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  • sammy62521
    Hi Jim,well if that Xerox is still working I shure would like to have a cpoy and would be glad to pay for the them. Sam ... built ... hopes ... much ... and
    Message 1 of 6 , May 1 7:47 AM
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      Hi Jim,well if that Xerox is still working I shure would like to
      have a cpoy and would be glad to pay for the them.

      Sam

      --- In AirVW@yahoogroups.com, Jim Hardy <jehardy@n...> wrote:
      > well, you know, all the plans and info are in my little nogg'n. I
      built
      > it all myself, and have pretty much held my cards to my chest in
      hopes
      > of building the assemblies as a package unit, but time has pretty
      much
      > removed that hope of late. I've considered writing it all up,
      and
      > selling instructions, but man is that old xerox make it easy to
      pass
      > around. jim
      >
      > sammy62521 wrote:
      >
      > > Thanks Jim,How did you construct your wind generator and can you
      > > find drawings for one somewhere.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In AirVW@yahoogroups.com, Jim Hardy <jehardy@n...> wrote:
      > > > Sam,
      > > > I and a friend have been flying behind them for a combined
      > > 350 plus
      > > > hours over the last few years including a round trip to oshkosh
      > > fly in.
      > > > At a average cruise setting the coil, points bosch distributor
      set
      > > up
      > > > will pull 0.9 amps . so say, a 10 amp hour battery in theory
      > > would
      > > > last, (at cruise draw) 10 hours. My friends has a 9 amp hour
      > > battery,
      > > > and it has gone to over 7.5 hours before he noticed a
      significant
      > > > voltage drop. Landing at less than 8 volts there was no
      ignition
      > > > malfunctions. I've created a wind generator that is totally
      > > capable of
      > > > keeping the battery charged, and also keeps up the hand held,
      GPS,
      > > and
      > > > several electric gauges in my panel, and of course the
      occasional
      > > fuel
      > > > transfer pump from the aux tank. How's that for a primer in
      > > thinking? jim
      > > > http://www.nortexinfo.net/jhardy
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > sammy62521 wrote:
      > > >
      > > > > Hi all,I have a VP 1 in progress,the fuselage built and all
      but
      > > the
      > > > > back have been covered,wings,stabilator and rudder done but
      not
      > > > > covered.I am considering using a simple battery ignition on
      > > it.Have
      > > > > any of you seen or used this setup.How long could I expect
      the
      > > engine
      > > > > to run between charges?Is there some kind of trickle charger
      I
      > > could
      > > > > use?
      > > > >
      > > > > Sam
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
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