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is it possible to make a motorized skateboard with a weed eater motor? Answered

i wanna go fast and if your not first your last. i want to make a summer project

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Ankeladden (author)2010-05-04

 YES!!
It's plausible, but hard.
I tried it, but the gear ration was too high so the skateboard hardly moved.
Remember to use a weed eater whit clutch. 

Good luck

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theRIAA (author)2009-06-22

the motor might stall if there was too much torque, but if it's just direct drive to the wheels i think it could work.

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robotguy4 (author)theRIAA2009-06-23

I GOT IT! Use it to power a fan to PUSH yourself along! May or may not work...

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Kiteman (author)2009-06-22

I don't see why not. Take plenty of photos as you go, let us know how it works.

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