Introduction: Red Neck Mixer

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My wife burned out her last blender making margaritas all the time. So I thought I'd do a homemade blender assembled from some of the stuff I've got in the shop. This is actually a mixer since I didn't have a real big jar but you could definitely use it for blending smoothies and fancy drinks.

Step 1: Assemble the Equipment for a Red Neck Mixer

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You're gonna need some zip ties and a longish alan wrench. You can use whatever drill you've got that's handy. The higher power the better.

Step 2:

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Attach the zip ties to the alan wrench as per seen in the illustrations. Make sure they're nice and tight.

Step 3: Test It Out

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Press the button on your drill. The zip ties should spin around real fast. Be careful they don't hit your hands or face because they'll hurt.

Step 4: Enjoy!

You can use this for mixing drinks or even cookie dough. Have fun and be safe!

And please note that this Instructable is tagged as 'parody.'

Comments

cristoph (author)2014-12-22

Put it on a pole and make a weed eater

colie1904 (author)cristoph2015-01-02

i didn't test it out but I imagine if you wanted to make a better weed eater/ slicer/ chopper, just heat up the zip tie close to the square part and twist it 90° so that when the drill spins, the ties slice through the object instead of slapping it.

Brilliant idea. I need to try that. I'm thinking of putting little chairs on the end of the zip ties and making a carnival ride.

BeachsideHank (author)2014-12-22

Sorry, Delta beat you to it in 1953:

http://www.kitschy-kitschy-coo.com/uploaded_images...

The Main Page:

http://www.kitschy-kitschy-coo.com/2008/01/delta-s...

I have to ask my wife if she's gonna use my drill press before I start a project. ;-)

Henge (author)BeachsideHank2014-12-23

That's Hilarious! Great project, the greatest ideas are the simplest.

A new spin on an old idea!

russ_hensel (author)2015-02-06

Just a note to let you know I have added this to the collection: Cordless Drills Hacking for Other Uses !

>> https://www.instructables.com/id/Cordless-Drills-Hacking-for-Other-Uses/

Take a look at a bunch of project involving odd uses of drills.

and for even more drill info

>> https://www.instructables.com/id/Cordless-Drills-A-Collection-of-Collections/

knexinventer (author)2014-12-22

its not redneck till you add ducktape.

sabechamp (author)knexinventer2015-01-27

I thought the redneck mixer was a galvanized garbage can (new) and an outboard motor mounted to the deck.

Yeah, I use ducktape to hold down the trigger so I can put my mixer on whike I do other stuff.

sayeye (author)2014-12-26

so unique

OscarM6 (author)2014-12-25

i have been looking around for a small paint mixer for my quart size cans of wood stain and top coat, but have not found any small enough. So i was trying to come up with an easy build, but i could not find anything that worked.

This turned our to be perfect. Thanks for the idea

fred3655 (author)2014-12-25

Redneck would also mean there's a way to beat your kids with it. To 1953 guy, ummm, the real world didn't start until the 80's.

Uncle Kudzu (author)2014-12-22

Nothing short of brilliant! Wonder if it would shred paper.. or cabbage?

aaramirez2008 (author)2014-12-22

lmao.. brilliant, you should patent the idea and sell the license to major Corp.

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