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ByJohn Wuethrich

Raspberry Pi NFC

In 2015 I was working on an idea with linux and nfc. heres a bit of messing around with a reader that was less than trivial at the time to get working.

ByJohn Wuethrich

How To Form A MN LLC in Roughly 4 Steps

A brief how to when it comes to Minnesota and LLCs (Limited Liability Corporations).   I’m writing this mainly to show that I had the ability and knowledge. If it helps anyone else thats great! Disclaimer: I am going to mix in some of what I recall from college business law course; but I’m not a lawyer and these words are not intended to be taken as legal advice.

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ByJohn Wuethrich

Kohler Tractor gets Re-Engineered Motorized Snow Plow Blade

Semi How To Guide for Motorizing a lift/lower on a 48in Snow Blade

Lawn Tractor Snow Plow Blade upgraded to raise and lower by motor

The lawn tractor plow repair and lift lower motorization is complete (for now). At some point I might make a proper howto and or motorize blade right left. Some searching helped me find the type of plow I was working on. Though Im about to link it by brand I would bet its actually a generic white label companies slap their name on. The color on this old one is wrong, everything else is/was identical. 

Heres the plow kit at lows:

https://www.lowes.com/pd/Husqvarna-48-in-Residential-Snow-Blade/50430028

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ByJohn Wuethrich

Lawn Tractor Update: Linear Actuator Wired

the lawn tractor linear actuator controlled snow plow is coming along .

A dual pole dual throw switch utilized to connect or reverse connect the lawn tractors battery to the linear actuator and drive it up or down respectively. 

I still need to properly attach the piston to the arm. 

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ByJohn Wuethrich

Lawn Tractor Snowplow repair & upgrade

Lawn Tractor Snowplow repair & upgrade 11

I needed a space to use my welder. Im mainly in need of a new electronics work bench and server rack. Last year i picked up a Northern Tool Klutch 140si on clearance for a hella deal. I found a guy with a pole barn who also needed some help with his lawn tractor plow on its last legs so for that and improving the workbench in barn scenario I should get to produce the bench I need for my shop later and what ever else inbetween. 

heres the story of the lawn tractor/snow plow upgrade and revamp:

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