Drinking Fountain Well Pump

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Drinking Fountain Well Pump

Postby Brandon Webb » Thu Mar 21, 2013 8:47 pm

Found this at our local Stock Sales which has a Tuesday morning flea market. The guy was asking $400 for it it took me about 3 weeks but I ended up trading him some stuff for it. It's a monitor drinking fountain well pump. Works and looks kind of like a toilet bowl. You pump the handle a few times and it fills the reservoir allowing you to stop pumping and come around and get a drink. It flows just like a school water fountain with a single stream of water lasting around 20 seconds. I had never seen anything like it. They were primarily used in state parks and campgrounds. This one can be ran by a windmill or pump jack also. I restored it over the winter and fixed it up to take to shows.
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Re: Drinking Fountain Well Pump

Postby David C » Thu Mar 21, 2013 8:55 pm

That is really cool
I may be old but I got to see all the cool bands

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Re: Drinking Fountain Well Pump

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Thu Mar 21, 2013 9:16 pm

some of the National Forest Campgrounds in this area had them. Really handy in a primitive camping area.
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