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Aluminium 4 wheel drive custom built electric skateboard

Discussion in 'DIY & Custom Built Boards' started by Alex, Oct 23, 2016.

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  1. Alex

    Alex Admin

    Just came across this from Thích N. C. in Vietnam

    He built this from scratch in two months!

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  2. Zac

    Zac Member

    Any video of it actually being ridden?
     
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    Alex

    Alex Admin

    I didn't see any on the post where I found this.
     
  4. mikew66

    mikew66 Member

    Looks like it would be pretty heavy ?
     
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    Alex

    Alex Admin

    It sure looks that way, but if it's aluminium and just a bulky frame, it may look deceptively heavy but be much lighter in practice.

    The Carbon GT with AT is over 10kg, so not featherlight itself.
     
  6. Jimmy Proton

    Jimmy Proton Member

    Very cool, but I doubt it rides well. And I'd bet it weighs at least 40lbs. Never the less, he wins on anything worth doing is worth over doing.
     
  7. Wschles

    Wschles Member

    Work of art! Kudos!
     
  8. Kist2001

    Kist2001 Member

    Hub motors and active suspension. Work of art. He has access to CNC and industrial waterjet cutting. Only issue I see is that lexan on the bottom is going to be toast in 15 minutes of riding. Will those rubber tires deform and bend the hubless motors? Why mount those huge relays outboard in back? Still just when you think your good at hacking someone comes along and proves your worthless....I would like to meet the guy. -Ken

    ps: I have an aluminum Eglilde. Too heavy for me to carry and i'm not a girly man. :)
     
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  9. Mat88

    Mat88 Member

    Looks very futuristic
     
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