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CE-man
08-25-2012, 09:54 PM
We all love PRS guitars but what other hobbies do you guys have? Cars, bikes, kite flying? I like restoring old muscle cars, collecting and repairing antiques, and woodworking in my shop. Show us what you love, here's a couple pics of my cars and some furniture that I've built.

http://i887.photobucket.com/albums/ac76/Longgone440-6/1968%20Barracuda%20formula-s/i1369.jpg

http://i887.photobucket.com/albums/ac76/Longgone440-6/My%201968%20Dart%20GTS/B6JswBWkKGrHqEOKisEzSk07hSBM-Ww3ybm_3.jpg

http://i887.photobucket.com/albums/ac76/Longgone440-6/My%20antique%20furniture%20reproductions/scan0011.jpg

http://i887.photobucket.com/albums/ac76/Longgone440-6/My%20antique%20furniture%20reproductions/scan0016.jpg

cjmwrx
08-25-2012, 10:25 PM
Golf. 7.3 Handicap.

wilerty
08-26-2012, 12:06 AM
Photography ...
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v711/wilerty/Bali%202012%20family/IMG_0606-1-Copy.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v711/wilerty/Bali%202012%20family/IMG_0503-1-Copy.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v711/wilerty/Bali%202012%20family/IMG_0823-1.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v711/wilerty/Bali%202012%20family/IMG_0621-1.jpg

Jedi
08-26-2012, 02:23 AM
Performing is the focus....not a hobby but a passion.

slowro
08-26-2012, 05:21 AM
I love snowboarding I don't get away too much just now as I moved another 90miles away from Ben Nevis after being an hour away for years.
Me and the better half go exploring around the historic places around Argyll but that will get a bit more interesting with her being pregnant and old worn out stone stairways in castles!
I like detailing cars, watching films, computer games and I actually enjoy the "work" part of my job (automotive glazing technician)
I stay next to a popular surfing spot and I have still not tried it yet so that is on the list for this year, I want to build a guitar for myself too.

I need to dig out some pictures

Goldtop
08-26-2012, 07:08 AM
Photography ...
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v711/wilerty/Bali%202012%20family/IMG_0606-1-Copy.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v711/wilerty/Bali%202012%20family/IMG_0503-1-Copy.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v711/wilerty/Bali%202012%20family/IMG_0823-1.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v711/wilerty/Bali%202012%20family/IMG_0621-1.jpg

You took all of these? Wow. You truly have a gift. These are beautiful, sir.

Goldtop

JMintzer
08-26-2012, 07:27 AM
http://pic90.picturetrail.com/VOL2270/702387/22671824/378189008.jpg

http://pic90.picturetrail.com/VOL2270/702387/24076331/403759185.jpg


Jamie

vchizzle
08-26-2012, 08:30 AM
Not much besides family, the band, and football. I go most WI Badger home games. Getting tired of losing the Rose Bowl though. I went out 2 years ago.
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5048/5326030666_6939f49c78_b.jpg

Em7
08-26-2012, 11:25 AM
http://i887.photobucket.com/albums/ac76/Longgone440-6/My%20antique%20furniture%20reproductions/scan0011.jpg

http://i887.photobucket.com/albums/ac76/Longgone440-6/My%20antique%20furniture%20reproductions/scan0016.jpg

That's some amazing work!

tiboy
08-26-2012, 12:47 PM
Cycling is my other passion. I do it year round whether it's below freezing or in triple digit temps.

CE-man
08-26-2012, 05:17 PM
Photography ...
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v711/wilerty/Bali%202012%20family/IMG_0606-1-Copy.jpg



You have an eye for what makes a great picture. Beautiful!

CE-man
08-26-2012, 05:32 PM
That's some amazing work!

Thanks, I made these from a book printed in the `40s. The author took detailed measurements of the originals that were in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in N.Y. . I use all old joinery, hide glues, and no nails in construction. The dower chest wasn't much in construction but the folk style painting took me about two weeks. I had to create large transfers and pencil everything on and then paint. The corner cabinet was one of three that I've made, two in walnut and this one in maple.

veinbuster
08-27-2012, 08:38 AM
Cycling is my other passion. I do it year round whether it's below freezing or in triple digit temps.

Likewise, though I don't go out much below freezing - how much below depends on how sunny it is.
And I don't care how hot it gets.

I also like motorcycles and have been on quite a few of the eastern tracks - I especially like Watkins Glen, VIR and Barber.

