OwnerKevin Stiffler
LocationFlemington, New Jersey US map
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Vehicle Ransomes M48
48" walk behind commercial lawn mower.
MotorMars ME1004 Permanent Magnet DC
Replaced. 14 hp Briggs & Stratton Vanguard ICE
Drivetrain5 speed Peerless 700 gearbox.
Controller
None. Use MZJ-400 contactor to apply 48v directly to run
motor. Spins arround 3600 rpm. Use existing gear box to control
walking speed..
Batteries4 Everstart 29 DC 125 AHr, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
System Voltage48 Volts
Charger 1 kW iCharger
Watt Hours/MileDraws 25A no load, 45A in 3rd gear and 80A with blades
engaged.
Conversion Cost$1200 motor, batteries, misc hardware. To replace the engine
would cost $650. Net cost for conversion $550.

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