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by def215
Mar 24 2014 8:05pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cool Hospital
Replies: 25
Views: 1113

Re: Cool Hospital

good to hear the wife is getting better dogman. ive had appendicitis a few years back and it ruptured. i thought nothing of it and thought it was food poisoning. ill never forget what the doctor said when they came back into my ER room, "you're gonna need surgery." it turned out they had to remove a...
by def215
Apr 28 2013 11:35am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: looking for tester for my game
Replies: 15
Views: 810

Re: looking for tester for my game

You may have to update your video drivers...here is a link to a utility by the company that made the program to make games https://www.scirra.com/blog/73/introducing-the-graphics-driver-updater-utilityhttp: Also, what is written after the FPS? Web gl? Canvas 2d? If you use internet explorer, it doe...
by def215
Apr 27 2013 8:03pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: looking for tester for my game
Replies: 15
Views: 810

Re: looking for tester for my game

is my computer just slow or is the game simulating a space-like atmosphere? im seeing 9 FPS in the lower lefthand corner.

im still trying to finish the first level without running out of fuel. :lol:
by def215
Apr 11 2013 9:21am
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: Double motor friction drive on Amazon
Replies: 7
Views: 2204

Re: Double motor friction drive on Amazon

that dual motor setup reminds me a lot like Mcdesign's friction fast ebike build
http://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 28&t=24271

yeah, the price is definitely a turn off.
by def215
Mar 26 2013 10:15am
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: DIY 3-speed transmission
Replies: 37
Views: 18403

Re: DIY 3-speed transmission

i actually posted on here about this a while ago here: http://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=46520&p=680065&hilit=gearbox#p680065 but its definitely an interesting gearbox. only thing i would question is using the lexan as the gearbox casing if motor power would be put through it, or ...
by def215
Mar 24 2013 9:16pm
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: My first e-bike project log named: "P.O.S."
Replies: 103
Views: 21314

Re: My first e-bike project log named: "P.O.S."

ive since rebuilt the entire driveline since my motor shaft snapped off. i think it was from the long drive chain and the slop it had when it was up at speed. at the areas where the chain passes near the frame, there are gouges that are exactly the shape of the chain. but i had a lot of derailment i...
by def215
Mar 24 2013 6:38pm
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: Friction drive outrunner setup. New DJ bike.
Replies: 360
Views: 66348

Re: Friction drive outrunner setup. New DJ bike.

its good to see you back here todd!

good to see the bike is still running too! is the "ghetto" friction drive still together and running if i may ask?
by def215
Feb 19 2013 11:57am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Your Job/Occupation/Career?
Replies: 93
Views: 7549

Re: Your Job/Occupation/Career?

its interesting to see what everyone does here. i just love how everyone here comes from a different career and job background and e-vehicles is what brings us all together. :D continuing on with what the topic was. ive had a couple of different jobs, but my occupation at the moment is a full-time s...
by def215
Feb 11 2013 8:39pm
Forum: E-Vehicles General Discussion
Topic: welding of an ebike battery
Replies: 13
Views: 1207

Re: welding of an ebike battery

i dont actually own a welder but i have used a lipo battery as a welder. i use a 6s lipo pack to do some light welding with 1/16th inch electrode and 10s lipo pack with 3/32th electrode. also if you look up doctorbass's thread posts and videos, youll see that he has welded with a a123 battery pack. ...
by def215
Dec 28 2012 11:27pm
Forum: E-Bike Technical
Topic: What do you think of this Wattmeter?
Replies: 15
Views: 1203

Re: What do you think of this Wattmeter?

I also have an hk-010. It was a bit clunky and hard to get set up correctly on the bike so I did Jeremy's shunt mod on my meter. Yeah, I just don't like that it only logs in real time
by def215
Dec 26 2012 4:57pm
Forum: E-Bike Technical
Topic: DIY CFL HL w/DC-DC Inverter
Replies: 58
Views: 10974

Re: DIY CFL HL w/DC-DC Inverter

congrats AW!

i saw your cfl light conversion the other day on the front page. i also had one of my instructables featured a few days back on the front page and i noticed yours up there also. :mrgreen:
by def215
Dec 24 2012 5:31pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: interesting bicycle gearbox
Replies: 1
Views: 792

interesting bicycle gearbox

i hope this hasnt been posted here yet or else i would just be redundant. :roll: but i saw this bicycle gearbox on instructables.com and thought it was pretty interesting. http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FR3/UUHZ/HAQ38062/FR3UUHZHAQ38062.LARGE.jpg here is the link to the build: http://www.i...
by def215
Nov 09 2012 9:35am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My custom ultra-maintenance-free full suspension bike.
Replies: 14
Views: 703

Re: My custom ultra-maintenance-free full suspension bike.

