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31
Mar 2019

Ep.29 When The Sound Feels Right (John - Sound Systems)

(John - Sound Systems)

On this episode I had the honor to have John as my guest. He shared with me his interest in building sound systems as his hobby.

If you want to learn more about John and his awesome new projects, you should follow him on twitter @lumbermansvo ( https://twitter.com/LumbermanSVO)

Furthermore if you want to expand your knowledge learn more about sound systems and projects John is currently working on, you can find him on these websites: https://www.diymobileaudio.com/forum/members/lumbermansvo.html (DIYmoblieaudio)

https://www.avsforum.com/forum/members/8779641-lumbermansvo.html (AVSforum)

If you like this episode and think it can be helpful to someone you are more than welcome to share it. Furthermore if you want to listen to short previews of upcoming and old episodes you can check out my Instagram page @timeforyourhobby . I also share tips and tricks I've learned so far from all my guest.

If you would like to be on the show or have any questions, you can send me an email at timeforyourhobby@gmail.com

Here's my website so you can listen to it on the platform of your choice (Podbean, Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Play Music, Castbox, TuneIn, Pocket Cast, Overcast, Stitcher,  Google Podcast): https://timeforyourhobby.wixsite.com/podcast

Thank you,

 

Time Stamp:
00:28 - Intro
00:52 - Who is John?
01:18 - How did you get introduced to building sound systems?
01:52 - Did you ever purchase the sound system that made you fall in love with sound systems?
02:21 - Do you still own the first sound system that you built?
03:13 - What kind of sound system do you prefer to build?
03:59 - How long did it take you to learn how clearly identify sounds?
04:33 - What kind of sound are you trying to achieve?
05:45 - How many sound systems have you made?
06:46 - Do you still like using analog?
07:39 - Do you prefer using AUX cords or Bluetooth for your sound systems?
08:29 - Where do you see the future of sound systems going?
09:35 - Is there a car still easy to modify the sound system these days?
10:36 - What would you want these car manufacturers to do to make it easier to fix your sound systems?
12:07 - What would you say is the best part about building sound systems?
13:01 - How did you learn how to build sound systems?
14:25 - How long does it take you to complete a project?
16:13 - Where do you usually go to get new ideas?
17:09 - Are you open to new ideas for your current project or are you set with your plan?
17:44 - How long do speakers tend to last?
18:26 - Where do you tend to go to find a solution to a problem you might encounter?
19:43 - Do you ever touch up some older projects?
20:42 - Do you prefer building your sound systems alone or with somebody else?
21:09 - Would you consider yourself a professional or style a hobbiest?
21:59 - Does other people’s opinions have an impact on your projects?
22:25 - Do you have any inspirations?
23:41 - What was your biggest challenge when you first started building sound systems?
24:33 - What is your current biggest challenge?
25:32 - Do you have any pet peeves with the sound system community?
26:30 - What are some misconceptions about people who build sounds systems?
32:07 - Do you want to present your hobby to the world or use it more as an escape from reality?
33:16 - Do you plan on making a guide for sound systems?
34:26 - When you are building your sound system, is it more like a family recipe where you have secret techniques?
35:07 - How are sound system competitions judged?
36:55 - Do you have any word of advice for anyone who might be interested in sound systems?
37:17 - What is the biggest challenge between building car sound systems vs. home sound systems?
38:51 - Are you making your home theater sound proof?
39:19 - Do you have any social media links you would like to share?
40:25 - Talking about the community
41:25 - Do you have any questions for me about sound systems?
43:08 - Would you consider yourself a perfectionist?
44:11 - Outro

24
Mar 2019

Ep.28 The Chit Chat Owl (Jamison - Podcasting)

(Jamison - Podcasting)

On this episode I had the honor to have Jamison as my guest. He shared with me his interest in podcasting as his hobby.

