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If there was no ARF's, would you still be in the hobby?

Old 05-31-2011, 10:33 AM
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[quote]ORIGINAL: Avaiojet

An opportunity to NOT see or be around some of the discusting individuals who take part in this hobby. I defy you to tell me I'm wrong about that.
OK, I can't imagine a flying club where everyone is a disgusting individual. That just doesn't happen. There are too many great people in this hobby. I would never quit this hobby just because I may be around someone I didn't like. Every facet of life has people someone can't get along with. But not everyone quits their job, quits going to church, or stops flying just because there is someone around they don't like.
(of course if I were the one nobody liked I might rethink)
Old 05-31-2011, 10:36 AM
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Oh, and I forgot to add this You ARE Wrong about that.
Old 05-31-2011, 10:44 AM
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Avaiojet.... here is what I wrote:

"What I haven't seen is anyone say that I assemble ARF's.....or I build kits or scratch planes....NOT to fly either."

Now you have said it, so I can't say it any more. However, you might have disgusting people in your club... some of us do.. I know of a "few." However, that has never kept me from flying...just from liking them, but that goes for more than just this hobby.
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That may be true but I think you're assuming the ARF flyers at the field would quit rather than build a kit. I don't believe it is a one to one comparison. If ARFs went away there would stillbe a large majoritywho would revert back to kits orat least try them before quiting.

ORIGINAL: Avaiojet

Take a look around next time you're at the flying field. From my perspective, the ARF's outway the built models.
Old 05-31-2011, 11:39 AM
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RoyR,

You should learn how to use "{Quotes}"


I can't imagine a flying club where everyone is a disgusting individual.
FYI, I never said that. "Everyone" that would be some interesting Club.
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RoyR,

You should learn how to use ''{Quotes}''

Goes to show we all make mistakes
Old 05-31-2011, 01:03 PM
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Goes to show we all make mistakes
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Old 05-31-2011, 04:25 PM
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I voted yes. It would make me build faster so that I could get a plane up in the air. However, I really like to build, it's just a matter of finding enough time in the day to do it. I barely have time to get out and fly as it is. But I would find the time to build more if that was the only way.

I am actually getting plans together to build a Ziroli kit. The exact one I am not sure just yet. I am between the P-51 and the Skyraider. I think I am leaning more towards the Skyraider since no one around here has one. It is a sharp looking plane. I figure I will build that first, then build a B-25. This way I get more experience in building. I don't think that my Sig Kadet Mark II really gave me the skills to build a twin as big as the B-25.

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Old 05-31-2011, 05:08 PM
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But I doubt many would put themselves into the "I have a ton of time to build, I just don't want to" category. I work 45 hours a week, have a 1:15hour drive to work, 3 kids, a house to maintain, along with several other hobbies including fly fishing, biking, motorcycling, restoring a 1927 British motorcycle, boating.......the list goes on and on. The bottom line: You make time for what you enjoy. Period. I would still be here, and I still like to build. But thats just me..........

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Old 05-31-2011, 07:20 PM
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But I doubt many would put themselves into the ''I have a ton of time to build, I just don't want to'' category. I work 45 hours a week, have a 1:15hour drive to work, 3 kids, a house to maintain, along with several other hobbies including fly fishing, biking, motorcycling, restoring a 1927 British motorcycle, boating.......the list goes on and on. The bottom line: You make time for what you enjoy. Period. I would still be here, and I still like to build. But thats just me..........

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Old 06-01-2011, 03:53 AM
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restoring a 1927 British motorcycle
I'd be interested in seeing photos about this. I'm sure the back story is interesting also.

Here's the last car I'll ever restore. This one went to Germany a couple of years ago.

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