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by CapeBretonBuddy
Tue Apr 23, 2013 3:13 pm
Forum: Off Grid Living Discussions
Topic: Started The Off Grid Project - Get Off The Grid - Cheap
Replies: 7
Views: 15621

Re: Started The Off Grid Project - Get Off The Grid - Cheap

what a sweet idea! I'll have to give it a hook!
by CapeBretonBuddy
Tue Apr 23, 2013 3:09 pm
Forum: Alternate Energy Discussions
Topic: Off-Grid Solar Power
Replies: 7
Views: 9816

Re: Off-Grid Solar Power

download VLC player....it's the ultimate media player...
by CapeBretonBuddy
Tue Apr 23, 2013 3:02 pm
Forum: Alternate Energy Discussions
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 8
Views: 12085

Re: Hello!

Thanks Techman! I've been acquiring the parts slowly over the last year or so...whenever i get some extra cash, i pick something up. I got the magnets on ebay. They were fairly cheap...i think i paid 48 bucks for 200 12mmX2mm N48's. They came from China, the worlds leading exporter on rare earth mag...
by CapeBretonBuddy
Mon Apr 22, 2013 8:14 pm
Forum: Alternate Energy Discussions
Topic: Welcome to the Alternate Energy discussions
Replies: 6
Views: 10061

Re: Welcome to the Alternate Energy discussions

I think so too....The more options you have, the better. Bedini motors in conjunction with the rest would probably work well too....for electrical energy. I've recently seen videos of Solar Furnaces being made on youtube, that i've mentioned before on another thread. With a small squirrel fan powere...
by CapeBretonBuddy
Mon Apr 22, 2013 2:38 pm
Forum: Alternate Energy Discussions
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 8
Views: 12085

Re: Hello!

I got this motor a while back at a flea market for 15 bucks...does anyone know if it can be used for a VAWT?
by CapeBretonBuddy
Sun Apr 21, 2013 1:59 pm
Forum: Alternate Energy Discussions
Topic: The generator I am attempting to make.
Replies: 1
Views: 7004

Re: The generator I am attempting to make.

Do you have coils made for that? The pic is a little blurry...
by CapeBretonBuddy
Sun Apr 21, 2013 7:04 am
Forum: Alternate Energy Discussions
Topic: Wind Gerators and DC Motors/ Solar Power
Replies: 4
Views: 8744

Re: Wind Gerators and DC Motors/ Solar Power

What about using the capacitors for audio systems? Those things are huge and require no soldering..they've got threaded leads to attach nice thick wire to. They're pretty pricey though...i think about 60 bucks, but if i remember correctly, they store thousands of volts.... http://www.sonicelectronix...
by CapeBretonBuddy
Sun Apr 21, 2013 6:54 am
Forum: Alternate Energy Discussions
Topic: Off-Grid Solar Power
Replies: 7
Views: 9816

Re: Off-Grid Solar Power

That's a pretty sweet set up he's got there. Gives a good estimate for anyone looking to do the same
by CapeBretonBuddy
Sat Apr 20, 2013 3:56 pm
Forum: Alternate Energy Discussions
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 8
Views: 12085

Re: Hello!

I got the 4 gauge cable ends for the battery connections today. I have a few inline fuses to get next then I'll be set for the rest. I have to re-plan the wind generator because i've decided to go with a vertical design with 3-5 blades instead. With a vertical design, i can encase the motor a little...
by CapeBretonBuddy
Fri Apr 19, 2013 7:02 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Suggestions and Ideas go here
Replies: 16
Views: 23752

Re: Suggestions and Ideas go here

Thanks Troy...didn't mean to be a pain...my bad.

Cheers!