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Old 10-15-2011, 09:39 PM   #21
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Astronomy and telescope making. Another great hobby for a tinkerer:
I know of no subject connected with the pursuit of science which so abounds with exciting and delightful interest as that of constructing reflecting telescopes. It brings into play every principle of constructive art, with the inexpressibly glorious reward of a more intimate acquaintance with the sublime wonders of the heavens.
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Old 10-15-2011, 10:14 PM   #22
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Daisy air guns going back 112 years. Lots of Daisy memorobilia. Also have a couple of Daisy .22's. Actually built a small museum several years ago.

I've yet to shoot my eye out!
Daisys were made just down the road from me in Plymouth. The local museum has a section of wood floor from the old factory,with about a million BBs pressed into it. My Dad collected daisys,and after he passed away, I kept an example of each type.
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Old 10-15-2011, 10:29 PM   #23
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Music. I also have a 1970's era Trabant, that is a very long story.
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Old 10-15-2011, 10:36 PM   #24
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I love collecting anything to do with Hopalong Cassidy.(The real king of the cowboys) My father worked at a creamery and all the drivers were issued Hoppy hats, that's what started my collecting. Also love antique restoration and old stuff in general.
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Old 10-15-2011, 11:02 PM   #25
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Photography, Ford Memorabilia (1903-1960 period), heavy metal concerts. Don't really have time for much else!
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Old 10-15-2011, 11:07 PM   #26
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Other hobbies, Antique outboards from 30's and 40's , Model T, Matchbox diecast toys ,machine tools , AND according to my wife JUNK! Bubby Sharp in KY
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Old 10-15-2011, 11:10 PM   #27
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interested in: almost any car or truck from Model T years through 1960s, brewery and RC collectibles, "Aladdin" brand oil lamps, license plates and plate toppers, old Starr-X bottle openers, Allis-Chalmers (and other) tractors, antique furniture; actually most anything related to history.

really stopped collecting anything other than Model A related stuff a few years back, but the right find could always reverse that trend.
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Old 10-15-2011, 11:36 PM   #28
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Crude, crafty, country style wood stuff, stained glass, digging antique bottles, now just Model A doodling and over analyzing a very simple basic car and scratching the dog's back. Oh, and I "COOK!"
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Old 10-15-2011, 11:46 PM   #29
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Love metal detecting, outhouse digging (old ones not new ones) for bottles, working on most anything mechanical and working in my machine shop at home. They are not a hobby, but I also love the kids on my school bus route.
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Old 10-15-2011, 11:47 PM   #30
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I have been collecting model Texaco Trucks. Texaco started this once a year issue 28 years ago, I have all 27 of the previous issues, #28 is on order. They are getting harder to come by now that Texaco merged with Chevron and there are no Texaco stations anywhere I live or visit anymore.
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Old 10-15-2011, 11:51 PM   #31
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My 3 Corvettes, Amature radio Nitro powered RC cars. And the Grand kids.
You told us how many Corvettes, how many grandkids, or did you lose count? Maybe I could adopt one to scratch my dog's back, ride in the grumble seat, and test my cookin'
He's a Rat Terrier and knows the firing ORDER of my '29 coupe,"VERMIN."
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Old 10-15-2011, 11:54 PM   #32
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Love metal detecting, outhouse digging (old ones not new ones) for bottles, working on most anything mechanical and working in my machine shop at home. They are not a hobby, but I also love the kids on my school bus route.
The old outhouse sites is where you find the good OLD whiskeys.
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Old 10-16-2011, 12:15 AM   #33
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I write novels that no one but me will publish, and I spent seventeen years learning how to make black and white Anasazi pots. Bet nobody else does that!
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Old 10-16-2011, 12:31 AM   #34
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Old 10-16-2011, 12:55 AM   #35
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All things related to cars, not only model A's. I have a 1929 Durant, 4 Model A's, a 1929 DeSoto, a warmed over 6pack Charger. Then there's the garden, and plastic models of not only cars, but planes that the RAAF operated. I play golf, well not really play, but more walk a lot chasing a white ball as well as cycle.
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Old 10-16-2011, 01:11 AM   #36
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I use to play a lot of golf but found it interfered with my Model A projects. Frankly, I do not need any other things, I love the A's and have felt this way since 1962. At 83 do not think I will try to get involved with any thing else but Model A's and will enjoy until the day I depart this world.

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Old 10-16-2011, 07:51 AM   #37
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I collect antique clocks. Preferable Jeweler's regulators. Ron
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Old 10-16-2011, 08:02 AM   #38
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Music. I also have a 1970's era Trabant, that is a very long story.
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I read somewhere that Trabant bodies were constructed of something not dissimilar to toothpaste????
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Trains, model trains, pocket knives, ANY OLD TOOLS, air cooled VWs, clocks and looking at healthy women. 8^}
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Old 10-16-2011, 08:25 AM   #40
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There are other hobbies and interests?
If there are I'm not aware of them,,Ford's,,I'm obsessive! HRP
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