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wind driven generator

Satch

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I am looking for a wind driven generator for my cub. Can anyone using one tell what applications they are using it for.

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Terry Satrum
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Contact Ron Cox in Georgia. He makes the TurboAlternator. His company is called Basic Aircraft. I can't seem to find his web address or email address. I don't have one of his TurboAlternators, but if I had an electrical system on my J3 I would use his unit.
 

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From Barnstormers.com:

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I´ve been using Ron Cox´s Basic for about ten years now. No problems - just forget it´s there It´s definitely the best thing since sliced bread.
 

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Patrick how do you have it wired up? what are you powering with it? Thanks for your reply.

Terry
 

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Terry,

X-PDR is practically mandatory here, so it´s on all the time, radio, GPS, strobe - and I think that´s all. But the Cox BASIC still shows 13 volts, whatever I´ve got on. Just leave it on - and forget it. You only need the battery on the ground. If you don´t need to use the radio on the ground, you might not even need one at all.

Sorry for not haing answered sooner - was away.

Patrick
 

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Terry,

.... forgot about the wiring query. It comes with a wiring diagram. Just connect the two wires to the bus. That´s all I did. The only personal input was to make a bracket for between the gear legs - but I´ve heard that it´s available from BASIC now. My Basic alternator was installed in 1988 - not a single problem with it since installation.
 

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