Easy build handy portable backpack for around £30

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  1. james44

    james44 Well-Known Member
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  2. Tuffers

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    The inlet to the pump is half way up the barrel and where do you put the battery?

    I guess there's a tube from the inlet to the bottom of the barrel?
     
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    Tuffers the inlet tube is weight to the bottom of the barrel, the battery is on the other side to balance the weight
     
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    The pic that you have posted is a maufactured one so I'm sure it dont leak.
    Have you tried to build one yourself and if so how did you get on?
     
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    Yes smurf that is a manufactured pic! just to show how easy and cheap it is to make! i have a small 10 ltr one for applying chemicals/weed killer/ fence spraying etc: no leaks works very well
     
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    I think it looks like a great idea. I have a Gardiner's backpack which I use for chemicals, but would prefer this. Think I might dismantle the backpack for parts!
     
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    That seems an odd thing to do unless the tank is split or something as that diy jobby you still need a battery so would be less hassle with a backpack you have surely?

     
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    I just find it a bit bulky. Its 19 litres and the screw hose outlet has been known to leak. I prefer the push-fit option
     
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    A simple diy pump box is an alternative for sure jimmyboots
     
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