[PLUG-TALK] Satellite Radio for Use in Two Vehiclesn

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Wed Jul 20 13:22:23 PDT 2011


On Wed, 20 Jul 2011, Keith Lofstrom wrote:

> Second on the "install a new (or used) aftermarket noisybox in your
> vehicle".  Though you may lack the skills to do the wiring, your skills
> and time might be swappable with mine or Aaron's.

Keith,

   I can see the value of buying one with Sirius support for one vehicle, and
using the existing unit in another. That assumes, of course, that I can use
either with the same account.

> The main reason for a built-in is to keep the front seat clear and your
> attention on at least the dash if not the road.  Fiddling with something
> on the seat is dangerous; airborne electronics in an accident is far more
> dangerous.  I like what is going through your head right now.  I doubt a
> pound of electronics going through your head (when you get T-boned by a
> drunk rancher) would improve it.

   Nothing on the seat. The radio will be attached to the dashboard and share
my attention with the GPS navigator, the speedometer, and the road.

> A relative recently hit a deer while fiddling with knobs, driving his
> truck through rural Colorado.  He didn't get hurt badly, but the truck
> (and the venison) is a mess.  I'm buying him a "deerstalker" (sherlock
> holmes) hat.  Don't force me to buy one for you, homes!

   A client of mine hit a deer on his way to the mine. He wasn't hurt, but
his vehicle and the animal were. Rather than a deerstalker hat, why not buy
me a bull bar for the front?

Rich



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