Snow-Thrower Cab


$89.99 plus shipping and handling from Improvements, Hanover, Pa. 17333-0084, 800-642-2112; ImprovementsCatalog.com

Suggested by Connie King of Beavercreek, Ohio.

This is the ideal gift for the outdoorsperson on your holiday gift list. It's an amazing invention that corrects the biggest single flaw in the outdoors, namely, that it is located out of doors. This is basically a personal little room that you can walk around in, to protect yourself from the elements -- snow, sleet, argon, etc. It was originally designed for use with snow throwers, but we see no reason why you can't wear this baby anywhere that you're likely to encounter weather. Football games, for example. Why should you get rained or snowed on? You can root in comfort inside your cab while the losers in the seats around you get soaked. Ha ha! Better keep some mace handy.

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