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  • Жарияланды 2022 ж. 27 Мам.

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  • Lectro54
    Lectro54 9 ай бұрын +22

    Marty, I've been concerned about the same issue and plan to install install a pitcher pump on one of my old wells. This is a super vid. I wasn't aware such well caps are available. Now i can search for one for the size I need. Btw, watchout for that yellow rope you have holding the weight of your pump, it has a tendency to dry rot and rapidly disintegrates from ultraviolet sunlight.

  • Scott P
    Scott P 9 ай бұрын +4

    Cannot believe how much you have done since the start of your build, not to mention living in tents in the beginning! You all are doing such a great job!

  • Richard Martinie
    Richard Martinie 9 ай бұрын +8

    Awesome Job y’all 💪🏻
    Thanks so much for sharing this aspect of well water and pumps!! 💧 Great information!!
    God bless you!! 🙏🏼

  • Michigan Engineer
    Michigan Engineer 9 ай бұрын +22

    Next step, a big wheel (like an old spinning wheel) attached to a rod to move the pump handle. Drive the "spinning wheel" with a bicycle sprocket and chain.

  • A Vida de Rute Lopes
    A Vida de Rute Lopes 9 ай бұрын +6

    amo essa família linda, parabéns a casa ta um sonho, bjs no coração, um abraço aqui do Brasil pra vocês ❤❤❤❤

  • Diane Brezo
    Diane Brezo 9 ай бұрын +5

    My hubby and I have been wanting to do this with our well. Thanks for showing how you did yours. Ours isn't as deep as yours is but he'd pretty sure he can do something similar. 🙏

    • Derek Kelsey
      Derek Kelsey 9 ай бұрын

      Well now you now know how not to do it

  • Russell Watters
    Russell Watters 9 ай бұрын

    That'd be the ticket instead of a pitcher pump anyways, more leverage, more water. Thanks for sharing this, I've got a few uses for it. Love ya'll and what you're doing ❤️

  • martin gororo
    martin gororo 9 ай бұрын +7

    I love your teamwork!

  • Gary Lewellen
    Gary Lewellen 9 ай бұрын +1

    cool setup and good job on the video I believe the reverse threads are so the center rod doesn't get loosened

  • Laid Back Living
    Laid Back Living 9 ай бұрын

    Been looking into this as well. Great video, looks like a really nice setup.

  • Ausl@nd ;) Living  🇦🇺
    Ausl@nd ;) Living 🇦🇺 9 ай бұрын +1

    Great video guys, good to see the ease of this pump. Are you still planning to get it working on a solar system? Also how's the water tank? Did you manage to pop the top back up? Hopefully there are no cracks. Cheers. Vlad.

  • Daniel Jones
    Daniel Jones 9 ай бұрын +2

    I have this pump. Get the longer handle, it is definitely worth it. I can move the water up the 50 feet in my well in 6-7 pumps.

  • Shonn Bell
    Shonn Bell 9 ай бұрын

    Great idea... I'm going to remember this when we get to that point.
    Keep up the great work

  • Kramadipa Channel
    Kramadipa Channel Ай бұрын

    Great job...! To have electricity, water and a home, is to have life to the fullest... be happy always sir and family...

  • Debra Elliott
    Debra Elliott 9 ай бұрын

    Hope you are having a great Memorial Day. The appt looks awesome, beautiful And Sara loves it ! Thank you for your service Martin. God bless you all!!

  • Lou Cinci
    Lou Cinci 9 ай бұрын +4

    Good thing we did all the push ups in December so you can pump for 4 mins - LOL. I might have rotated a little so the water outlet is away from the blue well cover. Then a bucket could sit up next to side of well and fill up. Hose works too. Thanks for sharing

  • Sa47
    Sa47 9 ай бұрын +3

    To be on the safe side, cover up and protect the yellow poly rope. Over time the sun will deteriorate it. Nothing worse than having it brake right at the wellhead.

  • Jeri Holdren
    Jeri Holdren 9 ай бұрын

    cool! this is awesome! reminds me of our cistern and hand pump at grandma's kitchen back when I was young!

