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Need Advice on Wind Turbine

I want to build a couple of wind turbines for our city (lots of turbines here in Kansas!)...Anyway, I can't seem to find the right pieces to use for the "stalk" or upright piece of the turbine...I would like it to be about 8-10 inches in height...Can anyone suggest a good piece to use? Thanks a lot...



  • Russell844Russell844 Member Posts: 2,390
  • AFFOL_Shellz_BellzAFFOL_Shellz_Bellz Member Posts: 1,263
    Of the two mentioned #7747 is closest in size to the size you mention. #4999 is 30 or so inches tall, not to mention hard to find at a reasonable price.
  • graphitegraphite Member Posts: 3,275
    I think Russell was linking them for examples of pieces used for the vertical. The 4x4 round bricks would probably be the easiest thing for a 10" pole.
  • oldtodd33oldtodd33 Member Posts: 2,677
    ^ Actually, I think those 1/2 round cylinders would be fine, they are available on BL and Lego's missing parts list for 7747. You would use far fewer of them than round bricks for a 10" height.
  • Russell844Russell844 Member Posts: 2,390
    Exactly. I think the instructions are online for both of them.
  • graphitegraphite Member Posts: 3,275
    Also, depending on if you need something able to hold some weight or just want a different look you could try something like this that I just threw together.

  • graphitegraphite Member Posts: 3,275
    Lol. Now you have me building one.
  • LTCSZLTCSZ Member Posts: 81
    Thanks guys for the info...Off to order some parts!

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