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Your alternate summer hobby.


By wayout440

1 year ago



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#1 1 year ago

Now that summer is here, what are you doing instead of pinball?

My #2 is fishing. I can always shoot a pin game or two when the weather is foul.

#2 1 year ago

GOLF, Lake, Beer, in no particular order

#3 1 year ago

Summer time is convertible time!

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#4 1 year ago
Quoted from northerndude:

GOLF, Lake, Beer, in no particular order

(drinking) beer makes all hobbies better! However, if you MAKE beer as a hobby, then by all means include it as your second!

#5 1 year ago

I do brew my own beer but don’t have fancy equipment so I will probably pick it back up when the weather cools. Also play hockey. Sold my super jet last summer because I wasn’t riding it much. Should of bought a MMr, haha.

#6 1 year ago
Quoted from wayout440:

(drinking) beer makes all hobbies better! However, if you MAKE beer as a hobby, then by all means include it as your second!

Amen....

#7 1 year ago

Melting faces via speedy 8th notes in drop D utilizing my trusty sparkly jazz bass

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#8 1 year ago
Quoted from Bos98:

Summer time is convertible time![quoted image]

Drove around in a 26' Studebaker convertible...now I kinda want to ditch the coinop hobby and get an antique vehicle....Well I've wanted one for decades, but the biggest thing is I'd lose my garage spot, as I know the wife wouldn't give up her's..

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#9 1 year ago

I enjoy taking the FJ40 (restoration project from a couple years ago) to the occasional car show and I also try to get one or two trips out West in. Pic is from last year's family guys trip -- you'll have to guess which one is me (Hint: not the person in the car!)

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#10 1 year ago

As a piano tuner, business is lighter in the summer, and I have more time to work on pins. Summer temperatures also allow me to use the garage for seal-coating backglasses and cabinet spray painting, which won’t work in winter. So I guess I’m in the minority, but pinball is an even bigger hobby for me in summer. Am I the only one???

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#11 1 year ago
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#12 1 year ago

We love boating, traveling with our camper, baseball, fishing, flying and season passes to our local amusement park. We still hang out and play the pins, usually while watching baseball in our bar.

#13 1 year ago

Gun Club...shoot..then we drink beer...summer time we drink more beer. (we may not even take the guns out of the case).

#14 1 year ago
Quoted from wolverinetuner:

As a piano tuner, business is lighter in the summer, and I have more time to work on pins. Summer temperatures also allow me to use the garage for seal-coating backglasses and cabinet spray painting, which won’t work in winter. So I guess I’m in the minority, but pinball is an even bigger hobby for me in summer. Am I the only one???

Wow. I never thought of that. You might not be the only one, but certainly not the majority!. Summer is also the best time to lay a set of wrinkled plnball plastics between two sheets if playfield glass. Over the course of a day in the sun your plastics will become nice and flat.

#15 1 year ago
Quoted from Irishbastard:

Drove around in a 26' Studebaker convertible...now I kinda want to ditch the coinop hobby and get an antique vehicle....Well I've wanted one for decades, but the biggest thing is I'd lose my garage spot, as I know the wife wouldn't give up her's..

That's exactly what I did last fall. A 1930 Ford Phaeton Model A now resides in the spot I used to park my truck in, but it's well worth it.
John

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#16 1 year ago
Quoted from Dayhuff:

That's exactly what I did last fall. A 1930 Ford Phaeton Model A now resides in the spot I used to park my truck in, but it's well worth it.
John

I’ve seen John’s Model A, it’s even sweeter in person!

#17 1 year ago
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My 2000 Camaro SS 6 speed
I've owned this car for 16 years. I bought it Feb. of 2003 with 23,000 miles and it currently has 44,000 miles

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#18 1 year ago

Almost had an ace tonight.

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#19 1 year ago

We've got season tickets.

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#21 1 year ago
Quoted from gliebig:

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Did you make the putt?
I love golf as well.... never experienced the joy of a hole in one.

#22 1 year ago

Instead of pinball ? Now that's funny!

