Cool DIY Video : How to build a Generator out of an Old Lawnmower

Categories: Energy

This is for that particular situation when you find that a tornado has cut through the power lines 50 miles away, and the power company seems to be unavailable, and you have no idea when they will arrive to fix things.  You have been out of power for two days, and you need to get the cell phone charged up, and conserve fuel for the vehicles.  You dig out that old lawn mower, and begin to turn it into a nice little generator to keep your devices alive.  Watch this hands-on tutorial:

You start with a complete mower, and get that motor off there...