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by rebelpilot
Mar 04 2013 8:22pm
Forum: Motor Technology
Topic: Magnetic field detection / measurement
Replies: 10
Views: 2223

Re: Magnetic field detection / measurement

I'm enjoying my Google Nexus 4, $350 unlocked, awesome screen, and very fast pocket computer. It would be nice if it had a removable SD card, but it's not really necessary. I used scissors to cut down my sim card from my HTC Legend (a very slow android phone, with a buggy touchscreen design).
by rebelpilot
Oct 27 2012 10:32am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lock is in the hospital, was in a coma
Replies: 134
Views: 8613

Re: Lock is in the hospital in a coma

I just read on the TERA message board Lock pulled out his feeding tube on the 18th, and the nurses fed him. Sounds like good news.
by rebelpilot
Jan 30 2012 8:46pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: A cool video I made
Replies: 12
Views: 790

Re: A cool video I made

Nice video, thanks.
by rebelpilot
Jan 28 2012 5:19pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: Ebike Project 72V HS3540 UK "build thread" +Videos!
Replies: 192
Views: 34581

Re: Ebike Project 72V HS3540 UK "build thread"

Also I've smelt something burning but I didn't find any...does anyone know what it could be? My HS3540 smelled burnt for the first couple of weeks of 18S Lipo use, with the CA set for 30A. Usual trip data shows an average speed of 35-50 kmh, the max speed is always 72 kmh. 782 total km on this moto...
by rebelpilot
Jan 23 2012 2:57pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: What did you do to your ebike today?
Replies: 75
Views: 5170

Re: What did you do to your ebike today?

The boxes which are the same on both sides of the frame either side of a 3mm plate "spine" are to house 6 6s8000mah zippy lipo's wired as 18s2p, 1 in the top box each side of the frame and 2 in each of the bottom boxes, the controller sits underneath the front of the top box, all the wiring fits in...
by rebelpilot
Jan 20 2012 9:07pm
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: Luke's commuter bicycle. What Non-hub is all about.
Replies: 380
Views: 54427

Re: Luke's commuter bicycle. What Non-hub is all about.

jingles98 wrote:If it wasn't for Google maps i'd get lost at #86. http://g.co/maps/mm2cw So i'll see you some time early August for a test ride? LOL. 128lb and crazy as :-)
Be sure to wear good walking shoes, and maybe get some better directions. :lol:
by rebelpilot
Jan 16 2012 10:22am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Humans Beings are amazing
Replies: 41
Views: 4695

Re: Humans Beings are amazing

Great video.
by rebelpilot
Jan 11 2012 6:16pm
Forum: E-Vehicles General Discussion
Topic: DIY Aptera knockoff?
Replies: 292
Views: 57812

Re: DIY Aptera knockoff?

I was not happy to read these "rules" from the Motor Tricycles FAQ on the Ontario Ministry Of Transportation website: http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/dandv/vehicle/emerging/motortricycles_faq.shtml 1. What is a motor tricycle? Three-wheeled motorcycles are commonly referred to as “motor tricycles”....
by rebelpilot
Dec 28 2011 5:49pm
Forum: Motor Technology
Topic: Re-winding a hubmotor
Replies: 349
Views: 43122

Re: Re-winding a hubmotor

Farfle wrote:Ok, the existing wire mics out to be .55-.51mm with burned-off varnish and .61mm with varnish. What guage wire is it?
24 gauge AWG I think.
http://www.tnt-audio.com/clinica/awg_e.html
by rebelpilot
Dec 27 2011 10:52am
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: Building process E-Freeride bike
Replies: 8
Views: 986

Re: Building process E-Freeride bike

I ran at 54kmh with the 48V 15Ah ping and a 9C 2806, with the CA current limit at 25 amps, but acceleration was slow and hills required high speed or lots of pedaling. With the HT3540 I get 1kmh per volt, presently running 18S 15Ah zippy Lipo at 30A. Much more fun, and safer in traffic. I am not fam...
by rebelpilot
Dec 27 2011 10:19am
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: Building process E-Freeride bike
Replies: 8
Views: 986

Re: Building process E-Freeride bike

I like that bike. I noticed the bike is on a train, and there is a little sign with a drawing of a bike mounted on the wall. Is there a way to secure the bike to the train during travel? There is a light rail transit project being discussed for my city, I hope it will accommodate bikes. The motor yo...
by rebelpilot
Dec 25 2011 10:28am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cyclone Catapult.
Replies: 11
Views: 930

Re: Cyclone Catapult.

