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Hey guy's quick question.. I want to power a 12volt spot sprayer via battery, but the battery is located in the front of the steering wheel (DGS6500), how to mount a switch or wiring for the spot sprayer (fimco 30gal w/trailer) with out using the alligator clips that it comes with? Any suggestion or mod's?:00000060:
 

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what I would do. there's plenty of ways to do this.

get some spade lugs that will fit around the battery posts
crimp to 14 gauge wire, or whatever your sprayer has on its current wiring.
Id run the ground to the back of the tractor somewhere not right next to the fuel filler ;) and run the positive to a 12v switch that you can get at radio shack - which I'd probably drill a little hole for right near the headlight switch.

run another wire from the other terminal of the switch, of the same gauge back to where you ran the ground wire, and then I'd look around radio shack for a 12v plug - think something along the lines of a trailer wiring plug on your truck (heck, we're pretty much doing the same thing.. )

hook up both to the plug, and then cut the alligator clips off of the sprayer side and wire up to the plug - observing proper polarity of course.

now you have a quick hook up/disconnect for your sprayer trailer and could be used for other applications in the future.
 

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I wired an inline fuse from 12V wire to a switch I mounted in dash. Drilled hole in dash and mounted lighted rocker switch from radio shack.
I ran a 2 wire cable from sw and a ground point along inside of frame to rear. Used a 2 wire polarized trailer receptical and put matching plug on sprayer after cutting off clips. I hook sprayer to drawbar than connect plug and receptical.
When spraying I can turn off sw make a large turn and turn sw back on with no problem. Wire cable must be tied inside the frame in a safe manner where no moving parts will touch.
 

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Not to complicate the job, but if you have little ones around, it might be worth considering adding a relay to the circuit. Use the ignition switch to enable it so that when the key is off, your sprayer cannot be accidentally enabled.
 

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Relay is a great idea too, didnt want to over complicate though ;)

Now that I thought about it though, what a great idea to just have power available at the back of the tractor? Could have a couple of lights hook up the plug, or even put a couple lights on the back of your cart for those winter nights bringing up a load of firewood.
 

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I had a cheap plastic boat horn I put under hood when I wired mine up. Was good for a laugh (for a while). LOL
 

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Just plug it in your power outlet (cigarette lighter socket). You can get the plug with a built in fuse at Radio Shack.
 

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Hey Glenn, it alreay come with a on/off swith with a fuse box, I wanted to run the cables aunder the deck, but have to see they don't get tangled under the belts..

but it does have aligator clips, but not ciggerate lighter socket.
 

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Hey Glenn, it alreay come with a on/off swith with a fuse box, I wanted to run the cables aunder the deck, but have to see they don't get tangled under the belts..

but it does have aligator clips, but not ciggerate lighter socket.
I was just stating an easy way to hook up a 12v accessory.

You're still going to have to have some sort of plug at the rear of the tractor unless your going to have the sprayer hooked up permanently.
Just run your wires along the inside of one of the frame rails and secure them with wire ties, so they don't flop around and it should be fine.
 
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