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  1. #241

    Re: More Mule then Rover?

    With the bigger motor it's pointing up and is visible in the camera facing
    down on the bucket attachments.

    when I get back to Wisconsin Sunday I'll post video of it bouncing around

    this week I'm in San Francisco for work, if they got snow here they would be screwed
    with these steep angle streets.

  2. #242

    Re: More Mule then Rover?

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    the flexing of this aluminum bracket is due to
    the 6" distance between the mounting bolts and
    the chain sprocket.

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    it could be minimized with a gusset added.

    I'll test what would happen if a limit switch fails
    after I change it to steel.

  3. #243

    Re: More Mule then Rover?

    That sounds exciting!

    Curiousity killing cats:
    How is the "L" part attached? Welded?
    How thick is the plate that the bolts go through?

  4. #244

    Re: More Mule then Rover?

    jwatte, the current motor bracket is made from 2pc .5" x 2.5" 6061 aluminium plate.
    the plates are bolted together by (4) 1/4-20 SHCS (grade 8) .

  5. #245

    Re: More Mule then Rover?

    I'm also not happy with the bracket design when used with the bigger motors.

    these bigger motors have OEM mounting holes (6-M6 tapped holes), but I added
    (8) 10-32 tapped holes to be able used the current bracket design and current
    chain length.

    I have 6 of these motors sitting around, but only one that has a 10-32 bolt circle.

    if I have to swap motors it would be a pain.
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  6. #246

    Re: More Mule then Rover?

    I just looked up and noticed that it's march.
    time to turn attention to mowing, big build this season for dealing with grass.

    Lots of fun this winter! looking forwards to next winter.
    the bucket turned out to be a very useful attachment.

  7. #247

    Re: More Mule then Rover?

    the bucket also makes changing mower blades easier.

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  8. #248

    Re: More Mule then Rover?

    It's a robot controlled lift! Stylish!

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