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Cool Old Truck

The other day Larry Stephen of Martinsville, IL picked up his newly rebuilt A702 Aermotor.  Check out the truck he was driving!…a very cool, rebuilt 1950 L600 Ford flatbed truck!!!  He painstakingly married the old body to an ’89 school bus chassis.  It...

Sutton’s Bay MI gets rebuilt A702

Long drive up to Sutton’s Bay, MI on the north shore of Lake Michigan but at least it was a beautiful drive! Old head was destroyed by bad storm (tall fir trees nearby probably contributed to the wild wind).  Gin pole job. Job went smooth but little did I know...

Installing a pumping windmill on a barn!

This was a fun project at Belvidere, IL last week.  I installed a new A802 on top of this Frank Lloyd Wright inspired barn. Windmill is sitting at 60′ above ground and will pump from a 2″ sand point inside the barn. Inside of this barn is absolutely...

Rebuilding 6′ Challenge 27-Sycamore, IL

This cute little 6 ft’r was in pretty good shape other than needing new Timken bearings, brake work, and new tail lettering.  We also installed new service platform, Ash pump poles with new guides, and repaired the very sloppy 50′ Monitor tower . Working...

Missouri likes windmills too!

Replaced a junk A602 on this farm near Durham, MO. What a maze of overhead wires to dodge!   Old, early style Aermotor tower was quite tired and required several girts and diagonal braces to be replaced. Tight as a drum now! Of course night light had to be mounted on...