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For $100 Construct Your Own Emergency Generator

Based on his U.S. Patent No. 5,402,021, Howard R. Johnson, an inventor from Blacksburg, Virginia, has been perfecting and testing a do-it-yourself electrical generator he says may be constructed for $100 (w/ parts from a hardware store). Said patent, dated 28 March 1995, has now expired, so the invention is available for public use. I suggest that FEMA work w/ Mr. Johnson to perfect and test his generator. If it does work as he claims, a handbook should be written and made available to the public ... so more people will be able to obtain emergency generators.

Submitted by 2 years ago

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  1. Google the name, patent number, or "hojo motor".

    It's a scam.

    2 years ago
  2. David Nuttle Idea Submitter

    Richard,

    Thanks for the information on the "hojo motor." In my quick check on this technology I did not find what you discovered. I appreciate your alert on this scam.

    2 years ago

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