I did read somethng to that affect. Something to do with a primary
winding being encase by a secondary winding of lotsa fine wire. What
if I eliminated the secondary wire winding(s) ?
I've made a set of blades which I then mounted on a hub. I then put
the hub on a horizontal shaft (no bearings) and attached the shaft to
a tall metal pole mounted to my grapevine support. We've had some winds
lately and you should've seen this thing whipping around. Eventually
one of the blades came loose and flew off about 60 feet. And all I
could think about was all the elec juice it could have produced if I
had a generator and bearings. Of course the above was done to test my
blade design. I am satisfied with the blade design but can't seem to
come up with a suitable generator. With all the junk we Americans toss
into landfills it seems I should be able to come up with something
for little of nothing. And since my lawn mower has seized and will
eventually end up in said landfill I thought I might salvage something
Good thoughts but forget the maggy, it wont be of any real use.
You need old car generators or more better a Fisher & Paykel washing
machine motor. Google "Fisher& Paykel wind generator" for more info.
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