Mike mounts a Boast Buster on a dual output Sigmax
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On his test stand
Mike and his creation
I got it, couldn't wait to play so mounted
it to a fence post for a few minutes, good wind tonight, I'm sending
you a couple pictures of it.
Watching it spin
Mike is like me, he's got to take it apart to see how it works
The windings or stator.
Raising the pole
Looks like stress testing the blades to me.. ;)
It's ok guys Terry said they're tough
The 1 1/2 pipe is now only the last couple feet
above the light pole, We lowered it down along side the pole since it started
bowing so bad when we raised it. Its
bolted through at the top of the light pole and bottom with 3/4" bolts
clear through, and the base is set into a 4 1/2 ft deep cement footing.
Comments from Mike
Latest update from Mike:
Hi Terry, thought I'd update you a bit, right now the sig-max/boast
buster is spinning nicely. I have it going into 2-12 V deep cycle
batteries (Wal-Mart) Hooked to a 750W (750/1500) inverter, I'm not
great at messing with electricity, so what I did was to unhook the
wires to my breaker box that run the lights, and put a male plug in on
those and plugged it into the inverter, so the light you see in the
picture and my inside garage lights are now wind powered thanks to TLG!
It's a start, before I'm done I want to have 4 gens standing and not
have a electric bill (or at least a much smaller one).