Instructables: exploring - workshop - electric-vehicles http://www.instructables.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:33:01 PDT BLOX v1.01 Designing and Building Beautiful RC Airplane http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-and-Building-Beautiful-RC-Airplane/
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:20:30 PDT
ELS Electric motocycle (RUS) http://www.instructables.com/id/ELS-Electric-motocycle-RUS/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:19:50 PDT
How to Install a New Bike Light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-a-New-Bike-Light/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:04:47 PDT
Remote-control Racing Hovercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-control-Racing-Hovercraft/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:51:05 PDT
How to Remove a 2000 Honda Insight Fender http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Remove-a-2000-Honda-Insight-Fender/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:05:05 PDT
Gas Beating Electric Race Kart http://www.instructables.com/id/Gas-Beating-Electric-Race-Kart/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 05:19:06 PDT
Easy Hovercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Hovercraft/
Easy Hovercraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/43PK/HXA9QPXR/FXN43PKHXA9QPXR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/43PK/HXA9QPXR/FXN43PKHXA9QPXR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/43PK/HXA9QPXR/FXN43PKHXA9QPXR.SMALL.jpg SJTUPinkElephant Introduction We are team 15, Pink Elephant, from Joint Institute. JI is an institute that offers us students an integration of the superior teaching resources and modes from SJTU and UM, located in Shanghai Minhang district, Shanghai. The lab in JI building is our favorite places (shown in figure 1...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 09:43:25 PDT
Vedfolnir Hovercraft! http://www.instructables.com/id/Vedfolnir-Hovercraft/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 09:21:59 PDT
Electric Microkart with Independent Suspension http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Microkart-with-Independent-Suspension/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 06:28:29 PDT
Building a slot car track - Part One, a good foundation http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-slot-car-track-Part-One-a-good-foundati/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 11:27:41 PDT
Free lithium Ion Battery Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-lithium-Ion-Battery-Pack/
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Sat, 24 May 2014 07:22:42 PDT
D4E1 Drinkhulp/ drinking aid http://www.instructables.com/id/D4E1-Drinkhulp-drinking-aid/
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Tue, 20 May 2014 09:05:46 PDT
resin casting gears for power wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/resin-casting-gears-for-power-wheels/
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Sun, 18 May 2014 12:45:11 PDT
Electric Drill Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Drill-Bike/
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Fri, 16 May 2014 16:37:08 PDT
Electric Go Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Go-Cart/
Electric Go Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/WTEX/HV3Q56M7/FNYWTEXHV3Q56M7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/WTEX/HV3Q56M7/FNYWTEXHV3Q56M7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/WTEX/HV3Q56M7/FNYWTEXHV3Q56M7.SMALL.jpg rjkorn I always liked mini bikes and go karts. I got my first Briggs and Stratton 3hp minibike when I was 6. by the time I was 8 i had shaved the head to make more power. I decided to make an electric powered one. That way there is less noise and more fun. I thought maybe the lack of engine noise would de...
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Mon, 12 May 2014 17:29:00 PDT
Riding Leaf Blower http://www.instructables.com/id/Riding-Leaf-Blower/
Riding Leaf Blower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/7F8N/HV3Q34QQ/F5J7F8NHV3Q34QQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/7F8N/HV3Q34QQ/F5J7F8NHV3Q34QQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/7F8N/HV3Q34QQ/F5J7F8NHV3Q34QQ.SMALL.jpg rjkorn I got tired of walking around with a gas powered blower trying to get all the leaves into a pile. I found enough parts to make an electric blower for my electric golf cart. this save my back and eliminates the need for all that gas/oil mix in the shed. I've seen plenty of big gas powered blowers eve...
