Waterbuck Pump


New Well Bucket Slips Past Pitless Adapter, Inside 4″ Casing

We get many calls here for a well bucket that will slip inside a 4-inch casing with a pitless adapter or inside a 3-inch casing or liner. We have designed such a bucket, made with our same high-quality parts and handy thumb-lever release. The Super-Slim WaterBoy well bucket measures 46 inches in […]


Folk Medicine Book Pushes Honey and Vinegar

We rarely encounter health issues on our humble homestead, except those mundane ailments involving chiggers, poison ivy or ticks. Still, I enjoy adding to my library of old-time cures and concoctions ― just in case. This summer, I was ecstatic to find a charming old book by a country doctor who […]


WaterBuck Seeks Deep Well Application

Do you have a working windmill with a 600′ to 700′ static water level, or know someone who does?  Well WaterBoy Products developed a manual pump jack that operates downhole reciprocating pump systems made for large diameter windmills and now wants to prove its ability at that level. If you […]


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 […]


Hand Water Pumps Explained

We receive many questions here regarding how to use a hand pump, which is understandable. If you’re less than 80 years old, chances are you have never used one, or, at least, not relied on a hand pump for all of your water. As recently as 100 years ago, the […]


Get well water the old-fashioned way without electricity 1

If you have a water well and the power goes out for an extended period, you still can get to your water the old-fashioned way – simply and inexpensively – with a well bucket. Long before the age of electricity, people fetched water by hand with a simple rope and […]


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Building a Mortarless Rock Wall for Strawberries 2

The rumble and racket of the county road grader every spring gets my heart pounding. I know in its wake will be a fresh batch of pumpkin-sized rocks scattered all up and down the roadsides. As soon as the grader passes, I’m out there with my rock-toting wagon selecting those […]


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 […]