Electric Actuators - Experiences
Having a non hydraulic X500, I've been thinking about using electric actuators for some rear, maybe even front, mounted ground engagement tools. I have some welding and fabrication skills but not sure if these actuators are worth anything or not.
Thinking of a real basic one shank ripper, likely less than 6 inch depth, just to loosen up the bottom of my drainage ditch. (I can drive the tractor right up the middle of this ditch so a little ripper would do the trick nicely).
What kind of experiences do our members have using electric actuators for similar purposes? Strong enough? Burn out prematurely? Parts break off?
Let's hear it.
Thanks in advance.
X 500 48" Deck 48" blade
Stihl BR 600
Sears Suburban Super 12 1968
Craftsman 1990 something LG Tractor 46" deck
Original Kohler 8hp Giant Vac early 1960s