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Mon, 12 May 2014 12:35:01 PDT
Car Wire Loom Clips http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Wire-Loom-Clips/
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 23:25:36 PDT
How to make a low budget Hovercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-low-budget-Hovercraft/
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 13:28:13 PDT
Electric motor bike (revised with better description) http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-motor-bike/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/OCDM/HSVGGWSY/FB4OCDMHSVGGWSY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/OCDM/HSVGGWSY/FB4OCDMHSVGGWSY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/OCDM/HSVGGWSY/FB4OCDMHSVGGWSY.SMALL.jpg moslof88 I recently saw this mountain bike with a free sign on it, so I snatched it up and took it home and with minimal effort got it running like new again. Then I remembered i had a razor scooter motor and I decided to see if I could power the bike using only the manufacturers wheel and apply friction to ...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 18:34:28 PDT
Magnetic propeller balancer http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-propeller-balancer/
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 07:33:53 PDT
How to be a Professional photographer in 4 step http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Be-a-Professional-photographer-in-4-step/
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 16:20:36 PST
(3.13)CONVERTING A 2013 LEAF LEVEL 1 (12AMP) CHARGER TO A LEVEL 2 (12AMP) CHARGER http://www.instructables.com/id/313CONVERTING-A-2013-LEAF-LEVEL-1-12AMP-CHARGER-TO/
(3.13)CONVERTING A 2013 LEAF LEVEL 1 (12AMP) CHARGER TO A LEVEL 2 (12AMP) CHARGER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/LT0A/HRI98VMS/FHSLT0AHRI98VMS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/LT0A/HRI98VMS/FHSLT0AHRI98VMS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/LT0A/HRI98VMS/FHSLT0AHRI98VMS.SMALL.jpg Dave-H My intent with this design is to make a small, simple, portable level 2 charger out of a level 1 charger that can still function as a level 1 charger. I also want it to be fully automated using the EVSE as the control unit, relays, and a GFCI. I'm also keeping the grid protection device in place bec...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 11:23:55 PST
Electric Vehicles http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Vehicles-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/F6O5/HRPNAJJ2/FZ7F6O5HRPNAJJ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/F6O5/HRPNAJJ2/FZ7F6O5HRPNAJJ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/F6O5/HRPNAJJ2/FZ7F6O5HRPNAJJ2.SMALL.jpg bennelson Electric vehicles are a fun way to get around while saving on gas. A DIY electric vehicle can be CONSIDERALBY less expensive than a commercial one and can be custom like no purchased vehicle ever will. null Electric scooter for winter use on the ice! null Everything you need to know to build y...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 10:02:46 PST
R/C Boat Water Cooling http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Boat-Water-Cooling/
R/C Boat Water Cooling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/OGX2/HQPQQRJ8/FDQOGX2HQPQQRJ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/OGX2/HQPQQRJ8/FDQOGX2HQPQQRJ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/OGX2/HQPQQRJ8/FDQOGX2HQPQQRJ8.SMALL.jpg brysenwwe Purple goes to the left motor and green to the right. The pickup holes are made from plastic straws and the mount is Lego pieces that are superglued together. Non of these pieces are from a hobby grade water cooling set. Main Water Line This is the main water feed line this allows for the water t...
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 19:22:15 PST
Electric Motorcycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Motorcycle/
Electric Motorcycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/2HXU/HQNC4GUF/FV52HXUHQNC4GUF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/2HXU/HQNC4GUF/FV52HXUHQNC4GUF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/2HXU/HQNC4GUF/FV52HXUHQNC4GUF.SMALL.jpg michaelmonaghan Here are some specs before we go any furtherChassis- SDG pro mini (originally 125cc 5hp)Motor- 15hp Range- 10-15 miles averageWeight- approx 165lbTop speed- 55mphSpeed control- alltrax AXE 300ampBatteries- 4, 22Ah 12v- total 48v (Lithium ready)Frame- 4130 chromoly steel, fully sealed battery box, po...
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 11:32:11 PST
Battery Powered Hovercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Powered-Hovercraft/
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 09:44:27 PST
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 10:08:32 PST
EV - Car and Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/EV-Car-and-Bike/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/DM82/HO233OIA/FHBDM82HO233OIA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/DM82/HO233OIA/FHBDM82HO233OIA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/DM82/HO233OIA/FHBDM82HO233OIA.SMALL.jpg qcalvert This is a collection of ideas and resources to serve as aids and inspiration for when I decide to build my own EV Car and/or Bike. null EV Platform - Likely would modify the concept to place the battery box as the floorpan while also switching to hub motors and a space frame design. Still, a spec...
