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BunkerBuster
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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.
Chillidragon
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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).
barron
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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
Tojo72
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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.
Specter1075
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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.
INDIA11A
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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