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    We ran a water line out to a new shop the other day for a guy, i thought this old pump looked cool




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    Hand pump with a pump jack attachment. (the pump jack most like was ran by a one lung farm engine), there would have been arms off the large gears that would run the pump rod, the handle would be disconnected when the pump jack was used,

    the hand pump head is still made by Baker industries http://www.bakerwatersystems.com/pro...mps/hand_pumps

    this type of pump head was used on deep wells, as the pump part is at the bottom of the well, called a Cylinder, and a rod runs from the cylinder to the pump head, where it is attached to the handle.
    Last edited by BHD; 09-07-2013, 10:06 PM.
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    • #3
      Re: Old Pump

      Very cool indeed. With the flywheel spinning these are not that hard to pump.

      Between this and chopping wood, The old timers didn't have to pay for any gym membership.

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