Instructables: exploring - workshop - electric-vehicles http://www.instructables.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:09:51 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
Rideable Segway Clone - Low Cost and Easy Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Rideable-Segway-Clone-Low-Cost-and-Easy-Build/
Rideable Segway Clone - Low Cost and Easy Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/BX13/HSICZI3H/FZVBX13HSICZI3H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/BX13/HSICZI3H/FZVBX13HSICZI3H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/BX13/HSICZI3H/FZVBX13HSICZI3H.SMALL.jpg ihart This Instructable will show you how to build a ride-able Segway clone.  Here are its features: Easy to build with no welding, no complicated steering linkage and minimal soldering. Uses a readily available $3 digital MPU6050 accelerometer/gyro IMU board. Total parts cost is under $400 (...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:35:30 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/
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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
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...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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
Caravan mains sockets - external for awning/barbeque etc http://www.instructables.com/id/Caravan-mains-sockets-external-for-awningbarbeq/
Caravan mains sockets - external for awning/barbeque etc - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/LXEO/HGGZJNT1/FAFLXEOHGGZJNT1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/LXEO/HGGZJNT1/FAFLXEOHGGZJNT1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/LXEO/HGGZJNT1/FAFLXEOHGGZJNT1.SMALL.jpg hmv4u Having owned a caravan for a few years i got a bit fed up having to run a extension cable through the window to power things in the awning,so on the last caravan i installed a external socket which i clamped onto the A frame(your not supposed to drill it due to weakening the structure)and ran this f...
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Wed, 8 May 2013 11:33:20 PDT
How to make a mud flap girl - I made it at TechShop www.techshop.ws http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-mud-flap-girl-I-made-it-at-TechSho/
How to make a mud flap girl - I made it at TechShop www.techshop.ws - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/YX4C/HFWSTJ6Q/FTBYX4CHFWSTJ6Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/YX4C/HFWSTJ6Q/FTBYX4CHFWSTJ6Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/YX4C/HFWSTJ6Q/FTBYX4CHFWSTJ6Q.SMALL.jpg techshopmember http://www,techshop.ws I have seen these mud flap girls all over the place and really wanted to make my own.  Now that I am a TechShop member it was the first thing I wanted to do.  I took the laser cutter / engraver class last night and with a little help from another guy who was working on a proj...
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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 13:32:41 PDT
Self Balancing segway style scooter for under 300.00 http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Balancing-segway-style-scooter-for-under-300/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/ND8O/HF23RUDS/FYJND8OHF23RUDS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/ND8O/HF23RUDS/FYJND8OHF23RUDS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/ND8O/HF23RUDS/FYJND8OHF23RUDS.SMALL.jpg fozz18 I've always wanted a Segway from the first day I saw one, but with the over 6000.00 price tag I couldn't afford one. Thankfully the parts required have come down in price dramatically. I managed to build one for under 300.00.  here is a list of the most important parts. 1x2" square steel on eBay bu...
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Mon, 8 Apr 2013 19:58:57 PDT
Electric Tricycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Tricycle/
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Sun, 31 Mar 2013 20:39:41 PDT
Electric Snowcat Pico http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Snowcat-Pico/
Electric Snowcat Pico - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/F7CB/HCB8IJGJ/F7YF7CBHCB8IJGJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/F7CB/HCB8IJGJ/F7YF7CBHCB8IJGJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/F7CB/HCB8IJGJ/F7YF7CBHCB8IJGJ.SMALL.jpg Renard_Bleu This electric tracked vehicle will turn all your winter trails into "downhill" fun. The intention was to build an electric snow vehicle that would allow me to zoom around on the network of trails around my house without getting sneered at (walking trails) or licensed (snowmobile trails). The initial...
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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 07:41:34 PST
Rear view mirror for electric wheelchair http://www.instructables.com/id/Rear-view-mirror-for-electric-wheelchair/
Rear view mirror for electric wheelchair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/U38W/HCB8TR44/FJNU38WHCB8TR44.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/U38W/HCB8TR44/FJNU38WHCB8TR44.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/U38W/HCB8TR44/FJNU38WHCB8TR44.SMALL.jpg marple200 Trying to fill the need for a rear view mirror for a family member's electric wheelchair, I came up with the following. I wanted to make something that could easily be adjusted by someone with mobility impairments as well as installed and removed from the wheelchair without tools. There were two m...
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Sat, 26 Jan 2013 13:16:43 PST
Robo Mover http://www.instructables.com/id/Robo-Mover/
Robo Mover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/OE8V/HA4MBCT5/F0OOE8VHA4MBCT5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/OE8V/HA4MBCT5/F0OOE8VHA4MBCT5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/OE8V/HA4MBCT5/F0OOE8VHA4MBCT5.SMALL.jpg noahw This motorized, remote controlled heavy-load-carrying surface helps me move heavy projects, materials and machinery around my shop.  Having thrown my back out a few times lifting things I probably should have had a helping hand with, I thought that making something like this would be a great way to ...
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Wed, 12 Dec 2012 08:55:43 PST
All-Terrain Electric Scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/All-Terrain-Electric-Scooter/
All-Terrain Electric Scooter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/B7KO/H6735FHS/FOIB7KOH6735FHS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/B7KO/H6735FHS/FOIB7KOH6735FHS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/B7KO/H6735FHS/FOIB7KOH6735FHS.SMALL.jpg ben_k At the beginning of the 2011/2012 school year, my school's robotics team decided to finally dismantle some old FRC robots that had been collecting dust for six or seven years. We had no use for all the parts we stripped off the robots, so I generously relieved the team of some of these parts, includ...
