Item Seed: Hydraulic Dowsing Rods

Hydraulic Dowsing Rods

Description: A Y-shaped wooden stick, encased in brass wires, gears, a glass reservoir in the crook of the Y, a small steam engine and whistle in the base, and a few pressure gauges here and there.  Basically, it all looks very steampunk, right down to the occasional puff of steam.  

Powers: liquid detection.  Pour a liquid in the reservoir, activate the steam engine, and start dowsing.  When the Hydraulic Dowsing Rod comes within fifty feet of a liquid that matches one in the reservoir, the whistle starts blowing.  The closer the liquid, the louder the whistle.

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