How to make a homemade small water pump?

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How to make a homemade small water pump?
« on: 19/07/2010 23:27:25 »
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Any one knows how to make a small water pump please

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How to make a homemade small water pump?
« Reply #1 on: 20/07/2010 01:25:49 »
For what purpose?
You can lift small 'batches' of water with a bicycle pump...

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« Reply #2 on: 20/07/2010 12:33:31 »
I need it to lift small volume of water  at a low speed  through a canal of 10cm,

I'll put the devise in a small bath so to permanently oxygenate the water.
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« Reply #3 on: 20/07/2010 16:27:09 »
How 'homemade' are you envisaging this pump being?

Properly homemade could be a small Noria driven by an old alarm-clock movement...

An easier solution could be to use a screen wash electric pump from a car (check out a local scrapyard). Run it from a 12v adaptor plug (safe too) from, say an old internet router.

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« Reply #4 on: 20/07/2010 19:51:39 »
Sounds like a "water feature" pump ... http://www.waterfeatures2go.co.uk/Pumps-c-27.html

Running a "homemade" pond pump from mains electricity is a definite no-no.
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« Reply #5 on: 20/07/2010 21:34:38 »
yes it is actually a water feature that I wanna make it my self

I know the functioning mode of concentric pump yet I don't know if is that the right type of pump  used in  small water features
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