  • Nico Bogaard
    Nico Bogaard 9 ай бұрын

    Something like watching the grass grow for about 4 minutes. Great vid guys, love your show

    • Bradford Palmer
      Bradford Palmer 3 ай бұрын

      They sell a DC powered electric motor to hook to the pump jack. Boom

  • Jason Starr
    Jason Starr 2 ай бұрын

    Many moons ago, when we had a well dug, we ended up going 463 feet deep. One thing I learned from an "old timer" (a cousin who had a few decades on me) was to always attach a wire or rope to any tool i was using at the well head. Saved me more than once from losing a big pipe wrench down the hole. Like Lectro54 suggested, we used stainless steel aircraft cable to support our pump. Unfortunately for us, our well drilling company was less competent than yours was. They 1) under-perforated the pipe, 2) did NOT air blast the well when finished ("our compressor isn't working), and 3) left us with a well that would not even support a 7 gpm pump. On my current place, I want to put in a well to water the garden, but that's way down the "to do" list. Love your channel. Idaho looks gorgeous, but too cold for me!

  • Bob Barnes
    Bob Barnes 7 ай бұрын +1

    Other than the pre-contamination part this is a pretty good demonstration

  • Mark Holmes
    Mark Holmes 9 ай бұрын

    That’s a pretty slick system, thanks for sharing! ✌🏼❤️🙏🏼

  • Avery Acres
    Avery Acres 9 ай бұрын

    Great job putting that together, I bet it’s a bit of a relief.

  • Al Berta
    Al Berta 9 ай бұрын +2

    The left hand thread at the top is simply there so when you disconnect at the top for service you turn to the right and guaranteed to break that connection instead of a downhole connection which would all be tightening as you turn

  • WarpFactor999
    WarpFactor999 9 ай бұрын +2

    Great job! Good thinnin' Martin. Always good to have an emergency source of wa-wa. If your electric well pump were to break, you wouldn't be out of drinking water while you get a replacement. I don't remember, do you have a water softener yet? Would be a really good idea with yellow well water... Oh, did you ever pop the top on your cistern tank back up? Don't forget to build a roof over the cistern (on a slope) for snow protection next winter.

    • roni carbine
      roni carbine 9 ай бұрын

      I would suggest having a backup new pump in storage at all times

  • From House to Homestead
    From House to Homestead 9 ай бұрын

    Great video! We will be checking that out for sure!

  • Bamastead
    Bamastead 9 ай бұрын +6

    Looks just like a miniature version of how the old windmills pump water. That’s awesome !

    • Bamastead
      Bamastead 9 ай бұрын +1

      @MikeUnum That is amazing and wise. Old ways most of the time are still better ways. We have an old 16 foot on a well pumping into a holding tank. I was so excited when we got it working again. I think I posted a short vid on it. Mine is too small for power generation but it will keep the garden and fruit trees watered 🙂

    • MikeUnum
      MikeUnum 9 ай бұрын +3

      Here in the Netherlands we support and repair our old windmills and we have still a lot of them. Also groups of poeple who care for them in any way. Young people starting to learn the millers handwork and they do this with a lot of fun and enthusiasme. Also there are still some mills who mills the grain we have. One other task is to pump water in the lower lands in the winter to flod it to prepare the ground for the spring. Also we have them to pump water away when a certain level is reached to get rid of to much water. And in nearly every windwill there is a 5...10 KW motor to generate electricity. Which can be used in the windwill and or charge LiFePo4 accus. Yeah the dutch old guys had many ideas and we hold them alive and ad modern things. Not all but some modern things. Everey year we have a day called the windmill day so that everyone can come and see and learn things over that whole system build across the Netherlands.

  • Nate S
    Nate S 9 ай бұрын

    Thanks for the info. My static water line is about 100’ as well.

  • Serenity
    Serenity 12 күн бұрын

    A pure example of some beautiful people on our planet!

  • Brenda Gervais
    Brenda Gervais 9 ай бұрын

    Wow that is terrific! Thank you for sharing

  • Freddie C
    Freddie C 9 ай бұрын +4

    Jules the comedian!!! Love how you put in 3 pipes, forgot the center ring and had to start again but didnt get upset!!. Thanks for the video Love from UK.

  • Darenator1
    Darenator1 8 күн бұрын

    Great info. Considering the $3,500 cost. My installed solution I think is better. My pump is at 150'. I have 1,600 gallon cistern filled by well and pump from cistern to house. I will be installing RV 12V backup pump on the cistern. I can run well pump on generator. I'm considering buying spare well pump and we'll pipe clamp tool if I need to replace pump myself.

