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My Million Dollar Idea

That's right. I am gonna make a million off of this one. We will sell it at sailnet soon... I just know it.

I am typing it up here so that when Sailaway or Cam try to steal it and market it for their own, I can claim first rights here. Gotta watch out for that sneaky little Pollard too, just so everyone knows.

So here it is:

We were sailing back in a couple of weekends ago, and as usual, I had some sausage on the barbie. Generally I know better, but this time I opened up the top and plop - the little bugger rolled right out and into the drink. THen, a light went off - a self-leveling grill.

You could use a self-leveling radar mount (the expensive hydraulic kind... don't be a cheapskate like Sailingdog). Mount that baby onto the rail. Then mount the grill onto that.

Now, you laugh... but wouldn't that be cool!?? It would be a grill for any tack. Hey... that's what I will name it: A Grill For Any Tack! Maybe on the stbd side, a self-levelling cooler too!?? Wow! That's two million dollar ideas in one day.

So if anyone else has a million dollar idea, post it here. That way you can have FULL credit.

- CD

PS Giu - I will make one out of carbon fiber and send it to your wife. She will like it. Hopefully she is the one that does the bills too.
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Brian...
Not to rain on your $1,000,000 parade, but wouldn't it be a lot easier/cheaper to use sausage patties?!?!

Paul
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CD, you really need to get out more. There are "fish baskets" and similar devices with different names sold in all kinds of cooking stores. Two wire grills with a hinge on the far side, two wire handles on the near side. You open the handles, put the food in between the griils, close the handles, voila, you've got "captive food" that can be cooked over an open fire without any other grill at all. Or, put on the barby so the food can't roll off, either.

One fish basket, one propane torch, who needs a barby at all? Lighter is faster. Now...for the serious sailor, I'm gonna start making fish baskets out of titanium. (VBG)
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Not to rain on your $1,000,000 parade, but wouldn't it be a lot easier/cheaper to use sausage patties?!?!

Paul
Hey pal don't throw water on CD's fire.
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Million Dollar Ideas:

1. Water Soluble Bikinis
2. Wind Generators which actually generate wind
3. Beer chilling straws
4. Any device which would self-repair
5. Rainy day conversion kit

Reality is for people with no imagination.
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I knew it... mention the words 'Million Dollar Idea' and Hello would be on that thread like Sailingdog to a soldering Iron.

Now, back to the subject, give me a break! No self respecting griller would stick his sausage in a fish basket (hmm... not sure that sounds right). THen you got all those lines going everywhere. Presentation, Hello, presentation. Where is T37 when I need him?? (probably trying to get a patent on my idea, that's where).

This stuff is NASA level stuff, complete with the price tag to prove it! Tell me you can't see it, eh? Tell me!

- CD
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Million Dollar Ideas:

1. Water Soluble Bikinis

Reality is for people with no imagination.
Good news Larry... they have already been invented. Just add water and she's yours.

PS - I heard Giu has her phone number.

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Million dollar ideas?!

Haven't you been reading the news?

It all about trillion dollars nowadays, baby. Million is just lame chump change.


P.S. We have a ritual where at least one braut or sausage must be sacrificed overboard from the grill each time we use it, to appease the gods. Not sure I'd want to tempt the fates by gimballing the grill.

P.S. Good lord CD, I'm seriously tempted to "moderate" that content above.
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Not to rain on your $1,000,000 parade, but wouldn't it be a lot easier/cheaper to use sausage patties?!?!

Paul
I won't even go there!!!

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CD - Why stop there. Why not make a gyro stabilized grill? The added benefit being that it could be sold not only to the pleasure vessel market but to the government as well. Think of the reward you could reap on such a device from a customer that would pay $1148 for a toilet seat. The Gyro-Matic-1500 could be marketed to the Navy for at least 1.2 million each.
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