If you want to learn more about Jamison, you should check out is nice relaxed podcast called ‘’The Owl Podcast’’. Here’s the direct link to all their episodes: https://theowlpodcast.fireside.fm/

You can also follow him on twitter to get updates on new episodes and daily updates https://twitter.com/Owl_podcast (@owl_podcast). Of course if you don’t use twitter but still want to get in contact with Jamison and his podcast team, you can send them an email at

Theowlpodcast@gmail.com


As mentioned in the episode, Jamison uses Fireside to host his podcast and it might a good choice for you if you are in the market of finding a hosting site: https://fireside.fm/

If you like this episode and think it can be helpful to someone you are more than welcome to share it. Furthermore if you want to listen to short previews of upcoming and old episodes you can check out my Instagram page @timeforyourhobby . I also share tips and tricks I've learned so far from all my guest.

If you would like to be on the show or have any questions, you can send me an email at timeforyourhobby@gmail.com

Here's my website so you can listen to it on the platform of your choice (Podbean, Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Play Music, Castbox, TuneIn, Pocket Cast, Overcast, Stitcher, I Heart Radio, Google Podcast, Radio Public): https://timeforyourhobby.wixsite.com/podcast

Thank you,

Time Stamp:

00:27 - Intro
00:50 - Who is Jamison?
01:17 - What is your podcast name?
01:35 - Did you go through a process where you went through a bunch of different names?
02:18 - How did you get introduced to podcasting?
03:02 - Does your podcast pull inspiration from other podcasts?
04:46 - How did you end up choosing the topic for your podcast?
05:57 - On a personal level, what would you say is the best part about podcasting?
07:53 - Do you prefer doing pre-recorded or live?
08:28 - Do you prefer to organise or improvise your episodes?
09:44 - For your set up, what kind of equipment do you use?
10:42 - Is there any new equipment you would like to buy?
11:10 - Suggestion for good starter kit for podcasters on Amazon.
12:11 - How much research do you tend to do before starting your podcast?
13:07 - How often do you work on your podcast?
14:20 - What is your process for editing?
15:54 - Did you ever delete older episodes?
16:45 - Would you consider yourself a perfectionist?
17:18 - How did podcasting turn you into the person you are today?
19:05 - Do you have any inspirations?
20:34 - Have you approached your parents to get them on the show?
21:01 - Has podcasting ever stressed you out, if so what do you do to relax?
22:24 - What was your biggest challenge when you first started podcasting?
23:40 - Do you have any challenges now?
24:07 - Do you have any pet peeves with the whole podcasting community?
25:33 - What are some misconceptions about podcasters?
26:59 - What is your ultimate goal with your podcast?
30:24 - Do you have any word of advice for anyone who would want to be a podcaster?
31:51 - Do you have any websites or links you would like to share?
33:32 - Do you have any questions for me about podcasting?
35:11 - Outro

17
Mar 2019

Ep.27 Never Bored Of Board Games (Ertay - Blind Board Gamer)

(Ertay - Blind Board Gamer)

On this episode I had the honor to have Ertay as my guest. He shared with me his interest in blind board gaming as his hobby.

Ertay is a man with many hobbies and skills, one of them is his own podcast called Sightless Fun (this is his website: https://sightless.fun/)

If you want to learn more about Ertay's podcast and his adventures you can follow him on twitter at https://twitter.com/sightlessfun/

Ertay is also very welcoming to have a conversation with any, so you can send him an email at sightlessfun@outlook.com

Here's the link to his Secret Hitler blog post -  https://sightless.fun/Secret-Hitler-Board-Games-You-Can-Play-Blind/

If you like this episode and think it can be helpful to someone you are more than welcome to share it. Furthermore if you want to listen to short previews of upcoming and old episodes you can check out my Instagram page @timeforyourhobby . I also share tips and tricks I've learned so far from all my guest.

If you would like to be on the show or have any questions, you can send me an email at timeforyourhobby@gmail.com

Here's my website so you can listen to it on the platform of your choice (Podbean, Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Play Music, Castbox, TuneIn, Pocket Cast, Overcast, Stitcher, I Heart Radio, Google Podcast, Radio Public): https://timeforyourhobby.wixsite.com/podcast

Time Stamp:

