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Nicman replied to the thread Your "OTHER" projects.
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Quote Originally Posted by flo View Post
Hi
About 5000 hrs for the 29 plugs, 29 moulds and the two planes plus a few test parts...

Thats just to produce the mouldet parts... rc, edf and detailing probably another 80 on mine (puff the magic dragon) while Robert spend some more on detailing his (speedbrakes and outboard fuel tank, in air fueling nozzle...) i just wanted it to be over after doing the whole build myself... Robert was up for all detail work, research and find / order parts and materials... he`s not a traditional builder but a great "fiddler"

Build threat is in Rc-groups dot com

Flight time is around 7 mins on 10 -to 12s lipo 5500mah
mine weights only 6.7 kg while Roberts is 7.4 if i recall correctly. Lenth is about 1.86m!! not a small plane

Havn´t flown it since 3 Years as i am much more into Dynamic Soaring (DS) nowadays (rc-wise) - much more adrenalin

greets

flo
Dynamic which what?

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Nicman replied to the thread Charging Bullet - Royal Enfield conversion.
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Quote Originally Posted by Lunchbag View Post
OK, I confess I've been away for some time..have you seen the Charging Bullet site? Nice Royal Enfield Bullet 350 conversion and apparently Fred is on a long ride in the UK now, getting great photos and video to make a documentary.
Hey man! It's been way too long! Your WordPress site saved my ass so many times. I appreciate how easy it is to read and navigate.
Planning on building my second bike before the new year.

How is the RE?

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Stevo replied to the thread VOR.WORX.EMC.v3.0.
" So I just got pulled over by Fortuna's Finest on my way to work.... The officer said nothing about the blue headlights or the cell phone dashboard... but he did tell me I had to move my license plate!! No ticket LOL "

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Stevo replied to the thread Motenergy ME1302.
" I can send it to you as a gift....might save you some money on import fees. I only want 125 bucks for it. I don't know how much shipping will be. I'll even throw in a contactor, fuse and suppression diode as a package deal for you. If you decide you want it, send me in a private message your address and I will see what it will cost to send ...won't be cheap I'm sure

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EVcycle replied to the thread The Juiced Drag bike progress post.
" The winglet plates on the bottom were so bad we pulled them off and will replace them.

Got to love the different color primer...

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Annan replied to the thread Motenergy ME1302.
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Quote Originally Posted by Stevo View Post
ME0909 would be a good choice for a lil mini/pit bike
I have a controller that you can buy cheap (Alltrax AXE4834)
I'll even throw in a contactor and a main fuse/holder
i want to use it with a motenergy me0909
can i pls buy your controller and for how much can you send it to amsterdam, netherlands? "

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Stevo replied to the thread VOR.WORX.EMC.v3.0.
" Oh yeah... cost...

Are we talking about since the start at version 1.0??
How do you put a price on a good education? All the hours of work put into it? Every new version brings me new experience and more education...
So the answer is no! Are we talking 2010 dollars, or 2018 dollars? "

8 Hours Ago

Stevo replied to the thread VOR.WORX.EMC.v3.0.
" I have a secret, hard to reach, bypass button to remove the Arduino Uno start-up procedure out of the equation in case of a dead phone, but you don't know about that,right?! If you had read my build threads ^^^^ you would have known that.
If the phone has enough charge to turn the bike on, that's all that's needed to get home. The bike will continue working with a dead phone once it's turned on. The Cycle Analyst provides a back-up speedometer.

Main cut off is the Main Contactor, electronically controlled. There is no mechanical cut-off switch. I don't know of any mechanical cut-off switches that can tolerate 500 amps. The battery pack's - cable can be quickly unbolted or cut for emergency, but I can't imagine any example of that ever needing to be done. "

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Functional Artist replied to the thread VOR.WORX.EMC.v3.0.
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Quote Originally Posted by Stevo View Post
The Bike will run out of juice before the phone does. Not worried about that. If I find it to be problematic, I can wire a charging cable to the phone holder and plug it in there.
I still need to do some more testing to see what my max safe range is.
The Sevcon will go to "limp" mode when the pack hits a set low v. Sevcon makes a GREAT controller btw.

The start-up procedure is simple really. First I open up the apps that I will be using on my phone so that they are all running in the background. I pull the tethered kill switch key out, Turn on the power to Arduino Uno, which is an isolated circuit running off of a small Vicor dc-dc, Connect my phone to the Arduino Uno via bluetooth, Hit the start button on my phone using the Virtuino app (which also monitors my coolant temps and battery temps), This turns on the power to the Sevcon dc-dc as well as the Sevcon controller via a small coil relay. When I return the Kill switch key back into position, that closes the Sevcon Forward-Reverse circuit, which lets Sevcon do it's thang!
Good to go!
Kool, so your phone is your "electronic" key (basically) & the bike will not function without it.

I asked about the phone getting low because of all of those apps running at once & them "smart" phones always seem to be ~23%. LOL
...or a quick run to the store & you get stranded just cause your "stupid" phone died.

Is your main cut-off switch part of your start up procedure? (I didn't notice it mentioned)

Have you tallied a complete "cost of build" yet? "

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EVcycle replied to the thread The Juiced Drag bike progress post.
" Painting has commenced! We hope (weather dependant) to be at the track Friday for actions photos with the new look.

As you can see from the photo is has been a few colors in the past. (even green?)

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Stevo replied to the thread Ride Videos - Tips and Tricks.
" I used the GoPro Studio app on a Windows 7 laptop to create short mp4 clips. Then from there, I imported those clips into Windows Live Movie Maker. I tried several open source apps on my Ubuntu 14.4 OS but had little success and much frustration. I have an old Apple laptop (my emergency back up) thats running SnowLeopard I think, but I didn't break it out to try it. "

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Ted Dillard replied to the thread Ride Videos - Tips and Tricks.
" Right? Sam Adams donated literally pallets of beer. (Their homeworld is right next door, and the proceeds go to the food pantry.) So... yeah, power tools, endless free beer, what could POSSIBLY go wrong?

So, editing. What do you guys use? I actually am a certified instructor for Final Cut Pro, but I use iMovie. It's faster and easier, but it HAS to be iMovie 11, (v 9.0.xx) - the later versions got screwed up with "improvements". "

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Stevo replied to the thread VOR.WORX.EMC.v3.0.
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Quote Originally Posted by Functional Artist View Post
Nice Video & Very Kool Build!

Could you explain your start up procedure? (step by step)

If the battery in your phone gets low (0%) will the bike still function?

Again, nice work
The Bike will run out of juice before the phone does. Not worried about that. If I find it to be problematic, I can wire a charging cable to the phone holder and plug it in there.
I still need to do some more testing to see what my max safe range is.
The Sevcon will go to "limp" mode when the pack hits a set low v. Sevcon makes a GREAT controller btw.

The start-up procedure is simple really. First I open up the apps that I will be using on my phone so that they are all running in the background. I pull the tethered kill switch key out, Turn on the power to Arduino Uno, which is an isolated circuit running off of a small Vicor dc-dc, Connect my phone to the Arduino Uno via bluetooth, Hit the start button on my phone using the Virtuino app (which also monitors my coolant temps and battery temps), This turns on the power to the Sevcon dc-dc as well as the Sevcon controller via a small coil relay. When I return the Kill switch key back into position, that closes the Sevcon Forward-Reverse circuit, which lets Sevcon do it's thang!
Good to go! "

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