Booth Self- Oiler Windmill
Unless stated, the above post is not meant as criticism.
Go back and read it again in your HAPPY voice!
I too have a Booth Self-Oiler, and know what you're talking about. If you have the original counterweight it really is a matter of trial and error with its adjustment.
Denneaux;507718 wrote: I won't pretend to understand the counter balance adjustments question. But, we have one of these windmills but not the original water pump. The water pump we do have struggles a bit. How does one contact someone from their trademe profile.
The Trade Me profile I gave included the means of contacting a person whom I know could be helpful with your queries.
I liked Occam's Razor so much, I bought the company.
I have a tail somewhere you can have. It has the cast bracket attached.
There is a guy here in Blenheim that collects old windmills, if you get stuck you could talk to him.
5 acres, Ferguson 35X and implements, Hanmay pto shredder, BMW Z3, Countax ride on mower, chooks, Dorper and Wiltshire sheep. Bosky wood burning central heating stove and radiators. Retro caravan. Growing our own food and preserving it. Small vineyard, crap wine.
I wonder if more old-school technology will come back. Here is a classic example of something that does the job without being expensive or technically tricky......
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