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Old 23-07-2019, 07:33   #1
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AirX Wind Gen Blue Blades upgrade Question

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I upgrade the AirMarine windgen that came with my P365 this weekend. The blades are phenomenal-much quieter and they spin in much lower wind. Question has come up about the blue blades on older Air marine generators-the older units had a high wind over rev protection that employed "flutter" or blade twist in speeds above 35 MPH or so-that won't work with the blue blades as they are much more rigid. The generator shuts down, of course, when full or nearly full charge is achieved (as I have witnessed this weekend) and the blades stop spinning or slow down significantly-my concern is how to stop it from self destructing in higher winds. I am concerned that I would damage the unit (melt circuit board) or overcharge the batteries. Any suggestions- short of a new wind generator? I also have 240 watts of solar....would really like to be able to leave the windgen unattended....
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Iím sure thereís more to this than what youíve written here
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Re: AirX Wind Gen Blue Blades upgrade Question

Tie it off with cord, when not using and before high winds. Loop around one blade and tie into hole in tail.
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Re: AirX Wind Gen Blue Blades upgrade Question

Pegasusg1X, thanks for the suggestion. Saw the hole in the tail, but hoping for an unattended solution. I thought I saw A kiss regulator that might offer over speed protection in addition to current regulation.
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