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You are probably thinking, "What is a hobby and how do I get one?" The word hobby means a spare-time recreational pursuit. You are to engage in a hobby for enjoyment and not merely financial reward. There is a hobby for everyone, but be sure the hobby you choose is something that really interests you.

One of the most popular hobbies today is model building. If you are interested in land vehicles, there is a wide assortment of car, truck, motorcycle, and even train kits. If you love the water, you can become a boat modeler. If you're a brave one who has no fear of flying, there are the plane and helicopter kits. If you're a military buff, you can choose military figures and aircraft.

Automobile kits seem to be the most popular, because most people can't afford the car of their dreams. So, why not have a replica? If you're a classic car enthusiast, you can buy pre-built replicas or build your own models of your favorite antique car, whether it's a Studebaker from the 1950s, a Fort Model T from the early 1900s, or a Ford Mustang muscle car from the 1960s.

If you choose the vehicle kits for your hobby and do not have the time to assemble them, you can purchase the pre-built, pre-painted collectible models. These are available in a variety of sizes, colors, styles, year models, and artistic finishes.

In addition to automobile kits, train kits are also a very popular hobby. The train enthusiast can have replicas of the full scale originals. Locomotives, boxcars, tankers, and trolleys can all be collected. Perhaps the best thing about collecting model trains is that you can set up a whole mini city based around your designs. Once you have planned out your city you can let the fun begin by laying down the tracks and other accessories for a great model train system.

Model train systems can be quite complex. You can start off with a simple oval track and then expand upon it by adding more complex track routing areas and even adding trainyards. Tunnels can also be added for extra realism, along with train stations and train crossings.

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