00:28 - Intro
01:17 - Who is Ertay?
02:11 - How did you get introduced to playing board games?
03:24 - Talking about playing Secret Hitler.
06:03 - Did you find a solution to make blind board gaming easier?
07:23 - Do you have your board game app for the visually impaired in the play store?
09:15 - What is the best part about playing board games?
10:42 - Do you prefer playing board games at home or at a cafe?
11:46 - How often do you play board games?
12:29 - Do you play continues games or different games?
13:13 - Would you be open to play Dungeons and Dragons?
14:46 - What is your favorite board game right now?
15:52 - Talk about Zombicide
16:16 - How many games do you have?
17:27 - How many games are converted to be accessible for visually impaired individuals?
20:44 - Does your method to play board games work for other visually impaired people?
21:53 - What is your preferred way to learn how to play a new board game?
24:01 - Talk about Snake Oil (board game).
26:40 - Would you ever consider making a game?
27:58 - What was your biggest challenge when you first started playing board games as a blind person?
28:48 - What is your current biggest challenge?
30:05 - What are some misconceptions about people who are blind and plays board games?
32:51 - Did playing board games ever stress you out? If so, what do you do to try and calm yourself down or relax?
34:07 - What are some minor changes that board game publishers can do to make games more accessible to the blind?
38:17 - How did board games have an impact on your perspective on life?
39:31 - Do you want to present this hobby to the world or use it as an escape from reality?
42:47 - Do you have any word of advice for anyone who might be interested in this hobby?
44:04 - Do you have any social media links you would like to share?
44:44 - Do you have any questions for me about board games?
47:17 - Outro

10
Mar 2019

Ep.26 Keeping The Beauty By Maintaining His Subie (Benoit-Subaru Enthousiast)

(Ben - Subaru Enthousiast)

On this episode I had the honor to have Benoit as my guest. He shared with me his interest in Subaru Enthusiasm as his hobby.

If you want to learn more about Subarus and see Ben dispalying his wonderful Subie, you can go check him out on instagram at @bentoriousti

Ben is also part of a big Subaru community that you can check out many more cool Subarus: @elevated_subies

This community is also in the USA, You can find them at @elevated_subies_usa 

Last but not least you can also check out @cndboost to awesome stickers for your automobile.

If you like this episode and think it can be helpful to someone you are more than welcome to share it. Furthermore if you want to listen to short previews of upcoming and old episodes you can check out my Instagram page @timeforyourhobby . I also share tips and tricks I've learned so far from all my guest.

If you would like to be on the show or have any questions, you can send me an email at timeforyourhobby@gmail.com

Here's my website so you can listen to it on the platform of your choice (Podbean, Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Play Music, Castbox, TuneIn, Pocket Cast, Overcast, Stitcher, I Heart Radio, Google Podcast, Radio Public): https://timeforyourhobby.wixsite.com/podcast

 

Time Stamp:
00:28 - Intro
00:52 - Who is Ben?
01:17 - What is your hobby?
01:27 - Why did you choose Subaru?
01:45 - Do you remember the first Subaru you liked?
01:51 - Talks about his STI Subaru?
02:15 - Do you prefer maintaining your car or driving it?
02:27 - What would you say is the best part about maintaining your Subaru?
02:53 - Do you maintain the Subaru yourself or bring it to a shop?
03:29 - Is there anything else you would like to learn about Subarus?
04:05 - What does your Subaru looks like?
04:20 - Is this your first Subaru?
04:53 - Are you planing getting a new car in the near future?
05:23 - Why did you choose Subaru as the vehicle brand you like?
05:55 - What kind of maintenance would you do in a year?
06:40 - What is the next thing you would like to buy for your car?
07:10 - Are you part of any organization?
07:37 - How is the community?
07:54 - Did you learn anything new from this community?
08:15 - How often do you meet up for these events?
08:40 - How did you find this organization?
09:34 - Do you have any special techniques for taking photos?
10:17 - What camera do you use?
10:26 - Did you buy the camera before you had the car?
10:44 - Is there one part of your car that you keep trying to improve?
10:59 - How do you prevent rust?
11:47 - Do you travel with your car?
12:22 - Is there anywhere you would like to travel?
12:51 - Do you use your car for racing?
13:24 - Do you drift?
13:44 - Is your car a manual or automatic?
14:41 - Is there any movies that had Subarus in it that you liked?
14:56 - What are some of your biggest worries when it comes to maintaining your Subaru?
15:29 - Have you had any damages done to your car?
15:53 - How much have you spent so far on your Subaru?
16:34 - How much have you spent on your car so far?
17:08 - What was your biggest challenge when you first being a Subaru enthusiast?
17:38 - What is your current biggest challenge?
17:52 - Do you have any pet peeves about car enthusiasts?
18:22 - Do you plan on keeping your current vehicle once you get a new one?
18:43 - What are some misconceptions about people who are car enthusiasts?
20:05 - How did being a Subaru enthusiast have an impact on your perspective on life?
20:42 - Is there anything you would tell your younger self?
21:32 - What colour is your car?
21:38 - Would you try painting your car a different colour?
22:53 - Is there any social media links you would like to share?
23:18 - Are there any stores in Ottawa that you would recommend?
23:43 - How long does it take for them to put new parts on your car?
25:02 - What would you say is the best season to take pictures?
25:22 - Would you be willing to help out anyone who wants to learn more about Subarus?
25:57 - How Alex ended up with a Honda and also had squirrels in it.
28:04 - Do you have any words of advice for anyone who might be interested?
28:38 - What is your personal social media link?
29:26 - Do you have any questions for me about being a car enthusiast?
31:01 - What is the nicest Subaru you seen?
32:18 - Outro

