[rescue] VAX CPU Board on ebay

Skeezics Boondoggle skeezics at q7.com
Mon Jan 27 15:41:49 CST 2003

On Mon, 27 Jan 2003, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:

> I assume you mean "speedometer" ... I wouldn't do that sort of max accel
> on a brand new car....

D'oh!  Yes.  Brain fart.  But it would be even *more* impressive if you 
could pin someone to their seat for 60 miles... :-)

> Having been both the subject and the object of this little trick, I can
> assure you that it works.  Driving the Cobra like that is tough, though.
> The same G-forces that keep the passenger from getting your money make
> it hard to reach to reach the stick, and you do have to shift once
> before you get to sixty, IIRC.

Oh, now that kicks ass. :-)  I kinda figured that story was apocryphal,
but to have it confirmed is pretty cool.

-- Chris

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