Electric Skateboard DIY – Build vs Buy

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Build your own board or buy a pre-built one?  This is NOT a simple answer.   The question should be:  Why do you want to build your own board?  If the only reason is cost, then we recommend you to go buy a pre-built board.   Yes, the good quality boards are expensive and yes, the low-budget boards are made … Read More

Electric Skateboard Timeline – Updates, News, Historical Perspective

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Electric Skateboard Timeline and News

July, 2018 – Backfire announces Backfire Ranger X1, the first all-terrain board at under $1000 USD.  Backfire also raises $331K USD on Indiegogo for its board, greatly exceeding the target of $50K USD.June 1, 2018 – Announcement of Enertion Raptor 2.1.   Current 500 lots of Raptor 2.0 available for shipping.  Raptor 2.1 availability planned for August 2018.  Jed Board deliveries … Read More

Electric Skateboard Glossary of Terms

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Electric Skateboard Glossary

Electric Skateboard Glossary of TermsABEC – Annular Bearing Engineers’ Committee.  ABEC is an American method for rating the accuracy and precision of bearings.  The standards used is governed by the ABMA (American Bearing Manufacturers Association).  It is a scale from 1 to 9, and only consists of odd numbers.  In terms of cost, ABEC 1 bearings are the cheapest and … Read More

Will Acton Conquer The Electric Skateboard Market?

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The creators of the Blink Board are back! Set to conquer the electric skateboard market, they released a new line of boards that may even crown them electric skateboard king… The Blink Board was a fairly basic electric skateboard. You could really see that they were trying to cut costs and that was where their competitors had the advantage. For … Read More