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Converting from hand operation to foot.

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Posted January 20, 2011 - 05:16 PM

I'm steering, lowering/raising the snow blower, and controlling direction and speed. I need an extra hand. :wallbanging:

Has anyone converted the hand operated hydro direction valve to a foot actuated control? I have a Cub 129, but I'm also thinking about doing it on a Wheel Horse D160 because of the loader.

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Posted January 20, 2011 - 05:27 PM

I did it to an Allis 416H years ago. It is do-able, but the most difficult part is adding an automatic neutral return system. I ended up not adding it to the Allis because of the heavy handed system that would make it hard for a return spring to handle.

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Posted January 20, 2011 - 05:27 PM

I have not personally done it,but I saw a Cub Cadet 1250 that had been converted to foot control.