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mechanic

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I recently saw some videos of people flying fpv drones and after some research i ordered me a frame and am working on getting the other components. It involves lot of soldering and various other things to complete and from what i have seen with my enjoyment of mechanical and electrical workings should be a pretty fulfilling hobby. Was wondering what others like to do in your spare time.

 

olkofri

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You mean besides pipe smoking? Mostly reading, and playing computer games at the end of the day.

 

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lawdawg

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Almost of all of my hobbies involve the outdoors, mainly fishing, vegetable gardening, canoeing (river float trips in the summer w/ friends and a cooler of beer = heaven), and other hobbies which are more chore-like but I enjoy such as cutting and splitting firewood, maintaining my landscaping, and maintaining my tools and equipment.

 

haparnold

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Much like lawdawg, I'm an outdoors kind of guy. Summers are usually spent on long-distance backpacking trips and rock climbing. Cooler months, I climb indoors and do lots of trail running.
Other than that, I read a lot, and I'm really into cooking.

 

mechanic

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Thats another thing that drew me to the fpv drones i love the outdoors and the views you can see with these things are amazing. I also enjoy shooting built a couple ars last year ammo gets expensive reloading is another hobby i plan to start got my lee press gonna get me a bench set up in the spring hopefully.

 

litup

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I have too many hobbies and not enough time. I'm a fan of the Battlefield series of games and spend way too much time playing them. I like to play softball. I love reading (and I belong to bar-sponsored book club). I like working in my yard. I collect things like baseball cards, Japanese maples, and tobacco tins. I am a big fantasy football and baseball guy. I dabble in photography. And then there's all the pipe stuff.
I wish I also had time for more of the outdoor stuff others have mentioned doing. That would be good for my health and my soul I think.

 

chasingembers

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Parenting, painting, drawing, gardening, reading, knitting, pets, and RC helicopters.
https://youtu.be/cBmFY4Vx458

 

shanez

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I'm a co-owner of a couple of businesses. What the heck is this "free time" you're talking about. :rofl:
Actually, I brew my own beer and I like to go hiking/camping/fishing/etc.
When I get real vacation my wife and I usually go visit her family in Mexico where I partake in the fine art of goofing off and punishing my liver...

 

tschiraldi

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I work out 5 days a week, play the guitar, practice martial arts (Kenpo), ride a Harley, make wine and Limoncello, kayaking lakes and rivers, and read 30-40 books a year.
Tim

 

wyfbane

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You mean besides pipe smoking? Mostly reading, and playing computer games at the end of the day.
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I also go RV'ing, and if I ever have free money, I have a Harley to fix and a 1950 Plymouth to get running.
RV:

Harley:

Plymouth:

Projects abound, free time doesn't, as you can see the shed behind the Plymouth. That was my big accomplishment last year.

 

npod

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Photography, fly fishing, kayaking, yoga, recovery self work, and pipe smoking with a rare cigar still in the mix.

 

jpmcwjr

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Hobbies? Is playing bridge and golf a hobby? Anyway, lots of time for both. Plus dominoes, coffee klatsching, travel, movies and TV series. Forum posting.
I am not sure I have any real hobbies as I see them. (to me smoking pipes isn't a hobby).

 
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