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by joeA
Mar 28 2018 7:03pm
Forum: Stand-up E-scooters and E-skateboards
Topic: HELP! single hub e-board build
Replies: 1
Views: 376

HELP! single hub e-board build

Hello, semi-noob here I would like to build a single hub motor e-board that tops out at 15mph and has the longest range and most torque possible… im a skinny dude and dont do any sliding or downhill fancy stuff… just 15mph is good for me… the battery must have some kind of system where i can plug it...
by joeA
Mar 25 2018 3:12pm
Forum: Stand-up E-scooters and E-skateboards
Topic: Kuickwheel Serpent C… SUCKS… have an idea to use trucks for a DIY project
Replies: 0
Views: 549

Kuickwheel Serpent C… SUCKS… have an idea to use trucks for a DIY project

So my 170$ kuickwheel serpent C came in the mail today… 1504739707_the-serpent-c-is-an-adorably-tiny-and-fast-electric-skateboard.jpg kuickwheel_serpent_electric_skateboards_6.jpg FOR ME… my ideal e-board is one that is SMALL and still performs well… and the “Serpent C” is officially the smallest el...
by joeA
Jun 19 2017 10:04pm
Forum: Stand-up E-scooters and E-skateboards
Topic: hub motor mounting
Replies: 1
Views: 584

hub motor mounting

the question is simple... are the square mounts on hub motor trucks a universal design in the industry??? the hub motor i will be buying calls for a square truck mount... the hub motor i am buying comes with its own trucks... but i need 11 inch wide trucks... therefore i will have to source the truc...
by joeA
Dec 11 2016 8:10pm
Forum: Stand-up E-scooters and E-skateboards
Topic: FIREWORKS SHOW AND ELECTRONICS DISASTER NEED HELP!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 594

Re: FIREWORKS SHOW AND ELECTRONICS DISASTER NEED HELP!!!

thanks for the reply... i was thinking... the diagram has the two soldered wires byassing the ESC and going to a T CONNECTOR for charging.... BUT... would it be possible to... INSTEAD attach banana jacks onto to those two wires bypassing the ESC and plug the banana jacks directly into the imax B6......
by joeA
Dec 11 2016 7:55pm
Forum: Stand-up E-scooters and E-skateboards
Topic: need help finding a pulley
Replies: 3
Views: 460

Re: need help finding a pulley

hey all, :mrgreen:
efinitely has 19 teeth lol thats the one spec i know isnt wrong

ive found this product which is 17.4mm with 19 teeth but is only for 9mm belts... just to give you guys an example of what im looking for...

http://shop.sdp-si.com/catalog/product/ ... M019DF0906#
by joeA
Dec 11 2016 4:25pm
Forum: Stand-up E-scooters and E-skateboards
Topic: HELP!! Fireworks Show altered fantom upgrade
Replies: 4
Views: 602

Re: HELP!! Fireworks Show altered fantom upgrade

i bought the pulleys as a set, the wheel pulley, motor pulley and belt from the site you linked to... however... they are 3 mm pitch and for a 9mm belt... I only got the motor mount from enertion and basically the whole thing was a big mess so i decided to scrap it... that is the setup with the gree...
by joeA
Dec 11 2016 3:37pm
Forum: Stand-up E-scooters and E-skateboards
Topic: need help finding a pulley
Replies: 3
Views: 460

need help finding a pulley

i need to find a pulley exactly 17mm in diameter and with 19 teeth... and for 15mm belt... ive posted a whole thread elsewhere explaining my setup but for now i need to know exactly where to buy this, what its called or referred to as, what the pitch is considered... is this 3mm pitch?? ive looked o...
by joeA
Dec 11 2016 12:16am
Forum: Stand-up E-scooters and E-skateboards
Topic: FIREWORKS SHOW AND ELECTRONICS DISASTER NEED HELP!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 594

FIREWORKS SHOW AND ELECTRONICS DISASTER NEED HELP!!!

So I recently bought the enertion motor mount with a bunch of other mechanical and electrical parts i bought following this tutorial: http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Skateboard-v20/ I am having issues with the battery cables.... every time i plug anything i get a fireworks show... here is a...
by joeA
Dec 10 2016 11:58am
Forum: Stand-up E-scooters and E-skateboards
Topic: HELP!! Fireworks Show altered fantom upgrade
Replies: 4
Views: 602

Re: HELP!! upgrading lead acid children's eboard

Thanks for the reply! yes i have gotten the pulley off the previous motor... the only way to do it was to SAWZALL the shaft off of the motor... so i have the pully but theres a shaft going through it... its all one piece welded together... i tried using one of those pulley removers that have claws t...
by joeA
Dec 09 2016 2:58pm
Forum: Stand-up E-scooters and E-skateboards
Topic: HELP!! Fireworks Show altered fantom upgrade
Replies: 4
Views: 602

HELP!! Fireworks Show altered fantom upgrade

So I recently bought the enertion motor mount with a bunch of other mechanical and electrical parts i bought following this tutorial: http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Skateboard-V40-the-Banana-Board/step2/Materials/ The whole thing was a mess!!! The motor mount did not work very well with my...
by joeA
Oct 10 2016 10:28pm
Forum: Stand-up E-scooters and E-skateboards
Topic: Battery and ESC problem HELP!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 664

Re: Battery and ESC problem HELP!!!

Sorry, I meant balance plugs from the batteries should be swapped from how the diagram shows, when plugging into the adapter. Thanks... i get it... so on the diagram.... the top battery whose red wire connected to the red wire on the ESC should have its balance terminal connected to the top balance...
by joeA
Oct 10 2016 5:23pm
Forum: Stand-up E-scooters and E-skateboards
Topic: Battery and ESC problem HELP!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 664

Re: Battery and ESC problem HELP!!!

