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Complaint Review: Hornet Wind Turbines

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  • Submitted: Fri, April 25, 2014
  • Updated: Thu, July 10, 2014

  • Reported By: Prikus — Bradenton Florida
Hornet Wind Turbines
4083 West Ave L #107 Quartz Hill, California USA

Hornet Wind Turbines Pyramid Wind Turbine windgenerator.org Fraud rip off 1600 watt advertised lawn ornament Quartz Hill California

*Consumer Comment: Seriously???

*UPDATE Employee: False report

*Consumer Comment: California advertising law

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We bought a wind turbine advertised to out put 1600 watts from the Hornet Wind Turbine company on e bay and appearanty other internet outlets. Which also appears to be in the UK @ windgenerator.org The unit was purchased it was purchase in the USA but we cannot find and informaton and to contact these people that will work and the dealer in the UK is about as worthless. No response from e mail from his as well This wind turbine is advertised to perform in low winds and will not. We purchased a volt meter and the piece of crap with not charge a battery even in high winds. It will not even reach the voltage not have we seen more than 30 watts from this unit.

Avoid these people at all costs. I looked up the address in google which appears to go to a UPS BOX. I think This about covers it. The damn thing is a fraud whcih I was able to see clearly as I looked into the other trade name Thermodyne Hydrogen Appliances. Once I googled that one it was appearant I had been screwed. I was sickened watching this video as I have seen with others I have wasted about 400$ with shiping.

cashflovideo.com/watch_video.php?v=NA21HOB49AO6#.U1rjllVdXwg

We should have known better . It was under 300$ and advertised to make 1600 watts which should have been the first clue. This thing is made from cheap thin gauge metal and what appears to be recyled plastic. The thing will not even turn until the wind exceeds 12 - 15 miles per hour. I am pissed this was only to run minimal electrical need at a camp site and I would have been better off buying a solar panel.


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#1 Consumer Comment

Seriously???

AUTHOR: jimmytime - ()

I have had the same piece of garbage and a remedial search of your name sHydrogen appliances, Thermodnye Systems Qaz 661 or whatever it is you are going by for the week will expose you for what you are. You have sold cheap plastic called it carbon fiber and ripped off people long enough. Stop blaming others and face what you have done for yourself.

 

 

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#2 UPDATE Employee

False report

AUTHOR: Turbine.King - ()

This guy must be on some sort of goofie drugs.  He has never owned a wind turbine from us.  This whole report is a fake to discredit the company.  It is part of a conspiracy launched by Missouri Wind and Solar

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#3 Consumer Comment

California advertising law

AUTHOR: stunghornet - ()

California Business and Professions Code Section 17500

Legal Research Home > California Laws > Business and Professions Code > California Business and Professions Code Section 17500

It is unlawful for any person, firm, corporation or association, or any employee thereof with intent directly or  indirectly to dispose of real or personal property or to perform services, professional or otherwise, or anything of any nature whatsoever or to induce the public to enter into any obligation relating thereto, to make or disseminate or cause to be made or disseminated before the public in this state, or to make or disseminate or cause to be made or disseminated from this state before the public in any state, in any newspaper or other publication, or any advertising device, or by public outcry or proclamation, or in any other manner or means whatever, including over the Internet, any statement, concerning that real or personal property or those services, professional or otherwise, or concerning any circumstance or matter of fact connected with the proposed performance or disposition thereof, which is untrue or misleading, and which is known, or which by the exercise of reasonable care should be known, to be untrue or misleading, or for any person, firm, or corporation to so make or disseminate or cause to be so made or disseminated any such statement as part of a plan or scheme with the intent not to sell that personal property or those services, professional or otherwise, so advertised at the price stated therein, or as so advertised. Any violation of the provisions of this section is a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding six months, or by a fine not exceeding two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500), or by both that imprisonment and fine.

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