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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the wood badge in Electricity.

In this Badge Bit, you will convert a tractor to run off of electricity.  Have an old 8N laying around?  Let's make it electric!

Here's a video of one:

Minimum requirements to get this BB
  - 6 hours of run time
  - conversion kits are ok
  - garden tractors are ok
  - must be a conversion from gasoline/petrol to electric drive

  - also earns 35 points of Metal Working (Iron)
  - also earns 30 points of Tool Care (Wood/Iron)

To show you've completed this Badge Bit, provide proof of the following as pics or video (less than ten minutes):
  - the tractor you're starting with
  - the engine removed
  - the battery pack, motor and other major components
  - the battery pack installed
  - the motor and drive installed
  - finished views of everything
  - video (sped up) of using the tractor for 6 hours (multiple events spliced together is fine)
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