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You Know You're Addicted to This Hobby If...

Old 01-20-2007, 09:54 PM
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When you have weather.com's hour by hour web page as your default to get current wind conditions.

That's scary.......... I actually DO have weather.com's hour-by-hour web page as my home page.

When two new Waco's are released within a month, and you can't decide WHICH one to get......so you order them both, along with engines, servos, and a new 2.4 GHz radio system.

Yes, I did.
Old 01-22-2007, 09:35 PM
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IF : The spots in your carpet smell like Nitro & Castor !! ENJOY !!! RED
Old 01-23-2007, 07:48 PM
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IF : Your car turns toward the flying field even when your wife is driving.

The grass at the flying field looks better then your lawn. ENJOY !!! RED
Old 01-23-2007, 09:20 PM
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When you decide that your grass is going to be your field .......
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Old 01-24-2007, 02:40 AM
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The grass at our field always looks good in the 'wet', but it needs to be mowed very often [:'(]
otherwise it would be a 2 feet tall very soon. In the 'dry' it looks there actually is none.
If you crash one tyime of year it gets lost in the mud, other months its smashed (more than usual) [>:]
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Old 01-24-2007, 03:28 PM
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IF : The bobblehead on your dashboard is a pilot !

Your fuel bill is more then the gas bill for your car !

You have a full fledged funeral when a plane dies !

You can hear a model engine start up 2 miles away !



For some of you folks overseas, these are sort of jokes that rednecks put up with if you didn't know. ENJOY !!! RED
Old 01-24-2007, 06:38 PM
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If your wife checks the mail everyday so she can hide the Tower catalog before you see it ........
Old 01-24-2007, 10:58 PM
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If your wife checks the mail everyday so she can hide the Tower catalog before you see it ........

Ohhhh yeahhhh.......
Old 01-27-2007, 03:56 PM
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I have a decal on the back window of my toyota carib(which I bought to carry my planes in) saying "powered by an OS engine".
My desktop is photo of my CAP 232
I have to park my car outside my garage
When I 'm out I constantly assessing ridges for slope flying
Told the wife its not costing anymore because i gave up smoking .now the smoke comes out an OS 46 AX
No there's nothing wrong with me
Old 01-28-2007, 07:05 AM
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BIGUGLY - I think out wives have been talking. I havent seen a Tower Catalog for a few months, now that I think about it !!!
Old 01-28-2007, 08:17 AM
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When you leave the home grass unmowed (again), load up the mower (and a plane of course, in the $2,500 cargo trailer that you only "need" for this and those giant planes you're "going" to build "someday"), claim that you will be right back to mow at home, go mow the Club field, make "just one flight" (right after the other), come home in the dark, mow the home grass with the mower lights on right next to the neighbors who are "enjoying" a "quite" Sunday evening on their deck.
Old 01-28-2007, 06:41 PM
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You go to a candle factory and ask the owner to make you a batch of scented candles that smell like burnt castor [&:][&:][&:]
Old 02-01-2007, 05:40 PM
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How about: When you call the LHS, the guy calls you "Mr" (He's older than me), and has your Debit Card Number, Experation Date and the Check Digt, and address memorized,,,,, and knows to hang up if my wife answers when he calls asking a question about my order
Old 02-05-2007, 12:18 AM
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How about when you go on vacation and you have to rent a trailer to bring home the planes you bought cause you couldn't wait till you get home to fly and couldn't fit one in the car on the way down.
Old 02-05-2007, 07:00 AM
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Now that IS bad..................what about when a friend takes you up in his full size airplane and you ask him to fly over your field........
Old 02-05-2007, 10:47 PM
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How about hiding new planes from the wife........I'm running out of hiding places. She's going to catch up with me someday, I just know it.













Flying is like breathing.........Everybody should do it.
Old 02-05-2007, 10:48 PM
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How about when you hear the lawn guys fire up their weedeater and you immediately think, "What size prop has HE got on that thing!?"

Just happened today. Thanks for asking!


Old 02-20-2007, 02:05 PM
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You spend 69.95 on a set of floats and $10.000 on a new fishing boat, and you dont even own a fishihg pole? Or your eriting this and your wife yells from the front door " Turn off that coumpter its tim to go to work". got to go. hkbii.
Old 02-21-2007, 09:47 PM
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IF: you will reward yourself after graduating Basic training, and Tech school by getting back into the hobby!!!!
the reason you are single is that the "lookers" think that these "toys" are for kids
While you are sitting behind your drum kit, playing Hell's Kitchen by Dream theater, you think of flying a Cap 232 (giant) over the German landscape... while you are in OKLAHOMA....

...lol

and I havent played that song in a month...
Old 02-22-2007, 04:49 AM
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When you schedule your sick days to coincide with new kit purchases.
Don't laugh. I scheduled my first sick day in tens years because of a weather forecast. It was the absolutely the most perfect day for flying ever. Did not regret it at all.
Old 02-22-2007, 04:53 AM
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When you decide that your grass is going to be your field .......



Just when the grass at the new field came good...

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Old 02-22-2007, 11:32 AM
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When the grass on your lawn is more like a hay field and you are packing up the planes to head to the field thinking "I'll mow tomorrow."
My wife and I have an arrangement where I do the structural stuff in the garden, (walls, ponds, patio's sort of thing) and she does the plants. When she mentioned the grass I pointed out that it was her responsibility, grass is a growing plant. For a while the grass grew so long that the cat from next door could hide in the undergrowth and waylay unsuspecting birds. Neither of us liked that situation so I bought her a power mower (gasoline powered). I started it for her and left her to it. Some three hours later she came back into the house, purple faced and dripping with sweat. She said it was very difficult to push even with an engine. I questioned her and it became obvious where the problem lay. She had not pulled the hand control that engaged drive, she used it as a manual mower. That caused some trouble, especially since I found it so funny, Oh did I laugh. Our small urban garden now consists of raised beds, a pond, workshops and a surface totally covered in riven stone, I voted for green concrete but at one against one I was outvoted.

We have been married about 38yrs, I think? The other day the mailman came, a long box arrived with him and for the first in many times like it she commented, "Not another one!" and then smiled!




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Old 02-22-2007, 04:35 PM
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You are one lucky man!!!lol
Old 03-07-2007, 02:44 PM
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PArt of that happens to me. She says not another one and then scowls!! Close but no cigar. I had to laugh the other day i sold 3 of my planes and she asked what we were going to do with that money. I said it's already spent (GP super chip, Saito, servos etc.) I traded 3 little planes for one dandy big one. She just looked at me and shook her head. Our argument was that i had 9 planes hanging from the ceiling of the garage and she had only seen me fly 4 of them so i said i would pare the hangar down a little. I don't think that was what she had in mind LOL!!!!


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Old 03-09-2007, 11:30 AM
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I would have to agree to the smell. There is nothing like that smell. Sort of like an old friend. Hello friend how are you, let's go have some fun!

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