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This post was written by Form & Reform on November 11, 2008
Posted Under: Custom Metal Work,Entertainment Announcements,General Announcements

Prototype This Backyard Water Slide Simulator Build

Prototype This invited Hino and I to be part of the crack team to build the Backyard Water Slide Simulator a few months back. This show will air this week Nov. 12th on the Discovery Channel. Air dates and times. We had a great time building this wonderful machine with a great crew of artists, designers, engineers, videographers, producers and all the others who took care of our every need including the cast of Joe Grand, Terry Sandin, Mike North and Zoz Brooks . I don’t get to be “not in charge” very often and it was enjoyable to go home every night, not having to worry about if this thing would work! Thanks Joe for taking the lead!

Tune in to see how it all works out!


Wow that edit was really bad! This was a great project and the details of building it were far more interesting then watching the hosts play in the water or with a CB radio. There are 2 whole hours thrown on the editing room floor of a great show with all kinds of real drama and education.


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Reader Comments

Hi guys
we would like to have contact to the guys who have invented the water slide simulator.
can you help us?
thank you very much

Written By rainer maelzer on September 11th, 2009 @ 12:53 am

I would like to have contact to the guys who have invented the water slide simulator.

Written By moca on October 19th, 2009 @ 9:38 am

Just watched the show. Very cool. It’s neat to see “hip” engineering feats!

Written By Melody on November 21st, 2009 @ 8:46 pm


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