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Old 15th November 2008, 10:30   #31
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@ Swifty..I started collection of my automobiles in 2006..just after my first son was born...My dream is to restore a VW Beetle or a Mini Cooper
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Old 15th November 2008, 10:37   #32
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My Replica BB Gun collection : Includes models of :
AK-47
Walther P99
Colt .45
Magnum .22
Smith & Wesson Automatic
German Mauser
SIG
Pietro Beretta
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Old 15th November 2008, 12:51   #33
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My Replica BB Gun collection : Includes models of :
AK-47
Walther P99
Colt .45
Magnum .22
Smith & Wesson Automatic
German Mauser
SIG
Pietro Beretta

amazing collection there.where to buy these replicas hillram???
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That's a great collection, mighty interesting, why do you call them bb guns btw, those are some serious replicas you got there.. hats off to you
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Old 16th November 2008, 09:01   #35
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Add a Bullet to your collection of two-wheelers Hillram, especially since they are about to discontinue it soon. Is that Bobby bike still in working condition?
Your guns, by the way, look awesome.
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Old 16th November 2008, 15:57   #36
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Samples from my Soils of India collection:

Kurukshetra (Giota Upadesh sthal), Dhanushkodi (near Rameswaram/Ram Sethu), Mulayangiri Peak (near Chickmagalur), Rishikesh (near Ram Jhula), Solang Valley (near Manali, at source of River Beas), Yeotmal (Maharashtra)
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Old 16th November 2008, 16:33   #37
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I've been collecting indian & international automobile brochures from the past 10 years. This has been my main hobby.

Apart from this i have a small collection of scale models, stamps & coins.
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anybody got "bottle"s collection? .
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With a very sensitive nose, I got a big liking towards perfumes. I spend most of my foreign currency on them while traveling. Got a huge (200+) collection of perfumes, even though quite a few of them are empty by now.

See one interesting blog here and the fragrance wheel below.


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Jack of all treds started collecting stamps when i was 7 and continued till 15 still they are with me, after that started automobiles but nothing great on that part in between few new bugs keep on biting me like photography, videography etc.
Waiting for right time or say some good amount of money to start my real hobby of automobiles as willing to collect as much as bikes i can specially from the era of 70-80's.
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Lots of very interesting hobbies from everyone , but hvkumar's soil collection truly stood out for me. Like most people, I did collect a lot of stamps , had quite a few pen pals (pre internet days) and did get quite a good collection of stamps, But somehow didnt continue with the hobby , I do collect one rupee , two rupee and five rupee notes.
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Coins & Antiques are in my collection along with watches (around 10-12 nos). I will take some time to photograph them. The coins I have are from different countries and different eras, those are dates back to Raja Raja Chola period while some are from Mughal empire time.

For now, just to keep the post look nice I'm publishing one of the antique clock Made in USA and made of brass. It has got internal alarm mechanism (first on those days). I hope you guess it, yes it is the 1911 WestClox Big Ben alarm clock here it is:

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You can read more about this piece in here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Westclox

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I started collecting knives recently , have got 2 folding knives local made and a Kukhri from Nepal
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What happened ? such a beautiful thread went offline !!
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Reviving....

Sharing my bit, I love to collect vinyl records. I have 5 turntables to give them a spin. I have about 300-400 LPs & EPs (Long playing records & Extended Play records). In general, I love collecting old stuff.

In addition to this, I also devote some leisure time to amateur Astronomy. Basically it's only some night sky observation with my Celestron 114 EQ Powerseeker Telescope.

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