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Finally: E-Big Jake

Today was the day where we decided, that E-Big Jake was ready for a ride. We checked the tractor with a throttle of 1/3 of what is possible. This resulted in  a child friendly 5km/h speed. We also gave a throttle at 2/3 a try, and we got a speed of about 15 km/h. I […]

Getting Closer …

Big Jake (the toy tractor) is now almost mutated to „Electric Big Jake“. The build seams fairly stable (tractor was able to carry me), and I managed to put back the top cover on the tractor. In the movie you see „Electric Big Jake“ test-driving on a stool (I was only giving about 1-10 Volts to the […]