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02 March 2009 @ 04:13 pm
Copper Drain System (High Adventures with Emily)  










I so have to go back when it's raining...
 
 
 
To Mega Thereminrwx on March 3rd, 2009 12:19 am (UTC)
that sort of system is my favorite thing ever.
Kburgunder on March 3rd, 2009 12:36 am (UTC)
I'd never seen one before! Emily and I were totally intrigued and before I noticed the drain into the ground I was thinking maybe it was a really elaborate tea candle chandelier ;) Emily figured it out when she noticed it was connected to the above drain pipe.

Wicked, wicked cool. Pretty.

Shiny. ;>
Twins of Chance: lightsoponn on March 3rd, 2009 01:08 am (UTC)
It's called a waterchain.
They are fun.
Kburgunder on March 3rd, 2009 01:19 am (UTC)
Ah! Thank you :)

Have you seen one in action while it's raining?
Twins of Chance: Swirlsoponn on March 3rd, 2009 03:29 am (UTC)
Indeed. It's beautiful.
My parents have 2 set up, each with a water pump so they don't have to wait for it to rain. ;)
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Kburgunder on March 3rd, 2009 12:54 am (UTC)
I know!

Something NEW! Something different!

This totally redeems the freak out I had in the Roman section of the British Museum when I realized too much hasn't changed.

I can't wait to see it in action. I should probably make friends with home owners because I think they're going to have to get used to me standing captivated and slack-jawed in front of their house on a semi-regular basis.
ciroccocirocco on March 3rd, 2009 02:45 am (UTC)
It's a rain chain! I Googled to see if I could find you a video of one with running water, and it amuses me greatly that my search was successful on, naturally, RainChains.com.

http://www.rainchains.com/
Kburgunder on March 3rd, 2009 02:48 am (UTC)
Oh. That is just stunning.
Angerieangerie on March 3rd, 2009 03:21 am (UTC)
w-o-w.
Kburgunder on March 3rd, 2009 03:23 am (UTC)
3rd photo. i could almost fuck it i love the angle so much.
sleet01sleet01 on March 4th, 2009 01:32 am (UTC)
Although I didn't notice them for a long time, these things are all over in Japan. I first saw one at the back side of Karesansui and then I started seeing them all over, even at Noriko's folks' house. It's a beautiful alternative to those folded-aluminum ducts we use here.
Paige: fairy dancepixie_paige on March 4th, 2009 10:41 pm (UTC)
Ooo
I wanna go stand in the rain with you and watch it!!