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by Hobbit
Jun 25 2017 3:16am
Forum: Items for Sale - Used
Topic: Crystalyte x5404 unused ( Aus. )
Replies: 3
Views: 413

Re: Crystalyte x5404 unused ( Aus. ) $550

Price reduction: now selling for $550 and throwing in 1 x maxxis hookworm barely ridden.
by Hobbit
Jun 19 2017 4:12am
Forum: Items for Sale - Used
Topic: Crystalyte x5404 unused ( Aus. )
Replies: 3
Views: 413

Crystalyte x5404 unused ( Aus. )

Yes, here for sale is one x5404 bought a few years ago, now selling to pay for other things. Never been used, stored in garage, a teeny bit of surface rust. Original crystalyte 26 inch rim. Asking $650. Pickup Newcastle/central coast area or buyer pays shipping. Paypal or cash. Woo. Photos shall be ...
by Hobbit
May 07 2017 4:59pm
Forum: Items for Sale - New
Topic: Universal 3-Speed Switch (no programming,works w/any cntrlr)
Replies: 41
Views: 4073

Re: Universal 3-Speed Switch (no programming,works w/any cnt

*cough* Heya Methods Buddy, I have one of your 3 spd switches plugged into a Crystalyte controller. I get left switch 60% middle 100% right 60%, no matter how many turns of the pot clockwise or counterclockwise the power does not change. What am I missing ? This little doodad is great, I've just got...
by Hobbit
Apr 15 2017 9:56pm
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: Hobbit's Rans Fusion
Replies: 78
Views: 13799

Re: Hobbit's Rans Fusion

Hiya Fellas and Ladies, having a couple of days break right now so i’ve pulled apart my current bike to tidy a few things up on her and i’m now in the initial stages of bike 2, a 20.5" 2003 Giant VT2. http://www.bikepedia.com/QuickBike/ImageZoom.aspx?itemid=38827&if=2003-Giant-VT2.jpg Between my 2 b...
by Hobbit
Apr 14 2017 4:47pm
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: Nyx frame, 273mm*40m V3 hub, and 650A
Replies: 162
Views: 18960

Re: Nyx frame, 273mm*40m V3 hub, and 650A

Hiya Fellas (and ladies), just posting "this is going to be Epic!" Luke, you sir are a champion of the sport. Doing it right! Sooo much anticipation for the Youtube vid(s) like from a standing start to WOT tearing open the fabric of spacetime type stuff Have you thought about wearing a cape? Enough ...
by Hobbit
Nov 10 2016 8:05am
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: Hobbit's Rans Fusion
Replies: 78
Views: 13799

Re: Hobbit's Rans Fusion

...*cough* i'm still here but been away for a while...
by Hobbit
Mar 14 2016 8:41pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: Barcelona? Looking to hire a "reasonable" bike or trike pre
Replies: 0
Views: 132

Barcelona? Looking to hire a "reasonable" bike or trike pre

Yes, hello, i'm spending a week in barcelona and looking to see some sights via maybe a rental bike or trike. Does anyone know of anything much around? I found these guys...http://www.w4nted.com/contacto/en and seem to have the usual stuff. I'm just putting out a feeler to people who might know if a...
by Hobbit
Jul 04 2013 3:41am
Forum: E-vents
Topic: Sydney street ride around and probable bbq guage of interest
Replies: 9
Views: 1769

Re: Sydney street ride around and probable bbq guage of inte

Ok how about: 21st, 27th July or 3rd August suggested dates. Maybe 3 pm start for a bit of a tour around.
by Hobbit
Jun 29 2013 2:33am
Forum: E-vents
Topic: Sydney street ride around and probable bbq guage of interest
Replies: 9
Views: 1769

Sydney street ride around and probable bbq guage of interest

http://25.media.tumblr.com/d7077dc053dd35ae34967ebac4673d73/tumblr_mni795kZiK1rbrys3o1_500.gif Well Hello, yes, I'm wondering if there are any Sydney pholk who would be interested in the above mentioned. I'd be located in the eastern menai area and am proposing a bit of a meet n greet then eat some...
by Hobbit
Mar 27 2013 8:26pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: What's the most efficient way to turn wood into electricity?
Replies: 31
Views: 7518

Re: What's the most efficient way to turn wood into electric

All of the above....

Sometimes the brilliance of this place blinds me with it's sheer awesomeness!
Blinded by bodacity!
by Hobbit
Mar 23 2013 4:12am
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: What's the most efficient way to turn wood into electricity?
Replies: 31
Views: 7518

Re: What's the most efficient way to turn wood into electric

ah ha ha, voices of reason give a nudge in the direction of the enlightened and the would-be lumberjack puts his chainsaw idea in the bin. Cheers to the sphere!
by Hobbit
Mar 23 2013 1:27am
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: What's the most efficient way to turn wood into electricity?
Replies: 31
Views: 7518

Re: What's the most efficient way to turn wood into electric

The video below is something like what i'm thinking of using for the "hottie,hottie,boillie,boillie" part....

by Hobbit
Mar 22 2013 11:20pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: What's the most efficient way to turn wood into electricity?
Replies: 31
Views: 7518

What's the most efficient way to turn wood into electricity?

