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Homemade Water Drill


Water Drill

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TERBPA on homemadetools.net
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Homemade water drill constructed from a 36" length of pipe, a brass tip with 1/4" hole, and a hose fitting with ball valve. Intended to facilitate the process of digging caliche.
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Jul 11, 2016 1:20 PM
Jody Salter
this reminds me of a jet drill we used to set dock pillions in water. we used over 100 psi out of a 3/4 inch opening and as was described its messy but very effective. you can also wash out existing posts or set them deeper using this tool
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DIY Water Drill - comment on how to build a Water Drill - 3 comments
Jody Salter says:
Jul 11, 2016 1:20 PM
this reminds me of a jet drill we used to set dock pillions in water. we used over 100 psi out of a 3/4 inch opening and as was described its messy but very effective. you can also wash out existing posts or set them deeper using this tool

DIYer says:
Nov 19, 2013 3:24 AM
Wow, breaks up sedimentary material on residential water pressure? Great idea!

daveward says:
Sep 13, 2013 10:56 AM
This is very clever and will help me with a problem I have.  Thanks!

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