Wind Turbine Projects

A Parcel of Goodies from YouTuber SolarShedParts.com

29 Aug , 2014  

This video is a shout out to SolarShedParts.com. A few months ago, I received a present from solarshedparts.com and didn’t open it until now. It was a box full of hard drive, rare earth, magnets for the Vertical Axis Wind Turbine project. Sweet! Totally appreciate the effort and time involved stripping all those hard drives. […]

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Power generation, Wind Turbine Projects

Update to Making Copper Coils for a Wind Turbine

22 Apr , 2014  

An update to the making copper coils for a vertical axis wind turbine. The coils will be used with the gear system from the breadmaker. (Update for that video will be coming soon) Music credit Title: Heavy, by Huma-Huma, YouTube Library http://youtube-audio-library.storage.googleapis.com/f8fd1f22533dae80,

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Other, Power generation, Wind Turbine Projects

Generate Power from a Hockey Puck!

12 Apr , 2013  

This video was part of the Garage Door Motor Conversion for Wind Turbine series. Decided to make a stator out of a hockey puck. The stator (in this case, a hockey puck) was drilled with eight, half inch holes. Then 3 sets or rare earth magnets would be inserted into the holes. The modified stator […]

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Power generation, Wind Turbine Projects

Garage Door Motor Converted to Produce Electricity

22 Feb , 2013  

Due to chilly weather, there’s been a gap since the last video. So, I decided to answer a viewers question and do a step-by-step about converting a regular AC motor to a generator. The motor in this video was from a 1/3 HP garage door opener. Someone¬†left it next to a municipal garbage can, expecting […]

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