This video shows the build of a Water Pump From Scrap .Today I dig into our scrap pile to come up with enough parts to build ourselves a gasoline powered water pump. I first start off with an old gear pump I had laying around, then I salvage an old pressure washer base to mount everything on. To power this water pump I use that two horse engine I bought at a yard sale. build everything out of free find junk that would have gone to landfill or scraped, at least these useful parts can now have a new lease on life.
This Video shows the build of a Homemade 12VDC Mini Box Fan! w/motor speed control!Powered with a 12v battery or 12v solar panel! Made Sturdy and is SUPER POWERFUL! pushes more air than a fan twice its size.Ithas a whopping 1500 CFM air-flow volume with wind speeds measuring in at over 20 MPH! (32 kph) and with the motor control switch you can set it to run at any of 100 different speeds! .Great for off-grid use, camping, emergencies or everyday use. tip: run it from a cars’ 12v cigarette lighter plug.[/vc_wp_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]
- DIY Video : How to convert FREE JUNK into a Homemade Exercise Bike GeneratorThis Video shows how you can make a Homemade Exercise Bike Generator, made from Free Junk. This generator is built with free find parts found on the curb side.The lawn mower motor is out of a basic plug in mower and the pulley was off a GM alternator, belt is from a 80s Toyota.Building a DIY bicycle generator helps you stay in shape(something that’s essential to survival) and also generates some useful electricity to recharge your electronics off the grid. That’s what we call killing two birds with one stone.
- How to build a Homemade Archimedes Screw Turbine using PVC parts to generate Off the grid Power from a flowing river or stream/creekThis project goes over the build of an Archimedes Turbine that can generate off the grid power from a flowing river or creek. This is basically a screw that turns when water passes through the pipe. You need a 5 foot farming auger to build this. The farming auger is put inside of a 6 inch pipe and placed in the creek at a certain angle, water would pour into the auger and that water would weigh down that auger and turn it. And so as it turned, it would turn a shaft that is attached to the end of the pipe and run a pulley system with a motor to generate electricity. We take an old belt sander and shave some of the edges to make it smooth and rotate without any friction inside the pipe. We use an angle grinder to split the pipe down the middle and use the separator nuts to kind of give more space in the pipe. Make sure you don't split the pipe into two. Open up enough space on the top by heating the PVC and clamp 2 spacer boards on either side and stretch the opening by using a C clamp. 2 three quarter inch boards are bolted using carriage bolts on either side of the pipe which gives us enough room here to get the auger installed. Allthreads of size eight and quarter inches are put through the boards and secured in place with the help of some washers and non locking nuts. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTD5Y7EyK00 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTD5Y7EyK00 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jwIfrIgVqZc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=veb6xTz7Vhg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ul76_kG0xyI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4I9Zfp62F8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oqt38fbsQaA
- DIY Video: How to build an Efficient Cold Water Powered Radiant Air Cooler that uses no electricity. Turns Cold Water into Cold Air!!This video shows the build of a simple Homemade Water-Chilled" Radiant Air Cooler! w/motor speed control!.Made with an 8x8 "water-to-air" heat exchanger, small water pump and a 7" fan. This new design cools air by pumping ice-water (or cold water) thru a water-to-air heat exchanger (copper/aluminum radiator) and then drawing the warm air thru the unit using a 12v radiator fan. the air that is produced is cooled dramatically with no increase in humidity and no need to vent any part of the unit to the outside. the heat is essentially captured into the cold water and the "cold" in the water is released into the room as cold air.