Posts made in February, 2014

Custom Ruger Mark III

Not too long ago I finally finished ordering the parts for my Custom Ruger Mark III.  A year ago I purchased a PacLite barrel because I wanted a threaded barrel for a Mark III.  My original plan was to purchase a stock Ruger and switch the barrel of the gun.  I came across a set of grips for the gun that would match my 10/22 so I decided I wanted them (...

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How to find the best deal on a trash pump for a Gold Dredge.

For my pump i searched for at least a month.  I priced out options and Google searched everything.  I even tracked down the manufacturer that builds the pumps for keene.  I thought i was really on to something then, but they only sell to Keene so don’t worry with going that route.  I ended up buying a engine from Harbor Freight using a 20% of coupon.  Now to save a 3% on this percent on this purchase I used a website called Mr....

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Can you use a trash pump with a dredge?

When I was building my highbanker/dredge, I searched everywhere for information on using a trash pump instead of using a high pressure pump like most people use.  Everywhere I looked people always said you can’t use them.  Being a do it yourself type of person and having a background in engineering (I have taken multiple classes on fluid flow), I started thinking.  The suction for the nozzle is created by what is called...

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