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    We've got catch cables in the median out on the Interstate and freeways. Keeps vehicles from ending up in the oncoming lanes when they go off the left side of the road. It's steel posts maybe 4 feet high, concreted 4 feet in the ground every 50 feet with 3 heavy cables strung between them. Very effective.

    I remember seeing a car go off the Interstate on the south side, right over a 20 foot sheer rock cliff and ALMOST end up in the oncoming lanes. At that spot, north bound I-39 is 20 feet higher than southbound. There's a guard rail in that area now, but 20 years ago, there was nothing but air (and then CRUNCH), lol.
    1979 Aspen Sunrise 500". Bought in 1987 with 72,000 miles and a mighty E24 California emission 90hp leaning tower of power/4-speed
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    A rave for once. Last Wednesday evening I heard the "scratch, scratch, scratch" of a mouse in the living room ceiling. 'Tis the season...... I set up a couple traps outside to get them before they come in. Over the years I found a couple traps set up on the NW corner of the house will catch mice. Anywhere else and nothing. So far it's been 3 nights, 2 traps, 5 mice. Filthy, disease ridden, bug eyed rodents,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,DIE! So, you like peanut butter? Here mousy, mousy..........LOL
    1979 Aspen Sunrise 500". Bought in 1987 with 72,000 miles and a mighty E24 California emission 90hp leaning tower of power/4-speed
    1996 Dakota with a torque monster (not) 3.9L V-6 and automatic owned since 1998. Now demoted to winter duty
    2008 Ford Mustang V6, the new summer daily driver

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    Rave that I don't take the freeways to or from work. I knew there was a reason, lol!
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    1979 Aspen Sunrise 500". Bought in 1987 with 72,000 miles and a mighty E24 California emission 90hp leaning tower of power/4-speed
    1996 Dakota with a torque monster (not) 3.9L V-6 and automatic owned since 1998. Now demoted to winter duty
    2008 Ford Mustang V6, the new summer daily driver

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