Old Moonshiners Conventions

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Little Lukie
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Old Moonshiners Conventions

Post by Little Lukie » Tue Jun 12, 2007 3:29 pm

Any of you Guys gone to any of the Old Moonshiners Conventions? Seems like every southern state has one. Thanks

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Post by TRANSPLANTED HILLBILLY » Tue Jun 12, 2007 4:00 pm

I been wantin to, the timing just hadnt worked out yet. I go SE bout once a year.
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Post by mtnwalker2 » Fri Jun 15, 2007 4:30 pm

Quite a few are going to the moonshiners jamboree, in Tallula Falls, NE Ga. Sept. 22. Been an annual event for many years. Even a bunch of retired revenoors participate. Come join us.
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Post by Grayson_Stewart » Fri Jun 15, 2007 6:17 pm

What happens at this moonshiner's jamboree?
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Post by mtnwalker2 » Fri Jun 15, 2007 6:51 pm

From what I have heard from the past, they have an old time pot still, moonshiner size running- as an exhibit. I think it is basically a blue grass festival, with moonshining as the theme.

However, one thing that is happening this year, is that those of us that are going from all the different forums, are careying adequate samples of their best, for sampling and shareing. Hopeing to get a private place for a pig pulling- whole hog and shareing of homemade, and tall tales. The Jamboree itself is in a state park.

Hopefully, there will be quite a turnout of home distillers.

I think this one started in the early 60's.
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Post by goose eye » Sat Jun 16, 2007 3:26 am

mountainwalker
1 - revenewers never retire the same as old bootlegers. they mite
slow down but they dont quit.

2 - i aint sure you no the law bout transportin bootleg. but they got
auction for thems . hide it in vodka bottles if you gonna tote it if it
clear

3 - at that thang you got 2 ears an 1 mouth. pride need to be left
at the house

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Post by Tater » Sat Jun 16, 2007 7:38 am

What goose said. Law dont look at this as a game So Im told :)
I use a pot still.Sometimes with a thumper

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Post by MORGAN » Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:33 am

Mtn Walker, I would like to attend this gathering for the music and/or the other. I have looked at all the websites about Tallulah Falls and Tallulah Gorge that I could find and no mention of the festival you mention for Sept 22. If anybody has more info would you please let everybody know. Ain't long till Sept. 22. Thanks,Morgan

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Post by mtnwalker2 » Tue Jul 10, 2007 2:39 pm

Morgan, Should be a good time. here is a link.

http://gastateparks.org/net/calendar/de ... 139890.0.1" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" rel="nofollow.

I understand there are a lot of camping grounds around there, and its almost in the middle of nowhere. Hope to see you.

And yeah. I will now be doubly careful, though from some private reports, they turn a blind eye at this one, unless you get to the point where you need attending to. Uncle Jessie's moderation rule>
> "You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a
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Jamboree

Post by MORGAN » Wed Jul 11, 2007 10:54 am

Thanks walker. I hope to see you there. Morgan

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Post by FlyboyTR » Wed Sep 19, 2007 5:33 pm

We are flying (private plane) or driving to High Valley Resort http://www.highvalleyresort.com" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" rel="nofollow in Suches, GA. It's about 50 miles west of Tallulah State Park. If they have any Bunkhouses (single room log cabin) available they are $40 a night. In any case...Kathy and I will be wearing pink shirts :oops: ...yes...real men can wear pink! ...anyway...that will make us easy to spot. Hope to see someone there

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Yep

Post by Uncle Jesse » Thu Sep 20, 2007 8:45 am

I'd love to make it but I can't. Maybe in the future. Never been to that part of Georgia, is it anywhere near Resaca?
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