Mechanical Advantage

Human-powered machines in Vietnam and the Ozarks

If ever I am overrun by a million motorbikes with cartoonish beep-beeps blaring as I cross a Missouri roadway, I will immediately think of Vietnam. Although I have stated emphatically for years that my feet will never leave solid ground again, I accepted an opportunity to travel with a marketing […]


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How do common deep-well hand pumps compare to the WaterBuck Pump?

Modern or traditional fulcrum and lever hand pumps cannot compare to the WaterBuck Pump. The output per stroke of conventional shallow and deep well pumps is measured in a few ounces. The capacity per stroke of our pump, so far, for a deep well application, is measured in quarts and […]

Win a Katadyn Water Filter

Here’s another opportunity for you to win a great prize from Well WaterBoy Products.  Just be the first to correctly guess the maximum gallons per minute a strong, fit man pumps, with the WaterBuck Pump with new sucker rod and increased mechanical advantage.   We’ve replaced the inadequate 3/8″ galvanized pipe […]

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