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by Current
Apr 29 2019 7:45pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Crash Thread - lucky
Replies: 38
Views: 3596

Re: Crash Thread - lucky

We have a fantastic bike path along the lakefront here in Chicago but it gets pretty hectic in the summer. I was doing my usual commute home. Slowing from 30 to 20mph as I approached three people who were walking in the same direction, I yelled out "on your left". At the moment of passing them the b...
by Current
Jun 30 2016 10:26pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hit an animal last night!
Replies: 98
Views: 17989

Re: Hit an animal last night!

I've hit a few things in my first 2000 miles of ebiking. Most notably was a another human. We have a bike path along the lakefront here in Chicago. Gets pretty hectic in the summer. I was doing my usual commute home. Slowing from 30 to 20mph as I approached three people who were walking in the same ...
by Current
Feb 01 2016 3:30pm
Forum: Motor Technology
Topic: Inside a Hitachi 6-pack IGBT
Replies: 7
Views: 1517

Re: Inside a Hitachi 6-pack IGBT

Wow
by Current
Dec 25 2015 2:34pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: Show Us Your Homemade Battery Housing
Replies: 564
Views: 160263

Re: Show Us Your Homemade Battery Housing

Same deal on mine. Wood composite construction. Aluminum Rivet Nuts to hide attachment points. Air vent compartments that allow air and not water in the front and back. Fan assisted in the summer. Holds a lot of battery :)

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by Current
Nov 17 2015 8:28am
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: inside lithium factory in shenzen china
Replies: 9
Views: 1013

Re: inside lithium factory in shenzen china

Thanks for posting that! Great to see some step by step production processes.
by Current
Sep 04 2015 10:41pm
Forum: Items for Sale - New
Topic: Ideal Diodes - New High Current Version
Replies: 70
Views: 14892

Re: Ideal Diodes - New High Current Version

Somebody needs to build these again! I need 6
by Current
Aug 17 2015 9:55pm
Forum: Electric Watercraft
Topic: Have anyone tried using 4S Lipo on a 12V trolling motor?
Replies: 31
Views: 11493

Re: Have anyone tried using 4S Lipo on a 12V trolling motor?

Works fine. I use 4s Lipo on my trolling motor
by Current
Aug 17 2015 9:21pm
Forum: Electric Watercraft
Topic: Another trolling motor project. Need controller advice.
Replies: 7
Views: 3126

Re: Another trolling motor project. Need controller advice.

I just did a Minn Kota C2. The 30lb thrust freshwater version. I pulled out the switch that goes down to the resistor pack and wired in the ESC directly to the motor. I started with a Hobbywing QUICRUN 1060 Brushed ESC for $20 from Ebay that seemed to work great with a "servo tester" for $1.50 also ...
by Current
Jul 08 2015 9:51pm
Forum: Items for Sale - New
Topic: CHEAP NEW ORIGINAL CELLS LI-ION 18650
Replies: 790
Views: 202984

Re: BRAND NEW CELLS 18650 LG/SAMSUNG/PANASONIC from 2,79$ EA

After 54 days of land and sea travel from Poland to Chicago my batteries arrived! Well packed as everyone else has reported and all cells seem nicely matched. Thanks Tumich! http://i.imgur.com/Qxji7sx.jpg http://i.imgur.com/hruQeem.jpg http://i.imgur.com/fewGIie.jpg http://i.imgur.com/vUelfvD.jpg
by Current
Jun 30 2015 8:43pm
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: *Dusting off the 1000lb of laptop batteries
Replies: 100
Views: 12841

Re: 1000lbs of Laptop Battery Teardown/Testing

Sweet! A whole treasure trove of potential. Subscribed.
by Current
May 17 2015 7:12pm
Forum: Items for Sale - New
Topic: CHEAP NEW ORIGINAL CELLS LI-ION 18650
Replies: 790
Views: 202984

Re: BRAND NEW CELLS 18650 LG/SAMSUNG/PANASONIC from 2,79$ EA

Askor,

Where are you located and how long did it take? Any photos?

I ordered 80 Samsung cells shipping to Chicago. I know i am in for a pretty long wait. Worth it