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#4267 - 09/15/01 01:17 PM Idea... Pipe Carrier Dress-Up
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Most of you probably carry conduit in a 4" or 6" PVC pipe strapped to your truck.

Once while thinking about the lack of aerodynamics a plug cap has, I thought about putting a bullet-nose on the front. Might save me a 1/4 mpg! Then I figure, why stop there? May as well make it an attention grabber... Here's a mock-up...



Whaddya think?

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#4268 - 09/15/01 02:34 PM Re: Idea... Pipe Carrier Dress-Up
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uh..sound but no picture ...
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#4269 - 09/15/01 02:48 PM Re: Idea... Pipe Carrier Dress-Up
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I've been having that problem, now it's spreading...

click here...
http://www.kellyelectric.electrical-contractor.net/photos/AIM.jpg

It'll cache and then probably load on the forum page...

Don't ask me why...



[This message has been edited by sparky66wv (edited 09-15-2001).]
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#4270 - 09/15/01 02:51 PM Re: Idea... Pipe Carrier Dress-Up
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Well crap.. that ain't workin' either...

I get a "forbidden" error message from ECN...

Hmmmmm...

Right click on the link here: http://www.kellyelectric.electrical-contractor.net/photos/AIM.jpg

Click on "Copy Shortcut"

Right Click onto the address bar, click "Paste", hit "enter"...

Let it load, then hit "Back" on your browser...

Maybe?

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#4271 - 09/15/01 08:41 PM Re: Idea... Pipe Carrier Dress-Up
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Looks neat, but in the current paranoid climate, you just might have your truck taken out by an FBI SWAT team!
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#4272 - 09/15/01 10:20 PM Re: Idea... Pipe Carrier Dress-Up
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In the town I used to live in, we made our own "Cruise Missile", & mounted it to the top of my truck. A 5" PVC body, the nose was the float from a stock tank waterer. The wings were made from an old aluminum "Flooded" sign.
Got stopped by the CA Highway Patrol. He really didn't know what to do, as we were doing nothing illegal. Let us go, with a warning to "Stop being so wierd!!"
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#4273 - 09/16/01 06:23 AM Re: Idea... Pipe Carrier Dress-Up
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Looks great!
One suggestion-
Replace "We aim for safety" with OSAMA.
We all should have on with his name on it!

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#4274 - 09/16/01 03:46 PM Re: Idea... Pipe Carrier Dress-Up
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Quote:
Originally posted by electure:

Got stopped by the CA Highway Patrol. He really didn't know what to do, as we were doing nothing illegal. Let us go, with a warning to "Stop being so wierd!!"


No offense intended, but I've always been led to believe that half of southern Calif. is wierd!
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#4275 - 09/17/01 04:43 PM Re: Idea... Pipe Carrier Dress-Up
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Paul, no offense taken. Just don't hold it against the others. My friends and I were pretty well known to be the wierdest of the wierd, doing nearly anything for a laugh.
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#4276 - 09/17/01 08:02 PM Re: Idea... Pipe Carrier Dress-Up
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Wierd? Weird!...

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