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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 14:47:18 PST
Electric Vehicle - A simple lightweight EV platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Vehicle-A-simple-lightweight-EV-platform-/
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 08:56:59 PST
Wireless Remote Control Training Lab Video http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Remote-Control-Training-Lab-Video/
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 12:24:54 PST
Building an OpenEVSE http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-an-OpenEVSE/
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 01:33:26 PDT
(3.0)CONVERTING A LEAF LEVEL 1 (12AMP) CHARGER TO A LEVEL 2 (12AMP) CHARGER http://www.instructables.com/id/CONVERTING-A-LEAF-LEVEL-1-12AMP-CHARGER-TO-A-LEVEL/
(3.0)CONVERTING A LEAF LEVEL 1 (12AMP) CHARGER TO A LEVEL 2 (12AMP) CHARGER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/0A33/HLZRRCUJ/FPM0A33HLZRRCUJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/0A33/HLZRRCUJ/FPM0A33HLZRRCUJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/0A33/HLZRRCUJ/FPM0A33HLZRRCUJ.SMALL.jpg Dave-H My intent with this design is to make a small, simple, portable level 2 charger out of a level 1 charger that can still function as a level 1 charger. I also want it to be fully automated using the EVSE as the control unit, relays, and a GFCI.  Note if you have the 2013 EVSE take a look at the 3.13...
By: Dave-H

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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 17:11:25 PDT
EVSE LEVEL 1 TO LEVEL 2 (2.0) (Take a look at the 3.0) http://www.instructables.com/id/EVSE-LEVEL-1-TO-LEVEL-2-20/
EVSE LEVEL 1 TO LEVEL 2 (2.0) (Take a look at the 3.0) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/4KFP/HLFUV7Q7/F794KFPHLFUV7Q7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/4KFP/HLFUV7Q7/F794KFPHLFUV7Q7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/4KFP/HLFUV7Q7/F794KFPHLFUV7Q7.SMALL.jpg Dave-H My intent with this design is to make a small, simple, portable level 2 charger out of a level 1 charger that can also function as a level 1 charger, is fully automated and will work with any charger (Although the wire colors may vary.).  With this design I intentionally make no changes to the EVSE ...
By: Dave-H

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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 21:10:51 PDT
Regular to electric bike conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Regular-to-electric-bike-conversion/
Regular to electric bike conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/IP6C/HLA22YO9/FD4IP6CHLA22YO9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/IP6C/HLA22YO9/FD4IP6CHLA22YO9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/IP6C/HLA22YO9/FD4IP6CHLA22YO9.SMALL.jpg AeroKB Hi Folks! Below I share my experience converting a regular lady bike to an electric trailer equipped bike. This was intended to transport around 6 bottles of water (5 Liter/1.3 gallon each). Enjoy. Barto The ideia I wanted to adapt my mother's bike to allow her to ride her bike easier becau...
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Sat, 7 Sep 2013 11:32:55 PDT
(1.0)EVSE: CONVERTING A LEVEL 1 (12AMP) TO A LEVEL 2 (12 AMP) (Take a look at 2.0) http://www.instructables.com/id/EVSE-CONVERTING-A-LEVEL-1-12AMP-TO-A-LEVEL-2-12-AM/
(1.0)EVSE: CONVERTING A LEVEL 1 (12AMP) TO A LEVEL 2 (12 AMP) (Take a look at 2.0) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/MOWC/HKPWLKOE/FMNMOWCHKPWLKOE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/MOWC/HKPWLKOE/FMNMOWCHKPWLKOE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/MOWC/HKPWLKOE/FMNMOWCHKPWLKOE.SMALL.jpg Dave-H   This design is a little awkward to use, but my intent was to make a small, simple, portable level 2 charger out of a level 1 charger for the occasional use on the road. I have made a number of designs which are more user friendly but are not as electronically simple. And I will be posting some of ...
By: Dave-H

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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 20:02:18 PDT
Amphibious Vehicle http://www.instructables.com/id/Amphibious-Vehicle/
Amphibious Vehicle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/FPSY/HKM948RS/FNTFPSYHKM948RS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/FPSY/HKM948RS/FNTFPSYHKM948RS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/FPSY/HKM948RS/FNTFPSYHKM948RS.SMALL.jpg Ajinkya_A_Bhole So, as the name suggests, I've made  a vehicle able to travel on land as well as water. So, you might think whats innovative or difficult in making such a vehicle o_O Garb two water-proof motors, a water propeller, wheels , microcontroller and there you have it...! But, what if you have a very low b...
