• Welding Batteries
    In the previous post on the electric skateboard I alluded to a better way to connect batteries. The steel springs and screw I had originally used led to voltage sag because of the relatively high resistance of steel. A better solution is to use Nickel strips and spot weld them...

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  • Electric Skateboard
    An electric plane is a large project. I need to start small, so I built an electric skateboard. It has all the same basic components as the plane will: motor, controller, and battery. To get familiar with that trio, this is an ideal project. Below is shot of the finished...

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  • Starting Point
    This is the starting point of this blog, but it’s more of a midpoint in my efforts. Much has been done since I completed the OneX in January. But I only recently decided to create this blog. Details about my activities will come in later blog entries, but what’s on...

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