DIY a Fast Electric Skateboard with Budget


Great project tutorial!

Checkout a demo video from Muse Muze on YouTube.

STEP 1: Choose a Motor

Hub motor vs Outrunner

Hub motor (Preferred)

Less maintenance, dust/water proof, easy to install, higher efficiency gives longer range. The only con with these motors is heat. Heat can accumulate more easily as the water/dust insulation.
Outrunner with belts/chains/gears

Can spin faster with gears/belts, so possibly higher top speed. Con is the added complexity and later maintenance (changing belts, dust, dirt, etc.)

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