homemade surge milker

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  1. malickfarms

    malickfarms Well-Known Member

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    has anyone ever made a surge milker vacuum pump. i want a surge milker but that pump is so expensive!!! trying to brainstorm and figure out the pump. i have an old air compressor and was thinking about running an automotive style vacuum pump and a regulator. anyone done this? :help:
     
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    malickfarms Well-Known Member

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    this is exactly what i was looking for!!! thanks for the link
     
  4. cdehne

    cdehne Well-Known Member

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    We use a surge milker with an old air compressor that has a tank on it for the vacuum source. It works very well. If you have specific question you can e-mail me and I will ask my husband how he rigged it up to work.

    Chris