Check out this homebuilt generator over on Street Use… – “In theory if you spin an electric motor, it should “run backwards” and generate electricity. So this guy, Dan Meyer, in Minnesota built a small generator using an old gas engine and an old DC motor.”Link.


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  • DGary

    I’ve always wondered why there aren’t more generators on these generators, I mean a 5hp gas motor is a little overkill for a dinky generator with no additional load.