And when the snow comes, I'll switch two wheels for a pair of skis.

garrett
08-27-2012, 10:02 AM
I used to be into cars, but got tired of sinking money into them. It came down to cars or guitars. That's an obvious choice. ;)

Been into various forms of fitness off and on: Soccer, running (until my knees rebelled), and most recently I took up cycling this summer. REALLY enjoying cycling. Was also in to cross training during my running days, and slowly picking it back up now to cross train for the bike.

Other than that, I enjoy anything musical, reading, some TV.

dantedayjob
08-27-2012, 10:22 AM
Shooting sports, love cars, fantasy gaming (pen and paper and online... prefer old-school pen and paper), film (especially scifi and foreign films), cooking

Blackbird
08-27-2012, 10:41 AM
Martial Arts (for 25 years) and Bungee Jumping (14 jumps so far, in different parts of the world)
http://i859.photobucket.com/albums/ab156/ahogfan80/IMG_4864.jpg
http://i859.photobucket.com/albums/ab156/ahogfan80/IMG_48652.jpg
Jumping in New Zealand
http://i859.photobucket.com/albums/ab156/ahogfan80/IMG_4866.jpg

Aldwyn
08-27-2012, 10:45 AM
Little British cars... you guys know I have a Triumph, and that requires a little maintance here and there. :)

Photography, as well. I shoot Canon gear (5D Mark 2), with Alien Bees studio lighting, etc..

I also used to collect Kriegsmarine items from WW2. Spicifically, I was focuing on U-Boat stuff.... I have sold off most of my collection, due to too many a-holes and fakes in the hobby, but still have quite a bit of things left.

Oh, and I cant believe I forgot this... Genealogy. I am kind of a genealogy nut. I love playing detective, and putting the story together.

Jester
08-27-2012, 10:07 PM
Civil War buff, not a reenacter though

mad monk
08-27-2012, 11:21 PM
I fish. Used to be a paid guide.

alantig
08-28-2012, 10:43 PM
Photography. Lots of reading. Used to write, but haven't found time lately. Referee soccer, but I hesitate to call that a hobby because I get paid - or as I like to put it, I get paid to yell at little kids.

markie
08-28-2012, 10:45 PM
Large Nads............................ IMHO!









Jumping in New Zealand
http://i859.photobucket.com/albums/ab156/ahogfan80/IMG_4866.jpg

rugerpc
08-29-2012, 07:32 AM
http://pic90.picturetrail.com/VOL2270/702387/22671824/378189008.jpg

http://pic90.picturetrail.com/VOL2270/702387/24076331/403759185.jpg


Jamie

I see a Garrand... I shot highpower for years...

Is that a Ruger Red Label?? - I love skeet and sporting clays..

But what I shoot most is IPSC..

http://i1073.photobucket.com/albums/w382/rugerpc/Just%20for%20fun/Vectorshotadj.jpg

aristotle
08-29-2012, 09:06 AM
http://i1112.photobucket.com/albums/k493/trmckn/183274_195685597117210_100000273140836_693656_4759 575_n.jpg

http://i1112.photobucket.com/albums/k493/trmckn/38465_1432913396267_2353169_n.jpg

http://i1112.photobucket.com/albums/k493/trmckn/34888_1431213553772_2226698_n.jpg

rugerpc
08-29-2012, 09:34 AM
^^^^ !!

I have my license (general aviation land) but haven't been at the controls for years. I miss it...

Flying is a time/money paradox.

JMintzer
08-29-2012, 10:56 PM
I see a Garrand... I shot highpower for years...

Is that a Ruger Red Label?? - I love skeet and sporting clays..

But what I shoot most is IPSC..

http://i1073.photobucket.com/albums/w382/rugerpc/Just%20for%20fun/Vectorshotadj.jpg

No, a Beretta Silver Pigeon...

http://pic90.picturetrail.com/VOL2270/702387/24076331/401887049.jpg

http://pic90.picturetrail.com/VOL2270/702387/24076331/401887051.jpg

http://pic90.picturetrail.com/VOL2270/702387/24076331/401887053.jpg

I love the tracer rounds!


Jamie

rugerpc
08-30-2012, 08:23 AM
I love the tracer rounds!


Jamie

Nice Beretta!

For a short time, Horandy had an 'illuminated' round called Vector Shot. It was billed as a 'cool tracer' as it did not burn as hot as regular tracers. That pic is a frame from a vid clip I did using them. That one is a .40 S&W. Distance to target is about 30 yards. The round is about 3/4 way to the target which is the high piece of steel painted black on the right. Nailed it... :)

Albrecht Smuten
08-30-2012, 09:08 AM
I always toyed with every major form of art - music, drawing/painting and literature...

