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Old 10-08-12, 07:19 AM   #1
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Default DIY Foot Pedal for Faucets

Have you ever wished you could just walk in from working out in the yard or garage, step up to the faucet and not have the grime up the handle with your dirty hands? Maybe you thought it would be cool if the water could be turned on without having to use your hands. [...]Post from: EcoRenovator.org

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I really like this idea. Although I must admit, if/when I decide to do something like this I might just end up looking at faucets with the motion controlled valve.
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Anyone have any other ideas on how this could be done?
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I would start with a drummers base drum pedal. It can have a good spring mechanism and some have a chain that can be fastened to a ball valve handle with a bit of experimentation.
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That sounds quite viable to me, and inexpensive as well assuming you can find a pedal. Of course you could also make your own out of whatever. Its not a horribly complex mechanism.

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