2739Re: Handheld drill pump source
- Jul 7, 2007Hey Tim;
Regarding the drill operated pump:
They list for about $15.
Thanks for the web tips from yesterday. I ended up buying three new
blocks & a new main sheet from Defender. It was a typical 1AM "I
really shouldn't be doing this" impulse buy. Not smart, but felt
great doing it. Now it's all over but the shipping.
Also regarding the drill pump method,I've used them before & can't say
I'm a fan. You may do better with a cheap "drum pump used for pumping
out 55 gallon drums. The drop tube can be fitted with an extension
hose. Also it'd be "Tim powered" so no fear of batteries on the
cordless drill dying.
Drill pumps work best when they're gravity fed. I'm not sure they're
very good when they have to self-prime & lift fluid. The drum pump is
Hope this helps.
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