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As I was standing in the wind today, my crutches began to
sing in the wind. My crutches are aluminum with lines of holes
along the length. The problem? They only play one note.
My forearm crutches feature hand grips and I had the idea to
fit keys to the underside of the grips which would open
to create different notes. By default, all holes would be
plugged until a key was pressed. Each key would open the
appropriate hole to make a note. As I stand in the wind, I
would be able to press keys to make notes, and henceforth, a
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Ortho Flute [Klaatu, Mar 25 2011]
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||And if the wind dies down, you can add a minifan to create some. (+)
||//my crutches began to sing // [+] for that.
||I love that garlic aeoli but it does make me kind of windy.
||I'm picturing a slide trombone type action.
||//I'm picturing a slide trombone type action// I wish
that I could give [2fries] a bun for the anno. Almost
an idea in itself. This would work nicely with the
new, energy absorbing crutches <link>.
||//As I was standing in the wind today, my crutches
began to sing in the wind.//
||I don't know if you meant to, but you've created a
very evocative and moving piece of prose there K.
||I can see you playing your crutches, [klaatu]. What a