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Old 12-30-2010, 12:48 PM   #11
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One hobby that I've jumped back into with both feet is collecting firearms and target shooting. This is just half of the collection...



My collection is not particular to any type or kind of firearm and what I collect, I shoot and maintain.

I also have a Federal Firearms License that allows me to buy from anyone in any state and at dealer rates.

I recently added some FNH Products the PS90 and FS2000, and picked up an HK UMP conversion in .45. and a MSAR STG-556.

Recent handgun purchases include the *&W Bodyguard series in .38 Spl and .380, and Ruger'* Lightweight Compact counterparts in the same caliber.

Part of the responsibility for owning and maintaining a firearms collection includes spending $$ on state of the art alarm and video monitoring systems, as well as keeping accurate personal records and records that are required to be maintained by ATF.

This is part of my retirement planing. My Dad and I have gone round and round on this, but he can't deny the math. Quality firearms that are well maintained increase in value at a far greater rate than many retirement accounts, especially if they are purchased below retail. My collections total appraisal is not for disposition, however; the rate of appreciation averages out to 11% a year over the past 5 years. Not bad!!!!

If you want some opinions on what to purchases and how much to spend, drop me a PM!
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I am a very addicted computer gamer

If you say World of Warcraft, I'm going to castrate you.

I also love computer gaming. Mainly team fortress 2, counterstrike source (back in the day), Warcrat 2 (yes, that'* not a typo), Fallout 3/New Vegas, Elder Scrolls series, Battlefield 2, those types of games. I've stayed clear of MMO'* for a very good reason.

I refurbish and repair laptops on the side and re-sell them. Just something for my wife to do as a "job" and a way to make a little more money.

Haven't gone target shooting in a while, but I love that too. I have a 30-30 Winchester I'm dieing to take out once the weather improves.

I also airsoft in the back yard, though I haven't had the funds to do much past a few spring and CO2 pistols. I love watching movies and I'm pretty into home theater.

We have bonfires in the warmer months, and a lot of parties with friends. I'll get some pictures up when I'm not at work, lol.
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Only other thing I do other than cars are sleeping(usually double digits), surfing the web, and concerts.
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Feeling sorry for a few here.... Gaming? Sleeping? Computers? Internet Surfing? By the time you get to be my age, you wont make it. Cardiac failures waiting to happen here. So what does a active 56 YO do? Because of size restrictions I'll have to fire a salvo of posts to cover a small part of it.

Yardwork. Sounds like work to alot of people but I love to work around the yard. It'* a big one with a 40x120 foot pond I created and a home to alot of critters. Altogether I keep a couple acres of my property mowed. All of what can be seen in these pics is mine,.... and a bit more.















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On to my Bike, just traded my 2004 V Star Classic in for a new 2010 V Star Tourer this past spring. Got the chance to rack up a little over 6000 miles on it during the season. We do alot of weekend riding and hiking which lets me do something else I love, photography. Mine is the black one with the white sheepskin.















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Next up, Boating. I have a 32 foot Suntracker Party Hut with a Mercury Inboard 3.0L 4 cylinder. Makes the "Battleship get up and move. Fast enough to cover some large lakes in a day and pull tubers pretty well. Got my wife on one shown. It was her first and she says last time on one.















Going home each trip involves finding out of the way ice cream stands, the one was both way out there, and out of the way.

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Feeling sorry for a few here.... Gaming? Sleeping? Computers? Internet Surfing? By the time you get to be my age, you wont make it.
LOL! Don't worry some of us aren't as out of shape as you might think.
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I'm a Deacon at my Church and I do alot of stuff with and for the Youth group there. Car washes to make money, golfing, guitar lessons, movie nitghts out, and this past summer I took them to 4 Day camping trip to 6Flags/Darien Lake. Ya, I rode everything too. 10 -20 times.











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How do you have time for the interwebz?
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