My Journey

Here are bunch of posts about my journey making an electric skateboard. Definitely a trial an error in the DIY experience experience but it was fun learning about the different aspects. Hopefully you’ll learn from my mistakes.

New receiver arrived

So for those keeping up know that after going to a long test ride I fried my  HobbyKing Red Brick 125A ESC 🙁 I then purchase a new beefier 150A esc. At which point I realized the receiver was dead. I got the new ESC, wheels(cause I wanted to) and receiver. The new receiver just arrived and have spent a …

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Riding stats

So it was sunny this weekend and I got out on my board. Good and bad. The stats are below. Turns out I broke it. After 3.8 km and plenty of battery juice left it just stopped. Something electrical is broken and I don’t know exactly what, just yet. The motor is beeping at me …

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Test rides

So took my board for a test ride yesterday afternoon. A couple of things of note: Top speed: got it to 12mph (20kph) at about 1/4 throttle I wasn’t game enough to take it past that. (I need a better GPS speed app than the one I downloaded). Basically the motor is a beast. This …

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