TITLE

SOUND BYTES

PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
Motor;Aug2004, p129
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A special joy in taking domestic flights in the U.S., the Sky Mill catalogue found in practically every seat pocket, has been a favourite of mine ever since it advertised a covert taser you could mount under the dash, designed to give a car thief 20,000 volts as soon as he got the motor running. he latest issue advertises a device which tells you if the garage door is open or shut and a one-eighth scale Mini Cooper that as well as being remote-controllable, also has a fully functioning boom box in the boot.
ACCESSION #
13915425

 

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