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Archive of entries posted on September 2006

Episode 160

Interstate X2 Battery Booster Car Battery/Car Accessories Link: Interstate Dick's Gadget Warehouse   Interstate's X2 Battery Booster was introduced in the early 1990's.  It looked like any car battery but inside there was an auxiliary battery as backup, in case you left the lights on in the car and drained the main battery. That Little [...]

Episode 151

Joby Gorillapod Camera Tripod Link: Gorillapod   The Gorillapod from Joby is a camera tripod that doesn't rely on a flat surface but rather can wrap around many different surfaces.  3 models: Original, SLR, and SLR Zoom, for different strengths.  The height of the tripod, by twisting the legs, range from 2 to 8 inches.  [...]

Episode 149

Key Buoy Inflatable Key-holder Link: DavisNet   Dick and Leo call the Key Buoy a marvel of engineering.  If you go boating and accidentally drop your keys into the sea, the key buoy will expand and eject an upright 14" bright orange air tube above the water.  Dick and Leo have great fun talking about [...]