- Bubble Levels.
- Truck Fan Belts.
- Cheap Ski Goggles.
- Skis or Snowboards.
- Air Compressors. (I won't double dip by adding `oil atomizers`).
- LCD Screens.
- Cameras sealed with Camera Grease.
- Propane Tanks.
- Traditional Toilet Seats. (God save the person without blue foam!)
- Garden Variety Extension Cords.
- Plastic Buckles, Snaps, and plastic slidey string balls.
- Shopping Cart Wheels.
- Elastic or some Bungie Cords.
- Christmas Lights Timers (or at least mine doesn't).
- Apparently (I found this out last night) Pole Mounted Transformers can go `boom` much more easily.
- Composite Axe Handles. (Another recent discovery!)
- Most engines with an electric start (beyond cars).
- Camal Backs.
- Pens - and plastic pencils snap easily.
- Most pieces of unsealed optics, such a binocs, spotting glasses, jeweller lens.
- 99% of Electric Thermometers.
- Regular shoe soles (Hat tip to Avery for pointing this one out to me).
- Some sorts of motion sensors.
Monday, 5 January 2009
Things that do not like this weather.
I think I'm going to try my hand at a list of things that don't really work past -40. At low temperatures, things just decide to give up the ghost. At really low temperatures, important things in your house start breaking. When it gets cold, Alaskan's start navel gazing; with that in mind, here's some things most people wouldn't think of not working.