Thread: Gkockemann Peck pump
15th Oct 2009, 07:57 PM #1
Gkockemann Peck pump
Just purchased a Glockemann Peck water pump recently. All it needs is approx. 1 to 8lt a second of water flow (min), a 1mt drive head or drop and at our place will pump up to 70 plus mtrs to a 11,500gal tank, then the overflow will end up in our dam. Just waiting on the tank. All based on gravity and effeciency.Nice to know that water isn't ending up in Melbourne when that fire front is fast approaching.
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16th Oct 2009, 06:33 PM #2
Seems to be an improved version of the old "hydraulic ram" (the term as used in civil engineering vs. usage in machine design) with apparently higher efficiency. Probably quieter too.
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16th Oct 2009, 07:05 PM #3
When you consider that some of the pump can be submerged in the stream, it's probably quieter than a randy frog.
20th Oct 2009, 05:54 AM #4
got any pics or links?
20th Oct 2009, 06:21 AM #5
21st Oct 2009, 05:28 AM #6
21st Oct 2009, 03:03 PM #7
They're quite happy to send out a cd which shows the pump working in various streams and also how it's put together (no charge). They're good people to deal with.
There are a couple of neighbours on the Kiewa River who have had the Glockemann pump a lot longer than me and are very happy with it's performance.
24th Nov 2009, 12:04 PM #8
The pumps installed and running along nicely. Thank the gods,god,mother nature,whatever,whichever for rain, any luck we'll get some more soon.
25th Nov 2009, 09:06 PM #9
what was the cost of the pump?
25th Nov 2009, 09:23 PM #10
Just over $1800 plus freight,with a head of 1mt she'll pump up to 200mt. also you can adjust the throttle to match the flow of water in your stream. Check out their website and download the pdfs. Cheers mate. And don't be afraid to call them , they're easy people to deal with.
26th Nov 2009, 08:51 PM #11
Thanks for that I didnt download anything & I didnt see any prices on the other pages, makes me nervous when sellers cant display a simple price for their product.
3rd Feb 2010, 08:23 PM #12
As I said, get in touch with them ,talk to them,if you don't ask you won't be any the wiser.
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