How would this lock up the rear wheel ?. . since it has it's own freewheel... ?
I assume the pedals were rotating under power from the cyclone since the front freewheel jammed, and they threw him up in the air.
by rebelpilot
Dec 18 2011 11:39am
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: PaulD's Race Bike Give-Away
Replies: 51
Views: 4971

Re: PaulD's Race Bike Give-Away

This bike would help get customers into an ebike store, and help the image of the other ebikes in the store. This would be a place for others to view the bike until the ES electric vehicle museum is opened. If I had the bike that's what I would do, in addition to racing it in any race I could attend...
by rebelpilot
Dec 16 2011 5:52pm
Forum: E-Bike Technical
Topic: *WANTED* technical support 4 design production EU Citybike!
Replies: 68
Views: 8333

Re: *WANTED* PARTICIPANTS for design new production E-bike!

Ok so the front hubmotors are poorly designed, aha so that's why only 80% of all te electric bikes in Holland are fitted with them :wink: As I understand it, The Netherlands are very flat, so a front wheel may be adequate (but with a very dangerous failure mode), but where I live the poor traction ...
by rebelpilot
Dec 10 2011 4:05pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The worlds coolest garage door
Replies: 12
Views: 992

Re: The worlds coolest garage door

It's sad to see an aircraft hanger not being used for an aircraft.
by rebelpilot
Nov 23 2011 8:17pm
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: DIY ebike Chargers
Replies: 80
Views: 8571

Re: DIY ebike Chargers

I've been thinking of building a portable charger, that design route looks promising. Would it be possible to add power factor correction to this design? Intersil has a new chip out that they are calling a cell balancing system. http://premier.intersil.com/auto/EV_HEV.asp The ISL78600 battery manage...
by rebelpilot
Nov 21 2011 1:49pm
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: duff ping charger
Replies: 10
Views: 863

Re: duff ping charger

I made a hole in the heatsink, there is a large open area on the pcb directly below so there is good airflow. My charger ran extremely hot, I was concerned about the long term effects on the electrolytic caps, xmfr insulation etc. It runs cool now. My wires shorted right at the exit from the strain ...
by rebelpilot
Nov 21 2011 12:13pm
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: duff ping charger
Replies: 10
Views: 863

Re: duff ping charger

The output wires on my ping charger shorted where they exit the charger. The very soft inner insulation in the wire was the cause. I replaced the wires with longer and stronger wires and it it works fine. While I had mine apart to replace the wires I removed the little fan, taped off that opening an...
by rebelpilot
Nov 06 2011 11:15am
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: Do you need a e-brake?
Replies: 26
Views: 2301

Re: Do you need a e-brake?

Ontario does require brake cutoffs.
http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/dandv/ ... q.shtml#a1
by rebelpilot
Sep 22 2011 9:42am
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: E-bike grin restored
Replies: 7
Views: 695

Re: E-bike grin restored

NeilP wrote:did a run this mornig where I got up to 50 mph for about 300 yards...constant current draw of about 72 amps....weird...Controller set to limit at 65 amps...so could just be a calibration thing
What's your block time set at?
by rebelpilot
Sep 20 2011 2:52pm
Forum: Forum Rules and Features
Topic: Planned Server Downtime, August 31st 19:30 PST
Replies: 50
Views: 18507

Re: Planned Server Downtime, August 31st 19:30 PST

I restored all my pictures August 13th and 14th, they are now MIA. I guess I'll wait a few weeks and then upload them again.
by rebelpilot
Sep 13 2011 2:39pm
Forum: Forum Rules and Features
Topic: Update on Outage, Lost Images, Parse errors, etc.
Replies: 46
Views: 54631

Re: Update on Outage, Lost Images, Parse errors, etc.

Arlo1 wrote: I hate photo bucket
+1
Leaves a gaping hole if the OP moves on to other interests, and doesn't keep the photo account.