Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2002 13:54:06 -0700

Author: "Zigmund J. Peacock"

Subject: Re: Vortex Cannon


Erik, I built mine from a 5gal bucket, it has a 3" hole in it. Zig

> >Hello,
> >
> >I built a vortex cannon this past weekend out of a 5 gal. joint compound
> >bucket & an old tire inner-tube. For the fog I'm using a heating element
> >from an old toaster oven & fog juice inside the bucket. It fogs up ok, but
> >my rings are kinda small.
> >
> >Has anyone experimented with hole-size? What's the biggest hole I can make
> >and still get a good smoke-ring? I would imagine that there's some proportion
> >between bucket diameter and hole diameter?

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