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Front lift and 12-volt batteries
- Subject: Front lift and 12-volt batteries
- From: David Roden <roden ald net>
- Date: Sun, 27 Sep 1998 06:45:33 -0400
- Sender: owner-elec-trak cosmos5 phy tufts edu
Has anyone used 12-v batteries in an Elec-Trak?
I have a large quantity of 12-v group 24 deep cycle batteries, so I'd like
to use them in my tractor (rather than buying a set of golf car batteries).
Group 24 are similar in footprint, a little narrower and about the same
If I used 6 of them connected in series-pararallel, they would have about
25% less capacity, which is not a problem for me. What I'm concerned about
is running the front lift. It's set up now for 18 volts, but with 6 12v
batteries I'd have to use either 12v or 24v on the lift. I suspect that on
12v it would be too feeble. Has anyone used 24v on the lift?
Thanks for your help!
David Roden THE VIRTUAL PD roden ald net
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