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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 04:23:52 PDT
Scratch build your own quad-copter! http://www.instructables.com/id/Scratch-build-your-own-quad-copter/
Scratch build your own quad-copter! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/BWYQ/HKDFFUKB/FACBWYQHKDFFUKB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/BWYQ/HKDFFUKB/FACBWYQHKDFFUKB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/BWYQ/HKDFFUKB/FACBWYQHKDFFUKB.SMALL.jpg kborgen For this instructable i will be showing how I scratch built my own quad-copter! What shall it do? The first thought you have to think before even purchasing a single material or part is what do you want it to do? Do you want something that is fun to fly? or maybe take some aerial photography? May...
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Sun, 18 Aug 2013 22:47:12 PDT
Single Wheel Transport. http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-Wheel-Transport/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/AXAI/HKE9HDL8/FNIAXAIHKE9HDL8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/AXAI/HKE9HDL8/FNIAXAIHKE9HDL8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/AXAI/HKE9HDL8/FNIAXAIHKE9HDL8.SMALL.jpg benmurton I have seen some one wheeled devices around and this is my ideas of using a single wheel as transport. The overall diameter is 600mm and can be ridden with a foot either side of the wheel so you are facing forward or could be ridden sideways with both feet inside the hoop, a bit like a skateboard. A...
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Fri, 16 Aug 2013 22:03:57 PDT
Rc Car Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Rc-Car-Trailer/
Rc Car Trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/1ICS/HK1DF3IS/F8Z1ICSHK1DF3IS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/1ICS/HK1DF3IS/F8Z1ICSHK1DF3IS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/1ICS/HK1DF3IS/F8Z1ICSHK1DF3IS.SMALL.jpg CollinTheBoss This is a quick look at my 1/24 scale Rc trailer Body The body is just an extra pece of ply wood i had laying around Wheels The wheels i used were from an old toy. I just hot glued them on. Hitch The trailer hitch is just some kind of screw that i hot glued in. Ramp The ramp on the back...
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 09:01:01 PDT
Easy Pin Moving Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Pin-Moving-Robot/
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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 19:04:35 PDT
Simple Electromagnetic Engine using piston and flywheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Electromagnetic-Engine-using-piston-and-fly/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/O3V3/HJKBSFDE/FTZO3V3HJKBSFDE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/O3V3/HJKBSFDE/FTZO3V3HJKBSFDE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/O3V3/HJKBSFDE/FTZO3V3HJKBSFDE.SMALL.jpg Jestin_Cubetech http://www.edaboard.com/thread282191.html
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 03:55:33 PDT
Nerdy Derby LCD Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Nerdy-Derby-LCD-Screen/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/EWHA/HJGDZ7VK/FEVEWHAHJGDZ7VK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/EWHA/HJGDZ7VK/FEVEWHAHJGDZ7VK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/EWHA/HJGDZ7VK/FEVEWHAHJGDZ7VK.SMALL.jpg vaultking In order to display Motor and ESC temperature, RPMs, and elapsed time, I needed a way to secure a LCD screen to a Nerdy Derby car that will be competing in the inaugural Milwaukee Makerfest  Nerdy Derby on October 19, 2013 at the Milwaukee Makerspace Since the car will be subjected to high speeds an...
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Tue, 23 Jul 2013 08:39:17 PDT
Electric Orbit Wheels: Laterally Propelled Hub-less Rollerblades http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Orbit-Wheels-Laterally-Propelled-Hub-les/
Electric Orbit Wheels: Laterally Propelled Hub-less Rollerblades - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/IXWO/HJ39R7GZ/FZMIXWOHJ39R7GZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/IXWO/HJ39R7GZ/FZMIXWOHJ39R7GZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/IXWO/HJ39R7GZ/FZMIXWOHJ39R7GZ.SMALL.jpg jaguar k While on a college tour around California, I saw college students riding up a hill on these strange wheels. They would move their legs forward and backward, as if they were walking, but they would magically move sideways. After I saw them jump off and put the wheels in their backpack to enter a buil...
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 22:33:29 PDT
Building Quadcopters, Drones and Uav's- A explanation and easy build of a basic Quad. http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Quads-Systems-My-Easy-Quad-Build/
Building Quadcopters, Drones and Uav's- A explanation and easy build of a basic Quad. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/00GA/HINOBNHM/F8D00GAHINOBNHM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/00GA/HINOBNHM/F8D00GAHINOBNHM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/00GA/HINOBNHM/F8D00GAHINOBNHM.SMALL.jpg eben89 So you are interested in Quadcopters, Quadrotors, Uavs, Drones and whatever else they call them. But what are they made up of, and why? Could i build one or are they for more advanced electronic type individuals. Well never fear. I present to you a basic overview and build of a basic quadcopter in f...
