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Old Feb 24, 2013, 03:16 PM
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This hobbie is going to get me divorced!

Any one els out there that there wifes or girlfriends going nuts over your awsome hobbie? I'm ready to give her the boot.
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Old Feb 24, 2013, 03:19 PM
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Buy her a kit and give her lessons..
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Old Feb 24, 2013, 03:35 PM
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Buy your girlfriend a plane, teach her to fly, spend time with her.

Just don't let your wife find out.
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Old Feb 24, 2013, 03:38 PM
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I'm ready to give her the boot.
which one?
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Old Feb 24, 2013, 03:54 PM
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My wife understands that flying RC keeps me out of trouble. She is really good about all the money I dump into this hobby. Kimber exempted, being that this hobby is strictly male, that's an added bonus for her as well.
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Old Feb 24, 2013, 04:04 PM
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My GF is also in the hobby. Building and learning to fly. And one of the guys I fly with is wife also is learning to fly.
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Old Feb 24, 2013, 04:08 PM
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We have several flying ladies. Our Grand daughter is very active
in RC flying. She is a flier, not a builder or fixer. A young man down
the block does her maintenance.
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Old Feb 24, 2013, 04:09 PM
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My GF is also in the hobby. Building and learning to fly. And one of the guys I fly with is wife also is learning to fly.
That's cool, none of the guys I fly with can get our wives interested enough to try it. Women are more timid in general, my wife just says, "oh no I don't want to do that, I might break it". If I had another TX a buddy box might get her to try it.
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Old Feb 24, 2013, 04:13 PM
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We have several flying ladies. Our Grand daughter is very active
in RC flying. She is a flier, not a builder or fixer. A young man down
the block does her maintenance.
My 23 year old daughter asked me for a plane last week.
She hasn't flown in 9 years...

She lives 1000 miles away, but I'll build her something good.
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Old Feb 24, 2013, 04:14 PM
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That's cool, none of the guys I fly with can get our wives interested enough to try it. Women are more timid in general, my wife just says, "oh no I don't want to do that, I might break it". If I had another TX a buddy box might get her to try it.
The buddy box is the whole ball of wax.
You have to get one because sooner or later, you'll need it for something/someone else too.
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Old Feb 24, 2013, 04:30 PM
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Hmm Yeah my girlfriend hates this hobbie I have tried getting her into it she just says it's dumb and I'm wasting my time. I love this hobbie.
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Old Feb 24, 2013, 04:57 PM
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Hmm Yeah my girlfriend hates this hobbie I have tried getting her into it she just says it's dumb and I'm wasting my time. I love this hobbie.
As I have said before, tell her you'll take up some of the more popular hobbies...

1) getting drunk
2) living in a bar
3) chasing women

She'll figure it out soon enough... or else she's just not very bright!
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Old Feb 24, 2013, 05:08 PM
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I think she cant stand me liking something.
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Old Feb 24, 2013, 05:42 PM
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Yeah, when my wife gets mad at me she always says something like "how bout I just smash all your planes?"

And I say, "just wait til the weekend, I'll do it for you!"
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Old Feb 24, 2013, 05:55 PM
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I wouldn't stay with a woman who didn't encourage me to do what I love. We can all understand if we're spending money we shouldn't, your wife should be pissed in that case. But responsibly enjoying the hobby should be encouraged
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