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Homegenerator
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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Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.


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  1. DGary says:

    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.

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