[clug] Exercise and pay the bills!

jm jeffm at ghostgun.com
Mon Feb 9 22:23:11 GMT 2009

I think that both a car and truck alternator would be too inefficient 
and have too much dead weight. I was thinking about this earlier and was 
wonder if a brushless motor of the type used in model vehicles hooked up 
as a generator would be better. These units of very efficient and have a 
high rating for there size, but you'd need to produce some externally 
circuitry to handle the multiple windings. Better still I'm sure that a 
bike shop would stock a very efficient alternator normally meant for 
lights but may not be rated high enough. You always run multiple units 
of course.


Neil Pickford wrote:
> May I suggest a Truck Alternator 24V.
> You can also get alternator stators rewound.

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