Have you ever wanted to have a neon glow in the night will riding your ripstik?

This instructable will show you how to install any number or color of LEDs to your ripstik.


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Step 1: Components and tools

For this mod you will need a few tools and some electrical supplies.

Philips Screw driver
Allen wrench for the bolts on the bottom of the ripstick.
Drill and
5mm Drill bit or 3/16ths inch drill bit.

Electrical components:
17 LEDs
Simple wire colored wire is good to keep organized.
A simple on off switch or toggle switch. (ripped one out of a nerf gun attachment)
17 (70 -100 ohm) resistors.

Electrical tools
Soldering iron
Hot glue gun and glue sticks.
wire strippers or scissors.

you asked for them this is a green led ripstick <br> <br>
Wonderful job! :D
Do ya like it? This is my modified &quot;wave&quot;(bleh). it has two power sources and a switch to change the power sources (left). the main power source is on the right and it uses 20 leds. its so amazing!! thanks for the idea! priceless!
You're welcome dude nice work!
<p>i did it with strip lighting and i built a Bluetooth misc system and its multicolerd </p>
I HAVE A PROBLEM!!!<br><br>where i put the led's on the side of the ripstick i can not put that piece back on any ideas on how you did i t<br><br>-please respond<br><br>
hmmm you could try sanding down the black part, I didn't put my wiring there I anticipated that and i also didn't want my LEDs rubbing on pavement. I might suggest moving your LEDs or you can try some agressive sanding/cutting to that plastic piece.
who felt that earthquake
much better build than that featured copying noob
thanks man :D
thats fricken awesome dude!
Now...how could we implement this on a ripstik air? ;)
good question.... well if you don't mind the work, and idk if this is even possible but what if you could form a plexi glass bottom for the the nose and tail? Maybe just make small plates to cover up each section that you'd put a led in. the wires can just go through much like they do in my instructable.
Where would be a good spot to place a switch?
In the tail where close to the batteries are you following my instructions I lay it all out fairly simply.
did you paint your board? and VERRY good instructable! :D
Yeah I painted it to match my converse... that I can hardly ride in do to lack of grip.
you should have soldered the wire and led further down the pins on the resistor
Yeah but it's ok. I did that for the demonstration for ease of sight.
AWESOME you working on any rollercoasters?
Yeah i always am ;) gonna finish it this weak end or else I'm gonna rampage it :P
haha he always is ;)
AMAZING!!! this is such a great idea!! 5* My cousins r gonna b soo impressed!! lol! :D
i thought in step one u said that i wouldn't need any resistors or anything like that.
sorry I gotta fix that, because my initial plan was to use a couple leds in series then the rest in parallel to eat up some voltage.
thanks for fixin that
Sure, thanks for pointing it out ;) TBM
no prob, your welcome.
sweet!!! i want!!! you need to hook up my riostick with these next time i come over
Sure but it takes a while, you could drop it off here and have it back within 4 days.
nice instructable:D
Awesome! Did you get the picture to move by using a GIF?

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