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Forum: Lawn and Garden 01-03-17, 03:30 PM
Replies: 58
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Posted By dh1
Update I still have this tractor, still in use,...

Update
I still have this tractor, still in use, batteries are 5yrs + old now and seem to be holding up fine. I try to always recharging after use so they will last as long as they can.
I only use...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 09-20-15, 10:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 34,203
Posted By dh1
Here's the latest Video I did this summer,...

Here's the latest Video I did this summer, plowing the garden.
Batteries were empty when it was done.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4UnODwBFEw
Forum: Lawn and Garden 09-17-15, 08:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 34,203
Posted By dh1
I don't have those mowers any more, sold them a...

I don't have those mowers any more, sold them a while back.
Forum: Lawn and Garden 01-27-14, 06:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 34,203
Posted By dh1
ET2 is doing it's job this yr plowing snow, just...

ET2 is doing it's job this yr plowing snow, just got in now from clearing the driveway, again.
This yr for sure we got a winter and there's lots more to come.
Forum: Lawn and Garden 01-22-14, 08:50 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 34,203
Posted By dh1
Thanks You know the first one I did, I did it...

Thanks
You know the first one I did, I did it to see if I could.
The 2nd one I learned and tried to make it so it could do some work.

If anybody is thinking about doing there own conversion I...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 01-22-14, 06:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 34,203
Posted By dh1
Well if you can come up with a controller package...

Well if you can come up with a controller package for the Elec-Traks, I think they would sell.
When I say "package" I mean controller and pot box.

The biggest problem with the Alltrax conversion...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 01-22-14, 05:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 34,203
Posted By dh1
The Alltarx reverses the Field polarity.

The Alltarx reverses the Field polarity.
Forum: Lawn and Garden 01-22-14, 02:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 34,203
Posted By dh1
Most GE Elec-Trak drive motors are Separately...

Most GE Elec-Trak drive motors are Separately excited, some are PM type.
This is the Alltrax controller that is recommended for the Elec-Trak with SepEx motors.

Electronic Controller - $418.00 :...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 01-05-14, 09:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 34,203
Posted By dh1
Still have ET2 and it's still working, Dec 2013. ...

Still have ET2 and it's still working, Dec 2013.

Electric tractor plowing snow 2013 - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgFS3GuUlhE)
Forum: Lawn and Garden 07-06-12, 10:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 34,203
Posted By dh1
Update It's been a while so I figured I...

Update

It's been a while so I figured I better post an update, this is what I did on
Apr 29/12

Today I drove ET2 down to my neighbors pulling a trailer with a 10" Plow and a set of Discs in...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 08-29-11, 07:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 34,203
Posted By dh1
Good stuff keep us posted, maybe you could start...

Good stuff keep us posted, maybe you could start your own thread on your conversion.
Forum: Lawn and Garden 08-17-11, 06:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 34,203
Posted By dh1
d3vi1d06 glad to here your going to make your own...

d3vi1d06 glad to here your going to make your own riding mower, I hope you start a thread on it so we can all see how and what your doing, good stuff.
Remember we like pictures.
Forum: Lawn and Garden 07-04-11, 12:19 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 34,203
Posted By dh1
Update

Today I tried the Brinly 10" plow on the tractor, mounted to a sleeve hitch and also installed 1 set of 26lb. wheel weights.
Tractor seems to have enough power to pull the plow, lost traction a few...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 06-26-11, 10:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 34,203
Posted By dh1
My batteries were from Wall-mart, Energizer #...

My batteries were from Wall-mart, Energizer # 27DC-850, 120AH rating
there group # 27, paid about $100. each for them.
Forum: Lawn and Garden 06-25-11, 05:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 34,203
Posted By dh1
ET2 is not 1yr old yet, the main reason I did...

ET2 is not 1yr old yet, the main reason I did this conversion was to try to make a more useful tractor than my 1st one. Last winter it did all the snow plowing except for the first snow fall and it...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 06-24-11, 09:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 34,203
Posted By dh1
There is a lot of stuff out there, as to whats...

There is a lot of stuff out there, as to whats best for you???
You got to look at everything, power, run time, cost.
This is where I got my controller and foot throttle
>Cloud Electric, LLC...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 06-24-11, 08:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 34,203
Posted By dh1
That would be a nice project, always wanted to...

That would be a nice project, always wanted to get an electric golf cart, utility style.
If you go 48volt there are alot of golf carts 48volt, might be easier and cheaper to get parts, motors,...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 06-23-11, 11:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 34,203
Posted By dh1
thanks, the batteries work good, there is no...

thanks, the batteries work good, there is no preheater, tractor is stored in a unheated garage, I haven't used them long enough to drain them down to the point where you notice power loss, I charge...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 05-21-11, 10:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 34,203
Posted By dh1
I have heard of other guys using bypass circuits...

I have heard of other guys using bypass circuits that's why I ask.
The controller didn't really cost a lot of $ but if it breaks or fails it will take me a long time to get it repaired or replaced,...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 05-20-11, 09:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 34,203
Posted By dh1
I think the controller with the foot throttle is...

I think the controller with the foot throttle is what really makes it work good.
the motor has enough to move it around, when I plow the snow I use 3rd or 4th gear, 4th is nice as it's faster. It...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 05-19-11, 10:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 34,203
Posted By dh1
Thanks so far it seems to work. I have the rear...

Thanks so far it seems to work.
I have the rear lift for it and a sleeve hitch for it. As for rear attachments I have a Brinly cultivator and 10" plow that has a broken point, in the proses of...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 05-18-11, 11:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 34,203
Posted By dh1
Ongoing Testing

Testing continues as time goes on, the longest I have run it was about 2 1/2hrs. This was plowing the biggest snow fall we had this yr, right after I finished the driveway I drove it down to my...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 05-18-11, 11:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 34,203
Posted By dh1
Snow plow

Shorty after the test drive video it snowed, so I got the snow plow painted and mounted on ET2 the electric Massey garden tractor. I plowed the driveway a few times with it and it worked good, did...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 05-18-11, 11:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 34,203
Posted By dh1
Testing

This is a video of the first chassis test run.
YouTube - ‪Electric Massey Ferguson Garden Tractor test run.‬‏ (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rKaGGe4NQGc)

And a video of the...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 05-18-11, 11:18 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 34,203
Posted By dh1
Re Assembly

Everything was painted and the tractor put back together. New rear tires were loaded with RV antifreeze in tubes, winter was coming and I have the MF630 dozer blade for this tractor.
The MF10...
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