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Electric Longboard Conversion

by Kendokong Jun 3, 2016
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What material would you recommend printing in? Do you think ABS would fair better for that location?

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How do you mount the "motor mount" to the trucks?

What kind of range do you get with this rig?

Being a bigger guy and using a 5.2 Amp-hour batteries I usually get around 5-ish miles. However I've improved from making this board and have a much better one which I may post sometime soon.

does this ESCc allow for regenerative breaking?

This specific esc does not. However, for the past few months I've been working on a whole new board from scratch which i will probably add sometime soon. It is using a VESC which does have regenerative braking. And is just a much better esc overall.

so.. ever going to post it?

can you add links for the timing belt and the pulley?

Sorry for the late reply haven't been active here. I since then upgraded from the XL teeth belt shown above to some HTD5 belts. The XL's low profile teeth had an issue with constant slippage. You can find many HTD5 belt pulley and pinion on thingiverse.

What exact HTD5 belt did you use? I'm trying to figure out the length