Got a few hours of no wife and kids, so I switched up the gear ratio of my TT-01. I’m running an 8.5 turn Viper motor and VTX10 ESC with a 2s lipo, and was running a 28/55 gear set for a final drive. It thermal shutdown when I went on long straits, and was impossible to control, so I put it back to the stock 19/61 for a 8.35 final drive, threw some heat sinks on the motor and ESC, and it got better. But boring, super slow. Now I put it to 23/58 to split the difference at 6.56, but it,s 30c outside now, so I’m charging my batteries, and I’ll see how she runs this evening. Also, the WordPress app for the iPhone likes to keep half the text behind the keyboard, so I’m typing blind. We’ll see how this post looks.
I’ve got another blog too, focusing on my van. It’s older, but is updated even less often. And since it’s winter here, nothing will be done to it for a while.
I have more info on my amp project on the way, but I’ve read about a drive through the Congo. Democratic Republic of Congo: Lubumbashi to Kinshasa Crazy stuff.