Archives: 2013   October

So what do you need to make a homemade dump load for your wind turbine? Just hop onto bay and grab an inverter off there. It does not have to actually be still functional. The great thing is that you can take the casing and use that to house your homemade dump load. The case […]

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When wind turbines are installed they get a check up at least once every year to make sure that they are clean and working efficiently. Most come with an initial five year maintenance warranty. This would cover all the wind turbine maintenance and guarantee the wind turbine blades too. The process for each turbine involves […]

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So can you build a wind turbine from a treadmill motor? Well, Mark takes us into his workshop to show us how to use the permanent magnet motor from a treadmill he got of bay for $40, as a generator for your homemade wind turbine. You can not attach the blades directly to the flywheel, […]

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