I wrote a book a few years ago and published it myself (2000 verses long poem, took me 4 years to write) and have some drawings and photomanipulations on DeviantArt: http://albrecht-smuten.deviantart.com/
Now I focus mainly on music and occasionally I do some posters and CD cover artwork...

...and I drink and smoke a lot, which makes me happy. =D

Shawn@PRS
08-30-2012, 11:06 AM
You're a creative guy Albrecht!

james
08-30-2012, 11:39 AM
Cycling is my other passion. I do it year round whether it's below freezing or in triple digit temps.

props! I'm into road and mountain biking, but drop off once it requires gloves and beanies. I've been stocking up on thermal gear on the off season to try to change it. Ramping back up in the spring is more painful every year than it need be.

Other hobbies: I dabble in lower-end, bottom-feeder 2-channel hi fi. Amazing what you can get for cheap these days.

slev
08-30-2012, 12:07 PM
Does work count as a hobby? Feels like that's all I have time for sometimes. Love to be out on the Chesapeake with the family, fishing, swimming, whatever.

http://i1062.photobucket.com/albums/t482/smlev/2012-08-04_10-36-50_151.jpg

clcwarlock
08-30-2012, 02:05 PM
Mountain biking, road cycling, skiing. Kids take up most of my time these days. I try to get on the single track at least once a week. The kids and I have music hour throughout the week where I play acoustic and the kids dance and sing. Life is good.

Shawn@PRS
08-30-2012, 02:15 PM
I like to make wooden toys from time to time.

Here is a grasshopper I made for my boy last year
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i68/gitfukintar/CrickettJuly4th2011010.jpg

and a ladybug I made for a friends baby girl about a year ago
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i68/gitfukintar/WoodenladybugJuly2011019.jpg

and some cars I made a few years back
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i68/gitfukintar/woodencars003.jpg

slowro
08-30-2012, 03:16 PM
They are very cool shawn. Love them

LSchefman
08-30-2012, 03:23 PM
Um...what if guitar's part of what I do for a living? ;)

I have no hobbies!

Gosh, I need one.

sergiodeblanc
08-30-2012, 04:55 PM
Um...what if guitar's part of what I do for a living? ;)

I have no hobbies!

Gosh, I need one.

Me too, wait does drinking count?

LSchefman
08-30-2012, 06:30 PM
Me too, wait does drinking count?

Excellent idea! I need to get started right away!

Aldwyn
08-30-2012, 06:53 PM
I have no hobbies!

Gosh, I need one.

Maybe try some home recording? :D

LSchefman
08-30-2012, 07:07 PM
Maybe try some home recording? :D

Yeah, that would be real different for me. LOL

markie
08-30-2012, 07:43 PM
Hmmmmm................................... Grandkids ;)

JMintzer
08-30-2012, 08:08 PM
Hmmmmm................................... Grandkids ;)

I'm not ready for grandkids. That would mean my daughters would have to... LA LA LA!!! I can't hear you!!! LA LA LA!!!

markie
08-30-2012, 09:00 PM
I'm not ready for grandkids. That would mean my daughters would have to... LA LA LA!!! I can't hear you!!! LA LA LA!!!







:eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek:







Ya know, My Daughter married an ex Penn State football player who was checking in at about 275 when they got hitched. I sat the Wifey down & told her: "That's my little Girl & I'm having some unsettling thoughts about the big lug....................... well, you know"

Seneca SS
08-30-2012, 10:14 PM
Family,Camping,Horseback riding,Cars,4 wheelers,Hunting
http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j240/wyomingta/scan0001.jpg
http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j240/wyomingta/camaro007.jpg
http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j240/wyomingta/CollinandCarliesvacation079.jpg
http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j240/wyomingta/Moab%20%202011-2012/Moab%202012/DSCN3842.jpg

Herr Squid
08-30-2012, 11:57 PM
I'm not ready for grandkids. That would mean my daughters would have to... LA LA LA!!! I can't hear you!!! LA LA LA!!!

Y'know, they're every bit as horrified as the idea that you might do that!

Just sayin'...

Albrecht Smuten
08-31-2012, 02:14 AM
I like to make wooden toys from time to time.

Here is a grasshopper I made for my boy last year
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i68/gitfukintar/CrickettJuly4th2011010.jpg

and a ladybug I made for a friends baby girl about a year ago
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i68/gitfukintar/WoodenladybugJuly2011019.jpg

and some cars I made a few years back
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i68/gitfukintar/woodencars003.jpg

Thanks, Shawn, though I could never make a toy for my future children, because I suck at crafts big time =)



I'm not ready for grandkids. That would mean my daughters would have to... LA LA LA!!! I can't hear you!!! LA LA LA!!!

