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Author Topic: When to turn the Turbine off ?  (Read 6935 times)
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« Reply #30 on: January 06, 2012, 11:27:38 PM »

i have a seletion of old forklift chargers,, a few 48 volts ones and a 72 volt one.they are really heavy with the big copper windings inside.i wonder could i use them. the windings are like new, ?
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« Reply #31 on: January 06, 2012, 11:42:02 PM »

Its Hugh, He clearly states that each of the 12 coils should be an exact number of turns at an exact wire, (enamelled copper) diameter, to a weight tolerance per coil of plus or minus 5%., and each coil should be no more than 12mm thick.

Intersting thought of all your different transformers and the like moulded to form a stator.

Don't forget you will need some 32off N40 neo magnets, and very importantly if you have any medical implants you should not be handling these magnets. Oh yes the magnets wipe credit cards, her indoors found that out.

So how did you get on with those blades biff, "okay got the blades, but had to heart restarted several times and my credit cards were wiped out".  Wink
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« Reply #32 on: January 06, 2012, 11:48:39 PM »

i was actually going to unwind the charger windings and reuse the copper wire in new windings..i am safe enough i do not have a pacemaker and my bionic ear is fool proof.
     i would really need to sit down and work out all the stuff i need. magnets might be a problem.
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« Reply #33 on: January 07, 2012, 12:11:18 AM »

     i would really need to sit down and work out all the stuff i need. magnets might be a problem.
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Drop me a mail if your after magnets Biff, I have a spare set kicking about the place, no scratch that, they are stuck to my steelies!

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« Reply #34 on: January 07, 2012, 12:41:23 AM »

again , a small hook   on the tail  , i grip that with a long rod  , turn her  out of the wind and brake her, take the ladder step up to the blades , and fix /arrest  the blades ,  5 minutes 3-5 times a year   for me


But on the otherhand ,  i thought the future energy unit is tough enough , the ones i know , failed cause tower designs ....



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« Reply #35 on: January 07, 2012, 10:00:56 AM »

thank you jon,
          in fact,,thank you everybody, i will have to figure out everything i need but meanwhile our gallant YSW will have to be sent back into the fray. this business of running the geni is not to my liking.up till this lightening strike we were running the house 95 percent of the time on our turbine,plus we had solar backup if required for the other 5 percent.the geni was only used for special occasions.
     the lightening also affected our symmetra,it will switch on and start flashing the lights on its own,i am not quite sure exactly what is wrong but it has its own fault investigator and can isolate it,however i do not have time to sit down and coax it,so it is now disconnected from the batts.
     we are not alone in this situation,many house here in donegal are still without lecky since the scorpions sting,,(that should be the name of the lousy forcasters not the type of conditions that caused the 100mph winds) at least we got up and running within half an hour,despite having our no 1 geni knocked out as well.
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