That's an interesting front fork. I've never seen anything like that.
by def215
Nov 08 2012 10:51pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movember - moustache anyone ?
Replies: 11
Views: 567

Re: Movember - moustache anyone ?

for the past couple years ive been trying to grow a beard/moustache for the cause but it really isnt happening. well i cant really grow one at all. :oops: but ill try my best this time around. :lol:
by def215
Oct 18 2012 7:51pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gettin Coooooold out there..
Replies: 32
Views: 2557

Re: Gettin Coooooold out there..

man, i was complaining with 40 degrees F weather. i didt know the weather was below freezing in canada already. but im just about ready to pack the bikes away for the winter. :(
by def215
Oct 10 2012 9:12pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lock is in the hospital, was in a coma
Replies: 134
Views: 7852

Re: Lock is in the hospital in a coma

im sorry to hear a fellow ebiker has gone down and not able to get up. i just hope all goes well for him. he seems like a good guy from all of his posts here. i hope he gets better soon.
by def215
Oct 04 2012 10:42pm
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: Gallimaufric Build
Replies: 11
Views: 2904

Re: Gallimaufric Build

where did the aluminum sheet that you used for the sprocket? its looking good. i have cut my own sprocket out before and i found it quite interesting. i did a 100 tooth #25 right here: http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b247/defjam155/13000cf7.jpg i used sprocketeer for mines, but i like having optio...
by def215
Aug 31 2012 1:44pm
Forum: E-Bike Technical
Topic: BarkFiet: A Mid/Front-loader Semi-Recumbent Cargo/Dog Bike
Replies: 62
Views: 8552

Re: Mid/Front-loader Semi-Recumbent Cargo Bike "RackWreck"

holy crap thats a long bike! :shock:

you should add more seats and turn it into a limo instead. :lol:
but in all seriousness, that looks like itll be a good build.
by def215
Aug 29 2012 12:04am
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: My first e-bike project log named: "P.O.S."
Replies: 103
Views: 21314

Re: My first e-bike project log named: "P.O.S."

an update on the 10s pack: i fried the motor recently running it for 5 miles straight nonstop. i was coming from school when it happened. as soon as i got home, i smelled a burning smell. thats when i noticed there was smoke coming out of the vent holes. heres a pic of it where you can kind of see i...
by def215
Aug 24 2012 10:26am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Worst Crashes/Accidents/Failures etc on E-bike: Bring pics
Replies: 133
Views: 19786

Re: Worst Crashes/Accidents/Failures etc on E-bike: Bring pi

In 2007 I was out for a nice ride to test my first ebike and the motor kept shutting off. Why I did not know. Reached behind seat to see if motor was warm and brushed something. Ohh. I must be dreaming. Nope. Pedaled back 2 miles toward town. Got a ride to town with a non-english speaking landscape...
by def215
Aug 24 2012 9:20am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to bypass internal controller on brushless motors?
Replies: 55
Views: 5688

Re: How to bypass internal controller on brushless motors?

i have a feeling it could be pricey for a lyen controller and bypassed 600w bmc. ill see what i can do with my 300w bmc and controller at the moment. right now, i just blew 2 phases on my controller due to my error of a hall sensor getting knocked out of place and being at full throttle. i have repl...
by def215
Aug 23 2012 12:38pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to bypass internal controller on brushless motors?
Replies: 55
Views: 5688

Re: How to bypass internal controller on brushless motors?

i realized that i had a hall flipped upside down. :oops: but the spacing that mrbill is using us working for me now, well its still on and off, im trying to position my halls to where it will run smooth. i got it to the point where ive been able to run it at full throttle, but it pulls about 3 amps ...
by def215
Aug 21 2012 5:17pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to bypass internal controller on brushless motors?
Replies: 55
Views: 5688

Re: How to bypass internal controller on brushless motors?

i have a bmc that is sitting in my lap at the moment that im trying to get running. at the moment, im trying to get my hall placement correct to run on this hua tong controller i got from ebay. at the moment i suspect that this controller wont accomodate this motor since the hall spacing is 120 or 6...
by def215
Aug 14 2012 9:11am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Controller, Turnigy Fatboy
Replies: 16
Views: 2277

Re: New Controller, Turnigy Fatboy

i just looked at this controller on hobbyking and i couldnt help but take note of the disclaimer: WARNING This ESC is suited to R/C model applications only. Do not attempt to use it to power Push Bikes, Mountain boards, go-karts or similar machines. The programming logic is only designed for R/C Pla...