What do you do when you're not building models?

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  1. meatloaf109

    meatloaf109 Well-Known Member

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    This is what I do, it's called Appalachian style. Hickory, oak, locust, mountain laurel and old barn wood are what I use mostly.
    Just thought I'd show you guys something different.
    I'd be interested to see what the rest of you do too!

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    I am within 20 miles of three large TX lakes (and many small ones), I have a Bass Boat, and I live alone - need I say more?
     
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    So.. you drink alot? :lol:
    Post some picts of the boat, or fish, or the empty bottles.
     
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    I don't really model, but I collect WW2 Uniforms and Militaria, stamps and coins. I also really enjoy hiking, camping, cooking and traveling.
     
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    You forgot to mention your taste for Heavy Metal !!!

    As for me, I am into Japanese Maples. I grow them from seed, and sell seedlings at flea markets.

    Charles
     
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    Very true. I can't live without my music.
     
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    Those chairs look nice amigo! Like sittin' in one of those and I'm on vacation at a lodge in the woods kinda nice!
     
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    I only modelled once the last 20 years, but I play the guitar and mess around with Linux on the computer.
     
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    When not building,
    Im researchin, goffin, eatin, drinkin,
    but didnt want it to sound like that.
    and catching it from the one I am married to.
    Otherwise nothing of any significance,
    and growing old.
     
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    Sounds like alot of outdoors activities to balance the indoor stuff!
     
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    Nice chairs, Meatloaf.

    When I'm not modelling, or researching models, I play chess, walk my dogs, read or write science fiction, help my wife cook fabulous food for the freezer, work in the garden. Used to bird hunt a lot, but since I got my hearing aids and a warning from the audiologist about loud noises, that's faded into the past.
     
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    Will spend time on the Mosquito restoration as well as a growing list of reno projects around the house.
     
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    I restore old cars, photography as a hobby, hike, bike, listen to music, and read, and I love driving.
     
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    (love the chair)

    Lately, seems like all I do it work!
     
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    #15 BikerBabe, Sep 23, 2012
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    Knit socks, draw, photograph, trying to run the roads flat w. biker buddies, drinking coffee, watching movies and tv series, reading, cataloguing my fountain pens and photographing them, doing writing exercises, and the usual stuff:
    Try to help my folks when I can, hang out with friends, chat with friends online, do my daily yoga exercises (Five Tibetans) and yank dumbbellss around, etc.
    Put short: Doing what I do best: Eating, sh*****g and getting in the way. :D
    And listening a lot to music. :D
     
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    I build big stuff too like this 'carport' for my truck. Well thats what I'm gunna tell the council if they find out but between you and me it's an aircraft hangar!
     
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    What aircraft do you have to put in it?
     
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    Yeah!!!! WE WANNA SEE IT!!!!!! NEED PICS MAN!!! QUIT TEASIN'!!!!
     
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    #19 kettbo, Sep 26, 2012
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    I build master miniatures, have posted pics.
    I restore my 68 Camaro ragtop and drag race my 70 El Camino when not remodeling for wifey


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    and I do miss my old job

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    Unfortunately diabetes cuts into my drinking - I don’t like being up all night peeing - and I quit taking pic’s of fish a long time ago.
    I’ll try to figure out how to upload a photo of the boat.
     
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