today is the official Charles Goodyear memorial day.
Exactly 167 years ago, Mr. Goodyear filed his famous patent that described the vulcanization process. The rubber bands that we are all using for our slingshots are still, to this day, basically treated the way Mr. Goodyear came up with.
Read more about Charles Goodyear
In order to honor the great inventor, I am giving away a Cougar "Limited Edition", banded up the way the winner prefers.
All you have to do is to write a comment to this thread, honoring Charles Goodyear's invention. Any sensible comment is OK. I will do the drawing at noon Berlin time tomorrow.
Edited by JoergS, 15 June 2011 - 06:01 AM.