That's hilarious, I bet my pants I'm gonna have it the same way! =)

Jazzedout
08-31-2012, 06:02 AM
http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/gg191/Jazzedout/Nafplio/DSC_2231.jpg

http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/gg191/Jazzedout/Nafplio/DSCN1083.jpg

JMintzer
08-31-2012, 10:28 AM
Y'know, they're every bit as horrified as the idea that you might do that!

Just sayin'...

LOL!

WEDGE
08-31-2012, 10:28 PM
I collect vintage skateboards. And Potato Heads. My wife thinks I am immature :)

Dirty Bob
08-31-2012, 10:50 PM
I collect vintage skateboards. And Potato Heads. My wife thinks I am immature :)


That's cool...you would be a hit with my kids big time!


As to The immature comment...you would fit in with me...and I guess our wives would be on the same page as well!!!:D

garrett
09-06-2012, 09:44 AM
Here are a couple of bike pics. Both my bikes are like the "SE" of the cycling world. Not a lot of money, but great quality and value for the price.

The one that got me hooked on riding: GT Zum. Solid bike, simple 8 speed drive train, big wheels/tires. Nice blend of utility and speed. I've added a rear rack and now use it for light commuting.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v686/lgbclp/Bikes/facebook_590423750jpg.jpg


My new toy. Just bought it Monday. GT GTR Series 3. Haven't been able to ride it much yet, so I'm going crazy wanting to get it out on the road!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v686/lgbclp/Bikes/20120903_161303.jpg

sergiodeblanc
09-06-2012, 03:23 PM
I collect vintage skateboards. And Potato Heads. My wife thinks I am immature :)

You mean like this?
http://i1153.photobucket.com/albums/p506/sergiodeblanc/IMG_0910.jpg

WEDGE
09-06-2012, 03:40 PM
You mean like this?
http://i1153.photobucket.com/albums/p506/sergiodeblanc/IMG_0910.jpg

Exactly like that. Is that a reissue or original? That's one deck I never had. Was a Powell and Santa Cruz guy. Still have a closet with maybe 70 decks in it and also held onto my 80's NOS wheel collection. I used to be so addicted to flea markets, tag sales, and EBay....I had a problem, but I am better now :)

JMintzer
09-06-2012, 04:39 PM
I collect vintage skateboards. And Potato Heads. My wife thinks I am immature :)

My new favorite...

http://www.mwctoys.com/images/review_tater_1.jpg

Mikegarveyblues
09-06-2012, 06:08 PM
I collect vintage skateboards. And Potato Heads. My wife thinks I am immature :)

Tell your wife this is perfectly normal behaviour for a grown man... I've got my Optimus Prime Potato Head which goes right along side my Optimus Prime model and Ecto 1 models! Infact, I'd love to have kids just so I can play with the lego and matchbox cars!

Playing on my PS3... Although i'm a little bored of that as i'd rather spend any spare cash on music gear rather than over priced games.

Mikegarveyblues
09-06-2012, 06:16 PM
Here are a couple of bike pics. Both my bikes are like the "SE" of the cycling world. Not a lot of money, but great quality and value for the price.

The one that got me hooked on riding: GT Zum. Solid bike, simple 8 speed drive train, big wheels/tires. Nice blend of utility and speed. I've added a rear rack and now use it for light commuting.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v686/lgbclp/Bikes/facebook_590423750jpg.jpg


My new toy. Just bought it Monday. GT GTR Series 3. Haven't been able to ride it much yet, so I'm going crazy wanting to get it out on the road!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v686/lgbclp/Bikes/20120903_161303.jpg

Yeah, the GT's are good bikes. Just got a new GT Aggressor 3.0 for a good price as it's the 'end of season'. Always loved their triple triangle design. It's 'entry level' by all acounts though the frame and hardware are good quality. It's never going to see a mountain anyhow!!!

sergiodeblanc
09-06-2012, 06:19 PM
Exactly like that. Is that a reissue or original? That's one deck I never had. Was a Powell and Santa Cruz guy. Still have a closet with maybe 70 decks in it and also held onto my 80's NOS wheel collection. I used to be so addicted to flea markets, tag sales, and EBay....I had a problem, but I am better now :)

You know I'm not sure if it's a reissue or not, as it was a gift from the great mullet man Brad Dorfman himself! A band that I was in years ago was endorsed by Vision and I got a bunch of reissue decks to make "skate-guitars" out of, I remarked later to him that the one deck I always wanted as a youth was a Psycho Stick and two weeks later this showed up at my home.