  • unfair world
    unfair world 5 ай бұрын

    Wonderful channel to get ideas of how to become autonomous and independent .I'm in the process of getting my homestead ready as well in the Basque country (north Spain)
    Just as a curiosity Idahoo is a Basque word means Ox stop . In the village that I'm building my homestead with solar panels and soon a water well pulling big rocks with oxes has been a sport for centuries,they look after them very well and a few times a year during festivities they do exhibitions and competitions as a cultural thing and a excuse to bet some money on your favourite ox
    .it's easy to understand when you are here how centuries ago when locals of these few villages went to America as shepherds decided to name the area Idaho

  • Diane Snow
    Diane Snow 9 ай бұрын

    Good job folks! 👍👏🏻💕

  • hmd mddh
    hmd mddh 6 ай бұрын

    Good Job for pumping water from such deep well i sugest you to use a double acting cylinder (pump) at the botom to double the flow rate and get a continues flow

  • mikem mikem
    mikem mikem 7 ай бұрын +1

    Kool water pump. You could hook up a gizmo (metal or PVC) to the pump handle and make hand pumping a lot easier.

  • Emma Handford
    Emma Handford 9 ай бұрын

    Well done! ha ha! Maybe, a bicycle pedal powered simple pully system, for the pumping arm would work out better for you? Just a thought. And you guy's are amazing. Blessings to you and your family.

  • Live Simple, Live Free
    Live Simple, Live Free 9 ай бұрын +1

    Thanks for this info. I've wanted to do this for a while, but I have no idea how to find out how deep my well is. It was dug in the 70"s, so I doubt that the county has a record of it. I think other wells in the area running about 200 feet. I might be able to estimate the static level of the water the way you did with a weighted measuring tape. But as to the actual depth of the well or the flow rate? I have no idea.

    • I never had the money
      I never had the money 9 ай бұрын

      @David Robinson true //lol not the one he using , lol

    • David Robinson
      David Robinson 9 ай бұрын

      @I never had the money that simple pump won't pump down a well

    • I never had the money
      I never had the money 9 ай бұрын

      @D Rob flow rate is when well comes dry from ground water //them you must shut down pump /to give time for well flow to build back up in bottom of well with water

    • gqp
      gqp 9 ай бұрын

      @D Rob I am afraid all that matters. See Md. well code

    • gqp
      gqp 9 ай бұрын

      Same measuring tape

  • Seeker Bee
    Seeker Bee 9 ай бұрын +2

    So glad you showed us this and will serve its purpose nicely. Lol, I wouldn't rely on it if your house catches fire.

  • Billy Haddock
    Billy Haddock 9 ай бұрын +1

    Congrats Guy's on getting the Hand Pump installed. i had enough time to feed my
    cat in the carport, feed the cat on the back porch and get myself some ensure to drink
    before u filled the 5 gallon bucket. lv ur videos.

  • Celtic Warrior
    Celtic Warrior 9 ай бұрын +1

    Pretty cool I noticed the video of long bridge in Sandpoint I lived up in that area I lived up in Clark Fork I lived in Sandpoint absolutely beautiful country if you're going to go off-grid that would be the place to do it I now live in Northeast Washington up by the Canadian border north of Spokane love your Channel especially your solar setup I'm planning to do one here shortly anyways keep up the good work and God bless

    • Rascal Matt
      Rascal Matt 22 күн бұрын

      I've been up there once. Colleville i think it was called? That was 1998. Really deep, dark forest. I grew up the S. Puget Sound area.... but after a career in the military, i decided not to move back. The liberal politics and anti 2A laws kept me from coming back.

  • Joseph G.
    Joseph G. 9 ай бұрын

    This is a great video!

  • I never had the money
    I never had the money 9 ай бұрын

    in the 1940 they had the rod pump on ele motor that would run the rod up and down and check vale to the water going back down the well //they used leather seals on a center rod

  • Cary Evans
    Cary Evans 9 ай бұрын

    Love y'all's videos . Have a great day 🙂

  • Official Lucid Traveler
    Official Lucid Traveler 7 ай бұрын

    Could you attach a ramp pump to this directly I wonder?

  • Brian Pulst    Sr
    Brian Pulst Sr 9 ай бұрын +2

    If this is like the old farm pumps, That handle will come all the way back up when you let go of it. Make sure you're not leaning over it, as this is a good way to lose a front tooth. Don't ask me how I know.

  • Suzee Wills
    Suzee Wills 9 ай бұрын

    I love watching your videos.

  • dorothy allen
    dorothy allen 9 ай бұрын +1

    What team work and thanks for information all should know for the future

  • Leona Simmons
    Leona Simmons 9 ай бұрын +1

    That's good to have one the property. Thanks for sharing.😊

  • LaRue Douglas
    LaRue Douglas 9 ай бұрын +2

    That sure will be handy 😉

  • Lawrence Napier
    Lawrence Napier 4 ай бұрын

    What model pump did you get with your kit 100, 125 or 200?

