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This is my homemade snow maker. I came up with the design and built it completely on my own and it works fantastic. This video is how much snow it made in about a minute at marginal snowmaking temperatures. Tell me what you think and rate 5!

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reallykoolguy (author)2011-11-23

this looks really cool great for a research and development class actually the best prject for around $80 REALLY COOL

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fidgety2 (author)2011-05-06

i think i understand how this would work but correct me if i am wrong in thinking that this has something to do with the hilsch vortex effect and also wouldn't you need just a beast of a air compressor in order to achieve the temperatures you are talking about?

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I belive so however that is the main reason this didn't work so well. The nozzle for the compressed air was too large so my compressor couldn't maintain a high enough air pressure. For these, you really need a constant 90-100psi but I could only keep it around 60. Of course it works in colder temperatures...I made some one day when it was around 0 F but the resultswere not so great.

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sprout_less (author)2010-11-21
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Oh odd. Is there another format you'd like? I can transfer it

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Kiteman (author)2010-11-21

Why not post this as an Instructable?

(Oh, and if you upload the video to YouTube or similar, you'll get a lot more people watching it.)

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I'm working on the youtube account and no instructable because I'm planning on selling something like this on ebay and if people can make it less will buy it.

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