29 Jun '15, 2am

Electric Lawn Mower Converted to RC Control

Electric Lawn Mower Converted to RC Control

Not too many people like pushing a lawn mower around the yard, but unfortunately, it is a necessary chore. Anti-push-mower advocate [imadethis2014] decided to (as his moniker suggests) make a solution to his pushing-problem . He was a fan of radio controlled devices so it made sense to convert his mower to RC! The mower itself is powered by an off the shelf battery and has a 21-inch deck. The stock wheels and handle were removed and replaced with a new extruded aluminum frame. Out back are a pair of used electric wheelchair motors sourced from eBay. These drive motors are mounted to the new frame via a pair of aluminum brackets that [imadethis2014] designed and cut out on his Shakepoko CNC machine. Since both rear drive wheels work independent of each other, a pair of swiveling casters up front allow the mower to turn. A large car-sized battery box houses the two smaller w...

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2015/06/28/electric-lawn-mower-conver...

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