Pumps for Highbankers
Last Post 23 Feb 2017 12:51 PM by Wayne Crowder. 5 Replies.
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Wayne CrowderUser is Offline
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13 Nov 2016 09:11 AM
    Hello everyone,
    I am interested in what brands of pumps, including gas motor manufacturer s people are using. Particularly, are the Chinese built engines, namely Kiran, good engines that you can get parts for?

    Thanks in advance for your input.

    Wayne
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    13 Nov 2016 09:14 AM
    Check spelling on Kiran. That's Lifan. My tablet thinks it knows how to spell better than me.
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    16 Nov 2016 05:48 PM
    Hey Wayne, i use a 2 in harbor freight pump, The brand is hydro star, works good for me, runs my highbanker just fine just above idle , I can run it for about 4 days on one tank of gas.
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    16 Nov 2016 07:07 PM
    Thanks frt the info Brad.
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    18 Jan 2017 12:41 PM

    Well, like anyone else, I think I'm going to change my mind on the pump at this time.

    Seems to me, a small generator running my electric pumps that I have would be a more versatile piece of equipment than a gasoline pump.  I can pick up a 1200 watt generator at the local building supply for $200.  That will run my pumps, charge my phone, and power lights if needed.

     

    Thanks Brent for your info previously.

     

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    23 Feb 2017 12:51 PM

    Just thought I would pass this on.  For those into electric pumps, I saw online a mention of using a Toyota Prius electric 12V water pump.  Could be a good possibility, depending on a used price from the local salvage yard.  That's 2004 to 2009 model years I believe.

     

    Not sure about amperage draw or GPH output, but it must be a fairly decent output.

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