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Re: (ET) Foot pedal for Alltrax
Mine is very similar to Joel's. I used a threaded rod from McMaster with
a ball & socket end up at the pot arm. Works fine, though I could use a
bit more spring tension. Then again, I spend a lot of time floored in D1,
so it doesn't matter much.
On Oct 12, 2011, at 7:19 PM, et jpjt net wrote:
> ditto here. Except my pedal is a scrap of aluminum, attached to a
> couple of hinges and a rod that goes through a hole in the cast aluminum.
> See pictures here:
> On 10/12/2011 10:18 AM, Doug McCorkle wrote:
>> I put an AllTrax on my E15 a few years ago. It came with a
>> pot. I just made a wooden pedal, hinged to another piece of wood that I
>> attached to the footrest, tied a rope to the pot and ran it down to the
>> pedal (I think I had to cut a hole in the tractor - the pot is mounted
>> inside about where the original throttle assembly was). Very simple,
>> and it
>> works just like a car's gas pedal.
>> Doug McCorkle
>> AllTraxed E15HA
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Jim Coate [mailto:jbc_lists_NO_REPLY coate org]
>> Sent: Wednesday, October 12, 2011 9:46 AM
>> To: Elec-Trak
>> Subject: Re: (ET) Foot pedal for Alltrax
>> I've looked into that unit at one point too. Unfortunately it comes with
>> EITHER a 5K pot OR a micro-switch actuated by the pedal. To use with an
>> Alltrax (or Curtis etc), both the 5K pot AND the microswitch are
>> required. The PB-6 has both.
>> Yes, you could skip the microswitch and still have it work but that is
>> one of those safety things that really should be used. Just in case the
>> pot goes ker-fluey, the controller has another way to know that you have
>> taken your foot off the pedal.
>> On 10/11/11 2:55 PM, David Roden wrote:
>>> On 11 Oct 2011 at 13:22, Steve Gaarder wrote:
>>>> We've decided to install an Alltrax controller in our E-15, and would
>>>> to have a foot pedal to control it. Does anyone sell a foot pedal/pot
>>>> assembly that works well?
>>> I haven't actually tried this yet, but I was looking at it a while
>>> would think that it would be pretty sturdy.
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