Story from WWII, maybe apochryphal -- British commandos needed to keep their
sidearms dry, and a condom manufacturer offered to make some really big ones
that could be used for this purpose. Churchill heard about it and OK'd the
idea, so long as the condoms were all stamped "Medium."
73, Pete N4ZR
At 08:13 PM 3/20/2006, Jim Lux wrote:
>At 02:47 PM 3/20/2006, Keith Dutson wrote:
>> >Balloon or condom?
>>Really? Wonder what the neighbors would say! <grin>
>Tried and true for things like keeping rain/mud out of a gun barrel.
>Clearly, one can use the least expensive ones around. Water balloons work
>fairly well, but would be hard to stretch over the connector.
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