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Re: (ET) battery drainage question
David Roden wrote:
Besides, the lead helps ballast the tractor. I'd hate to see what a tiller
or snowthrower would do to a tractor fitted with a lithium battery of
comparable capacity. It's tough to throw snow when the back wheels are up
in the air.
This is very important. With the NiCDs in my tractor it's a *LOT*
lighter in the rear, which cuts down on traction. Even with two dead
T105's in the front for ballast I still have to put the weight box on
the front and fill it with 120lbs of lead in order to properly use the
But oh how the NiCDs run the tiller. As much as I want, no fade till
they flat-out die. I only have 60ah of capacity, but every bit is used.
Oh and my last name is spelled "Zach", not "Zack".