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Sat, 8 Sep 2012 13:53:36 PDT
Ev Sports Car 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Ev-Sports-Car-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/E3KD/H6MF2RU1/FA2E3KDH6MF2RU1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/E3KD/H6MF2RU1/FA2E3KDH6MF2RU1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/E3KD/H6MF2RU1/FA2E3KDH6MF2RU1.SMALL.jpg ravikumar97 This is my Submission to Jack Daniels Independence Day Contest. My age is 15 and my dad’s age is 40 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXlRfiwqX2w 10% of the world’s total carbon emissions are from road transportation. Electric cars are the potential answer to this problem. The main two reasons elect...
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 20:13:46 PDT
Ev Sports car http://www.instructables.com/id/Ev-Sports-car-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/E3KD/H6MF2RU1/FA2E3KDH6MF2RU1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/E3KD/H6MF2RU1/FA2E3KDH6MF2RU1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/E3KD/H6MF2RU1/FA2E3KDH6MF2RU1.SMALL.jpg ravikumar97 This is my Submission to Jack Daniels Independence Day Contest. My age is 15 and my dad’s age is 40 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXlRfiwqX2w 10% of the world’s total carbon emissions are from road transportation. Electric cars are the potential answer to this problem. The main two reasons elect...
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 20:02:37 PDT
Battery Solar Wind Electric Car --- Jack Daniels Independence Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Solar-Wind-Electric-Car-Jack-Daniels-I/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif longinusboygenius
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 09:12:35 PDT
One of a kind Custom Mobility Machines for the disabled! http://www.instructables.com/id/One-of-a-kind-Custom-Mobility-Machines-for-the-dis/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/AVMI/H6MF3U8B/F8NAVMIH6MF3U8B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/AVMI/H6MF3U8B/F8NAVMIH6MF3U8B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/AVMI/H6MF3U8B/F8NAVMIH6MF3U8B.SMALL.jpg greathouselabs My Idea! One of a kind Custom Mobility Machines for the disabled! I have designed and built all kinds of machines in the past. I designed machines for Robot Wars and built over 30 electric vehicles and devices. Currently I design and build custom wheelchairs and scooters for the disabled in my spar...
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Sun, 2 Sep 2012 14:30:22 PDT
Adventur-trac http://www.instructables.com/id/Adventur-trac/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/JNVN/H6DWVFEQ/FMZJNVNH6DWVFEQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/JNVN/H6DWVFEQ/FMZJNVNH6DWVFEQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/JNVN/H6DWVFEQ/FMZJNVNH6DWVFEQ.SMALL.jpg rollin0313 The Adventur-trac is a power assist for manual wheelchair users to help them get around in an outdoor environment. It's easy to hook and unhook form the wheelchair, joystick operated, zero turning radius and lights for night time use. Ideal for campuses, zoo's, theme parks and any other place you ca...
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Wed, 29 Aug 2012 20:08:25 PDT
Home-Built, Single Prop, Lifting Body version of the X-38. http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Build-Single-Prop-Lifting-Body-version-of-t/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/SPYZ/H5ED8L3D/FFWSPYZH5ED8L3D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/SPYZ/H5ED8L3D/FFWSPYZH5ED8L3D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/SPYZ/H5ED8L3D/FFWSPYZH5ED8L3D.SMALL.jpg aaronkclark Aaron K. Clark Inspired by the 1960's Wingless Lifting body programs, the X-38 was a prototype crew return vehicle for the International Space Station. At the time the program was canceled, in April of 2002, the first orbital prototype, Vehicle 201, was 80% complete. This was heart-wrenching for m...
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Tue, 21 Aug 2012 12:01:53 PDT
Electric GoKart http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-GoKart/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/W01F/H5Y9W3W9/FJ3W01FH5Y9W3W9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/W01F/H5Y9W3W9/FJ3W01FH5Y9W3W9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/W01F/H5Y9W3W9/FJ3W01FH5Y9W3W9.SMALL.jpg ___ I built this electric go kart over the course of a few years.  I got the frame on Craigslist, and spent a long time restoring it.  The original frame came with a roll cage, but I removed it because it was a little to small for me.Then I bought the majority of the other components from scooter and Go...
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Tue, 21 Aug 2012 07:40:44 PDT
Generic Wiring of a Sevcon Gen 4 Motor Controller with Stop-Action! http://www.instructables.com/id/Generic-Wiring-of-a-Sevcon-Gen-4-Motor-Controller-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/BE3S/H5JVOPR8/F1UBE3SH5JVOPR8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/BE3S/H5JVOPR8/F1UBE3SH5JVOPR8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/BE3S/H5JVOPR8/F1UBE3SH5JVOPR8.SMALL.jpg Thunderstruck Motors Generic wiring diagram showing you the basics. 
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Wed, 8 Aug 2012 20:17:32 PDT
Electric Motorcycle Conversion Part 2! Batteries and Components with Time-Lapse http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Motorcycle-Conversion-Part-2-Batteries-a/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/HQET/H5ECNAXJ/FV1HQETH5ECNAXJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/HQET/H5ECNAXJ/FV1HQETH5ECNAXJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/HQET/H5ECNAXJ/FV1HQETH5ECNAXJ.SMALL.jpg Thunderstruck Motors Also see Gen 4 Wiring!
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Wed, 8 Aug 2012 20:11:24 PDT