So I finally got a day off work to go to the hobby shop to further investigate the cogs and belts. After hours of looking over their incomprehensible website (www.smallparts.com.au) the guy in the store was able to find the right gear for me within minutes. Only problem being he has to order it in. Hence its not for another 5 days until I get the parts.

Pulleys and belts

As the drive train seems to be wrapping up I also got online at hobbykings to buy the electrics. (It always pisses me off when I get to the delivery section however).

Cogs and belts

Small pulley

Qty: 1.00 EA P-MX-018-060FF-PFR-NNH-08.000

Pulleys – Timing – 2.032mm Pitch – MXL – To Suit

Teeth (No.) : 18 Suit Belt Width (mm): 6.0
Bore (d) (mm): 8.000

$8.95

Large Pulley
Qty: 1.00 EA P-MX-080-060FF-PFR-NIL-08.000
Pulleys – Timing – 2.032mm Pitch – MXL – To Suit
Teeth (No.) : 80 Suit Belt Width (mm): 6.0
Bore (d) (mm): 8.000

$11.95

Belts x 2
Qty: 2.00 EA B-MX-132-063-PK
Belts – Timing – 2.032mm Pitch – MXL – 6mm Wide
Teeth (No.) : 132 Length (mm): 268.22
Material : Polyurethane

$15.91

Total: $47.81

The guys hooked me up with a 2.032mm toothed belt thinking that might be best for the use. The large cogs is only a little bit smaller than the wheel itself with a 80 / 18 teeth size ratio.

Electronics

The receiver: 1x #HK-GT2/10608 Hobby King GT-2 2.4Ghz 2Ch Tx & Rx = $14.98
Battery: 1x #Z50006S-25/8586 ZIPPY Flightmax 5000mAh 6S1P 25C = $44.00
Speed controller: 1x #RB125A-BTO/18015 HobbyKing Red Brick 125A ESC = $30.48
International (Registered) Air Mail 2kg $29.79
Taxes: $0.00
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Total: $119.25

Also picked up a packs of metal screws to finish the mounting of the bracket. ($3.94)

So for those keeping score on the cost to date:

Cheap board on ebay: $60

Motor (plus ridiculous delivery charge to Oz): $62

Pulleys belts: $47.81

Electronics: $119.25

Bracket: Free (left over right angle piece of aluminium from my father inlaw) + $3.94 screws

Total so far: $293 (Australian Dollars)

I think this should be the final cost as well. All the rest of the components should be coming in the next week or so.  And baring breaking anything i should be able to put this together at this price.

Now the board itself is a piece of rubbish from ebay so if all goes well I might upgrade that to something nicer which is going to be another $200 or so.

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