Power take off for Yard Mule

Joined
Oct 19, 2012
Messages
1,343
Location
Wakefield, UK
Given the Yard Mule is easily the biggest selling plan why not design a power take off system for it similar to the early Land Rover. This could then power a range of other attachments which could then be the subject of other plans such as a circular saw table, winch or towed mower.



Or equally how about a plan to construct a wind or water driven charger for it's batteries.
 

Radical Brad

Garage Hacker!
Staff member
Joined
Mar 13, 1999
Messages
6,002
Location
Kakabeka Falls, Ontario, Canada
Being electric, a PTO is actually much more flexible. By that I mean.... just add the motor to your external device and run a plug to the main battery bank.
I was considering removing the gas engine from my splitter one day to make it more tolerable (less fumes, less noise).

For charging, any old solar kit with a 150-300 watt panel would to the trick!
I have one of those too, but have been too lazy to connect it since our electric bill is maybe $30 per month out here.
One day I may build it onto the side of the box with a simple hinge to aim it up to the sun when parked.

Brad
 
Top