Well the balance ports should just be swapped, ie plug the bottom battery balance plug into the bottom adapter plug and the top into the top adapter plug. In other words, the battery with the main negative has to ben on the most negative balance lead and the battery with main positive has to have i...
by joeA
Oct 10 2016 4:09pm
Forum: Stand-up E-scooters and E-skateboards
Topic: Battery and ESC problem HELP!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 664

Re: Battery and ESC problem HELP!!!

Here are the photos of the electrical components... btw...there are 4 pictures but its showing only 2... it seems you have to click directly on the links to see all of them...
by joeA
Oct 10 2016 11:59am
Forum: Stand-up E-scooters and E-skateboards
Topic: Battery and ESC problem HELP!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 664

Battery and ESC problem HELP!!!

So im following an instructable on how to build an electric skateboard and i just figured i would buy everything the guy bought... follow his steps on how to set it up and thats it... heres the list of components.... 2x 5000mAh 20c 3 cell (11.1v) Lithium Battery ($47) EZRUN/HobbyWing 150A-PRO Brushl...
by joeA
Mar 18 2016 8:50am
Forum: Stand-up E-scooters and E-skateboards
Topic: $3 ESC is this for real!?
Replies: 11
Views: 865

Re: $3 ESC is this for real!?

so its a no.... any thoughts on cheaper alternatives to the one the guy in the instructables uses?
by joeA
Mar 17 2016 6:25pm
Forum: Stand-up E-scooters and E-skateboards
Topic: $3 ESC is this for real!?
Replies: 11
Views: 865

Re: $3 ESC is this for real!?

aahhhh i see.. so its only for 4s max.... how very perceptive of you... and a very big help to me
by joeA
Mar 17 2016 4:30pm
Forum: Stand-up E-scooters and E-skateboards
Topic: $3 ESC is this for real!?
Replies: 11
Views: 865

$3 ESC is this for real!?

so i found this e -board instructable thats using the same motor as I bought... so i figured i might as well get all the same electronics components that he uses... http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Skateboard-V40-the-Banana-Board/step2/Materials/ but anyway... i searched on ebay for the ESC ...
by joeA
Feb 29 2016 3:23pm
Forum: Stand-up E-scooters and E-skateboards
Topic: speed controller and battery question
Replies: 3
Views: 388

Re: speed controller and battery question

so Im looking at one of the more well known instructables on electric skateboards and it has a link to a 20 dollar bluetooth thing i think he calls it a trasmitter.... apparently it is compatible with any speed controller is this true? also can you clarify what you are talking about with all these a...
by joeA
Feb 28 2016 7:11pm
Forum: Stand-up E-scooters and E-skateboards
Topic: speed controller and battery question
Replies: 3
Views: 388

speed controller and battery question

so ive basically finished setting up the mechanical components of my e-skateboard... the motor im using is: Turnigy Aerodrive SK3 - 5055-280kv Brushless Outrunner Motor im wondering what the the best/cheapest and, most importantly, compatible speed controller i could use is (with the wii nunchuck ca...
by joeA
Feb 27 2016 11:55am
Forum: Stand-up E-scooters and E-skateboards
Topic: turnigy outrunner bore hole spec question
Replies: 6
Views: 450

Re: turnigy outrunner bore hole spec question

i got the RC Turnigy Aerodrive SK3 - 5055-280kv Brushless Outrunner Motor.... i got a 5 mm pitch belt and 6 mm bore hole pulley from that website everyone goes to... not hobby king
by joeA
Feb 27 2016 11:53am
Forum: Stand-up E-scooters and E-skateboards
Topic: turnigy outrunner bore hole spec question
Replies: 6
Views: 450

Re: turnigy outrunner bore hole spec question

its a 5mm pitch theyre 9 mm wide which in all honesty im confident will work i dont care if i weigh 1000 pounds 9 mm is fine
by joeA
Feb 25 2016 2:48pm
Forum: Stand-up E-scooters and E-skateboards
Topic: turnigy outrunner bore hole spec question
Replies: 6
Views: 450

turnigy outrunner bore hole spec question

i just bought a 36 tooth 5 mm wheel pulley and a 14 tooth 5 mm motor shaft pulley with an "8mm bore hole" the shaft on a turnigy im looking at has a 6mm shaft.... WHAT DOES THAT EVEN MEAN!! this is my first build i have no experience with mounting the shafts im just trying to buy all the danged part...
by joeA
Nov 12 2015 6:32pm
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: Alibaba lithium ions
Replies: 13
Views: 800

Re: Alibaba lithium ions

geared looks attractive while direct drive also looks attractive.... if i get a DD motor... and the powerful high voltage battery and 1000w motor i plan to get and my weight of like 117-125 lbs as a skinny teenager... will it be able to climb hills decently... also last question and ill shutup.... d...
by joeA
Nov 12 2015 5:59pm
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: Alibaba lithium ions
Replies: 13
Views: 800

Re: Alibaba lithium ions

also this lol http://www.ebay.com/itm/26-48V-1000W-Front-Wheel-Electric-Bicycle-Motor-Speed-Control-Conversion-Kit-/201456854568?hash=item2ee7c3a628:g:9-YAAOSwYHxWMD5q also i have a hampton cruiser style bike with the rear wheel style brakes that work by moving the pedals backwards if i get a front ...
by joeA
Nov 12 2015 5:53pm
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: Alibaba lithium ions
Replies: 13
Views: 800

Re: Alibaba lithium ions

http://www.ebay.com/itm/201453686831

this seems like a good option considering i could just ride slow to lower the amp usage to around 500 watts... essentially making it a 500 watt kit....