What I'm trying to achieve is something like this:
Take a snapshot of my droplet (which is doing production work at the moment)
Use the snapshot to spin up a droplet.
Do some development on the new, non-production dro...
Yes. You can do this. It sounds like you have the process down but are just missing one piece. You can deploy any snapshot (as long as it exists in the same datacenter, you can copy a snapshot to new datacenters fr...