Dude you would have DIED looking through the warehouses at Select Distribution in Santa Ana, Brad is a frickin total pack-rat! Ten-gallon drums filled with NOS Vision Blur's in every color, dumpsters (clean) filled with every sticker you ever wanted as a kid, every T-shirt, every pair of shoes, rails, at least thirty brand new Gator life sized displays (never to be sold for a good reason), Beastie Boys decks, motorized deployable half-pipes on trailers, he even had one of those three wheeled BMW's in (perfect shape) in a corner of one of his many HUGE warehouses. We even joked about him still having the Vision "Great Escape" spine ramp and he replied, "I think it's here somewhere".:eek:

Too bad you are "cured" of your obsession, a buddy of mine might be looking to unload a World Industries Rodney Mullen FREESTYLE complete, the last of it's kind, in very good shape, complete.:D

WEDGE
09-06-2012, 08:40 PM
Cured is a relative term.........still into it, just not manic or obsessive anymore :). When I had to have a Tony Hawk 'claw' deck ......I ended with ten, still have seven left....the Mullen is iconic deck........curious what one goes for now?

Would kill to see that warehouse.

WEDGE
09-06-2012, 08:42 PM
My new favorite...

http://www.mwctoys.com/images/review_tater_1.jpg


love DarthTater! Have all the star wars ones except Luke and Princess Leia. Darth is my favorite but the Elvis 68 comeback special one is close.....nothing like seeing a potato head in black leather and Elvis hair!

garrett
09-06-2012, 09:18 PM
Yeah, the GT's are good bikes. Just got a new GT Aggressor 3.0 for a good price as it's the 'end of season'. Always loved their triple triangle design. It's 'entry level' by all acounts though the frame and hardware are good quality. It's never going to see a mountain anyhow!!!

Cool. They definitely make a solid frame. My Zum just thunks right over every bump and bit of debris on the street. I'm sure the big 700x40 tires help, too. I've become convinced that anything above the cheap bikes sold at big box retailers is going to be decent.

Got the GTR out on the road for a little bit this afternoon. It's amazing how it just ate up the hills. A very nice feeling ride too. Very much looking forward to giving it more of a spin on Saturday.

tabl10s
09-08-2012, 01:44 AM
High-End Audio(My system):

http://cgim.audiogon.com/cgi-bin/vs.pl?vevol&1307641620&viewitem&1&showall

I'm having new speaker's built by the same company and plan to get their top amp. If you think guitar player's are fanatical, audio nuts are worse.

Table Tennis, Photography, Chess. Was into expensive Road Bikes(had Campy Rec'd Carbon 10 and $2K Reynolds Carbon wheelset. till the knees went south.

tabl10s
09-08-2012, 06:14 PM
Photography ...
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v711/wilerty/Bali%202012%20family/IMG_0606-1-Copy.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v711/wilerty/Bali%202012%20family/IMG_0503-1-Copy.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v711/wilerty/Bali%202012%20family/IMG_0823-1.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v711/wilerty/Bali%202012%20family/IMG_0621-1.jpg

Just blew over $4K on used equipment and now I want a Really Right Stuff tripod and the top ball head($1300+).

wilerty
09-08-2012, 07:06 PM
Just blew over $4K on used equipment and now I want a Really Right Stuff tripod and the top ball head($1300+).

These were all taken with a Canon G1X ($800) P&S. It was a little easier since I was in Bali, Indonesia.

Lugnuts
09-08-2012, 07:23 PM
I like photography, diet, exercise and computer networking.
First website I made: pantotheman.webs.com (http://pantotheman.webs.com)
My blog I try and keep updated: octoberdynamics (http://octoberdynamics.blogspot.com)

james
09-08-2012, 08:41 PM
High-End Audio(My system):

http://cgim.audiogon.com/cgi-bin/vs.pl?vevol&1307641620&viewitem&1&showall

I'm having new speaker's built by the same company and plan to get their top amp. If you think guitar player's are fanatical, audio nuts are worse.

:eek:

I'd love to hear that! I've been tire kicking a Rega Brio-R for months. Crazy, right?

Shawn@PRS
09-08-2012, 08:52 PM
I like photography, diet, exercise and computer networking.
First website I made: pantotheman.webs.com (http://pantotheman.webs.com)
My blog I try and keep updated: octoberdynamics (http://octoberdynamics.blogspot.com)

welcome to the forum!

what are the pickups your playing in your second video?