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Why Have A Well Bucket?

As if the threats of war, terrorism, economic collapse, natural and man-made catastrophes, plagues, solar flares and EMPs are not enough to consider, we now have a decline in fresh water — another critical thing to prepare for. As the national news continually warns us, water tables are dropping in many parts […]


Hand Water Pump Breaks Record — 22 GPM at 80′ Static 1

Just when I think Darren has broken the most impossible record with the WaterBuck Pump, something new happens. Today he enlisted the help of a young neighbor, Tommy, to demonstrate the pump’s capability. On his first attempt, Tommy filled three 7-gallon pails to the rim and was started on the […]


Deep Well Hand Pump is Setting New Records 5

The performance of our innovative deep-well hand pump is not just breaking records, but is setting new ones. What is so impressive about this new manual well pump is that an average man in his 50’s pumped 17.5 gallons in one minute.  That’s more water in 1 minute than a […]


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Microwaved Water Tomato Experiment Results

After seeing conflicting accounts of whether microwaved food retains nutrients, I decided to try a semi-scientific experiment here with tomato plants and five water sources. The results, so far, have surprised me.   I understand my test does not meet scientific standards. This project was simply to satisfy my curiosity about water […]


Performance of the WaterBuck Pump

A few months ago, we at Well WaterBoy Products made some changes to our first WaterBuck Pump model. We installed a stronger sucker rod system adequate for the torque created by our pump – ¾” fiberglass rod.  We also redesigned the pump lever to increase torque for efficiency and installed […]


The Modern Manual Water Well Pump Jack 2

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”  Thomas A. Edison When I first set out to design and build a much better hand pump than any currently known, I had no idea what the outcome would […]


WaterBuck Pump vs. Exercise Equipment

The most beneficial piece of exercise equipment you can own is also the most advanced and strongest manual water well pump known to date — the WaterBuck Pump. Exercise and self-sufficiency Without good health and fitness, no one can be truly self-sufficient. If you’re like many Americans, you vow every January […]

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How To Measure Your Well and Static Water Level

Check your static water level   The easiest way to check your static (resting) water level is to tie a small weight (such as a metal nut) to a string, and lower it into the well. First, flip off the electric breaker, and remove the well cap, which is usually […]