The turbine is one of the groundbreaking inventions that ushered in the modern era. Its turning motion can move other mechanical parts to power large-scale industrial machinery or create electricity to supply power to electric grids. Without turbines, the Industrial Revolution, widespread electricity, airplanes, and other mainstays of modern life would not be possible. Turbine engines are gas-powered and are commonplace in jets, boats, ships, trains, and a handful of concept cars and motorcycles. Steam, water, and wind turbines use steam emitted from heated fuel, running water, or wind to create electricity, powering the lights, computers, phones, and other electrical devices that people use every day. If you build or repair aircraft, run industrial machinery, or want to live off the grid, you need some kind of turbine to power your equipment. You can also take apart old turbines for their parts or raw materials. Sellers on eBay offer a large selection of gas, wind, steam, and water turbines and turbine engines. You can also find important items such as oil and user manuals to help maintain existing turbines.