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windmill with car alternator

hi there,i want to know if it is possible to build a windmill with a car alternator to produce free electricity,and if there are any plans available?

have a look at
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1vnyYWV78zk

simple wind turbine anyone can make
I think there is an instructable where the windings in the alternators armature are replaced with the magnets from a magnetron before making the wind turbine.
This book covers the topic extensively:
http://www.scribd.com/doc/23250178/Alternator-Secrets
It is possible but not that easy, your much better off using a motor from a treadmill, you can pick them up a scrap yards.
Kiteman1 year ago
Have you searched the site yet? There are quite a few wind turbine projects here.