DIY: Simple, efficient wind turbine rotor

Step 1: The selection of materials

i used a 8.5" dia and 3ft. long PVC pipe to make the blades, i used a washing machine base to mount these blades on it!!...

Step 4: Used nuts and bolts to assemble the rotor

Picture of Used nuts and bolts to assemble the rotor

Final step is Using nuts and bolts to assemble the rotor
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DIYConquerer2 months ago

Excellent. I made a rotor almost exactly like yours to drive a stepper motor and it works really great. ( considering that I made it all at almost not cost ). You can see mine here:

ikurniawan22 months ago

very nice

DJ_Pitachu8 months ago
Well done. I used to make mine from sheet metal. This appears to be cheaper and much better looking.
How do you know where exactly to cut the pipe for the most efficient blades?
edraq583 years ago
Great presentation and that convince me to make my own wind turbine. Thank you so much.
farrukh khan (author)  edraq583 years ago
My pleasure!!... Best of luck for ur project!!!
randofo3 years ago
This is a great Instructable, but you need to add a main image of the final project to the intro step. Please do that and leave me a message when you have so that we can publish your work.

farrukh khan (author)  randofo3 years ago
hi randofo... I've added the final project images....plz publish it...thanks!!

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