Other Hobbies

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  1. Mr. Ugly

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    Chinese 2 handed broadsword (Dai Do / Da Dao).

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    I did the custom wraps, guard, and ring pommel. Also ground off the live edge for safety when practicing. Both swords are typical/"regulation" military size and weight at 3.5 pounds.

    This sword was used by military in the Sino-Japanese war, mainly against rifles and bayonets. Also used by militia.

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    My great-grandteacher along with others, taught this weapon to the military. This sword was particularly famous for use in defense of the Great Wall (battle of Xifeng Kou).

    A training manual by my grandteacher.

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  2. Mr. Ugly

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    More food stuff.

    Chinese roast pork (made from $0.99/pound on sale pork, yay!)
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    Peipa duck.
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    Cantonese roast duck getting prepped for grill.
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    Rose apple tart.
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    Pain au levain.
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    More bread (lights just went on in tank next to kitchen).
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    Tofu misozuke experiment.
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  3. Mr. Ugly

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    The Mustang.

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    Intercooled supercharger.

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    Mod list.

    MP90 Supercharger, 12 lbs boost, intercooled | AEM wideband | Autometer Sport Comp vac/boost gauge | MSD 8.5mm Superconductor wires | JBA short tube headers | FRPP X pipe , Dynomax Bullets, Pype Bomb muffler deletes | Shaftmasters aluminum driveshaft | 8.8 rear, t-lok, 3.73 gears | H&R Race springs | Tokico D-Specs & remote adjusters | Shelby Fays2 watts link | J&M lower control arms | J&M upper control arm | J&M lower control arm brackets | J&M camber plates | Eibach F/R Sway Bars | DD Cobra R wheels 18x9/10 | Nitto 555 Tires 255/45, 285/40 | Steeda X5 ball joints | Steeda bumpsteer kit | Steeda front control arm bushing kit | GT takeoff brakes | Drilled and slotted rotors | Redline hood lifts | Ported throttle body | Ford Accessories GT/CS F/R Fascia
     
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  4. Coral reefer

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    Now we know what you've been busy with !
     
  5. Mr. Ugly

    Mr. Ugly Past President

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    Lol.

    Mostly dealing with my 89 yo mom's not so great health.

    I did do a partial overhaul on the Mustang transmission in January, and installed a watts link a couple weeks ago.

    Just started playing with hobby stuff again recently.
     
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  6. ashburn2k

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    before kid+ house
    - Mechanical keyboard
    - Sneakers
    - garden
    - pond ( wife vetoed )
    - Dunny and Kaws figure collection
    - Manga/Comics
    - camping
    - WoW
    - photography ( infrared, polaroid )

    after
    - playing with the toddler, and no budget+time for anything else.
     
  7. Chromis

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    Despite kids/work/tank sometimes I find a little bit of time to write music.


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  8. Coral reefer

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    [​IMG][​IMG] I enjoy playing with my dogs when I have free time


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  10. roostertech

    roostertech reef noob

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    There is time besides work, family and reef,? I guess gym and ps4 when I can get on fifa

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  12. Mr. Ugly

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    Sure. I'll bring some special palythoa roast duck :)
     
  13. Mr. Ugly

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    2.5 gallon batch of Shaoxing style wine. 4 days old. Very bubbly.

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    So that is what you going to do with the palythoa I gave you? lol
     
  15. ashburn2k

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    this is good stuff... luck you who's going to taste it.
     
  16. Mr. Ugly

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    You guys seen the Chinese wine with snakes and scorpions.

    This one will be with palythoa and fugu liver :)
     
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  17. Newjack

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    I want that recipe for that crispy roast pork!
    ygpm Mr. Ugly
     
  18. Vincerama2

    Vincerama2 Evil Overlord

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    Is raising kids a hobby? If so it's my main hobby.

    Aside from that, I still love video/computer games, and I love the shooting sports (USPSA).

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  19. rygh

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    Nope. Definitely not a hobby. Not even close. No way. No how. I could go on...
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  20. ashburn2k

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    It's a job, you can't just drop your kids and restart 5 years later.


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