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I was just reading an article in the American snowmobilier magazine i subscribe to. In the article it is talking about snow making machines....and it can be yours for just under $3,000.00....lol now i can ride all year....anyone have 3 grand i can borrow...i promise i'll make some snow for you too


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Yeah, i read that article too! There has to be some way of making one on our own. I wonder how hard it would be??
 

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Yea!! Im gonna do the backyard and see how many donuts I can do before I get dizzy, fall off, and get run over by the track!!

<BLOCKQUOTE id=quote><font size=1 face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id=quote>quote:<hr height=1 noshade id=quote>Originally posted by MegaMan:

Yeah, i read that article too! There has to be some way of making one on our own. I wonder how hard it would be??

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Problem:

It needs to be below freezing for a snow making machine to work.

They are quite easy to make actually, you can make one with a fan and a sprayer boom. blow a mist of water into the air with temperatures below freezing and voila, you have snow.



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actually, snow machines can make snow in above freezing (0deg C, or 32deg F)...

There are two ways. Either they add chemicals to the water that they put into the mist.

Remember evaporative cooling? When the water gets into a fine mist, some evaporates, hence supercooling the water, and it becomes snow... That is the basis for snow machines. The faster the air velocity, the better. Ever seen ski hill snow machines? They are like Jet engines, aimed into the air. LOTS of velocity, and an even spread of mist through that air means LOTS of snow.

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Good call. You definitely can make snow a bit above freezing, but you will not have it too long as it melts away fast.

<BLOCKQUOTE id=quote><font size=1 face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id=quote>quote:<hr height=1 noshade id=quote>Originally posted by ripperd2:

actually, snow machines can make snow in above freezing (0deg C, or 32deg F)...

There are two ways. Either they add chemicals to the water that they put into the mist.

Remember evaporative cooling? When the water gets into a fine mist, some evaporates, hence supercooling the water, and it becomes snow... That is the basis for snow machines. The faster the air velocity, the better. Ever seen ski hill snow machines? They are like Jet engines, aimed into the air. LOTS of velocity, and an even spread of mist through that air means LOTS of snow.

-Dean

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maybe if we all take up a collection, triumph's/ our dream will become a reality, that or if i win the damn powerball tonite, then triumph we goto jackson hole, or anywhere we can find snow!!!!!!
 

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You didn't win power ball I know because I am a psychotic no I mean a nevermind. You still did not win did you? yep another year you and I both have to wait for mother natures magic Snow Maker Machine.

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ya, but I'm talkin no snow at like 10 degrees celcius, no matter how fast u blast the mist into the air. Even if it were to crystilize it would melt immediately.



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I'm working on an invention called Astro-Snow. It's like Astro-Turf.
You can lay it anywhere you want. It'll come in 4' wide rolls.
If anyone is interested please send donations. E-mail for my address.
Thanks in advance for your support!


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lol @ Astro-Snow.

When u release it, can I have a free sample?




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i want my whole yard nicely landscaped with ASTRO-SNO, then i can ride year round, and be the envy of all my friends!!


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