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Special Moments, Fun, and Future Generations Make This a Great Hobby

February 24th, 2007 at 10:45 pm » Comments (0)

The 39th Annual Westchester Radio Aero Modeler’s (WRAM) show is going on this weekend, and as usual, it’s the premier event in the Northeast for the R/C enthusiast. I caught some new products that just hit the market, and I will talk about those in the upcoming weeks. The show was a good time to [...]

A Hobby Shop Finds Me

November 8th, 2006 at 2:03 am » Comments (0)

One of the things I enjoy when I travel for business or pleasure is to seek out and explore local hobby shops. I have met some wonderful and enthusiastic hobbiests in those hobby shops. I always manage to find staff or other customers that are willing to share interesting stories and experiences. I have lost [...]

Supplies From Canal Street, NYC

October 4th, 2006 at 7:29 pm » Comments (6)

Today I was in New York City for some business meetings and I had some time during lunch to stop on my favorite street, Canal Street. I decided to check out the plastic supply houses for some CoroPlast corogated plastic sheets. I was well rewarded, and picked up a clear 4×8 sheet and two 2×4 [...]

Virtual Railroading? A Real Hobby?! C’mon!

September 22nd, 2006 at 12:33 pm » Comments (4)

My Dad worked for Conrail, and he really loved trains and the railroad in general (not the management or the government management of the railroads, but that is another story.) Growing up, we always had a train layout in our basement, and we always spent time building, running, and growing our train layout.

Hello World! A New Hobby!?

September 12th, 2006 at 3:35 am » Comments (0)

So with everything else going on in life, I guess I just picked up a new hobby: Blogging. Hmmm, so where do I fit this in now. Well, here goes. This year I jumped back into a hobby that I have always wanted to put front and center – Radio Control Aviation. Since my first [...]