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Title: Your most outrageous use of a Countryman DI...
Post by: Geri O'Neil on January 18, 2007, 11:21:51 pm
...for something other than its intended purpose of interfacing unbalanced equipment into balanced inputs.

I can't believe that the news of Mr Countryman's passing escaped us for so long. So I, for some reason I can't figure out, wanted to start a thread for us to post the various uses for the nearly-indesructable Type 85 DI. Get on past the use of Audio Angular Adjustment Accesory that we've all done before and give us what you've used one for. Passage to the moon, truck jack, women's facials, fire-starter, you name it.

Geri " what am I doing" O
Title: Re: Your most outrageous use of a Countryman DI...
Post by: David C Nickerson on January 18, 2007, 11:44:26 pm
It's hard to see in this picture, but Type 85s are perfect for chocking my trailer tires.

http://www.whitewaterpaddler.com/gallery/pages/copied%20apri l%2005%20164.html

Also great as "leaf spring helpers" in the van when it's loaded down.

-dcn
Title: A fitting tribute
Post by: Mac Kerr on January 19, 2007, 12:50:54 pm
Unfortunately my OT use has been limited to angle adjusting, but I can't think of a better tribute to a great innovator. I am astounded that it took till now to find out this sad news. He will be remembered.

Mac
Title: Re: Your most outrageous use of a Countryman DI...
Post by: Ivan Beaver on January 19, 2007, 09:23:52 pm
Solder buddy for holding connectors while making cables?