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This was my divorce project really kept me busy when I needed it. I traded for it, it came from central Kansas. It's a 1933 8 ft Aermotor Model 702 with a 30 ft tower. I rebuilt it winter before last and got it put up on the farm over an existing well next to the old farmhouse last summer. Took me 6 months in my free time. Rebuilt the tower with all new bolts and platform and rebuilt the mill itself with all new bearings. Really has been a hit since there are no windmills here in southern Ky. I have it hooked up to a red jacket well pump now and it pumps water.
Way cool, I have an Aermotor by my pond, bought it at auction about 8 years ago.
I really enjoy seeing it everyday. I always let it fly.
Of course I couldn't find a picture to post.
I'll look around for some I've taken about a hundred or so.
Yours looks great.
1953 Cub, Sickle Mower, 42" Mower, Cultivators, 189 Double Plow, 54 Blade, Grader Blade
1968 Lo-Boy w/1000 Loader, 1957 Lo-Boy w/FH, FH Disc, FH Potato Plow.
Cool windmill. We had one that pumped water for the house when I was a kid in Schuykill County.
I'd like to get one up here someday.
Great job !
22 sickle bar mower x2
23A tandem disc harrow
144 cultivator (#53 & #97 spring tooth)
154 leveling and grader blade
189 moldboard plow 2-way
193 moldboard plow x2
spring tooth harrows
David Bradley planter (modded for Cub)
I love a windmill, that is a nice one! You did a great job bringing it back to life. I bought a Dempster model 12A several years ago with the intent to put it by the house at my place in NE. The tower is fine but the wheel is in need of much work, I commend you for good job you did on yours!
Thanks for sharing,
Great job, Brandon.
MD, Deep Creek Lake
"1950 Something" Farmall Cub
1977 International Cub w/FH
1978 International Cub
1948 Farmall Super A
1951 Farmall Super C w/FH
Looks like a great project, and like the rest I like the old pump windmills. i bet the original installer would have loved to have a boom truck like that rather than carrying ti up a piece at a time and assembling it in place.
Several years ago I briefly rented and old farm house that had both a windmill pump[ for water, and one to charge batteries for electric, but they were getting pretty old, and the pump had trees growing up around it where the limbs were hitting the blades, and the electric generator had bolts rusting off at the base. I had access to a boom truck and offered to take them down for the lady that owned the farm so they would not get torn up or fall on the house, but she had her son in law come look at them and he told her there was no need to, they were not a problem. About 6 months after we moved out a mild windstorm destroyed both of them. I sure hated that.
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Free energy and art all in one, gotta love it. I own small farm about 4 hours south of Lima, Peru. several years ago some voluntier group decided to install windmills with holding tank for many of the farmers. They overlooked one thing, it needs wind. oh well still nice to see windmills
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