Southwest Wind Power Air-X & EZ-Tower Install

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1.

Get your tools and safety gear ready...

2.

Double-check that all the items on the packing list were actually in the box.

3.

Find the Tower Base

4.

Decide the Location for the tower and place the Tower Base in the center. The simple method is shown. One could also pour a "one bag" foundation.

5.

Mark the location for the anchors.

6.

The "Arrow Head" anchors are made to be inserted into the ground with the included driving rod.

7.

Pound the rod into ground until the remaining cable is the length specified in the manual

8.

Find the bag full of u-bolts.

9.

Stretch out the guy wires and connect them to the anchor cables.

10.

Lay out the pipe for the tower. Don't connect them together, yet.

Install the guy wire connectors to each particular pipe segment according to the manual.

11.

Install the wire into the pipe.

12.

Push and pull the cable through each piece of the tower pipe and connect each pipe as you proceed to the top.

13.

Attach the tower to the base.

14.

With a buddy, erect the tower and tighten the guy wires. Verify the tower is plumb with a level.

15.

Open the Turbine Box.

16.

Connect the wires from the turbine to the tower wire using wire nuts, bolts or European style terminal block.

17.

Make sure your method is insulated.

18.

Insert the tower into the turbine and tighten the bolts.

19.

Install the blades.

20.

With a buddy, erect the tower and double check the tower plumb...

21.

Pray for wind! (tower is straight camera man is tired...)

Note:

See the complete details at:

EZ-Tower Installation Manual

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