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Old 04-20-2008, 11:25 AM
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i wanna build one. and is there a esc that can power a electric wheel chair motor
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Old 04-20-2008, 03:51 PM
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you could use the controler that comes with an electric wheelchair and use two servos to move it left/right and forward/ back

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kinda like that
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Me and my dad are going to do the same thing. We are just waiting to find a cheap castor mower at a garage sale for 20 or 30 bucks, so if we never finish it is no big deal. What we were going to do is connect the two castor front wheels and use 1 servo to steer them. Then use another servo to control the engine. Throw in a fail safe and it should be good to go. It will only need 2 channels, and I can sit on my porch and mow the lawn.
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nd is there a esc that can power a electric wheel chair motor


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like this

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How about this:

http://www.maxleisure.ie/

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Originally Posted by cm367700 View Post
i wanna build one. and is there a esc that can power a electric wheel chair motor
http://www.robotmarketplace.com/products/IFI-V883.html
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What the [email protected]#$
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Actually, the first time I saw a model airplane designed to look like a mower, was about 1985... There are also Witches, Snoopy on Doghouse, and Blue Angels in formation (4 little planes, 1 with an engine, the other 3 had the control surfaces, all connected by small black tubing that you can't see while in flight)

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Those are good ESC's. My robotics team uses them on wheel chair motors with 12 volts, powering a 100 pound robot.
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Originally Posted by RCSteve93 View Post
Those are good ESC's. My robotics team uses them on wheel chair motors with 12 volts, powering a 100 pound robot.
Cool, I used them back in my Battlebots days and they worked awesome for me.
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Since the introduction of remote control lawn mowers and fully automatic robotic mowers, the lawn mower industry has spawned a massive plethora of options for when it comes time to buy a new machine to keep the lawn trimmed.

Thank you all for the information.
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wow 12 years old soon to be 13
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wow 12 years old soon to be 13
Seen a few long dormant threads revived this week
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Originally Posted by gloriapetersenn View Post
Since the introduction of remote control lawn mowers and fully automatic robotic mowers, the lawn mower industry has spawned a massive plethora of options for when it comes time to buy a new machine to keep the lawn trimmed.

Thank you all for the information.
Is it weird that a user that signed in about 1 year ago chose to revive this topic for their 1st post?
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