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by windybob
Tue Feb 05, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions - Windmill
Topic: Axtell Blades
Replies: 9
Views: 1851

Re: Axtell Blades

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by windybob
Tue Feb 05, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: Technical Discussions - Windmill
Topic: Axtell Blades
Replies: 9
Views: 1851

Re: Axtell Blades

It should. Not in a hurry here. Take your time. Thanks.
by windybob
Tue Feb 05, 2019 6:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Ken O'Brock!
Replies: 2
Views: 693

Re: Happy Birthday Ken O'Brock!

Yes! Happy Birthday!
by windybob
Mon Feb 04, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions - Windmill
Topic: Currie sail refurbish
Replies: 9
Views: 1567

Re: Currie sail refurbish

I also made an end-of-sail-bending-jig. You did good!

I think I made mine when I did a wheel for Mas-1.
by windybob
Mon Feb 04, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Projects - Windmill
Topic: Dempster #01201N Main Shaft Rebuild
Replies: 56
Views: 9341

Re: Dempster #1201N Main Shaft Rebuild

JBarker wrote: Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:50 pm Windybob....where do u get felt?
Somewhere between my head and toes but I'm not gonna say. It's personal. hahahaha
by windybob
Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Technical Discussions - Windmill
Topic: Different Windmill Raising/ Tear Down Techniques
Replies: 68
Views: 13085

Re: Different Windmill Raising/ Tear Down Techniques

All I ever wanted was 1 dollar more than I need to spend.
by windybob
Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions - Windmill
Topic: Axtell Blades
Replies: 9
Views: 1851

Re: Axtell Blades

Anyone have a set of patterns for an 8 ft Axtell, let me know. Need arms, bands, and sails.
by windybob
Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Projects - Windmill
Topic: Dempster #01201N Main Shaft Rebuild
Replies: 56
Views: 9341

Re: Dempster #1201N Main Shaft Rebuild

I make neckpipes and pullouts all the time. I would need to be at the shop for measurements..
by windybob
Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion - Windmill
Topic: Windmill project in Haiti
Replies: 4
Views: 1036

Re: Windmill project in Haiti

NIce looking set-up, but I would argue for some girts and X braces for tanks on the safety side.
by windybob
Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions - Windmill
Topic: Different Windmill Raising/ Tear Down Techniques
Replies: 68
Views: 13085

Re: Different Windmill Raising/ Tear Down Techniques

Hinges are a good idea. We have never used them, and have erected a 50 ft tower with an 8 ft Dempster head and wheel. My Boom only goes up 50 ft max, so I've heard. Total weight was too heavy to lift all at once, so we used the "split- tower" method. However, I did manage to bow the rod in...