Balancing multiple expensive hobbies

My fellow WCers all know that our love of watches can add up after awhile. Especially if we are lucky enough to have the financial wherewithal to afford it or have the fanaticism to damn the consequences. But what about if you have more than just one potential money devourer? Besides mechanical watches, I have built a very nice collection of Namiki, Sailor, Pilot, Montegreppa, SCRIBO, and Visconti fountain pens. While the majority of them are nowhere near as expensive as watches, Namiki prices can be the equivalent of a Rolex, H.Moser or Chopard watch. Any other WCer here also have the agony of choosing between multiple hobbies that demand much of your wallet as well?

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Fortunately (e-)books are fairly inexpensive, so that hobby doesn't consume too much of the available budget! I also collect a specific kind of hand-made robots; which can be up to 1k - so quite a chunk of money, but relatively affordable, compared to watches......

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Fortunately (e-)books are fairly inexpensive, so that hobby doesn't consume too much of the available budget! I also collect a specific kind of hand-made robots; which can be up to 1k - so quite a chunk of money, but relatively affordable, compared to watches......

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And now I need one.馃槶

In 2007 when I was a week from closing on my first house, I found out about a last minute addition to my out of pocket costs due at closing. I didn't have it, so I sold my Mont Blanc Earnest Hemingway roller ball so I wouldn't have issues at closing.

I also love folding pocket knives. I have over a hundred.

And I am a bicycle enthusiast. I have 9 plus a unicycle, and my wife has 5. There鈥檚 a spare garage dedicated just to being a bike workshop.

I do have hoarding tendencies 馃槈馃榿

馃I love pens but I only have a few, cars, What I like to collect are eyeglass frames.

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Single malt whisky is my other dollardrain :(

I always did had more than one hobby and for sure it gets expensive after a while. I had to set limits to some. My very first one was comic books I got so hooked I ended with milk crates full of comics. another bad thing is you end up taking a lot of space where you might end up border line hoarder.

Hello, I'm that flashlight guy lol

Espresso machines and coffee bean grinders.

Nice AI pic