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Grant Schultz
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Here's a video of an electric tractor I built. Hope it inspires other designs.
 
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Grant, the video didn't show up for me automatically. I found this link in the page source, maybe this link will work?
Grant's Electric Tractor

That looks like a fun project. How many hours do you get before you need to recharge the batteries?

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Here's a video of an electric tractor I built. Hope it inspires other designs.
 
Grant Schultz
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Depends what sort of work it's doing. 3-4 hrs between charge is typical for cultivating. Uses 8 6-volt golf car batteries, so lots more lead than most. 860lbs of batteries in this one.
 
Jim Coate
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Grant, That is a very nice, clean conversion!
 
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Hello Grant.
I was wondering if the gauges and controls are weather proof. So if it started raining all the gear is safe.

Any updates on the pto?
Any updates in general? (changes or modifications)
 
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