Bicycle Rope Pump


    Water can be made to climb up a rope, if the rope is made to travel upward at a high speed. This can be accomplished by putting a loop of rope over the rear wheel of a bicycle (with the tire removed) and putting a pulley and weight at the bottom of the loop to keep it tight. The bicycle can be pedaled fast enough to cause 6 gallons of water to "climb" up a * inch rope in one minute, two ropes will deliver 12 gallons per minute. The rope(s) pass through a stripper box at the top to remove the water from the rope and deliver it to the desired location.



     
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    SERVANTS IN FAITH AND TECHNOLOGY