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does anybody have any ideas on how to convert a pull start lawn mower to a key or button start? Answered

i imagine there would be a combination of batteries, starter moters and momentary switches, but other suggestions would great!


Hello, if you want an easier way to start the mower, you might consider a fitting on top of the shaft (cut a hole in the screen that protects the shaft and fan) and use a cordless drill to spin-start. Need to be able to disengage the drill quickly when the mower starts. I have not done this, but have seen a mower on which it had been done, and it worked nicely. Good luck!

Failing this, get a starter motor from a go-kart, it would probably be better than fagging around with a drill every time you want to mow the grass :)