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Re: Foot Throttle Details and Pictures...

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wilsonsk

01-15-2014 10:40:58
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I understand the desire protect his interest here, but the reality of it is I'm going to make one myself either way. My approach will always be to do what I can myself and buy what I can't. A large part of that is being raised by depression dirt farmers who's only option was if you break, you make it. I am protecting my own interest by making what I can, spending my time vs. my money, in the interest of spending my money (of which I don't have a limitless supply) on what I absolutely have to (like more tractors). We could say the same thing about every mechanic's shop, they are good at what they do, so we should preserve their interest by giving them our patronage, yet most of us by far do our own work. Many places you can draw this line.
So, regardless if I get any answers here or not, I'll figure out a way to do this and it will work and I will learn by doing so. Just thought I'd ask.

Thanks,
Steve

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soundguy

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 Re: Foot Throttle Details and Pictures... in reply to wilsonsk, 01-15-2014 10:40:58  
i have a home brew one on a prior model rowcrop that a buddy built. he originally built them for an ag model he has and sent me one to adapt it for the rowcrop i have. slight mods.. but works.



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Tiger Joe

01-15-2014 10:54:44
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 Re: Foot Throttle Details and Pictures... in reply to wilsonsk, 01-15-2014 10:40:58  
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Steve,

I think the thing here is "why reinvent the wheel?" I would fancy to wager than unless you value your time at less than $10/hr, the time spent to design and fabricate a working foot throttle will far out weigh the cost of simply purchaseing the one from red rock.

also, if we continue to support red rock, who knows what else he might start manufacturing?

to answer your question, the foot throttle should allow the hand throttle to operate independently (like original) So you would need to design a method for the foot throttle to pull the linkage while at the same time not interferring with the hand throttle

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wilsonsk

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 Re: Foot Throttle Details and Pictures... in reply to Tiger Joe, 01-15-2014 10:54:44  
That's a valid point Joe, but I'll counter with a couple things, I do value my time at less than $10/hour in this case, because it's my time, my tractor, not to mention I take a lot of enjoyment out of solving problems like this and taking on a challenge.

Regarding "why reinvent the wheel?", I'll counter that with, who knows what I may come up with in the process of doing this myself that may help everyone as well. If you always do what you always did, you'll always get what you always got.

I get the functional requirements of the foot feed, was just looking for generally how it's done.

I'll also throw in, that like many here, my time is waaaaaaaaaaaaayy more plentiful than my money these days.

Thanks,

Steve

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Tiger Joe

01-15-2014 11:33:05
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 Re: Foot Throttle Details and Pictures... in reply to wilsonsk, 01-15-2014 11:03:54  
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Good luck in your endeavers. I have the problem or no time or money, so i have to decide which is more valuable. I'd probably i am one of the younger guys on this site with an N.
as far as you actually designing one, I think the biggest challenge is going to be turning the "push" of a pedal in the "pull" of the throttle.

and a final thought about time- they say given an infinite amount of time a monkey could write the works of shakespeare- but im certainly glad William himself did it first!

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wilsonsk

01-15-2014 11:48:34
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 Re: Foot Throttle Details and Pictures... in reply to Tiger Joe, 01-15-2014 11:33:05  
Fair enough Joe.
I'll let you know how it goes, my bullheadedness in matters such as this never prevents me from accepting an "I told you so" when deserved. My failures are never the result of not trying. I'll keep you posted.

Thanks again,

Steve

...and in fairness.....this is a bit of a Haiku compared to Shakespeare.....and Bob Newhart tested the theory with the monkees, the amount of time required was not sufficient.

...also, Henry Ford's first endeavor in the auto making industry was thwarted by a group of investors headed by Henry Leland, then-owner of the Lincoln Motor Company.....

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