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Electric conversion of a lawn tractor.

Post in 'The Green Room' started by Jags, Nov 30, 2010.

  1. Jags

    Jags Moderate Moderator Staff Member

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    Jags Moderate Moderator Staff Member

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    I'm wondering how much mowing I could get done with a conversion and perhaps a bit more amp-hours on the battery. The idea of a quieter mower with good hill traction is quite appealing.
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    Jags Moderate Moderator Staff Member

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    BG - there has actually been some that were factory built. I expect with better batteries coming on line that this may come back to the surface.

    The rolling resistance isn't what takes the power on a mower. The actual mowing does. You might want to google electrac (GE). There actually are folks that are converting others. Check out this place:
    http://www.mytractorforum.com/forumdisplay.php?s=3aaebbd25c7a1a3a168083d42cc06d55&f=193
    (There are actually a couple of forum members from here that are members there. And no - I am not jagwire, I'm still Jags:))

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