Could I surf a large whirlpool with ramp?

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Cooper Kirkendall started the topic in Wednesday, 16 Oct 2019 at 4:47pm

I’m thinking 100 foot diameter circle pool, about 8 feet deep. Motor turbine in with the middle or built in.

Would I get even water flow distribution? (No deep vortex)
Will I get deep waves?
Could it be safe? And cheap?
Would this work?

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thermalben commented Wednesday, 16 Oct 2019 at 6:52pm

No, no, no, no and no.

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truebluebasher commented Wednesday, 16 Oct 2019 at 11:55pm

Wave Pool Mania...
tbb's DIY Backyard Wavepool Manual for outcasts with empty pockets

Step 1 Mobile Wave Thieves (BYO skate ramp) Cheap skates+(Hot tunes)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zVf70fsvqP4
Step 2. How to build yourself a cheap classy pool without any digging.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=164&v=_pBCwRV48Jg
Step 3(a) Make your own Waves for Free (Gets bigger/better by the minute)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsCUmXLWtf4
Step 3(b) How to make enough free waves for the Family
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=0M21_zCo6UM
Step 4 Full Flush Community Wave Pool (suit- Surf boards) (No Power Bills)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmF4d9TIdi8
Step 5(a) How not to build a Flowrider
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x1JUF3nwgok
Step 5(b) Don't over rev yer Flowrider
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1iZ9i07Au_c
Step 5(c) Try not to use Flowrider in the Garage
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73e3xp7ox7g
Step 6 Don't let the Gromz play in the Garage.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9GcjuWir1g
Step 7 (Specs on DIY Backyard Wave Machines)
https://www.boatdesign.net/threads/flowrider-design.54090/
Step 8 (a) Twin Outboard Motors offset by Pavers & Downpipe.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3CEMjhPNFdA&feature=youtu.be
Step 8 (b) Emergency Shelter for when yer Backyard Wave pool Blows Up.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5VwC5Xbo4uI
Step 9 Now you can ramp up a Small Quarry with High Powered Waves
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Rc_5zHYFao
Step 10 Congratulations on yer Wave Pool License .
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HcW0XOXS4_Y