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Old 12-16-2007, 01:03 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Great idea, Bruce. Solid methodology too.

If nobody steps up to the plate, I'll do it. I can borrow a car with cruise & ABS (mine only has cruise).

BUT... I don't know how long I'll have to wait for cooperative weather. Roads have been either wet or snow covered for the past couple of weeks, and the unused parking lots (like where I shot some of the ForkenSwift video) aren't plowed in the winter.

AND we're expecting a big dump of snow tomorrow (something about the biggest winter storm in a decade).

So if someone else in a more hospitable climate wants to offer, it'll probably get done a lot sooner ...

Hey... Rick! Renting any cars in the southern US in the near future? It'll give you something to do after supper one evening instead of sitting in the hotel room!
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