Misc. Weird hobbies.

TheHoneyBadger

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This seemed like the best place to put this... I guess.
Anyways. Does anyone else have any weird, obscure, or maybe nerdy/dorky hobbies??

I have several things I burn time with, when I manage to have a spare minute. But one of the more obscure and nerdy things is the ancient art of making chain mail armor by hand. Kind of curious if anyone else has dabbled in this.
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So what else are you guys up to in your spare time?
 

TheHoneyBadger

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I've been ramping up some knifemaking. It's something I've been dreaming of for many years but I'm finally getting the chance to start now.
Very cool. :cool:(y)
 

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Super cool stuff! Nice thread Travis! (that could also be a cheesy pun referencing the chain mail shirt, lol)
 

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I had a friend back east that did chain mail. He made a chain mail tube to replace my chain on my wallet. The thing was sweet to see but it started ripping my pockets from the weight and was retired to a box in storage.
 

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I made a card game and had prototypes manufactured. Then I got some feedback that the name might make it seem like I was making fun of people who legitimately have been sick and died. The focus of the game is totally on life during quarantine, not the actual pandemic, so changing the name would probably be better anyway. But I haven't lifted a finger in a few months...

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I'm a bass player at heart, and have developed a bit of a "collecting" problem... :)

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TheHoneyBadger

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I made a card game and had prototypes manufactured. Then I got some feedback that the name might make it seem like I was making fun of people who legitimately have been sick and died. The focus of the game is totally on life during quarantine, not the actual pandemic, so changing the name would probably be better anyway. But I haven't lifted a finger in a few months...

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Cool. Maybe, Quarantine Crisis? I get the rights to the name though if you use that.
:ROFLMAO:
JK.
 

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Megan got me a badass metal detector for our anniversary. Looking forward to taking into NF and BLM areas. Especially on outlaw type trips :)
 

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Also i am a grown ass man and i play with toy trucks. 1/10 electric rc crawlers specifically. Lots of fun around campsites and easy recoveries😉
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TheHoneyBadger

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Also i am a grown ass man and i play with toy trucks. 1/10 electric rc crawlers specifically. Lots of fun around campsites and easy recoveries😉
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In keeping with the metal theme kinda going and the cool steel work...I like to moonlight as a steel sculptor.

Very cool. I dig it.

Those sculptures are awesome!
 

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I like to build and launch model rockets. Haven’t done it for a number of years but starting to get back into it as my boys get older. Just got a Saturn V kit. Now just need to get some space cleared off my work bench.

I’m not sure how much of a hobby it is, as I’ve had to learn it for work but getting into the realm of programming drones and and more recently some modifying drones for greater altitude. It’s fun even though it’s work, if that makes sense.
 

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I get pulled into different projects/hobbies from time to time.

Had a chainsaw that stopped working, so tore it all the way down to the piston, made a video, followed the forums for a while. Got the saw running again but in the meantime acquired two other saws.

Saw the Coleman thread on MUD, got interested in my parents' old Coleman stuff from when I was a kid, learned that Coleman made a bunch of other models of that stuff, now I have too many stoves and lanterns.

My father in law traded some firewood for a Honda Trail 90 that didn't run, so I got it running and have been working to fix up a few little other issues with it.

Have some old model rockets too @AxleIke . Shot some a few years ago but need to get them out again and have another round of blast offs. That's cool you have a Saturn V.

Weird for Colorado, because we don't have any water, but I love to sail catamarans and would like to do more of that along with windsurfing.

That and working on the house and my Cruisers always seems to keep me entertained.
 

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I made a card game and had prototypes manufactured. Then I got some feedback that the name might make it seem like I was making fun of people who legitimately have been sick and died. The focus of the game is totally on life during quarantine, not the actual pandemic, so changing the name would probably be better anyway. But I haven't lifted a finger in a few months...

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Want to sell a set of your cards? 🙂
 
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