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Set Up a Foot Pump on a Sink - PEP BB plumbing.sand.footpump

BB plumbing and hot water - sand badge
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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the sand badge in Plumbing.

In this Badge Bit, you will set up a foot pump on a sink. (Note that this BB is part of a 1-part choose your own adventure list BB called the Big List. You must complete one Badge Bit in the Big List.)

(source: Amazon.com)

Some related articles (I had trouble finding exactly articles on foot pedals for sinks, but I think these will help *crosses fingers*)
  - Creating a Field Sink
  - DIY Van Plumbing Made Easy
  - Installing a Camper Van Water System

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To complete this BB, the minimum requirements are:
 - set up a sink with a foot pump

To show you've completed this Badge Bit, you must provide:
   - a before picture of the sink without a foot pump
   - a halfway picture through the installation of the foot pump
   - an action shot of the foot pump sink working
   - OR a 2-minute video of you doing this
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I sure like the field sink example in the BB. So I made it! I love the idea that I can have a sink anywhere I want, if I have the right bucket of stuff, and my brain.

I already had the bubble pump, tubing, and vessels. The hardest part was figuring out which were the correct pvc fittings to both make the right shape and fit on the tubing.
Why is there not a sink here?!?
Why is there not a sink here?!?
Under conSinkction
Under conSinkction
Working #1
Working #1
Working #2
Working #2
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I certify this BB complete!

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