Division of Labor
Separating power sources for the blade and wheels means no transmission.
Ã¢â¬12V, 280 amp battery starts the engine when signaled by the remote. It drives the wheels till the alternator gets up to speed.
Ã¢â¬ 6.5 hp Briggs & Stratton engine turns the cutting blade and runs the alternator. The alternator powers the electric motors (which drive the wheels) and, of course, charges the battery.
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