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Do you have any other hobbies?

Post by Kamilitaryman » Fri Aug 13, 2010 2:24 pm

Hey KA-T. I just wanted to see what ever one else likes doing besides spending countless hours on their 240.

I like to mess around with my other toy: Little Rusty. It came with a .025cc nitro motor & it recently got upgraded to .033cc This lil bastard is a $ pit on its own lol

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Post by Jordan Gladman » Fri Aug 13, 2010 3:38 pm

I would actually place my KA hobby second to working out and body building. I've been totally hooked on training for the last 3.5 years and i've hit the gym pretty consistantly 5-6 days a week since I began. If I had to choose to give up the gym, or give up on cars. I'd probably toss the car. :shock:

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Post by tom550 » Fri Aug 13, 2010 8:38 pm

rock climbing :D for about 1.5 years. love it. im probable with Jordan i love my 40 but i will rock climb over working on my stupid car anyday. you cant tell me you actually like trouble shooting an electrical problem.
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Post by emo_tactical9 » Fri Aug 13, 2010 8:50 pm

tom550 wrote:rock climbing :D for about 1.5 years. love it. im probable with Jordan i love my 40 but i will rock climb over working on my stupid car anyday. you cant tell me you actually like trouble shooting an electrical problem.
True. I love driving cars, not so much working on them.
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Post by hotlavaflow » Sat Aug 14, 2010 8:04 am

Pretty much all cars all the time. I'm trying to make time to focus on working out now. I used to DJ and do Photography but Automotive took over all that time.
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Post by azS13 » Sat Aug 14, 2010 9:30 am

I used to be really big into nitro cars/trucks, but got way too expensive for me to have that and real cars as a hobby. Had a HPI MT, it was fun and I had about a grand into it. Still have a cheap off brand car in my closet if you want it haha. and a bunch of random parts
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Post by LigouriRd. » Fri Aug 20, 2010 8:03 am

I too used to be big into rc cars, at the time it was cheaper than the real thing. The bottom of this page is my scale garage from '07. There have been a only a few additions since then. Been too busy with the full size cars and other stuff (gf) to mess with them lately.

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Post by sdaigle240 » Fri Aug 20, 2010 8:29 am

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Post by biggie » Fri Aug 20, 2010 8:41 am

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Post by sdaigle240 » Fri Aug 20, 2010 9:38 am

^haha we'd so be chillin'
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Post by Kfred » Fri Aug 20, 2010 10:48 am

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Post by BM_95_240 » Sat Aug 21, 2010 11:14 am

i too have a nitro rc car. Its a traxxas T-max 2.5, but i dont really play with it too much anymore. it is actually for sale right now.. lol
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Post by Kamilitaryman » Sat Aug 21, 2010 12:37 pm

BM_95_240 wrote:i too have a nitro rc car. Its a traxxas T-max 2.5, but i dont really play with it too much anymore. it is actually for sale right now.. lol
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Post by TryingToTurbo » Sat Aug 21, 2010 12:47 pm

Paintball for a while. Very expensive when we weren't sponsored. Still not cheap even with sponsors.

Use to have a Nitro TC3 RC car. It was just as expensive as every other hobby I've had.

My 240 is the only hobby I really have left anymore. Can barely afford it, much less any other additional hobbies.

Just picked up a DSLR camera for my bday in May. May become a hobby soon. Digital photos don't cost anything. So this hobby may stay. Although lenses can get pricey.

Hopefully I'll pull through with my mechanical engineering degree in '12 and then I may be actually able to afford something!
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Post by redline240sx » Sat Aug 21, 2010 2:05 pm

I use to enjoy playing basketball everyday, but then started drinking to much beer so now i feel fat and lazy. Now most of my time goes to my 240
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Post by Walperstyle » Sun Aug 22, 2010 3:12 am

Use to do a lot of paintball and snowboarding and BMXing but not anymore. Having a woman around kinda grounds you.

EDIT: I guess I also like photography! and the outdoors!

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Post by biggie » Mon Aug 23, 2010 7:34 am

Ah guess I forgot snow skiing/snowboarding. But I forget about it when its not winter.
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Post by hersheskuirt » Tue Aug 24, 2010 2:46 pm

Snowboarding, wakeboarding, and saving money for the future when I get married. And 95% of my week is either spent working or in school from 7:30 in the morning to 9:00 at night on Tuesday and Thuresday. So my car has taken the back seat as my plans have changed in the past 6 months.
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Post by basic » Tue Aug 24, 2010 8:06 pm

well heck -

I've got the following RC Cars and Trucks:

Traxxas Revo 3.3 w/ axial .28 motor (fast off road truck)
Sportwerks Mayhem .28 buggy
Traxxas Nitro Rustler with a 2.5 (or .18cc)
Team Associated Nitro TC3 on road car w/ .18
Tamiya TB-02 electric onroad race with brushless system
Tamiya TT01 electric onroad drift car
Losi M-LST 1/18th scale truck with brushless system
- there's probably one or two I forgot.

