R00ster wrote:That's pretty much what this forum is all about. Getting inspired from other pumpers and learning as we grow huge. Good luck and welcome
onyxpumper wrote:Welcome. If you're looking for an inexpensive pump; check out the brake bleeder from Harbor Freight Tools; or any hardware/tool shop. At Harbor Freight, it's around $25; same high quality metal pump you'd pay $70+ for with an expensive pump set.
stjpumpfan wrote:So for the next possible step into this is to purchase a 1/2 or 1 gallon sun tea jar. check the dollar stores. if you can't find any, you can use a glass mason jar, but i would be cautious with this as they are usually glass. next thing is a cushion for the bottom. go to home depot and buy a replacement cushion for the bottom of a toilet tank. shape to your liking. this will provide a serviceable seal on the edges of sun tea jar. another place to ask for stj is at any mcdonalds or burger king or fast food place that uses pickles. they come in 1 gallon plastic jars. you can also find plastic valves at home depot to fasten or glue to your stj to enable you to hold a vacuum.
hope this helps