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INDIA11A
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Ontario, Canada
Joined: January 09, 2005
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Posted: Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 05:26 AM UTC
Things have changed with life style ( so what should I do with all my built models,tons of spare parts, paints etc.?? I live in Northern Ontario, closest clubs are hours away.

Thanx

Doug
Specter1075
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Ontario, Canada
Joined: December 25, 2005
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Posted: Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 06:30 AM UTC
Are your paints/tools worth selling? I'm in Winnipeg, so could be interested in taking some off your hands.
Tojo72
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North Carolina, United States
Joined: June 06, 2006
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Posted: Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 07:07 AM UTC
Store them away for awhile if you have space,when the urge comes back,you will be glad ypu did.
barron
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Virginia, United States
Joined: December 01, 2001
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Posted: Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 06:48 AM UTC
I agree don't do what I did and get rid of everything. When I started doing rc planes I got rid of all my paints and kits. Very sorry of that now because I have to buy it all over again
Chillidragon
Joined: September 20, 2012
KitMaker: 104 posts
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Posted: Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 07:42 AM UTC
Indeed. I allowed the wife to nag me into giving away most of my stash, including two Esci Skyhawks, two Matchbox Mystere IV, an Esci F4E, maybe two. There was also some stuff I don't miss, and who knows what else, most of which would be difficult and expensive to replace.

This was the second time for me; the first was unavoidable (parents refusing to store them, and I had nowhere to keep them).
BunkerBuster
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Washington, United States
Joined: March 29, 2017
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Posted: Thursday, January 03, 2019 - 10:53 AM UTC

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Indeed. I allowed the wife to nag me into giving away most of my stash.....



Similar situation, but I resisted the nagging for about 10 years. Then I picked up another hobby that was 10X more expensive (rebuilding firearms from de-milled kits). The wife then begged me to go back to building plastic models. Finally got back to models about two years ago. Way more money in the bank now, but the nagging really never stopped completely.
ftauss
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Virginia, United States
Joined: August 31, 2005
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Posted: Thursday, July 02, 2020 - 04:35 AM UTC

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Indeed. I allowed the wife to nag me into giving away most of my stash.....



Similar situation, but I resisted the nagging for about 10 years. Then I picked up another hobby that was 10X more expensive (rebuilding firearms from de-milled kits). The wife then begged me to go back to building plastic models. Finally got back to models about two years ago. Way more money in the bank now, but the nagging really never stopped completely.



Do what I did. Replace her with someone who actually supports your interests. My new wife encourages me to indulge my hobbies and actually worked with me to have an addition built to house everything. Trains and models.

Best trade I ever made.

Frank
ivanhoe6
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Wisconsin, United States
Joined: April 05, 2007
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Posted: Thursday, July 02, 2020 - 05:37 AM UTC

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Store them away for awhile if you have space,when the urge comes back,you will be glad ypu did.



Damned good advice! When the Winter winds in North Ontario blow you might be glad you kept your stuff.

Good Luck in whatever you decide.
brekinapez
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Georgia, United States
Joined: July 26, 2013
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Posted: Thursday, July 02, 2020 - 09:52 AM UTC
Guys, the OP hasn't been here since January 2019 so I think any advice you have for him will go unheard.
cutigerfan
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South Carolina, United States
Joined: February 21, 2010
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Posted: Friday, July 10, 2020 - 10:09 PM UTC

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Indeed. I allowed the wife to nag me into giving away most of my stash.....



Similar situation, but I resisted the nagging for about 10 years. Then I picked up another hobby that was 10X more expensive (rebuilding firearms from de-milled kits). The wife then begged me to go back to building plastic models. Finally got back to models about two years ago. Way more money in the bank now, but the nagging really never stopped completely.



Do what I did. Replace her with someone who actually supports your interests. My new wife encourages me to indulge my hobbies and actually worked with me to have an addition built to house everything. Trains and models.

Best trade I ever made.

Frank



Bingo!
Columbia26
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Alabama, United States
Joined: August 25, 2020
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Posted: Monday, August 31, 2020 - 01:51 PM UTC
Your saying your getting out the hobby because you significant other does not like it? I wish someone would...lol!