Impossible Water Fountain - DIY

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  • Published on Aug 6, 2019
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    For the Fountain head:
    -6" long 1/2 diameter PVC pipe. Threaded on both ends. smile.amazon.com/Orbit-Pack-Flexible-Sprinkler-Riser/dp/B07B89XQ9K
    -90 degree barb fitting smile.amazon.com/dp/B004672YH0
    -5/16 stainless steel washer smile.amazon.com/dp/B07KPZDLTJ
    -3/32 brass tube smile.amazon.com/dp/B000BQO57M
    -1/4in brass barb smile.amazon.com/dp/B002SAO7XQ
    -straws smile.amazon.com/dp/B06XYTCPJZ

    Pump:
    -620 G.P.H.+ Take your pick from one of these. smile.amazon.com/s?k=600gph+pump&ref=nb_sb_noss_1
    The height of the fountain is a function of the pump output and the nozzle size. If you get a bigger pump you can get a larger waster size for a fatter column of water or a skinny nozzle for a higher column of water.

    Misc:
    -Propane tank
    -1/4in tube for propane smile.amazon.com/dp/B07C3628R5
    -1/2in hose for water Https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B003VAY4SA
    -propane tank adaptor smile.amazon.com/dp/B07GZNMS9S
    -lots of hot glue

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  • TheBackyardScientist
    TheBackyardScientist  Month ago +327

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    • z aK
      z aK 2 days ago

      i miss the watermelons :c

    • Brian Klug
      Brian Klug 9 days ago

      Question! What is the run time for one propane tank?

    • richh10
      richh10 24 days ago

      Can't help wondering, what keeps the sip straws from being pushed through the washer by water flow?

    • jayknight139
      jayknight139 25 days ago

      This same trick with acetylene instead of propane.

    • James Mcgurk
      James Mcgurk 25 days ago

      How do you pay for all the stuff you buy to build with

  • patrick tunney
    patrick tunney Day ago

    This is how the school water fountains feel like when you drink

  • Crankassult
    Crankassult 2 days ago

    Flying rocket gators? Yup that’s a Florida thing

  • Todd Grove
    Todd Grove 6 days ago

    I want you to make a working Minecraft water elevator that would be dope

  • Cereal Killer
    Cereal Killer 7 days ago

    Love your house and yard!

  • David Rissanen
    David Rissanen 8 days ago

    I know halloween is fun at ur house

  • Mack Dlite
    Mack Dlite 9 days ago

    you guys are really good ambassadors for florida.

  • Mack Dlite
    Mack Dlite 9 days ago

    classic sandra.

  • jasonplayZ
    jasonplayZ 9 days ago

    I thought when you said that with out seeing the “alligator” I thought it was real.

  • john l
    john l 10 days ago

    hilarious

  • Jack Canvin
    Jack Canvin 10 days ago +1

    the look of terror on your dogs faces at 7:06 was funny

  • MotzlMotzt
    MotzlMotzt 11 days ago

    just put all the propane in the pool and make the whole poolwater burning! :D

  • Chris Farley
    Chris Farley 11 days ago

    Please make a DIY liquid nitrogen cryogenic freezer! That would be sooo epic. You could super freeze all kinda of stuff!

  • Andrew Hays
    Andrew Hays 11 days ago +1

    Dab police on the way!

  • Emmanuel omolafe
    Emmanuel omolafe 11 days ago

    ill sucribe if you do so but pls do it

  • Catherine Reyna
    Catherine Reyna 12 days ago +1

    R.E.P. grant

  • ᚻᛖᛚᛁᛟᛊ
    ᚻᛖᛚᛁᛟᛊ 12 days ago

    Man your garden is so beautiful

  • Emmanuel omolafe
    Emmanuel omolafe 12 days ago

    then you can see if the bey Pegasus (comic pegasus) can survuve the flames

  • Emmanuel omolafe
    Emmanuel omolafe 12 days ago

    i have an cool Video get an bey blade search it up then get comic Pegasus and then get an reper to rip it
    then put fire then ripe it in the fire

  • NAPPYKID _
    NAPPYKID _ 12 days ago

    5:51 epiiiiiiiiic...

  • VeNx WhyTry
    VeNx WhyTry 13 days ago

    Use medal straws SaVe tHe TuRtleS

  • Antoine Jones
    Antoine Jones 16 days ago +3

    This dude is Super-Villain smart.. I doubt our mightiest hero can even get pass his RocketGator pit.. 🚀🐊!

