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Old 07-26-2011, 08:53 AM   #1
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Bike and "Windpomp"

Definition of Windpomp (Afrikaans)
A structure somewhat like a windmill for pumping water, either for drainage or for irrigation

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Old 07-26-2011, 08:58 AM   #2
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Watching this with interest.
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Old 07-26-2011, 12:32 PM   #3
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How about these?

power generator windmills!





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Old 07-26-2011, 09:53 PM   #4
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Here are the two together, I don't mind wind generators, but would like to see the irrigation type all over the world

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Old 08-09-2011, 03:56 AM   #5
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Are there no other places out there with a "windpomp"?
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Old 08-09-2011, 03:36 PM   #6
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Old 08-09-2011, 03:49 PM   #7
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Windpomp in Australia

Mate, challenge accepted, I will take some Tenere and windpomp photos over the weekend on the outskirts of Sydney

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Old 08-09-2011, 04:33 PM   #8
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My front yard. The windmill originally belonged to my wife's grandparents. We moved it here when their old house was torn down.

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Old 08-10-2011, 03:13 AM   #9
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My front yard. The windmill originally belonged to my wife's grandparents. We moved it here when their old house was torn down.

Great photo GeezWhiz!

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Old 08-28-2011, 12:48 PM   #11
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Old 09-03-2011, 12:08 AM   #12
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Found one at last!

I have been looking over a couple of weekends and found a windpomp about 100km outside of Sydney. I guess they are becoming scarce
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