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* First test at ~60psi in less than ideal conditions yielded a very fine mist of water that moved with the breeze.  Considered a success. --[[User:Strages|strages]] ([[User talk:Strages|talk]]) 22:24, 23 November 2012 (CST)
  
  
  
 
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Revision as of 22:24, 23 November 2012

Creator:
strages
Status:
awaiting testing
Born On:
21:41, 23 November 2012 (CST)
Last Updated:
22:24, 23 November 2012 (CDT)

Overview

A specialized nozzle for a water hose that injects air creating a fine mist that under the right conditions makes snow!

SG T-Type

This design comes from [www.snowathome.com/free_plans/SAH-SG_t-type_internal_mix.php snowathome.com] and is the simplest one they have a design for.

BoM

  • ¼” cap - QTY 1
  • 6” x nipple - QTY 1
  • ¼” x Tee - QTY 1
  • ¼” x 90 DEG street elbow - QTY 1
  • ¼” close nipple - QTY 1
  • ¼” mini ball valve - QTY 1
  • 2” x nipple - QTY 1
  • ¼”female x ½”male bushing - QTY 1
  • ½”female to Garden - QTY 1
  • Quick connect air fitting - QTY 1

Total Cost: $34.33

Assembly

SAH SG T Type parts.jpg SAH SG TType.jpg

  • Use teflon tape on all connections.
  • Use a 7/64" drill bit to put a hole in the cap.
    • We had to use a 5/32" bit due to a lack of the one called for. We can always bore it out further if needed.

Pics

Testing

  • First test at ~60psi in less than ideal conditions yielded a very fine mist of water that moved with the breeze. Considered a success. --strages (talk) 22:24, 23 November 2012 (CST)