3
Mar 2019

Ep.25 Click, Click, Trade (Beau - Cryptocurrency Trading)

(Beau - Cryptocurrency Trading)

In this episode, I had the honour to have Beau as my guest. He shared with me his interest in cryptocurrency trading as his hobby.

If you want to learn more about cryptocurrency trading and Bitcoinbeau, you can check out his youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-H3NnUFDnuji5_pgx_uVZA

and also find him on Instagram at @bitcoinbeau

Beau also suggested that you should check out Reddit's subs about cryptocurrency to keep up to date with the crypto world.

If you like this episode and think it can be helpful to someone you are more than welcome to share it. Furthermore, if you want to listen to short previews of upcoming and old episodes you can check out my Instagram page @timeforyourhobby . I also share tips and tricks I've learned so far from all my guests.

If you would like to be on the show or have any questions, you can send me an email at timeforyourhobby@gmail.com

Here's my website so you can listen to it on the platform of your choice (Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Play Music, Castbox, TuneIn, Pocket Cast, Overcast, Stitcher, I Heart Radio, Google Podcast, Radio Public): https://timeforyourhobby.wixsite.com/podcast

Thank you,

Timestamp
00:30 - Intro
00:53 - Guest introduction
01:13 - What is cryptocurrency?
01:49 - What type of cryptocurrency do you prefer trading?
02:16 - When did you become interested in cryptocurrency trading?
02:59 - On a personal level, what would you say is the best part about cryptocurrency trading?
03:48 - Have you ever been caught by a scam?
04:09 - Are there any key signs to see if its a scammer?
05:04 - Did you learn about the history of cryptocurrency trading?
05:46 - Are there any countries that only use cryptocurrency trading?
06:21 - What does a typical day of trading look like?
06:59 - Is it hard to stay ahead of the curb?
07:24 - Where do you usually go to get your resources?
08:03 - Do these new cryptocurrency pop up often?
09:32 - When is the best time of the day for you to do trading?
10:31 - How did trading turn you into the person you are today?
10:52 - Would you want to turn this into your career?
11:32 - Does the security of cryptocurrency worry you?
12:40 - What is your ultimate goal with cryptocurrency trading?
13:10 - Do you set yourself a limit on how much you invest?
14:00 - Do you have any secret strategies?
15:12 - Do you have any predictions for 2019?
17:02 - What are some misconceptions about cryptocurrency trading?
17:39 - Would you consider yourself as a professional?
18:16 - Has trading ever help you relax when you are stressed?
19:23 - When you do get stressed from cryptocurrency trading, what do you do to relax?
20:18 - Do you prefer trading on a computer or your phone?
20:51 - What is your preferred website or application to do trading?
21:30 - What was your biggest challenge when you first started trading?
21:56 - What is your current challenge?
22:29 - Do you want to present your hobby to the world or use it as your escape from reality?
23:59 - Do you have any word of advice for anyone who might be interested?
24:29 - Should you only spend money you can afford to lose?
25:04 - Do you have any social media links you want to share?
25:39 - Do you have any questions for me about cryptocurrency?
28:11 - Outro