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Mar 11, 2020, 03:50 PM
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What other hobbies does everyone have?

Hey guys - I know everyone here is into RC, but what other hobbies do you guys have? I am also into outdoor gear like knives and flashlights.

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Mar 11, 2020, 03:54 PM
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My hobbies are music and traveling. What kind of knives do you like? My boyfriend loves knives too.

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Mar 12, 2020, 08:38 AM
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My hobbies are also computers, fixing things and reading (mainly Sci-Fi).
Mar 14, 2020, 09:44 AM
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You name it and I probably have it as a hobby. I get interested in just about anything and everything that can be considered a hobby, from stamp collecting to ocean sailing. But, not all simultaneously. Here's a small listing:

Electronics of all sorts.
Ham Radio (since 1967)
SCUBA diving (since 1966)
Traveling (US & Global)
Sailing (ocean and fresh water)
Music (mostly classical)
Violin (playing and building)
Model planes
Stamp collecting (one of my first hobbies)
Motorcycling & touring

Too many hobbies, too little time...
Mar 21, 2020, 02:41 PM
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Kayak and comic book collection.
Mar 22, 2020, 03:49 PM
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I decided to get into fly fishing with my teenage son, not buying anything fancy to start with, probably the $170 Orvis/Cabella starter rod reel combo.

I'm also into plastic model planes and have started to dabble in cars and Bandai Star Wars kits.

Occasionally kayak and with the way things are going we may do a lot of that this summer.
Mar 24, 2020, 08:50 AM
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I golf at a 7.5 handicap. I enjoy playing acoustic guitar when I’m not flying or golfing. I have no idea the correlation between the three hobbies.
Mar 24, 2020, 03:17 PM
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Metal Work (new lathe)
Antique Radios
Models & RC
Fishing (bass & crappie)
Camping (RV)
Hunting (deer, pig, coyote)
Antique Cars (1953 MG TD)
Science experiments
Apr 01, 2020, 03:41 PM
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Besides the toy aeroplanes, I like to build musical instruments - in the cigar box idiom.

As a direct result of this, I've joined a couple of local ukulele bands, met lots of great people and learned a lot of songs that I would never heard normally.

Apr 05, 2020, 10:21 PM
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Not my best examples.
Apr 06, 2020, 09:44 AM
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Bike Fixing
Watching Documentaries.
Mobile Gaming
Gardening (Indoor Plants)
Apr 07, 2020, 01:09 AM
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Shooting sports/reloading
Road trips
Building stuff
Growing veggies
Raising chickens
Star gazing
Amazon ( )
Naps. Yeah, expert napper.

Apr 07, 2020, 05:10 PM
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Although no longer active in them, I performed with a Scottish bagpipe band for 23 years. Perhaps the most fun I've ever had. Still have 2 sets of pipes - my original Graingers (my HS graduation present) which are mounted with imitation ivory and a set of Peter Henderson geniune ivory/sterling silver carried by a Canadian regiment in WWI.

Also got into photgrapgy and won several photo contests. Still have quite a few SLRs and lenses (mostly Pentax).

Owned some sailboats and got involved in racing - mostly salt water. Took flying lessons in HS, managed to solo a PA28-150 but never finished my private ticket. Oh, also did downhill skiing and scuba.

Then I got married...
Apr 17, 2020, 07:01 AM
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Apr 26, 2020, 05:29 AM
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I have more hobbies than time! My background was originally in computer science, so I do like keeping abreast of the latest changes in technology - not the javascript framework world though, that changes TOO fast for not enough benefit IMO. I also enjoy gardening and rudimentary woodworking. I like reading and have been reading a lot of nonfiction these past few years, I really need to start reading fiction. and of course, I also blacksmith, but that is more of a hobby/side income than a true blue hobby. weirdly enough I have never gotten into knife making, too much grinding for my tastes. I tend to stick with ornamental stuff like shepherds hooks and the like.

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