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    Posted 7 years ago

    HolisTech
    (4 items)

    Restored this very rare Merryweather Twin Cylinder Water Pump which I found broken and in a bad way.

    I think it's late 19th early 20th century but to be honest I can't find any info on it anywhere.

    Makes a nice feature in the garden and I'm thinking about connecting up to a Lister or Petter engine and running for fun.

    If you have any info please share I'd love to know more about it, thanks and enjoy pics.

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    1. Virginia.vintage Virginia.vintage, 7 years ago
      Love antique water pumps, this is incredible!
      Thanks for share :)
    2. HolisTech, 7 years ago
      Thanks again Virginia ????
      That pump took blood, sweat and tears!
      Will add more posts and also look through your fabulous collections tomorrow, cheers.
    3. Virginia.vintage Virginia.vintage, 7 years ago
      OH yes, can imagine, not an easy job but now looks excellent!!
      Will be a pleasure watch your new post, you are very welcome!
      Many and many thanks for your kind comment about my items ;)
      Cheers too!!
    4. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 7 years ago
      I wonder if you found any foundry markings in the cast? If this had been made by a company named Merryweather their name should have been in the cast as opposed to being added on a plaque. Kind of like Ford makes cars but the dealer applies their sticker.

      Darn good looking restoration job.
    5. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 7 years ago
      PS: I know Merryweather made fire fighting wagons and engines but I believe a different company made their pumps.
    6. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 7 years ago
      I want to see the Lister! I ran my club in Jamaica (or tried to) for about 6 mos. until we finally cut the switch chain & turned on the power! "Putt-putt". LOL. Turn on a blender in the bar & the lights dimmed! LOL. Great memories though & you just brought them back. I thank you for that! LMAO!!!!!
    7. HolisTech, 7 years ago
      Thank you fhrjr2 for your information and comments, there wasn't any foundry marks unfortunately, I'll have to carry on digging for info. Many thanks again.
    8. HolisTech, 7 years ago
      Nice one Blunderbuss2, restoring a Lister sounds like a good plan as the long, wet and cold nights draw in for winter. I've everything I need to survive the winter in the garage so won't be too much of a chore.

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