What else do you collect?

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  1. brit

    brit in a box

    some of my old trinkets.. 20190106_172527.jpg 20190106_172945.jpg
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  2. lightcs1776

    lightcs1776 Well-Known Member

    Is that a #2 plane. It looks great.

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  3. brit

    brit in a box

    thank you sir, found in the trunk of an old car..had it for years..needs a resto to be usable..
  4. RaZorBurn123

    RaZorBurn123 waiting hardily...............

    Pill bottles, aches and pains, cold/hot rubs, starting to get into watches, flashlights, I'm a big flashlight guy
  5. brit

    brit in a box

    my u.s.airforce zippo is my favorite..then my brass zippo slim i bought in 92..
  6. RyX

    RyX DoH! Staff Member

    Humm... I heard about this. Rumor has it those guys on the flashlight forum are crazy! Or maybe I started that going around.

    Got any particularly interesting photos to share?

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  7. brit

    brit in a box

    some of my recent ones.. 20190106_193056.jpg
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  8. Frijolero

    Frijolero Well-Known Member

    I was a flashlight nerd at one time. I will try to dig out a few old treasures and post.

    I have one of these for instance:
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  9. Frijolero

    Frijolero Well-Known Member

    I also have collected mechanics hand tools, and records. Both kind of went by the wayside after I got married (going on 8 years now.)

    The tools fell off because I can't afford them and the family both. Wright, Armstrong, SK, Williams... I still have everything, just not buying anymore. I'm glad I bought what I did while I could.

    The records? Those are all boxed up downstairs, and I pray that the girls never pull them out. Too many questions I don't want to answer. I really should sell them.
  10. brit

    brit in a box

    i probably spent 40-45 k on snap-on tools since 1992.. most are sold now..but they were my work tools,plus i owned a shop in the last years..got tired of it, property was sold ,now i just service write at a friends shop..still have enough to work on my cars, if you can work on a car or 3 at home,even just your own cars, they will earn their keep..
  11. Enrico

    Enrico Popcorn

    :signs011: Absolutely true! ....... But I feel that way with woodworking in general. :happy088:
  12. Sara-s

    Sara-s This Pun for Hire

    I collect animation art, fountain pens (both vintage & modern) and Swarovski crystal figurines. The art collection includes pieces dating back as far as 1914.
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  13. RaZorBurn123

    RaZorBurn123 waiting hardily...............

    Oh yes, us that belong to the top secret flashlight society are all nighters. ;) it's actually funny because my youngest son was over last night and he told me that his son (my grandson) had stolen :angelic007: his work flashlight, the boy is 6! Where could he have taken it?
    Anyway, I think everyone needs a good a sold flashlight so I gave him my SureFire, I'm 100% sure that it'll be lost/stolen in a short time but it's important he has a good one
    A new rule of thumb is I don't spend more than $25 now on flashlights, always buy rechargable batteries, trying to do my part saving the planet. I'll get some together when I charge the batteries and take a picture.
  14. RaZorBurn123

    RaZorBurn123 waiting hardily...............

    I remember the days of lugging around the big Mag light, SureFire surely changed everything
  15. brit

    brit in a box

    most recent one ..straight off the snap on truck. very bright,adjustable, well built and rechargeable..fits in the pocket like a pen..flashlight nerd? no ,working stiff.. 20190116_211103.jpg
  16. Bama Samurai

    Bama Samurai with Laser-like Focus Staff Member

    Tobacco pipes
    Silver coin
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  17. GatorJoe

    GatorJoe Well-Known Member

    Cigar bands

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  18. Bama Samurai

    Bama Samurai with Laser-like Focus Staff Member

  19. Spyder

    Spyder Well-Known Member

    I collect knives as , I’ve an affinity for sharp things:). I have many of all different types and sizes. Below are a couple of my favorites. The top three are made by Bark River and the bottom one is a Beretta, I picked up a couple decades ago.

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  20. Chuck Naill

    Chuck Naill Well-Known Member

    I've acquired a couple Hamilton rail road pocket watches. I carry a 1951 Hamilton 99b with Montgomery dial (16 size) daily for work. The other is a 1901 Hamilton 940 (18 size)

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