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Old 10-30-2013, 08:30:55 PM
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Default Re: Farm pumper - newbie help

It has less black in it than Brunswick green.

Hi Cobbadog
Going on what Rob has said as above I would take a guess Mid Brunswick Green
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Hi,
Try this, mix 400ml of mid Brunswick green with 100-150ml of black. Mid Brunswick I think is just a bit to light.
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cheers, I am about to go and buy paint, will let you know what I have come up with


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Paul,
I wonder if you would mind giving me a plan or dimensions, as I have to fabricate a stand for my project? And also what size steel flat bar is your stand / legs made from?
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Al good now, Rob.S has helped me out with a surplus set of legs. Thanks everyone.
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Our Farm Pumper sits on a very basic 1/2" water pipe frame with some 2" x 1/8" flat bar iron to sit on. The problem with this is that our engine as it stands now does not have the bottom end of the engine attached. I have one and a big piece of 3" or 4" pipe and the clamp for it to be attached to when I get the chance to bolt up the bottom end, bull wheel set up. I also have the bent 'U' shaped bracket to go under the engine just behind the flywheel. Ours also has some home made 4" diameter wheels to drag it around on and they work ok. I think the trick is not so much the diameter of the wheels but also the width. If they can be a bit wider than2" the better they will be and less sinking into the ground when running.
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Can you post up a pic please, Cobbadog?

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These are old pics of ours and hope it helps you out.
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Thanks for the help guys, after a rather hectic year or so where the farm pumper has been sitting idle in pieces, I am mustering the enthusiasm to make some progress on my farm pumper again.

I am still very much a newbie, and still require a lot of parts, but I think I am ready to make a start on this again now.

I have aquired a head that I can use, my piston looks to be usable, and I have cleaned up the barrel a little in my lathe. I will mic it up and see if it is usable after I give it a bit of a hone. Otherwise I'm off to rabbit throug another collectors bits to see if I can get hold of a better one.

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Our pumper is now named 'Flo' to associate it with pumping water. Flo is going to the Yesteryear Truck Show at Wauchope this weekend. Flo had a new paint job back at Easter and now sports iridescent green paint, with red highlights with Gold Glitter, she really has some 'BLING'. This is Dees' engine for the show, I just maintain it.
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Hello.
I'm interested to see how this engine has progressed?
Cheers, Murray.
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Good day all, my first contact, live in Gracemere in C.Qld. Have been a car and engine restorer for too long now.
Recently acquired a box trailer load of Southern Cross and Buzacott farm pump engines in veriouse state of repair. Most have been under a Fitzroy river flood.
Think i can make one of each and eventually have the left over for sale.
Some help please;-
Any help to obtain Magneto 319, seal ? 314.
[have back plate 317 and gear 318]
or steer me in direction to obtain.
Thanks regards Mike Kavanagh
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