PUMP RIG BASKET CASE

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P.O. Box 165, Painted Post, New York 14870

This is a picture of a pump rig I finished last year. The engine
was a real basket case and both it and the pump took a lot of work
to restore. It is a 4 HP Simplicity, and the pump is a Meyers
Bulldozer.

I fabricated the trucks starting with two pair of IHC binder
wheels. The engine runs really well on propane gas and pulls the
pump at just the right speed.

At shows I pump water continuously from a large tub, making a
neat display that is interesting to watch. Thanks to Skip Landis
for horse-trading the engine to me, Lee Hulvey in Virginia for
supplying the pump, and Jim Walker, Laurinburg, North Carolina, for
lending me parts from his Simplicity to use as patterns. I have
another Simplicity also, an older 2 HP that I wrote about in the
April 1987 GEM.

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