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the_machine_mod ([personal profile] the_machine_mod) wrote in [community profile] meme_of_interest2013-03-28 04:00 pm

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Re: Shadowbox--question

[personal profile] thevetia 2013-04-08 02:25 am (UTC)(link)
Well, he could have modded his bike with a suicide clutch (foot clutch) on the left, plus a left hand shifter, and put a rocker lever on the right throttle that his prosthetic hand could move. It would be one hellish bitch to ride but it's mechanically possible. I'm a bit more concerned with his totally inexperienced passenger (Finch) messing around with the phone and throwing his balance off!

Re: Shadowbox--question

[identity profile] of-fkilter.livejournal.com 2013-04-08 03:16 am (UTC)(link)
Yeah, I looked it up and there are mods for hand amputees though it does look like it's a not easy. I did also think that there's no way Finch would be able to do anything on his phone much less something complicated as a tracking/pairing force on the fly when his inexperience and injuries had to mean holding the fuck on would be challenging! Considering his neck's range of motion, I'm not sure Finch could be safe riding a bike on his own either since I can't see how he'd be able to look before changing lanes and such without moving his whole torso. Hmm.

Since the guy was holding a gun on Finch later in a pretty confident grip with that same had, it's obvious the "prosthetic" that was somehow obvious on tape was just a gimmick. I wish they'd used something else.