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Control Your Thermos

Posted By Good Sam On February 22, 2012 @ 11:47 am In Club News | 1 Comment

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Submitted by Robert Hickey, Oxford, OH

When we drive off early in the morning, we like to have a Thermos of coffee available for that first “stay awake” cup. The only problem we had was keeping the Thermos under control some place other than between the copilot’s knees. I devised a setup using two watchbands (continuous type) purchased at Wal-Mart. Strips of hook-and-loop fasteners would work also.

I wrapped and secured the first band (tan band in drawing) around the nonflexible part of the seatbelt anchor arm, then inserted a second band (black band in drawing) at the right angle inside the first. Taking the open ends of the hook-and-loop band, I wrapped it around the thermos under the handle and stuck the hooks and loops together.

On rough roads and even during quick stops, the Thermos has not come rolling forward around the pedals but has remained secure and unspilled. When the seatbelt is being used, the Thermos position may need to be adjusted to remain upright, but the setup is still usable.

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