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#1 Ryan313 OFFLINE  

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Posted June 13, 2013 - 09:08 AM

The other night Chris m and I where talking, and we could not come up with any good inside hobbies for when the weather outside is bad. So, what do you guys do when you are not able to go outside?


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Posted June 13, 2013 - 09:13 AM

Woodworking, learning Banjo.


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Posted June 13, 2013 - 09:13 AM

sleeping :sleep_sign: , alone!


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Posted June 13, 2013 - 09:37 AM

Model railroading. Or napping. Lol

Of course you could just work on the tractors in the shop lol.
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Posted June 13, 2013 - 09:38 AM

Selling and buying on Gov deals, Craigslist, Ebay, etc. Extra tractor and mad money. I collect and restore antique tools.


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Posted June 13, 2013 - 09:40 AM

Organizing stuff in the garage or engine rebuilding is always something good to do when the weather is bad outside.

Or trying to organize my massive collection of Manuals :D


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Posted June 13, 2013 - 09:47 AM

Cleaning and organizing the garage. I have to go in the house to take a whizz, but otherwise I like it out there.
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Posted June 13, 2013 - 09:56 AM

Ryan: do you fish?  I Tie flies and make fishing lures, which can be done at a small desk or work table.

I reload ammunition for all my Centerfire rifles.  That can be simple or as technical and precise as you want.

I can get so anal as to study and memorize Ballistic tables?

 

And I did woodworking untill I lost my shop. Have not set it up again since I moved 3 yrs ago.

 

Read, either for entertainment or study Tech manuals to put more arrows in your quiver.

 

That reminds me if your into archery you can make your own arrows and save a ton of money.

 

I would like to learn Cad Design, so I can design amnd draw plans for implements for my GT's and Tractor. (yes I think Old Men can learn that yet :wave: )  I would like to design a 1 row potato planter and digger.

 

I have a nephew who started building and racing Radio Controlled electric buggies in his bedroom(at about your age). That evolved into fuel powered buggies . Then to building a Rock Crawler from scratch. He is very active in the MOBI(Make it or break it) offroad club here in Iowa. He recently won best of show at a Jeep Show(home built) with his buggy.

 

Let your imangination go wild, the options are unlimited!!


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Posted June 13, 2013 - 10:07 AM

This....... but typically it's randomly roaming different sites and catching a few ZZZZZZs.

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Posted June 13, 2013 - 10:29 AM

I surf the net more.  I scan ebay and craigslist for some of the things I collect. After that, I look at some of my collection items.

 

I don't take naps like a lot of the responses say here, I just don't.  

 

I also go out and clean the garage or whatever else needs to be cleaned and/or reorganized.  


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Posted June 13, 2013 - 10:38 AM

Woodworking, chores inside the house, working on some small parts for GT restoration and sometimes taking a nap after lunch!


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Posted June 13, 2013 - 10:57 AM

If it is not house projects/repairs, I do a lot of reading, some fly tying, mostly wet flies and streamers, and a bit of model building for a someday train layout.  I usually have an early Briggs in process on one corner of the bench too.



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Posted June 13, 2013 - 12:04 PM

I enjoy woodworking & model trains HO scale. Since I'm a carpenter by trade I use my scrap wood like cedar & poplar to cut scaled lumber for all my structures I build. Here is a couple of pics of my coal mining & my saw mill projects.

 

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Posted June 13, 2013 - 12:21 PM

I enjoy woodworking & model trains HO scale. Since I'm a carpenter by trade I use my scrap wood like cedar & poplar to cut scaled lumber for all my structures I build. Here is a couple of pics of my coal mining & my saw mill projects.

 

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Very nice! Do you model a certain railroad or line?



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Posted June 13, 2013 - 12:42 PM

I have a group of guys that come over and race slot cars. Also have a jr racers club for the little ones.

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