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post #1581 of 1862
Production machine operator i run shear,pressbrake,ironworker,saw i like what i do I've been at my place of employment for 35 years
post #1582 of 1862
Originally Posted by sisco View Post

I'm curious to learn what y'all do to support this and your other hobbies.

(I did do a search for this topic, couldn't find any evidence that this subject has come up before; if it has point me in the right direction!)

Myself, I've worked for the same company for 27 years - a fossil fueled (coal) power generation station. Worked rotating shifts for most of those years as a control room operator. Last July I took the salaried position of Database Coordinator; straight days, weekends & holidays off.
post #1583 of 1862
I fund every thing I do through taxidermy. Been doing it full time for twenty five years. Have two grown daughters that I raised doing something i love.
post #1584 of 1862

I am retired from the telephone industry and enjoying retirement.

post #1585 of 1862
Was a extrusion operator and made wire for wind and solar farms for awhile but I got hurt pretty bad outside of work so now I'm disabled and pretty much retired with Lots of time to cook! Probably the only thing that keeps me sane sometimes!! LOL
post #1586 of 1862
Mechanic at a bowling alley. A dying breed. Was basically born in a bowling center and when I'm not there I'm probably smokin' something.
post #1587 of 1862

Bought and sold corporate/private jets and traveled all over the world for most of my life until I retired twelve years ago.

post #1588 of 1862

I a drywall installer up here in Canada actually found out about you guys over here from a drywall forum I belong to, always trying to improve my skills. This is a forum I think I can have a little more fun with although I'm all the way down at beginner or rookie lol but like I said this is all for pleasure .

post #1589 of 1862

Refrigeration dude.  Heating/cooling/commercial refer stuff.

post #1590 of 1862

I'm a systems engineer in I.T. Been in the computer field for 26 years.

post #1591 of 1862
I work in law enforcement 20 years.
post #1592 of 1862

I have been a meat cutter for just over 30 years.I spent the first 15 years in the retail sector as a production manager and meat consultant and the last 15 years in an abattoir (slaughter house).I have recently moved into an office position at work (part time) but still cutting meat about 7 hours a day in a wholesale production setting.The abattoir i work in processes about 800 hogs a week (mon-fri) with weekends off where I find time for other hobbies such as Raising Koi fish in our 40 X 14 foot pond (my small backyard lake) My wife and I are both active and working musicians as Impersonators. Myself as James Taylor and her as Stevie Nicks.

post #1593 of 1862
I washed semi trucks for 17 years and decided I didn't wanna do that anymore so I went back to doing what I love most. I am a welder.
post #1594 of 1862

I do whatever they will pay me to do. I went to tech school for auto mechanics(fun hobbie), drywaller, painter, carpenter, now steel building erector-certified welder.  Self employed since 1996.

post #1595 of 1862
I'm a chef.... Love to cook and I do lots of smoking.
post #1596 of 1862
I'm a chef and cooking is my passion. I'll cook in a kitchen, on a BBQ or fire up my smoker. I cook for family and friends or at my job. Love trying new techniques and will smoke anything.
post #1597 of 1862

Retired Army - (former member USASA) among other jobs, metrology/calibration specialist (SFC)  and retired again from the Dept of Veterans Affairs - biomedical engineering technician (BMET). 

post #1598 of 1862


since I am retried it nice to hear that you are all working. Spent 20 years working in a state correctional institution.

smoked lots of meat over the years. Since I have been retied, (14 years retried) I am just getting back into it.

Wife bought me a masterbuilt smoker for chistmas.

post #1599 of 1862
I'm an OB Tech, I work in Family Birth in a hospital.
post #1600 of 1862

I am a Machinist for a biology company. Been doing it 14 years.

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