Spiral Wishing Well Parts List
Can the new ramps be retro-fitted to the older models?
Unfortunately they cannot. We have had several minor model changes over the years. (Click here to see pictures of the older models.) It has always been possible for new version parts to be retrofitted to older models. But the new models just introduced (Three-Footer shown above) are a major re-design with the ramps mounted "outside" the funnel to yield more coin-rolling surface, wider spirals, and more visibility. So the new coin-ramps cannot be retrofitted to the older "round" funnels, and we don't have any more of the older round-model ramps. Therefore, if you need new ramps, you will also need to purchase a new funnel which will bring you up-to-date with the latest and best.
A more complete review of the new features can be seen here.
If you need to replace major parts, we have a suggestion that will help you recover much of the cost of the new funnel. We receive a lot of requests for funnels from science teachers and professors who want to use them for physics demonstrations using ball bearings. Since they are not using them for fund raising, we sell the funnels-only for the $400 replacement cost shown below. So you might be able to call a local school science teacher and get that full value out of your round funnel which will work perfectly for their demonstration purposes.
The new design integrates the bridge and ramps together, so there is no need to purchase an additional bridge to connect the ramps as was necessary with the older models.
The new base has the same top-diameter as the previous model base, so the new funnel can be retro-fitted to the previous version of rotationally-molded base if you don't want to upgrade your base. However, the new bases are more stable (20" bottom rather than the previous 18") and the door is much easier to access and remove, so you might want to consider a new base.
Total Cost of new replacement Well $620.25 + $65 = $687.25
NOTE: Parts prices are "at wholesale cost" and only available to those who are replacing parts on existing Wells.
Please call or email for shipping costs.