|The current design, v1.1.|
Scooty Puff is a motorized custom-made kick scooter. My first build based on a real need, it is transporting me between my home and the train station, a 1.9 mile trip each direction, while I intern at TI in Dallas, Texas over the summer.
|Motor||EMP/Turnigy C6374 200 Kv outrunner brushless DC motor|
|Battery||Turnigy "Longpack" 6S (22.2V) 5 Ah lithium polymer|
|Speed||25 MPH observed|
|Range||4 to 6 miles|
|Weight||Somewhere around 15 pounds|
|Wheels||150x50 (6"x2") pneumatic front wheel, 6"x1.5" solid Colson Performa rear wheel|
|Controller||Hobbyking 120A brushless car controller|
|Material||Mostly 6061 aluminum|
|The original design, v1.0|
|Showing the controller (circuitry on the left) and the battery (big red thing).|
Update 11 December 2012:
Finally, after a lot of beef with flat rear tires, I switched to a solid rear wheel.
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