Brake Switch for Wind Turbines

  Single Throw Double pole  ON-OFF-ON / 20 AMP @ 110 volts

You might want to consider adding a “Stop” switch inline with the output of your generator (see diagram below). A stop switch acts as a brake on the generator slowing it down in high winds or helping to keep it stopped while you raise or lower your tower. What it does is disconnect the generator from your battery and short together the output leads from the generator. This causes significant drag. The generator is very hard to turn when the output is shorted. Just use a Single Pole Double Throw switch (SPDT)  Also consider adding a fuse to the output to keep things safe in case of a trouble.

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