Skelecs: Part 6 – The final frontier

I’ve done it! As if by magic, I’ve managed to complete my skelecs (to the lowest point of completion) and have a go on them before leaving home for university. This post is currently being written from my new house in Nottingham! Obviously, I’m just going to get straight to the point: Sorry about the […]

Skelecs: Part 5 – Getting there

To my surprise (as ever… I seem to surprise myself a lot with my timing), I’m coming to the end of making my Skelecs, within my time schedule of getting back to university (Tuesday). I’ve finished all the drilling and my mums partner has my steel and my plans for where to drill the DD […]

Skelecs: Part 4 – A steal of steel!

Aren’t I punny? No! After the other days disaster of finding out my main section of steel was too large to encompass the hub motor shaft, I set out looking for some suitable steel. I originally decided on using 20x10mm box section but after a bit of research, it turns out that I could only really find it […]

Skelecs: Part 3 – The build and the failure

I initially started the build a couple of days ago but after realising my inability to drill straight, I decided to invest in a drill press attachment for my hand drill. While its cheap and a touch flimsy, it’s worked up to now and has really helped with alignment of my holes, especially through parallel […]

Skating Down Steps (fail) + Tips

Originally posted on Kim Skates:
So after the burst of skating confidence during the jumping skating session (my last post!), my friend and I decided it would be a great idea to try to skate down some steps. We had seen it done by a lot of the advanced skaters at BladeSoc sessions and we had watched…

Goodluckbuy soon-to-be HSEL Glass

Goodluckbuy, about the corniest sounding website ever? Nope! It is instead, another Aliexpress-esque market place where you can purchase cool gadgets from. My first purchase off their however was a relatively pricey one ~£70 and consisted of an attachable eye display in an all in one package! Since the inception of Google Glass, I’ve thought of […]

Skelecs: Part 2 – The Layout

Work is over, I’ve had my summer holiday – holiday and I’m now home! Having unpacked literally a shed load of packages… Bulk buying…? …I eventually opened each and everyone (this is literally my equivalent of Christmas!), obviously most excited at the prospect of the hub motors, controllers and steel. As I’d posted my “plans” […]