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Draplin Design Co., North America
November 17, 2010
Sprinkler Control
Posted at 02:22 PM


CONTROL, CONTROL: Aaron Eiland comes in going, “shhhk shhhk shhhk shhhk…” For those of you who might be confused, that’s the sound of a sprinkler. Check that sweet sprinkler control dial up above. Man, if I had that little unit out back, I’d consider sprinkling my hellhole of a backyard. But I don’t, so I let that shit die a brown death each summer, just as dry as a popcorn fart. Nevertheless, that’s a pretty boss set of controls. Thanks, Aaron!

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OF INTEREST: Johnny Cash’s “to do” list. So good. The Man in Black. We love ourselves some John Cash, and miss his earthly presence often. Ryno and Hoss were lucky enough to see the guy. Me, I blew it. Damn. Anyway, go see yer heroes, and, make lots of lists. In Field Notes. In the new Raven’s Wing models! Blackness. (Thank you for sending this one, in Kate!)

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WHAT FLYING USED TO BE LIKE: Get a (down)load of these beauties over at the impressive A Collection A Day, 2010 site. I love “collections” of stuff, and love this site. Bravo. Been fun checking in every week, all year long. What a world. So many cool things to look at.

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THE THE THE THE: The “The” Project. The link to check out. The link that makes you glad someone is cognizant of the nuance of the “The” out in the world. The the. (The Vin turned me on to the link. The man.)

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KING OF THE BREEDS: Here’s a funny Kohler ad with some long dogs taking the cake. Majestic creatures. Look at the little puppy on the counter. If that doesn’t make you melt, well, you are one hard fucker. (Thank you, Kyle Caird!)

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01. Greenhornes - ****
02. Dungen - Skit I Allt
03. Sunny Day Real Estate - Diary
04. Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings - I Learned The Hard Way

There Are 4 Comments

I love gauges and dials. Soviet ones have a unique look.

Posted by: psycho on 11/17/10 at 10:59 PM

officially the second person besides my great granny Bertha I’ve ever heard use the term ‘dry as a popcorn fart.’

cheers to that.

Posted by: dave on 11/18/10 at 4:57 AM

I think you broke my server…

Posted by: aaron eiland on 11/18/10 at 8:34 AM

AMAZING…I had this sprinkler control interface in a house we rented in Aurora, Colorado and I always thought it was the coolest lookin’ thing!

And it was pretty interesting how it worked by moving pins around to trip the switches as the spring rotated the whole dial. Anyway…boss is right.

Posted by: Eric Nentrup on 11/20/10 at 4:59 AM
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