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Windscreen wipers. The basic principle hasn't changed much. But they
are terrible at removing bugs, since they glide on a film of water. As I
understand, the washer water is a lubricant so the wipers don't scratch
Also, if water is not used, the bugs are spread in a sort of monochrome
What I propose is a variation of the blade and pressure. Normal with
water to clean the grit, then heavy pressure with some real elbow
grease and a different blade edge which rotates around under the
So we have stage 1 which we all know, plus stage 2 heavy duty for
Dang, It's a Shame To Let Them Go To Waste
[Grogster, Feb 20 2012]
||Thousands of Entomophagists must be openly weeping here... pity, that. [ ] <link>
||To be properly authentic, these should only clean your windscreen when you're stopped at traffic lights, and should try and sell you cheap roses too.
||Stiff plastic bristle brushes that flip down ahead of the wiper blade on command would be the thing.
||A Really Bad Joke:
Two people in a car are going down the road when a bug smashes onto the windscreen. One person points at it and says to the other: "I bet he doesn't have the guts to do that again!"