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#16 Eric OFFLINE  

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Posted November 20, 2015 - 03:51 PM

I like the electric lifts, my cub 127 has a similar lift and has lasted a long time. I need to rebuild it this winter but I think a 30 year run is a good indication that like all older equipment, they too are built to last. Good luck with yours hope you enjoy it.
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Posted December 09, 2015 - 02:44 PM

Look on Ebay for 12v Solar pannel tracking motors.  They are screw type motors that have insane size to torque ratings.  They are used for rotating solar panel arrays on roofs and such.  I picked up a 120v one for a project for 40 bucks.


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Posted May 07, 2016 - 11:45 PM

I did fabricate the lift arms because the originals were shorter than I needed. I borrowed one off of a friend and used a vise and a lot of heat. I  used the lathe to make the spacers that are on each end.

Would you be able to get me measurements of the original lift linkages?
I have discovered that my electric lift needs them to operate correctly. The OEM ones I have are to long.

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Posted May 08, 2016 - 08:48 AM

Would you be able to get me measurements of the original lift linkages?
I have discovered that my electric lift needs them to operate correctly. The OEM ones I have are to long.

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I don't have the three point anymore but do still have the shorter arms. Here is a pic of them.

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Posted May 08, 2016 - 09:02 AM

Thank you.
Do you happen to remember if the adjustable linkage looked different?

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Posted May 08, 2016 - 09:17 AM

Thank you.
Do you happen to remember if the adjustable linkage looked different?

The linkage in the pics of the electric three point are the original and only adjusted at the bottom.


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Posted May 08, 2016 - 09:21 AM

Ok, now I figured it out. For some reason, I wasn't putting it all together. :wallbanging:
Those arms (shorter ones) and the linkage pieces were part of a kit that came with rototillers.
Why I didn't recognize the arms, idk. Senility, I guess.
Thanks for looking and measuring.
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Posted May 09, 2016 - 09:18 PM

Nice old thread glad it came up. I have been looking at these actuators for my SS15 sleeve hitch. How much length of a stroke is needed on these. I have it figured about 6" maybe 8" to be sure. 



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Posted May 10, 2016 - 06:39 AM

Nice old thread glad it came up. I have been looking at these actuators for my SS15 sleeve hitch. How much length of a stroke is needed on these. I have it figured about 6" maybe 8" to be sure. 

 

Jim, I think the factory ones only use a 3 3/4 or 4" stroke.



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Posted July 26, 2016 - 07:45 AM

I recently bought a refurbished Sears electric 3 point hitch unit.  Mounted it to the ST/16 and it worked for a few minutes with the rototiller.  Now all it does is sound like gears grinding when I hit the switch.  I bought another actuator and installed and this one did the same thing.  Anyone have any ideas what I am doing that is causing problems with these actuators?



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Posted July 27, 2016 - 08:52 PM

Could be weighjt istoo much for a longer arm. I just got mine up and running last week. SWEET! I had to do some custom wiring but it came together great. I'll take some picks and post tomorrow. I do believe the weight rating of these small drives can not be that much. My rototiller is probably over kill for it and without shorter arms I won't even try it. With my standard arms I can easily lift a plow or discs or my cultivator. I'm making an adjustable arm for it now so when I'm running a plow I can tilt plow. Right now I don't need it to cultivate so not in a rush for sure. There is a good picture in this thread of the shorter arms that you can compare to the ones you are using, would be a good place to start. Too long of an arm will increase pressure at lifting point big time.


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Posted July 30, 2016 - 05:15 PM

Well it's been downpour for a couple of days here in New Jersey. I did make some new arms for the lift but have not wanted to go out to the tractor barn to put them on. Everything is swamped with water. I made the arms in work but just don't want to swim out to the barn yet. LOL! Maybe tomorrow.



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Posted July 31, 2016 - 06:54 PM

Ok I wasn't too happy with the arms and how they worked out so I went with option #2, the turn buckels. This way they are both adjustable and I have multiple settings for plowing or anything. I put the controls on the fender and I love them being so handy there. I went out and did some dirt digging today and cultivated a couple of rows, SWEET!

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Posted July 31, 2016 - 07:04 PM

Help I can't seem to rotate my pictures


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