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Old 06-15-2008, 10:42 AM
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Actually those pumps are of the "throw away" type and they only have scrap metal value. Plus most of them, most likely this one too, have no lower end bearings they just have an Aluminum connecting rod fitted to the crank. While it certainly is possible to rebuild one of these things it is simply not practical to do and in all likelyhood would cost more than a new pump unless you have the means to machine the parts yourself. Now if this was a big Quincy, Rol-Air or one of the industrial Ingersoll Rand pumps that would be different. It might be interesting to know that these cheap pumps made for Campbell Hausfeld, etc are made here in the USA and the pump itself is not a bad piece of equipment for what it costs if taken care of but they are highly over-rated as to performance and are sold rated for jobs bigger than they can easily handle.
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