Milwaukie is a MAX ride from downtown, which could be an adventure in itself. (MAX is the Portland area light rail system, downtown there is also the street car)
There are all sorts of odd things in the Portland area, but “The world’s smallest public park” doesn’t take long to see. The Unipiper is not always doing his thing (a unicyclist wearing a utilikilt, Darth Vader mask, and playing the imperial march on, sometimes flaming, bagpipes).
Of course, as I like Arlo Guthrie, I would have to ride “The City of New Orleans”, even if just to say I had.
Oh, yeah. My bad. Well, another thing to consider is that your car is already bleeding power on its own… So you’re solving more than one problem. If you’re the sort of person that plans on leaving your car unattended for a week or more, it’s a great solution. If not… Well, you might not need to worry about the power loss after all.
Totally. That was my plan with a PIR sensor but then you have to seal the hole… Think about car washes. They tend to use pressure washers. Nothing you seal it with will hold it up to thousands of PSI. That was the big nail in the coffin for me. (Read: I’m too lazy to hand wash my car).
The door handle thing is an interesting idea… You could potentially use a momentary switch in there… But you’d need to use a delay off timer, I think, because holding the handle while trying to use the XAC will prevent the lock from actuating.