How To Build A Five Gallon Bucket Hydroelectric Generator
With self-sufficiency on the rise these days with us all dreaming of that off grid life, it is common to see people trying to set up their own power or water supply. Recycling is almost a regular thing now so those who want to live really independently choose a hydroelectric generator as their next DIY project to make.
This generator is easy to build and easy to maintain. The way that this 5 gallon bucket hydroelectric generator was constructed was to use common martial that most people could get there hands on. Most of the components used in the generator are readily available just about anywhere in the world. A 5-gallon bucket should be your base and the rest will easily fall into place. As you can see from the images, the parts you use should not be hard to get, actually readily available in any location you might be. Follow the instructions from the video tutorial. You are now able to produce small amounts of electricity for your own use. Watch the video below and then
This build manual provides step by step instructions for the construction of the Five Gallon Bucket Hydroelectric Generator developed by Sam Redfield with the Appropriate Infrastructure Development Group (AIDG) in Guatemala. This manual offers guidance for selecting the tools and materials needed to make the generator, as well as techniques involved in its construction
See page 2 for instructions and parts list