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Old 12-07-10, 01:56 PM   #1
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Wooden blades? No, all wood (nearly) construction! Pretty cool actually. Doesn't produce much power though. But, it is pretty small too.

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I was just thinking about that wind turbine the other day, I read about it when they had the story in home power 8 years ago, my favorite part is the magnetic dirt from the driveway.
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lol yeah I thought that was pretty ingenious!
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This one's cool too. More metal but more power. Real bearings help. Wood - AX, another wooden wind generator.
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It's projects like this that give otherpower credibility, sure they made a wind generator out of wood and it didn't perform as well as something you buy, but it performed as well as one made out of wood and on a budget could do, because it was designed well from the ground up instead of just tossing together random parts.

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gawd I wish I had that much extra time on my hands...
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too much for me
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It's cool that it's made out of wood instead of plastic.
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I would like to thanks for the time you've contributed in composing this post. This is great.
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The power ratings usually given by the manufacturers for wind turbines are nearly useless, in that they are determined at wind speeds much higher that you will normally see. A good rough formula to keep in mind in evaluating different wind turbines

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