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That is to say, if I have 3 pumps stacked properly, and I am suppling excessive power to the middle of the three, will all three run? Or will the top or bottom not receive power?

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If you've got things correctly stacked, it doesn't matter where you connect the power supply, because they're all stacked, and if they're stacked correctly, they are effectively only a single "machine"; Your should be able to query any pump on the stack and get the total power needed (generally 20 x Number of Screw Pumps + inefficiency from gears / axles (5 or 1 per tile, respectively)).

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