I have loads of trees on my property, so a limitless, endlessly replicating supply of firewood. I'm thinking about maybe a steam powered generator. Now, wood into heat, heat into steam, steam into kinetic energy to drive something that electrikety comes out of, the "losses" involved are going to be ...
by Hobbit
Feb 10 2013 8:46pm
Forum: E-vents
Topic: Aus Melbourne elecric car testdrive FREE
Replies: 3
Views: 1019

Re: Aus Melbourne elecric car testdrive FREE

I test drove some new leaf at the local tobacconist last week.........i'll get my coat....
by Hobbit
Feb 08 2013 6:50pm
Forum: E-vents
Topic: Sydney group ride, anyone?
Replies: 6
Views: 1228

Re: Sydney group ride, anyone?

revised dates (should have checked "bosses" roster :roll: )Mar. 3 , 17 or april 7 (but I ain't waitin' that long.....

Keen for night rides or early morning stuff saiyan?

Nice train stations near you?
by Hobbit
Feb 07 2013 6:14am
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: Hyena's e-bike builds (now with HD video)
Replies: 3900
Views: 453199

Re: Hyena's e-bike builds (now with HD video)

yeah laughing one, beguin when supermario appear, and coudn't stop when birds fly... :D my rule is if you don't fall it means that you don't progress (cause you did not pass your limits, as a child...) I thought running concentrated throw birds was a child game :lol: =) but I like the way every e-r...
by Hobbit
Feb 04 2013 6:26am
Forum: E-vents
Topic: Sydney group ride, anyone?
Replies: 6
Views: 1228

Re: Sydney group ride, anyone?

March 10th or 24th are lookin' good fer me....
by Hobbit
Feb 02 2013 7:40pm
Forum: E-vents
Topic: Sydney group ride, anyone?
Replies: 6
Views: 1228

Sydney group ride, anyone?

Hey ya fella's, as the title suggests. I've heard Scruffoid mention trails around the M7. I'm ALL FOR THAT....i've been up to start of the M2 from there. very nice riding.or anything else really.. Some initial parameters I'd like to begin discussing: I'm available every second Sunday or Wednesdays 1...
by Hobbit
Aug 27 2012 6:55am
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: Tidal Force : "The Long Ranger"
Replies: 566
Views: 60481

Re: Tidal Force : "The Long Ranger"

I really like this thread, ice. Great to see you back in the saddle. I'm curious how the arm is now? How recovered is it?
by Hobbit
Aug 25 2012 3:40pm
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: Hobbit's Rans Fusion
Replies: 78
Views: 13799

Re: Hobbit's Rans Fusion

And then rerun the methods calibration thang.   methods wrote: 1) I plug the CA into your controller 2) I attach a power supply to your controller (typically 48V).....or your batteries! 3) I set the iCharger constant current source (Foam Cut) to 20A 4) I attach the (+) iCharger output to your main g...
by Hobbit
Aug 24 2012 5:38pm
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: Hobbit's Rans Fusion
Replies: 78
Views: 13799

Re: Hobbit's Rans Fusion

You have much to learn young grasshopper :P I had the controllers made beefy as shit coz that's how I roll :wink: The current limit is set at 50a for a variety of reasons, as a default, because most lifepo4 BMSs wont deliver over that, because noobs will burn out motors if they sustain higher currr...
by Hobbit
Aug 24 2012 5:33pm
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: Hobbit's Rans Fusion
Replies: 78
Views: 13799

Re: Hobbit's Rans Fusion

Your new battery enclosure, is atleast 10X better than your first one! :mrgreen: ............... Not that your first one wasn't good :lol: Nice color, is that spray paint? I bought one of those "poorman's spraygun" kits..so I went and selected my colour out of a book at a automotive paint supply sh...
by Hobbit
Aug 23 2012 9:06pm
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: Hobbit's Rans Fusion
Replies: 78
Views: 13799

Re: Hobbit's Rans Fusion

Looks good mate, maybe add some frangipani stickers on there as well - should finish it off nicely :mrgreen: index.jpg (co-incidence that when I googled "frangipani bike" that was the first pic that came up, in the right colour and everything ! haha) HAHAHAHA yeah, my wife actually refers to to as ...
by Hobbit
Aug 23 2012 6:59pm
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: Hobbit's Rans Fusion
Replies: 78
Views: 13799

Re: Hobbit's Rans Fusion

Ok... so Igot fairly discouraged and stalled the progress of the battery box for a little while there. I was considering scraping it and starting over but It's pretty damn close to complete so I'll see it through. The JB weld was a total fail. not sure if i didn't get the blend exactly 50/50 or it w...