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Popular science monthly . ncil, whilethe other end lies flat in a lengthwiseposition. aig=aViElit-ill—I Building an Oil Reservoir ASIMPLL and useful outfit for thestf)rage of oil or other liciuids isshown in the illustration. A one-hun-dred-gallon range-boiler is shown at C;I /4-inch air-pipe is connected to thesimple pump shown and to the top of thetank (the unions A and B are of theground-faced kind so that the pipes canbe disconnected and laid aside when notin use). The oil barrel 6 is rolled intoplace and blocked with pieces H and //,the bung removed and the one-inch pipeconnected as shown

Popular science monthly . ncil, whilethe other end lies flat in a lengthwiseposition. aig=aViElit-ill—I Building an Oil Reservoir ASIMPLL and useful outfit for thestf)rage of oil or other liciuids isshown in the illustration. A one-hun-dred-gallon range-boiler is shown at C;I /4-inch air-pipe is connected to thesimple pump shown and to the top of thetank (the unions A and B are of theground-faced kind so that the pipes canbe disconnected and laid aside when notin use). The oil barrel 6 is rolled intoplace and blocked with pieces H and //,the bung removed and the one-inch pipeconnected as shown Stock Photo
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1785 x 1400 px | 30.2 x 23.7 cm | 11.9 x 9.3 inches | 150dpi

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Popular science monthly . ncil, whilethe other end lies flat in a lengthwiseposition. aig=aViElit-ill—I Building an Oil Reservoir ASIMPLL and useful outfit for thestf)rage of oil or other liciuids isshown in the illustration. A one-hun-dred-gallon range-boiler is shown at C;I /4-inch air-pipe is connected to thesimple pump shown and to the top of thetank (the unions A and B are of theground-faced kind so that the pipes canbe disconnected and laid aside when notin use). The oil barrel 6 is rolled intoplace and blocked with pieces H and //, the bung removed and the one-inch pipeconnected as shown. The valve E isclosed, of course. By working the hand-pump the air in the tank will be removedand the oil will flow in to take its place.D is an ordinary water-gage. An en-larged view of the pump is shown inFig. 2. It is made from an ordinarybicycle pump. Note that the^ leather cup is reversed as at /.Two /2-inch check-valves aresoldered over holes made in thepump body, since it is impera-ative that the valves be abso-. A pencil clip is about the cheapest thing in theworld to make Diagram of a home-built oil reservoir lulel airtight. Tin- hard rubber com-position-washers should be re[)laced withsoft rubber ones. In using the pumj) theplunger should be forced right down tothe bottom.—J.MES E. NoBLE. Emptying a Bottle THH contents of a bottle m, be enip-lieil, drop by drop, if a in.itch stickbent to form a figure 7 is inserted, bythe long end, in the bottle, and held inplace. The liquid then runs along thein.Itch stick, when the bottle is tilted, and drops off the end of the stick. Kite Making at Home—II How to Build and Fly the Blue Hill /^^Box, Malay Box Combination andTetrahedral Cell Kites Bv H. S. Rinktr (Concluded from June issue) • -

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