  • Jess the hungry Girl
    Jess the hungry Girl 17 days ago

    Backyard scientists: plastic straws
    Vsco: he'll no

  • Snap Trap
    Snap Trap 17 days ago +1

    Ah.. pollution

  • Prashant Janawade
    Prashant Janawade 18 days ago

    wow very nice bro

  • SeriousBurnsUnit
    SeriousBurnsUnit 18 days ago

    I must build this

  • Alex
    Alex 19 days ago

    You should've roasted marshmallows with the fountain

  • Jared S
    Jared S 19 days ago

    How did I not hear about Grant?!

  • Caiden Quinn
    Caiden Quinn 19 days ago

    thats shocking i love it.

  • Sultan Mehmood Ghaznavi

    they got nothing better to do? 😐

  • NeroSurvives
    NeroSurvives 19 days ago +2

    I have a fire fountain when I go pee.

  • Sir Mangler
    Sir Mangler 20 days ago

    the dab killed it

  • Patriot36
    Patriot36 20 days ago

    7:52 Grant's memory still lives on.... "anyhow that's it for this video and if you ever make one of these" hit up my instafaceagramtwit and all of those other waaaay important things in life!

  • Mike Benjamin
    Mike Benjamin 20 days ago

    Your dog deserves an extra 100 thumbs up great channel.

  • Ronen Eavri
    Ronen Eavri 20 days ago

    Smoke on the water

  • theo sequier
    theo sequier 21 day ago

    flash news : florida scientist burn water

  • P K
    P K 21 day ago

    1:48 He crashed into the WaAaAall!

  • Pro Expert
    Pro Expert 21 day ago

    from tkor

  • Nick's Garage
    Nick's Garage 21 day ago

    3:54 Theres more than 3 holes.... oh really ?! :)

  • stephen Young
    stephen Young 21 day ago

    I want one, but my wife said no...

  • zagul777
    zagul777 21 day ago

    Nice visual effect but far too unsafe

  • Péter Asztalos
    Péter Asztalos 22 days ago

    You let the cable in the rain,you will be electrocuted.

  • Dragon800
    Dragon800 22 days ago

    5:43 lmao classic

  • ryancrazy1
    ryancrazy1 22 days ago

    7:05 dat pupper in the back gave a heckin look

  • Red Fox
    Red Fox 22 days ago

    Can u all notice that he is getting crazier day by day.

  • anthony scootz 06
    anthony scootz 06 22 days ago +1

    TheXvid: wanna watch a guy light water on fire?
    Me: Why not

  • Simon Kowalski
    Simon Kowalski 22 days ago

    7:00 HALO Envoy... a man of culture!

  • Antonio Alcala
    Antonio Alcala 22 days ago +4

    Goes into pool: MY EYES BURN
    Mind:chlorine
    Backyard scientist:oh it's just propane
    Me:jUsT?

  • X
    X 22 days ago

    *WATFIRTHROWER*

  • Janice Tri
    Janice Tri 22 days ago

    I was half expecting to see the gator filled with propane and hurled into the fire fountain. Slightly dangerous, but hey... this channel delivers :D

  • The Last
    The Last 22 days ago

    How long will it burn on the small tank?

  • Rekt Excalibur
    Rekt Excalibur 22 days ago

    Im wet, and on fire.

  • Krozmar
    Krozmar 22 days ago

    Whos that naked tatoo guy at 1:26 with a horse head?

  • throttle bottle
    throttle bottle 22 days ago

    it may look a bit better on natural gas instead of propane. slightly less risk of it pooling up in the bottom bucket and causing liftoff of everything on top

  • throttle bottle
    throttle bottle 22 days ago +2

    hey whats that weird smell @ 5:43 oh right, burning lady :))

  • Adam100A
    Adam100A 23 days ago

    Aren’t you putting propane in your pool?

  • jzgsk
    jzgsk 23 days ago

    I came here for the straw jokes

  • Michael Harto
    Michael Harto 23 days ago

    "gators are not meant to fly"
    Backyard chick 2019

  • John Ernest
    John Ernest 23 days ago

    This is so cool! I wouldn't believe it if I didn't see it!!

  • Hayden Ward
    Hayden Ward 23 days ago

    STRAWS SAVE THE TURTELS