  • NorthWoodsYankee
    NorthWoodsYankee 9 ай бұрын

    That is slick. I looked up the prices...OUCH.... In the grand scheme of things though, it's a small price to pay for guaranteed water.

  • John Dell
    John Dell 9 ай бұрын +2

    How much did that rig cost?

    HIVOLCO 9 ай бұрын

    there has got to be a better way??? I haven't done much research... But My well is really DEEP and I am not sure this is the best method for me... I am looking for something that works well without electricity. THANKS for doing this !! I really appreciate anyone willing to TEST things out! :D So yeah... very cool!

  • Gary Webb
    Gary Webb 9 ай бұрын

    This is the kind of video that PUMPS me up.

  • david newhouse
    david newhouse 3 күн бұрын

    I still like it bit thought it would be a little faster. Nice video guys.

  • Brian Floyd
    Brian Floyd 9 ай бұрын

    Great pump !

  • bishop Kinlyside
    bishop Kinlyside 9 ай бұрын +2

    Hi Marty and Jules it’s good to read the instructions LOL here in Australia as men, do not like to read instructions and obviously you don’t too , When you put things together and you’ve got all these spare things over then it is a good time To read instructions LOL Cliff from Logan City Queensland Australia

  • Raymond Bloomer
    Raymond Bloomer 9 ай бұрын +1

    Question. Is handle upside down? Notches in handle look like they may be cut to clear pump parts.

  • akuinnal _zeus
    akuinnal _zeus 9 ай бұрын

    Terbaik pak martin 👍👍👍👍👍

  • Randy wilson
    Randy wilson 9 ай бұрын +1

    So good to see y'all again good video

  • Bradford Palmer
    Bradford Palmer 3 ай бұрын

    What diameter pipe is the least diameter the pump will fit down into?
    Also, it looks like the sell a DC powered motor to hook to the pump jack! $1000.

  • William Wales
    William Wales 9 ай бұрын +1

    re hand pump. I would be looking to put an electric top to that pump,even if i had to get a wee generator to run it.🤓

  • Suzee Wills
    Suzee Wills 9 ай бұрын

    God bless your family.

  • JeckyMS Official
    JeckyMS Official 9 ай бұрын

    Great pump, i want to make it in my village

  • Suzee Wills
    Suzee Wills 9 ай бұрын

    Love your drone clip of The Long Bridge.

  • psygn0sis
    psygn0sis 8 ай бұрын +2

    I actually picked up a solar-powered DC well pump. I'm all set for water for the end times.

  • Suzee Wills
    Suzee Wills 9 ай бұрын

    Great video

  • Dougie Doug
    Dougie Doug 9 ай бұрын +1

    Not knowing much about this but can you pump faster than the sucker rod can fill? In other words if you pumped a little bit slower you might pump a full sucker rod vs a half full sucker rod. Just curious...

  • Pink Panther
    Pink Panther 9 ай бұрын +1

    Say, I couldn't help but notice the corrosion of your electric contacts for the pump. May I suggest you solder your electric contacts to prevent drawing too much amperage of your power systems.

  • Laszlo Oberlander
    Laszlo Oberlander 9 ай бұрын +5

    That handle needs to be flipped over so that the notches face down to allow for more travel and faster pumping...

  • Alysia Christensen
    Alysia Christensen 9 ай бұрын

    That’s super cool!!! So does the water smell or taste like anything? No matter what you can water crops and animals right??? Can you filter it to make it drinkable? Can you shower in it? God bless!!!

  • That British Homestead
    That British Homestead 9 ай бұрын

    That’s just typical lol I would have to totally done the same!

  • Steve Tomlinson
    Steve Tomlinson 27 күн бұрын

    If only you would've known about anti-seize lubricant for all the threads, so they would unscrew easily if needed..

  • Suzee Wills
    Suzee Wills 9 ай бұрын

    Thank you for sharing.

  • Jean Lawson
    Jean Lawson 3 күн бұрын

    100/percent loved this Video 😎 Thanks..... suggestion a cute little well house would look nice and protect the pump from weather.... I like to know the specifics on the pump kit... thanks 😎 Scotty in Alabama.... I seen a video on installing a device on a hydraulic bottle jack to make it motorized.... Maybe you could install such a device in this application...🤠

  • Angelina
    Angelina 9 ай бұрын

    Loving your Vids 🥰 awesome Job!
    When the apartment is ready will you rent it for tourists?
    Greetings from Northern Germany 🇩🇪

  • TMB GaMeR
    TMB GaMeR 9 ай бұрын +3

    الحمد لله على وصول الماء 🤩👍🇸🇩

  • Barry Edwards
    Barry Edwards 9 ай бұрын

    For an emergency water pump supply that's pretty good at just over a gallon a minute, next thing is get your thinking head on and devise some kind of easier way to work/drive that pump handle, possibly using electric power, or even your legs, that could be a fun project.

