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Old 07-20-2018, 08:14 AM   #1 (permalink)
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“I’ll get to it tomorrow....”

The started and never finished thread.

What’s some projects you’ve started but never finished or sold off halfway through?
I know we all have a ton...

Why not?
Lack of time? Lack of funds? Bit off more than you could chew? Lost interest?

Sometimes tomorrow is more than just a day away.
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Old 07-20-2018, 09:31 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I have a large pile of sheridan internals, bodies, brass tubes and wooden stocks I bought a couple of years back that still need to be mocked up and assembled.

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Old 07-20-2018, 10:14 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I have 80% of a Z that I lost drive for after realizing that (A) I still need another $50 bucks in parts and (B) it's another liquid sipper, meaning that it will sit in the back of the closet unused like my 68 Special did until just recently
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Old 07-20-2018, 10:25 AM   #4 (permalink)
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My Nasty Typhoon is an ongoing project. I'll get it working at the home but when I take it to the field there's always another problem. I've managed to play, I think, 2 games with it since I got it.

I've recently picked up a pump kit for it so I could use it in case have timing/cycling issues. Set it up, shot it in the back yard, took it to the field and blew the macroline when I gassed it up. It's back up on the wall now waiting on a piece of steel braided.

Can't wait to see the next reason it doesn't make the field. Any other gun I would have given up and sold it but.... It's a Nasty!
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Old 07-20-2018, 10:35 AM   #5 (permalink)
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My FBM razor still has a leaky 3 way. It's been a while since I touched my PGP.

I started to build a front lip/diffuser for my old car. It was going to be carbon fibre. I took the mold of the front bumper and got halfway through forming the styrofoam before it was time to move back to university and I lost any space to work on it.
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Old 07-20-2018, 10:40 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Old 07-20-2018, 11:01 AM   #7 (permalink)
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I am horrible about not finishing things. Paintball-wise, I have several 3D models in various states of completion for parts that I wanted to print, and a slew of brass that is in my queue for rebuilds/repairs. It is a trend that extends beyond paintball, too. Despite doing it for ten hours a day, I also write software recreationally, with a specialty in abandonware/unfinishedware. There is my bonus room that is waiting to be cleaned out from boxes still packed from when we moved into this house (six years ago), a couple of MST3k robot kits sitting in boxes from a couple of years ago, and the list goes on and on...

For me, it isn't really losing interest, rather that I tend to get an incredibly narrow focus on a project and do not multitask well. Everything on my list will get done one day, it is just a matter of finding whatever is the trigger to shift my focus to come along.
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Old 07-20-2018, 11:03 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Paintball wise
-Gog Enemy I bought for 50 bucks from a user on here
-Autococker- I need one part and to tune it. I will probably get that part and sell it.
-100 round revvy- stopped when I bought a GOG 100 round hopper.

Other projects
-Old entertainment center into a bar cart about 80% done
-Set of picture frames for me wife, never got off the drawing board
-Fixing a mirror for my sister, still in the box she gave it to me in.
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Old 07-20-2018, 11:12 AM   #9 (permalink)
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I have a nixie clock, I have built the board, but have not got as far as any sort of enclosure, 2 years and counting.
And if its time, two cars and about 14 years so far, but at least for most of that I was in a different country, now its just a different city
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Old 07-20-2018, 11:14 AM   #10 (permalink)
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I have enough parts for about 8 ions. I have some really nice bodies, like Lucky, Element and Sleeper. I've got aftermarket boards, almost every bolt that was ever produced and they're all sitting dissembled in a box for the last two years.

I also have a cheap Axe that I got for 100 that has a leak down the barrel or a blown solenoid. I shrugged and left it for another day.
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