DIY Wavemaker

Discussion in 'Anything DIY Related' started by johanpm, 16 Jan 2011.

  1. johanpm

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    Hi guys,

    Check this video out. This guy used one of those moving lawn spinklers.

     
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  3. Manic

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    Awesome thanks. I'm going to try make that right now. I've got one of those sprinklers that has been chewed by the dogs.
     
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    Thats a cool one looks like his using the return pumps water to generate the movement on the sprinkler.
     
  5. johanpm

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    Please post some pics when you done, @Manic
     
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    hahaha thats why I like this hoby, the stuff ppl came up with
     
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    Alright, my prototype is already in a bucket working away. One thing I have noticed though is that you wont be able to run this off your return. It needs at least a 1500Lph to start turning and it only outputs around 200Lph.
     
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    Probably due to the pressure it requires


    Very clever though;)
     
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    hahaha what an awesome idea
     
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    i have seen one that was a pupe attached to the unit along the back of the tank and the pipe had holes in it at different intervals. as the pipe rotated the dirt was swept across the back
     
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    i was thinking about building something like those japanese deer ticker things that fills up and then tips over... i was going to use something like a dustpan.

    That sprinkler is cool tho.
     
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    does it have any metal springs inside?
     
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    this looks like an awesome idea!! gotta try it
     
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    Brilliant idea, thanks for sharing..
     
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