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What a great repair! I like using these motors and controllers for stuff too. if you want a little more grunt out of the motor try grabbing a pwm controller off amazon. I have used them in many of my builds and they work good.here is a link to a controller with 4 switchable pulse settings by flipping switches on the board. This vendor also is great i order from them a lot.https://www.amazon.com/uniquegoods-Controller-CCM9...As for the motor building heat. Let it get hot and it will handle it. I have run a 250w razor scooter motor for 10+ miles at full speed. It really should be fine but hot to the touch.
Using a drill battery is brilliant! I have so many drill boxes in the shop with no tools in them. For some reason i always forget that they make AWESOME project boxes.With a 12v battery input you could even use car power, solar, or a big SLA battery.Check out my solar charger on steroids instructable. It may be a good setup for multicharging from just about any 12v source.
Thanks. I made this trike as solid as possible since it is going to be my daily rider. The low gear is awesome for climbing long hills without overheating the motor or control board.
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cool instructable. may need to make a smoking guitar :)
Thanks! I thought this may be a really fun project for a school class to make for the Halloween season. Does not take much for supplies and can be done quickly.
Good idea. I think the wood part may need to be built a little more sturdy for that.
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I love the simplicity of the locking mechanism and the ability to change the combination.. Great build.
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That is super cool. I may have to make one :)
Thanks! I am glad the instructable is useful to you! If i had to do it all over again i would scoot the front tires back a foot or two for a more tadpole style design. The wheels do not interfere with my feet too much in its current configuration but the turning radius SUCKS! Very solid bike though
Hello. I like the project. If you want a cheap source for lenses check out car headlight housings at the junkyard. I used one recently from a 04 Hyundai Sonata as a light lens. works great.
Thank you :)
Thanks! I took the box to the lake this weekend. we charged our portable speakers and ran the cell phone (to play music) all day. With the solar panel plugged in all day it was at 90 percent charge when we got home.
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Find a way to mount the bar to the rear part of the bike that moves with the tire. If you keep enough spring tension on it you should be fine.
Great Job and a very well done detailed instructable. Sourcing the frame from junked pop up trailers is an awesome idea. 20 or 40 watts of solar panels and a 12v battery would be cool on this rig. That way you can have all kinds of easy off the shelf accessories. Wire in 2 or 3 12v plugs and run a small light strip and you are set! Can jumpstart the car in a pinch too.I never understood pop up tent trailers. a tent is 100 bucks and you and fit it in the trunk. Your rig is way more useful
instead of a bank of D batteries how about a solar panel and a bank of super capacitors? Should be more than enough power for your lights without the need to buy a new battery every year?There are some cool youtube videos about making 12v cap banks.
If you found a 60+ watt solar panel and a small car electric radiator fan you could have a cheap reliable passive vent system on the greenhouse. just a thought :)
Just about anywhere. Mexico bottled Coke is sold all over where i live. People like it because it is made with real sugar.
WOW. That is awesome!
This is AMAZING! One of the coolest instructable cakes i have seen.
Don't forget to vote for me in the contest! thanks!
I love these pathway lamps. I use them all over my yard and when one dies i just replace it for a dollar. I have made a small 10 watt 12 volt solar panel out of them and will keep adding on as i go. As for the LED driver thanks for the datasheet. i have been thinking of making an LED panel out of them.
Thanks! If you need help on your build feel free to message me. check out my youtube channel :)
NEAT! i like it. A+ on recycling!
Awesome idea. Can't wait to see other refinements!
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