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pitchy
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3:41 PM - Sep 14, 2018 #31

Don`t see any difference in the plunger design i may try making one from a tin funnel.
The rollers are real old just in good shape maybe been replaced long ago no way of telling.
I bought another wringer on ebay that`s in rough shape real dirty but i think will be functional but i haven`t got it yet.

Check out this guys video of antique wood washers the mechanisms are really cool.

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5:24 PM - Sep 14, 2018 #32

All of them is so cool on their own, thanks for sharing !

Eventhough i am a sucker for sprockets and weird mechanisms, the one sparking the biggest interest here was the goat-driven machine.
It has to be right up among the most useless things i´ve ever seen...but then again, i do not own a goat, so who knows? 😂
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5:43 PM - Sep 14, 2018 #33

Great stuff Lenn ... and thanks Jan for setting him to work on this project!
Are we having fun yet?
Yeow!
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5:46 PM - Sep 14, 2018 #34

I`d like to have one of those washers with the rack and pinion drive.
Went out and made a plunger from a stainless salad bowl, works good.

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6:25 PM - Sep 14, 2018 #35

Lettuce all applaud you Lenn,...
You´ve finally found a proper use for a salad bowl 😉

Looks like that works just as good as any of the original agitators, well done !
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6:47 PM - Sep 14, 2018 #36

Thanks guys theres gotta be more stuff out there to find. lol.
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8:57 PM - Sep 14, 2018 #37

A little paint.

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7:56 AM - Sep 15, 2018 #38

Looks good Lenn 👍
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2:49 PM - Sep 15, 2018 #39

I wish I had your imagination Lenn. 👍

Thanks for the video. 

A “Pitchy Set-Up” for sure. 🤠
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4:25 PM - Sep 15, 2018 #40

Thanks guys, heading to the shop to make a hand operated washing machine now.
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