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marg.jpgHere’s a follow up to our DIY Margarita Maker- this site has all the parts, construction tips and recipes you’ll need to make a maragartia maker out of a 5 gallon water cooler and a garbage disposal. http://www.geocities.com/acmetequila/”>Link.

Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.


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  1. deanster says:

    I didn’t say anything on the previous link to this but where am I gonna find a food grade garbage disposal? I doubt anyone will drop dead from this but the metal components in a disposal are a long way from the stainless steel and food grade plastics that I’d like to see. I suppose a disposal is built to resist actually corrosion but it certainly could leach into the margarita mix which could have health consequences not to mention your margarita could taste “off.”

    A healthier version might be to meld the cooler with a margarita/smoothie maker.

    I suppose it’s all moot since at my parties the cooler is next to a tray of salt and a bucket of ice so people get their margaritas on the rocks as God intended! =)

  2. scotc says:

    There are plenty of disposals with stainless parts. Dunno bout the plastic but the grinders are stainless.
    See the first item Stainless

  3. CaboWaboritaJoe says:

    Let’s be clear about one thing. Anyone making this contraption, nevermind drinking from it, is certainly not the most health conscious individual known to man. And Deanster’s reference to a tray of salt? My arteries are getting hard just thinking about it! I think the health consequences experienced from the potential leaching of disposal byproduct into the margarita wouldn’t hold a candle to liver damage I would expect from drinking what I would imagine to be the bathtub tequila used to fill this vat! I’ll stick to my Cabo Wabo, one shot at a time, no training wheels please.