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Rain Machine
150713_WMM4719 15th July

Rain Machine

North Berwick

The international "stick and ball" games start this week at Muirfield, the golf course just down the road from here.
One of the sponsors is Adidas and they are showing off their new golf wear.
However, as the weather is unseasonally dry, they brought along their rain machine so that players could test the waterproofness of their clothes.
Those clothes are probably useful for dog-walking too.

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Ric Yates18-Jul-2013 19:50
That's a lot of fuss to make rain...
Brian with an Eye18-Jul-2013 02:22
Amazing! They say when folk pay lots of money to go walking, it's called golf.
Don Mottershead18-Jul-2013 00:09
Marketing gone mad. I'm a big Goretex fan, but a few sprinkles from this "rain machine" is not much of a test. The real world test is being out in steady rain for hours at a time.
In any case, a very striking photo. ~V~
Ted Aanensen16-Jul-2013 15:04
All that and they get paid to wear the clothes, rain or shine, if I could only play golf ... Great shot. V
woody3416-Jul-2013 05:41
What a clear and fascinating capture, have never seen that before...V
Bryan Murahashi16-Jul-2013 05:10
Very impressive rain machine and marketing tool. V
De'Carr Studio16-Jul-2013 02:38
And we have had far too much rain here.
laine15-Jul-2013 23:38
Just walk out into the ocean to get the same effect...AND it wouldn't cost a thing !!
Gary Hebert15-Jul-2013 21:21
nice strips of green grass and the scene makes me smile... great image Bill... :-))
Helen Betts15-Jul-2013 20:20
Fascinating info about the rain machine, and an excellent capture of it. Katie might like to be walked by somebody dressed up in flashy, rainproof golf wear!
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