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 23:46:19 PDT
Electric TurfBoard (FAIL) http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-TurfBoard/
Electric TurfBoard (FAIL) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/2Z8O/HIGF6OHT/FWG2Z8OHIGF6OHT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/2Z8O/HIGF6OHT/FWG2Z8OHIGF6OHT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/2Z8O/HIGF6OHT/FWG2Z8OHIGF6OHT.SMALL.jpg Renard_Bleu The concept of electric skateboards has always piqued my interest; they are the closest thing we have to Marty's McFly's hoverboard. There is no lack of working production models and cool DIY projects: http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-Skateboard/ http://www.instructables.com/id/Propelle...
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Wed, 3 Jul 2013 03:16:35 PDT
ELECTRIC GO CART HACK http://www.instructables.com/id/ELECTRIC-GO-CART-HACK/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/XNUA/HIGFJV71/F3WXNUAHIGFJV71.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/XNUA/HIGFJV71/F3WXNUAHIGFJV71.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/XNUA/HIGFJV71/F3WXNUAHIGFJV71.SMALL.jpg THE GOOSE I bought this go cart used with no battery's or charger. its runs from 12 to 24 volts, so i took my RYOBI 18 volt  flash light apart and hooked it to the wires that went to the battery. i have a bunch of these batterys so the fun never stops, cause there is always a couple on charge. also it did not...
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 16:35:12 PDT
Quadcopter Spy Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Quadcopter-Spy-Plane/
Quadcopter Spy Plane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/DRT3/HHS9E73M/FKCDRT3HHS9E73M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/DRT3/HHS9E73M/FKCDRT3HHS9E73M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/DRT3/HHS9E73M/FKCDRT3HHS9E73M.SMALL.jpg Dawson474 Are you looking for a way to spy on your friends and see what they are up to? Well with this quadcopter and go pro mounted to the bottom, your friends will feel the sixth sense that someone's always watching them! The Go Pro Mounting You can by your quadcopter almost anywhere online they can ran...
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Wed, 12 Jun 2013 17:51:13 PDT
Screw to rubberband wing tie down conversion. http://www.instructables.com/id/Screw-to-rubberband-wing-tie-down-conversion/
Screw to rubberband wing tie down conversion. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/ZI79/HHMI4VOV/F60ZI79HHMI4VOV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/ZI79/HHMI4VOV/F60ZI79HHMI4VOV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/ZI79/HHMI4VOV/F60ZI79HHMI4VOV.SMALL.jpg Justinvent My FPV Raptor had a slight problem, the annoying screws that held the wings in place had ripped out. I need to find a new way to attach the wings to the plane. I tried a couple designs but at the end the most effective and by far the cheapest was rubberbands.  Materials  drill bits chop stick or c...
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Fri, 7 Jun 2013 11:21:46 PDT
UnderSeawolf: ROV for Long Island Sound http://www.instructables.com/id/UnderSeawolf-ROV-Project-for-Long-Island-Sound-Fr/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/PHYU/HH2VY4PL/FYZPHYUHH2VY4PL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/PHYU/HH2VY4PL/FYZPHYUHH2VY4PL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/PHYU/HH2VY4PL/FYZPHYUHH2VY4PL.SMALL.jpg Veteran_ComputerEngineer Hi there and thanks for stopping by,  Every now and then I get an idea for my ROV but I have been stuck for a while now as I am trying to figure out how to, compactly, rotate those thrusters you see in the image. I was thinking about designing a 2-Axis module to go in between the ROV and the Thrust...
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Mon, 27 May 2013 12:01:30 PDT
The Capacitor Powered Car http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Capacitor-Powered-Car/
The Capacitor Powered Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/23H8/HGH70VMA/FC723H8HGH70VMA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/23H8/HGH70VMA/FC723H8HGH70VMA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/23H8/HGH70VMA/FC723H8HGH70VMA.SMALL.jpg rmoskos The idea of our project was to build a small capacitor powered car that would be charged by solar panels and designed to go as far as possible on one charge. Step 1: Motors and Capacitors The first thing we had to do was figure out the power of our motor we were given, which was a small erector s...
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Wed, 22 May 2013 07:58:04 PDT