From: Jim Thompson
Subject: Re: Vacuum Pump (only slightly OT)
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Date: Tue, 03 Dec 2002 22:33:13 GMT
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On Mon, 02 Dec 2002 15:58:43 -0800,
Jim Weir ,
In Newsgroup: sci.electronics.design,
Entitled: "Vacuum Pump (only slightly OT)",
Wrote the following:
|I need a really cheap vacuum pump. Something like an aquarium pump run
|bassackwards. To be totally honest about it, I'm too damned cheap to buy one of
|those $40 devices to evacuate the air out of a baggy when you are putting
|leftovers into the baggie to freeze. Seems that an aquarium pump (or similar),
|a length of plastic tubing, and a football needle would be a lot cheaper than
|Any suggestions other than sucking on a straw?
"Aquarium" may be the key word. I have a bubble pump that blows air
into my aquarium to add oxygen. Just use the inlet to suck air from
your baggies. Just browse around an aquarium store.
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