From: Jim Yanik
Subject: Re: OT, segue, whatever... Segway on Amazon
Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2002 00:05:03 +0000 (UTC)
Organization: Friends of Lummox
NNTP-Posting-Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2002 00:05:03 +0000 (UTC)
"Frank Bemelman" wrote in
> "Winfield Hill" schreef in bericht
>> Spehro wrote...
>> > http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00007EPJ6/speffcom-20
>> > Win, have you ordered one yet? ;-) Limit two. ;-)
>> Nah, Spef, perfect for dog walking, but I have to get my exercise.
>> I did send the link to several friends, but I dunno. Seems like an
>> ideal toy, but we seem to be too old for enjoyable toys these days.
> Oh, what the heck, give it a try ;)
>> But I did have a thought about the Segway's key-lock system. They
>> suppose one can ride his HT someplace and leave it unattended just
>> because they took the key? This seems to blatantly ignore all the
>> inveterate reverse-engineering folks, not to mention legions of
>> parts-scrappers who itch to get their hands on cool power-control
>> technology. Especially here near MIT. These folk don't need keys
>> to enjoy the booty. Doesn't look too good. :)
> Buy some red dinner candles, make a bundle of them, and attach
> this with duct-tape, plus a $5 cooking-timer, 2 yellow curled wires,
> you get the idea. Does not even have to look extremely good. Your
> Segway will be safe, I'll promise.
> Frank Bemelman
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But you will not be,you WILL get arrested for making a simulated explosive
device,in today's world of terrorist threats. BAD idea.
Jim Yanik,NRA member
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