    • SpiffyAnon
      SpiffyAnon 9 ай бұрын

      easily done with a stationary bike
      off grid in Idah2o

  • Mark Boler
    Mark Boler 9 ай бұрын +3

    When you said something could "take out the solar system" instead of thinking about your solar panels, I was picturing something taking out all of the planets from Mercury to Pluto. LOL

  • xzibit8614
    xzibit8614 9 ай бұрын +5

    Did you sanitize the wrench first?

  • hunter doucet
    hunter doucet 19 күн бұрын

    So what are the electrical wires for? And i guess i missed the explanation of the bleach in the water?

  • Kwanele Mthunzi
    Kwanele Mthunzi 9 ай бұрын

    I'm glad that they is no snow now hope you are enjoying the summer

  • Sweetie Pie
    Sweetie Pie 9 ай бұрын +1

    I’ve seen other hand pumps that bring up gushes of water. Jake the athlete has one at his remote place in North Canada.

  • James Couch
    James Couch 9 ай бұрын +2

    Julie was about right, 5 minutes at a moderate rate. It is a very low volume pump.

  • pdufusc
    pdufusc 4 ай бұрын

    I thought you pressurized you tank with air, for a head pressure. My well is 275 ft, with 160 ft of casing. I keep 60psi of pressure in the tank. The pump kicks on just under 35psi, off at 60psi. I was thinking of one of these. Already see a reducer for the 🤔labor involved.

  • Sharna Botes
    Sharna Botes 9 ай бұрын +2

    Who needs a gym if you can just go pump water? 🤣🤣
    How was the arms the next day?
    Great job 👍

  • C Scott
    C Scott 9 ай бұрын +1

    Read first then re read instructions...lol
    Hope you and the family are doing well..
    Have a fun weekend
    Scott family in Virginia

  • Redneck Ed
    Redneck Ed 9 ай бұрын

    Those new mics sound great too.

  • a a
    a a 8 ай бұрын

    so do i leave the old elect pump in the well?

  • Garbaldy
    Garbaldy 9 ай бұрын +2

    Martin, you know not to drink water from a green water hose because they contain lead? White RV hose is for drinking water.

  • Bob Barnes
    Bob Barnes 7 ай бұрын +2

    First always contaminate your well by dropping your old pipe wrench down into the water before you clean anything with that 20 to 1 chlorine water:)

    • John Q Public
      John Q Public 6 ай бұрын +1

      @Martin Johnson - Off Grid Living DIY'ers often do certain tasks only once. Mistakes happen and you deal with them. That looks like a nice product. The installation instructions that came with it would ideally warn you to sanitize anything you put down the well at the same place they tell you to sanitize the pipe. Anyhow, minor mistake. My uncle primed the pump at out cabin with gasoline. That mistake took a looong looong time and thousands of gallons of running water to flush it out.

    • Martin Johnson - Off Grid Living
      Martin Johnson - Off Grid Living  7 ай бұрын +2

      You can also dump a bunch of bleach down the well after you finish working on it.

  • Let's Talk Prepping
    Let's Talk Prepping 3 ай бұрын

    Will the water freeze in the winter?

  • P. A. D
    P. A. D 9 ай бұрын +1

    Ánimo ..saludos desde la sierra de Madrid España

  • Early Riser
    Early Riser 9 ай бұрын

    nice pump option....our wells is 110 ft to top of water

  • John
    John 9 ай бұрын +1

    With a bit of ingenuity I'm sure you could hook up a portable generator to a small motor to do the pumping.

  • Nel Rondeau
    Nel Rondeau 9 ай бұрын

    I like the idea, just bummed that our well is over 450 feet.

  • Tracy G Smith
    Tracy G Smith 9 ай бұрын +1

    You could actually probably hook up one of those old windmills to that pump and pump water with it..

  • Love Everyone Always : )
    Love Everyone Always : ) 9 ай бұрын

    Where does the weep hole water go? Back down the 4 inch main well pipe? So I guess the water don't bother the wires and sides of the well pipe.

  • carl ellison
    carl ellison 9 ай бұрын