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Old 05-07-2015, 01:00 PM
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Default Golf ball size hail vs my car...

I live in Oklahoma as most of you know. And the waves of storms brought at least three waves of golf ball size hail through my neighborhood. Since I only have room for the mini and my wife's car in the garage, the truck had to stay outside. But I have a secret weapon to defend against hail. Check out the video to see what it is.

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Old 05-07-2015, 02:33 PM
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i saw this on facebook last night. this is amazing. you totally win!
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Old 05-07-2015, 10:08 PM
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Absolutely brilliant solution , well played .
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Old 05-07-2015, 11:39 PM
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I have relatives in NE and KS and they all use old comforters for protection. Sometimes several of them.......lol
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Old 05-08-2015, 03:02 AM
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There are many alternative options, but this one is good for me. Rolls up and stays in the bed of my truck until I need it. Battery powered or AC and works extremely well. The golf balls didn't do a single thing to it. It's saved me from at least 5 similar hail storms now.

That's $2500 worth of deductibles saved.
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Old 05-08-2015, 03:38 PM
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Hey it is a great product, just thought it was funny that a lot of folks use old comforters as protection...
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Old 05-08-2015, 04:25 PM
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My neighbors always give me crap about it in a joking way, but when we went outside and they all had some intense hail damage and I was under the bubble... no one was laughing. lol.
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Looks some kind of horror movie catapillar.....lol!
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Glad to see it really works!

I seem to recall seeing this thing on one of those "inventors" shows that look for backing and manufacturing help a few years ago, and thought it was an awesome idea.... I've used pillows, couch cushions and comforters to avoid that shit! Thought I was going to have to do that for the MINI at the Dragon a couple of years ago (hail went right around Fontana)

I bet the neighbors shut up laughing real quick and they will all have them next week, (how many asked where you got it? lol)
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Old 05-08-2015, 06:50 PM
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They all know where I got it. One guy has a 3 car garage, 2 cars, but too much shit in it to pull both cars in so I have no sympathy.
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