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Expensive, difficult, slightly dangerous, not particularly effective... I'm on a roll.
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most magnetic grapples for use in
skateboarding are made up of a single
giant magnet. now, these magnets are
fairly simple and low maintenance, but
they offer a few problems in regard to
rather than having a single large magnet
as a grapple, instead, a number of smaller
magnets can be used. they need not be
electromagnets because independant
magnets could be removed fairly easily. a
launcher would be used to disperse the
magnets across the back of a car, and in
order to remove the magnets a sharp jerk
to one side would be used. due to this
method of removal, it is recommended
that the skater keep their line taut so as to
reduce the amount of lateral stress on the
Skateboard Courier Gloves
[tcarson, Jun 07 2006]
||I do not know what you are talking about.
||I'll have two.
And then again, a multitude of small magnets would inevitably end up sticking to each other.
||To stop them sticking to each other, simply make all the faces be North (or, alternatively, all be South), and put a domed shell on the back of each.
||It would resemble a cat o' nine tails. Dressed in appropriate black leather, you would present an awesome spectacle while lining up your next tow.
||For those who don't get it - read Snow Crash by Neil Stephenson.
||as long as you don't need a sidecar for
your biometrically linked nuclear warhead
||(Please don't mark things for deletion just because *you've* seen it somewhere else - only if the *author* saw it somewhere else and wants to make it reality.)