Fall the tables were full. I don't know who owned them all, but there were quite a few guitars. I now many were yours and I brought 2.
 

pinefd

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Maybe I could load up my baggage compartment. :hmm

That would be awesome, Tom! You want to make a slightly out-of-the-way stop in MA and pick me up on your way to TX? :eek:la

Let's see. Who do we know in TX with a lot of guitars. I can't think of any. :rofl

Can't think of a single one! :peace2

That is surprising. Last Fall the tables were full. I don't know who owned them all, but there were quite a few guitars. I now many were yours and I brought 2.

That's because Leo was there last year. He couldn't make it to this show due to health reasons.


Frank
 
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