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Altamont, IL Windmill repaired

Completed this rebuild of an Aermotor A702 windmill a few weeks ago just West of Altamont, IL.  It was pretty cold but because the ground wasn’t frozen, I used my gin pole to raise the head instead of my crane. No one likes unnecessary ruts in their yard....

Windmill repaired in Wilmington, IL

The old head was a 1916 Aermotor early model A602. When I arrived it was hanging upside down only by the extremely worn pump rod. The mast pipe had snapped so it was literally hanging by a thread.  Replacement mill is a beautiful Aermotor A702. Looks great on this...

testimonial

Hey paul, just a quick note to say I was out at the ranch this past weekend and finally had a chance to pop the windmill’s brake for the first time—and it was just amazing watching the whole thing swing into gear—seamless and smooth and totally hypnotic. I kept...