I also fly RC planes and Helicopters - I currently have

GWS Slowstick with SSX upgrades and brushless system
Parkzone slo-v with a small onboard camera system w/ brushless
Fundango w/ brushless
Extra 300 profile foamy
(all planes)
JR Ergo .90 Size Heli with 23cc 2 cycle gasonline engine (on big mo fo - blade span of just over 5 feet)
Align TREX 450
Blade CP-Pro
Mini-Dragonfly
Novus CX
(all helis)

I also play around with andriod phone (just got a new galaxy S) and am a member of the baja student design team at Missouri University of Science and Technology - http://baja.mst.edu -

I also play PC and console games, but not competitively.

All that and of course my 240. I don't fly as much anymore as i would like, but still find the time to. On top of all that, 30 hours of work a week and being a full time student, there's not much time for hobbys.
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Post by Mattk » Mon Oct 25, 2010 10:32 pm

well this thread is kinda old, but im gonna post up anyways :)

my hobbies include:
fishing
motocross/hillclimb (until i traded my bike for my stupid car thats givin me nothing but troubles lol)
listening to music that makes my ears bleed.....of which most of you would probly hate :D
and playing lots of guitar (a money pit of its own)

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Post by Jmcc » Tue Oct 26, 2010 8:08 am

only the best paint ball and bmx :D

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Post by proconcept23 » Wed Oct 27, 2010 1:02 pm

used to race bmx, but now i just fart around on whatever track i can find

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Post by DEEPfrom1 » Tue Feb 22, 2011 7:26 am

I have a few more hobbies, everything is so expensive though.
#1 Hobby is being of tired of going to college
#2 Annoyed with my job, hahah.

I enjoy building computers and messing around with different Linux distros. The gym has always been a hobby, and last but no least: Mayhem.
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Post by tom550 » Tue Feb 22, 2011 6:57 pm

yea highly into Parkour and weight tranning now. just a little climbing still.
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Post by NoKittenXIII » Sun Apr 10, 2011 5:29 am

My major hobbies are:

Family (largest amount of time)
Cars (largest amount of money)
Guitars/Bass
Guns

And my job lets me make parts for all of my hobbies. :D
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Post by adamky » Wed Apr 20, 2011 12:22 pm

I started a thread about r/c hobbies and somehow missed this. Doh! I owned a T-maxx years ago, and a Heli-max helicopter that I never could fly for more than 5 seconds without crashing. That was probably 7-8 years ago.

More recently... I've been really into flying r/c helis for the past 8 months. I have a MCX2, MSR, 120SR, and a Blade 400 (that I flew once and crashed. Put it back together and haven't flown it since.) I just got a new one that I am hoping will help me learn to fly a collective pitch heli. It's the MCPX.

Here's my first outdoor flight with it. Keep in mind I'm new to these types of helis (collective pitch) so I am keeping it pointed away from me until I get used to the flying characteristics: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vg8hS54Pobs
These things don't just hover by themselves like some of my other "beginner" r/c helis. If you are not 100% in control the entire time, you will wreck.

Once you learn to fly a collective pitch heli well, you can do some crazy stuff with it. Here's a guy flying the same helicopter, but he's actually got some skills:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iDi4ckGJGi4


And here's some real crazy "3D" flight with a larger collective pitch heli: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2m451SbvhE
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Post by 96silvia » Wed Apr 20, 2011 1:08 pm

I have flown rc heli's for 6 years. and love it.
I currently have an xcell ct1003 kit I built its amazing.
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I have also flown the bergen observer. it can mount a slr or video camera to the front mount and film or take pictures.
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here is a picture I took of my neighbor's yard from about 60 to 80 feet from the ground.
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I have been slacking though I haven't flown the heli for over a year
because of other things. I was kinda thinking about getting out of the hobby
so I can start working on cars more
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Post by adamky » Thu Apr 21, 2011 7:32 am

That's a cool heli. I did some quick reading on them and they seem pretty complicated to build. Your aerial pics didn't show up, btw.

Also, why would you get out of the hobby if you love it? Just get yourself something smaller and cheaper!
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