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Old 05-11-2006, 10:30 AM   #7
Brian Nesmith
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That's actually a throwback device. There were a number of mechanical exercise devices popular in gyms back about 1900-1914 era. There was one on the Titanic.

One was called, not making this up, an electric camel. Apperently it mimicked the movement of riding such a beast.
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