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#23 1 year ago

Taking this 45 Willys to car shows. Won my 4th trophy at this show last weekend.

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#24 1 year ago
Quoted from schudel5:

Taking this 45 Willys to car shows. Won my 4th trophy at this show last weekend.[quoted image]

Nice looking Willy Mike. Is it Gilmore's your going to?
John

#25 1 year ago

I'm not sure if either of them are hobbies, but two of my favorite things are casually tossing a frisbee and cliff jumping into a lake or river. Nothing crazy for the cliff jumping (10-25 feet is enough).

#26 1 year ago
Quoted from wolverinetuner:

I’ve seen John’s Model A, it’s even sweeter in person!

Thanks, I'm really happy to have found the car....it was pure luck that we met again after 30 years....
John

#27 1 year ago
Quoted from Dayhuff:

Nice looking Willy Mike. Is it Gilmore's your going to?
John

Thanks, John! No this show was in Alamo. Not going to Gilmore until August.

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#28 1 year ago

I’ve been messing with this for a long time...

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#29 1 year ago
Quoted from Bryan_Kelly:

We've got season tickets.

Great year to have them! Enjoy the game against the future Montreal Rays.

#30 1 year ago

Time to get this thing dirty.

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#31 1 year ago

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And then I woke up.

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#32 1 year ago

I don't know if it's a hobby per se, but screwing around with these two outside mainly. That and patio beer and bourbon. Is that a hobby?

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#33 1 year ago

Introducing my grandson to fishing.

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#34 1 year ago
Quoted from grantopia:

That and patio beer and bourbon. Is that a hobby?

I will second the motion to make patio beer and bourbon a hobby.

#35 1 year ago

I live in Florida, so pinball is the summer indoor hobby. I try and do my outdoor activities in the winter and I try not to even go outside from May to October.

#36 1 year ago

Summer is SS season...
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#37 1 year ago
Quoted from cosmokramer:

Summer is SS season...[quoted image]

Nice. Just heard the Camaro will be discontinued again soon.

#38 1 year ago

Mountain biking, camping, hiking, drinking beer, making beer, shooting guns and reloading ammo. Very little pinball time at the moment, but that will change once the first heat wave hits.

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#39 1 year ago
Quoted from dug:

Did you make the putt?
I love golf as well.... never experienced the joy of a hole in one.

I did.
I've had one hole in one. That was a killer hangover day.

#40 1 year ago

Unfortunately all i do is mow grass then go home and shower and eat... lol.. yay

#41 1 year ago
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#42 1 year ago

If I had one. It would be lying on a chaise lounge at a beach, back propped up. A tropical drink in a coconut with a paper umbrella and a bendy straw. Watching sharks get the swimmers. One an hour would be nice. And a Horga'hn on a table next to me.

LTG : )

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#43 1 year ago

Summer Mission: get the roof rack made and begin adding the ghost-hunting gadgets on my Ecto-1.

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#44 1 year ago

My other hobby and man this one gets messy..
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#45 1 year ago
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#46 1 year ago
Quoted from TractorDoc:

I enjoy taking the FJ40 (restoration project from a couple years ago) to the occasional car show and I also try to get one or two trips out West in. Pic is from last year's family guys trip -- you'll have to guess which one is me (Hint: not the person in the car!) [quoted image][quoted image][quoted image]

Awesome. I have a 78 fj40

#47 1 year ago

Cruising lakeshore on the lowrider, keepin’ an eye out for smokey in the TA.
Patio beer drinkin’ and concerts when I can get a sitter.
Perfect summer!

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#48 1 year ago
Quoted from gliebig:

Almost had an ace tonight.[quoted image]

Nice!

That looks like a SLOW hairy green.

I love golf as well. (I am a golf pro at a club in northern California)

Edit: just noticed Aces are being mentioned. I have 2. The best of the 2 was at Bandon Trails in Bandon, Oregon.

#49 1 year ago

I’m really big into community theater. Currently a lead in a local show.

I have a feeling this might be unique.

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