Free 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook:  

User Tag List

Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Kerosene Transfer Pump

  1. #1
    nicky1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2015
    Location
    Lisbon,Ohio
    Posts
    16
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked 14 Times in 5 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    nicky1's Tools

    Kerosene Transfer Pump

    I got tired of those "D cell" battery operated kerosene pumps. They are junk! This is my version and it works great. It is a GM automobile fuel pump. I removed it from the sender/pump base and built a base of hardwood. It uses an 18 volt drill battery. I cut the top off of an old charger that I had to use for the battery contacts, a small push button switch and some various plastic fittings and some fuel hose. I used a
    Genesis Battery, one full charge will pump 10 gal before it starts to lose power. It has worked for about 2 years now with no problem. I suppose it could be used to transfer gasoline as it is all self contained (no open sparks from the motor) as it was immersed in the tank. I have a band saw so making the base was pretty easy.


    Kerosene Transfer Pump-img_1913.jpgKerosene Transfer Pump-img_1921.jpgKerosene Transfer Pump-img_1922.jpgKerosene Transfer Pump-img_1968.jpg
    Last edited by nicky1; 01-27-2016 at 03:35 PM. Reason: adding better pictures

  2. The Following 4 Users Say Thank You to nicky1 For This Useful Post:

    Jon (01-25-2016), kbalch (01-23-2016), Paul Jones (01-23-2016), PJs (01-23-2016)

  3. #2
    Content Editor
    Supporting Member
    DIYer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Posts
    3,091
    Thanks
    498
    Thanked 1,127 Times in 1,028 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Thanks nicky1! We've added your Kerosene Transfer Pump to our Miscellaneous category, as well as to your builder page: nicky1's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:



    Post your reply!
    Join 42,532 of us and get 500+ tool plans, tool eBooks, build guides, and much more.



    eBooks for Supporters

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •