What is the sound of one piston slapping?
What is the sound of one piston slapping?

My old windshield mount died, so I picked up this one from Buccees on my way home a couple of weeks ago. At $30, it cost twice as much as my last ine, but after 500 miles of use I think it’s worth it.

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The suction cup has an interest twist-lock mechanism that grabbed onto the windshield and shows no signs of letting go. Mounting is a matter of positioning it and rotating the lever. Easy.

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The arm is adjustable with the turn of a screw and the swivel is notched so the arm holds the position without requiring the screw requiring too many ugga-duggas.

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The real star of the show here is the ball mount. Because it’s a big steel ball and the cup has both the magnet and the gripper, the phone can be positioned at just about any angle where it will stay.

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The original required the cup to be adhered to the back of the phone. I didn’t like that. This one has a thin metal plate that can be either adhered to the phone, or you can do as I did and slip it between the phone and the case. The magnet is strong enough to hold the phone just fine.

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This is one of those rare products that I’d rate 10/10

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