Hey everyone, recently i got interested in this exciting new concept of esk8, and as a result I plan and want to make my own electric skateboard. I have been researching a bunch about various components an electric skateboard builds in general however i am by no means ab expert so I created an account on this forum to help out with my first build! I already ordered my basic board and trucks a wheels but i needed help with the electronics specifically. FIRST BUILD -WHEELS 90mm flywheel (clones) -BATTERIES 2 Turnigy 5000mAh 4S 25C Lipo Pack https://hobbyking.com/en_us/turnigy-5000mah-4s-25c-lipo-pack.html -MOTOR Turnigy Aerodrive SK3 - 6364-245kv Brushless Outrunner M https://hobbyking.com/en_us/turnigy-aerodrive-sk3-6364-245kv-brushless-outrunner-motor.html -MOTOR HOLDWE (making my own however if u find a nice cheap one tell me please) -VESC TORQUE ESC VESC ® BLDC Electronic Speed Controller diy-electric-skateboard-kits-parts/vesc-the-best-electric-skateboard-esc/ -BATTERY INDICATOR https://www.amazon.com/SMAKN-Battery-Indicator-Capacity-Meter-Blue/dp/B00UY9PY44/ref=sr_1_7?ie=UTF8&qid=1500003702&sr=8-7&keywords=battery+indicator -DRIVE SYSTEM 16t HTD5 12mm motor pulley, 36t HTD5 12mm wheel pulley,265mm HTD5 12mm Belt -ON/OFF https://www.amazon.com/XT90-S-Female-Connector-Battery-Charge/dp/B00RVM8U5W/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1500005289&sr=8-1&keywords=anti+spark -REMOTE & RECEIVER (trying to find a good one currently) Any help, opinion, or suggestions are GREATLY appreciated!!
This remote+reciever is good choice
For the on/off switch make a loop key, it will be easier then plugin and unpluging the battery every time…(you didnt mention how you plan using it)
@aigenic ok thank you so much for the help, and about the on and off switch yeah thats what i was planning on doing however I guess i forgot to include that in the build plan
@aigenic Thanks once again u’ve helped a lot! Do you have any opinions on the rest of my build.
the rest of the build is ok
Thanks so much @aigenic
these are reliable trucks? Most of the people on this forums said that cheap components will break and lead to false aconomy.
one more question, what do you recommend ,the Electric Skateboard Motor 6355 190KV with your motor mount or buying a motor mount from supplier on this forum?
@obstriker they are not tested yet, because they are out for about week or two, but I think there should not be a problem to get money back if they break…i dont think HK would want unsatisfied costumers…and you can always use calibers Somone already posted a pick, that the HK mount fits them