Electric Longboard First Assembly

My next project an electric motor powered longboard.

DIY longboard

Electric Longboard Parts

Bill of Materials for this project (Prices as at Jan 2014)

  • Single Motor Mechanical Electric Longboard Kit USD223
  • Turnigy Aerodrive SK3-6364-245kv Brushless Outrunner Motor USD70.68
  • HobbyKing 150A High Performance Brushless Car ESC USD68.99
  • ZIPPY Flightmax 5000mAh battery X 2 USD31.99 each
  • HXT4mm Battery Harness 14AWG for 2 Packs in Series USD2.43
  • HXT 4mm Gold Connector with Protector (10pcs/set) USD4.44
  • Netduino 2 Plus (may replace this with a Netduino) USD59.95
  • Grove Base Shield V2 USD 8.90
  • Grove Nunchuck Adaptor USD2.90
  • Wireless Nunchuck NZD25.00
  • Moose 9.5×42 Longboard Flush Mount Deck Green Stain NZ57

Initial trials of the Wireless Nunchuck have not been very positive. As the Netduino device starts the connection to the handset is dropped. Need to do some more investigation to see if I can get this to work otherwise I will have to use a wired Nunchuck.

Quadcopter frame and motors ordered

Using the suggested parts list for a quadcopter on Hovership. I have ordered

1x Turnigy Battery Strap 330mm
1x On-Board Lipoly Low Voltage Alarm
2x Turnigy nano-tech 1800mah 3S 25~50C Lipo Pack
1x Hobby King Quadcopter Power Distribution Board
5x Turnigy Multistar 10 Amp Multi-rotor Brushless
5x Turnigy Aerodrive SK3 – 2822-1090kv Brushless Outrunner Motor
5x 8045 SF Props 2pc Standard Rotation/2 pc RH Rotation
1x Hobbyking X525 V3 Glass Fiber Quadcopter Frame 600mm
1x Hobbyking X525 V3 Glass Fiber Main Frame Bottom Plate
1x Hobbyking X525 V3 Aluminum Square Booms (4pcs/bag)
2x Hobbyking X525 V3 Glass Fiber Motor Mount (4pcs/bag)
2x Hobbyking X525 Glass Fiber Landing Gear (4pcs/bag)
1x Hobbyking X525 V3 Glass Fiber Main Frame Upper Plate (1pc/bag)
1x CNC Alloy Prop Balancer for Propeller, EDF & Heli Shaft/Blade

I have ordered plenty of spare propellers, motor mounts and frame bits as based on my experience with my Crazyflie Nano Quadcopter there will be many crashes while I debug the software and learn how to fly. I will purchase a Lipoly charger and battery bag locally.