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I need a Hobby

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by wilsonpj, Oct 21, 2009.

  1. Oct 21, 2009 at 2:23 PM
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    wilsonpj

    wilsonpj [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I need a hobby that is not my truck, gets too expensive, video games, and that is not reading every single post on TW.

    Any ideas? Something I can build, create, work on at night / weekends. Maybe something that I could sell afterwards?

    I am quite active outdoors and play a lot of ice hockey but sometimes I need something else to do with my free time.
     
  2. Oct 21, 2009 at 2:26 PM
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    The_Dude

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    Old school late 80's / early 90's jet ski...the stand up kind.
     
  3. Oct 21, 2009 at 2:28 PM
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    x2 go to the driving range, i do to kill an hour or two before i have class or something.. or get away from the girlfriend.
     
  5. Oct 21, 2009 at 2:33 PM
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    Jester243

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  6. Oct 21, 2009 at 2:36 PM
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    r/c's but they arent cheap either, pretty much all hobbies are expensive actually so i give up
     
  7. Oct 21, 2009 at 2:38 PM
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  8. Oct 21, 2009 at 2:38 PM
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  9. Oct 21, 2009 at 2:38 PM
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  10. Oct 21, 2009 at 2:45 PM
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  11. Oct 21, 2009 at 3:34 PM
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    I like the jet ski idea...
    I already golf quite a bit, 7 handicap, played in school
    Streaking is a decent idea.
    R/C's are fun rather put the money in the truck.
    We surf here but it is on snow, I try to get to baja once a year for that.
    Don't have a gun for shooting, last time we were throwing skeet we were up in the mountains, i threw one off over a valley, it feel about 1,000 feet and hit a biker square in the leg, no joke, he didn't fall luckily but gave us the finger.
    I try to fish 3 times a month, awesome fishing here.
    I hike 2-3 times a week, I live at the base of 2 9000 ft mountains and have 2 dogs, they kinda go hand in hand.

    Thanks for the ideas, this make me realize that I do more than I think I do. Maybe my hobby needs to be chilling out.
     
  12. Oct 21, 2009 at 3:53 PM
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    tacobell007

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    fishing or R/C nitro or electric. I prefer nitro
     
  13. Oct 21, 2009 at 4:52 PM
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    Go play with your truck. You live in Co I can only imagine the awesome trails you have out there.
     
  14. Oct 21, 2009 at 4:54 PM
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  17. Oct 21, 2009 at 5:09 PM
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    Mostly stock for now, I have added a cb radio, various cheap mods and I plan on adding aftermarket wheels and other items in the future.
    You could do some volunteer work.
     
  18. Oct 21, 2009 at 5:20 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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  19. Oct 21, 2009 at 5:23 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    hell, thats a hobby all in its own:D
     
  20. Oct 21, 2009 at 5:35 PM
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    You can pick up an older jet ski that's in decent shape for about $500 (out here). Don't forget they can be 20+ years old. If you enjoy wrenching and have the manual you can fix, replace parts or mod it out yourself. There are online forums where you can go for help and search for parts like pwctoday.com and x-h2o.com if you need it. Out here in Cali, you can take them out year round for the most part but when you are in between seasons you can enjoy getting them ready. They're a lot of fun for the money.

    Oh yea, if you decide to pick this up...make sure any lakes in your area are cool with two-strokes. These things are dirty oil-burning machines.

    Did a quick search on craigs and found this one...same year and model as mine and looks to be in good shape.
    http://denver.craigslist.org/boa/1425172467.html
     
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