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Re: Pop pop pump?

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  • frankmcneilll
    Several guys got there first with this notion. Go to http://tinyurl.com/4xqkj for their names.
    Message 1 of 4 , Oct 29, 2009
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      Several guys got there first with this notion.
      Go to http://tinyurl.com/4xqkj for their names.

      --- In pop-pop-steamboats@yahoogroups.com, Donald Qualls <silent1@...> wrote:
      >
      > zoomkat wrote:
      > > After noticing a fairly strong pumping action on my pie pan test and
      > > the coffee maker engine, just wondering if a pop pop pump is
      > > possible. I've thought about it for smaller engines, but making tiny
      > > check valves would be a problem. I noticed aquarium check valves like
      > > below at the local walmart that might work for larger engine setups
      > > to make a pop pop pump. Might also be used with a mister head to
      > > promote rapid water return to a large engine boiler.
      > >
      >
      > There are a few installations around of very large pumps with no
      > pistons, no valves, powered by steam -- basically huge, slow-cycling
      > pop-pop engines. Seems to me there's one in Australia somewhere, but I
      > don't recall the name of the pump design.
      >
      > --
      > If, through hard work and perseverance, you finally get what you want,
      > it's probably a sign you weren't dreaming big enough.
      >
      > Donald Qualls, aka The Silent Observer http://silent1.home.netcom.com
      >
      > Opinions expressed are my own -- take them for what they're worth
      > and don't expect them to be perfect.
      >
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