Category Archive: Wind

Nov 15

How to Convert a Windmill Into a Wind Generator

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Convert a windmill into a wind generator and supply your home or battery bank with power free from the wind. Neat tutorial from Ehow.

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Oct 18

A Vertical Wind Generator from Washing Machine Motor DIY Project

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Instructables website shares how to make a homemade vertical wind generator from washing machine motor. Creating alternative energy from re purposed parts can keep the cost down and really embraces the spirit of self sufficiency.

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Oct 07

How To Build A Windmill DIY Project

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Mr.Lentz shows how to build a windmill. He also provides links to other directions so you can see how to build one. Very nice for anyone living off grid or thinking of moving off grid.

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May 23

How Water Pumping Windmills Operate – Off The Grid

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Backwoods Home Magazine shares a wonderfully informative article on how windmill powered windmills operate. Homesteads for generations have been using wind power to pump water with great success. This article explains what a water pumping windmill is, uses, having a well drilled, finding installing and maintaining a windmill and an irrigation tank.

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Mar 25

How to build a 14×14 solar cabin

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Nice video showing how Solar cabin build his 14′ x14′ cabin. Following that video is one where he tells about his solar and wind installation. The last link is to all his videos. If you are thinking of going off grid, looking to build a cabin or just interested in that life style his videos …

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Mar 01

Wind Powered Water Pump Make It Yourself Project

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Instructables shares a great project how to make a wind powered water pump with recycled bicycle parts. The project directions have detailed instructions of how to make it and how the concept works.

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Aug 19

How To Make A Wind Mill Generator DIY Project

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