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video Soda Bottle Sprinkler MK2
Nothing says backyard summer fun like running through the sprinkler!

Recently, I made a backyard sprinkler, using a soda bottle and a brass garden hose spigot. (See that one HERE.) It worked fine, but it got me thinking, "What would it take to make this even simpler and cheaper?"

In version two of the Soda Bottle Sprinkler, the only needed material is a soda bottle, and the tools are a heat gun, and the garden hose itself. 

Basically, all I did was heat the mouth of the soda bottle so that it would soften. Then I threaded it into the garden hose, so that the threads would naturally form to match.

For the full explanation and demonstration, please watch this video!

See more backyard eco-projects at my blog: http://ecoprojecteer.net/
willnate4 months ago

um correct me if I'm wrong but don't most ends of water hose's have male thread's?

bennelson (author)  willnate4 months ago

Hey, you're right! The hose I used was one that was worn out or cut and had the end replaced on it with a female connection. A hose with a FEMALE connection on both ends is handy to have around for doing thing with pumps and other experimenting . Hoses that connect a washing machine to the wall water connection are this same style.

danlynne072 years ago
i was just telling my twin sister about this today. i will have her check it out.thank you for posting.
Awesome! I feel like I could even make that :) Very thorough video.
gwebisu2 years ago
Brilliant in its simplicity!