Almost 9 years later I thought of doing this mod to my B2650 and found a How to note from a linear actuator mfg (https://www.progressiveautomations....-actuators-to-operate-your-snow-blowers-chute) although their actuators are in the $120-$180 range, equivalent ones from Amazon are in the $40 range.The Kubota B2516A kit was quoted today at $672 is more robust than what you made, but it is overkill. Here is what it looks like from an online parts dealer: Kubota B2516 (ELE . CHUTE DEFLECTION KIT) PartsThe electric Kuota chute deflector is about $900 as I recall. I built my own for about $125 or so and 6 hours time, mostly getting parts and running wire. If you look at the movie below you can see it in action.