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If you could afford an eccentric hobby what would it be

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Dalton Wayne, Aug 22, 2013.

  1. Dalton Wayne

    Dalton Wayne Epic mustache Millennium Member

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    For me I'd race NASCAR, or pro drag racing
     
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    eb07 Sharkin'

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  3. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    Geocaching is fun.

    Extreme geocaching would be a blast if I had the time and money.

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    Collecting antique handtools, small machine tools, old patent drawings, antique design blueprints.




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  6. Deltic

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    Building and flying WWI airplanes .
     
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    Jack_Pine CLM

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    Collect and restore old cars and tractors.
     
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    Collecting and firing off old artillery, such as Civil War cannons, trebuchets, ballistas and stuff like that.
     
  9. RagnarDanneskjold

    RagnarDanneskjold Senior Pirate

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    Collecting, restoring, and playing with, military toys, especially from the WWII era. Some examples include:

    1) A Wiley's JEEP
    2) A pre-'86 Thompson
    3) A BAR
    4) A P-51 Mustang, complete with six pre-'86 .50s
    5) A Sherman tank

    Many others.
     
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    RagnarDanneskjold Senior Pirate

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    If I let you shoot my BAR, can I fire the cannon? :wavey:
     
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    xnicodemusx Custom fitted

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    I would be a pilot and fly my self around the world visiting different exotic destinations.
     
  12. HollowHead

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    Build large gauge model train layouts and blow them up like Gomez Adams. HH
     
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    Civil war reenactment. You can get into pretty costly with uniforms and equipment (though you don't have too) but really the travel and time it takes is the real cost.
     
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    I'd be the next Hugh Hefner, back when he was young and could get it up on his own, without the little blue pill.
     
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    :D:beer: yup

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    I's start a big ranch; not a cattle ranch, but a blonde ranch. Oh yeah, I'd run a few exotics - red heads and the like, but mainly blondes.
     
  20. RHVEtte

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    Yep. If I had the money for it, I think I'd make a hobby of restoring military planes from all generations back to proper flyable condition and original loadout. I'd love to log some time on the stick of a Spitfire, a P-38 Lightning, and a P-51 Mustang. Hell, I'd love to get some time on a B17. They had a mechanical computer for compensating for the speeds and distances between planes for the guns and I'd kill to get my hands on just one of those. I wonder if civvies can own stuff like an F16? Without the guns, of course, since I believe none of them would be eligible for the pre-86 cutoff.