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Old 02-11-2009, 06:21 PM   #1
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Broken Rotary Wind Turbine-Fix it or replacement?


Hi everyone! I'm new here, but joined to see if anyone here could help me.

I had a wind turbine that got damaged by a hurricane. The whirly part blew off. The rest of the casing seems fine. However, if we get a decent wind, the spinning part falls off again.

I was wondering if they sell a part that may hold that on again(a bolt or screw?) or if I have to replace the whole turbine housing and all?

Also, if replacement of the assembly is the best option, is there risk of damaging my roof shingles and causing a leak?

Any advice or help that anyone has would be appreciated!!!

Thanks in advance!

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Old 02-12-2009, 06:02 AM   #2
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If it is not a true "Whirley Bird", I would replace it with one. If it is, contact them, they have the parts to fix it.

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Old 02-16-2009, 06:02 PM   #3
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Where would I be able to purchase a true "Whirley Bird" vent?
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Old 02-17-2009, 09:49 PM   #4
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The item will be cheaper to replace rather than to hunt down parts and try to repair a broken used one.

Replace it.

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Old 02-18-2009, 07:09 AM   #5
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Do replacement instructions come in every box, or can I find them online somewhere?

Are there other threads here regarding the best ones?
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