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Vintage 702 aermotor windmill – adding the sails to the wheel [3]

June 28, 2014
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My 702 aermotor windmill si making some progress. I’ve just added the sails to the wheel. After building the tower and building the wheel’s structure (hub and spokes) now comes the difficult task of adding the sails to the wheel. Most of the parts are made out of aluminum others with styrene. In order to […]

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Vintage 702 aermotor windmill – making the wheel [2]

January 24, 2014
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After lots of research in order to understand how the wheel is built, I managed to draw very accurate plans and a 3D model of the entire windmill. The next challenge was to build the wheel. Drawing it is one thing, scratch building it is a complete different story. I made a few small modifications […]

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Vintage 702 aermotor windmill – scratch building the tower [1]

November 3, 2013
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For this project, I decided to start with the tower. After drawing all the plans according to the original parts descriptions I purchased the profiles and glued everything together. It takes some patience but it’s a very straight forward process. Making the steps on one of the columns was a a little more difficult. The difficult […]

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Vintage farm & aermotor windmill • Molino de viento y casa de campo

September 26, 2013
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[ENGLISH] I grew up in the center of Buenos Aires a multi million inhabitant city, but every holiday I used to visit my family on the countryside, in La Pampa province. It was always great to switch from the stressful and noisy metropolis to the quite and relaxed countryside. Old readers of this blog already […]

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