Friday, October 23, 2020

Slovenia wins the internet with one of a kind tree log electric skateboard

A Slovenian called Žiga Žiga shared his wicked DIY board on the Electric Skateboard Users facebook group. Most surprisingly, he did not just buy parts. But constructed a deck out of an actual tree log. Yes. He call’s it the Drva. It means The Log in Slovenian.

It’s not all looks. He did his best to make his board weatherproof. “I sealed it with silicone so its pretty waterproof. I also made 4 layers of SiO2 with gloss paint on top for grip. Made some cuts at the end too for better up hill grip.”

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If you were thinking that this design is unridable, think again. Žiga has already tested his board on his way to work. Traveling 20 km without problems. He also shares that a curved deck has it’s advantages: “The curve of the log gives you unique rinding properties that are hard to explain but when you lean your feet hug the log”. – Yes, we think this is a barefoot design. Look out for winters Žiga!

For all the gear geeks, see the technical specs below:

1x An actual tree log. For real.
2x sensored waterproof motors 6374 with 10mm axle
1x 10s4p custom made battery
1x maytech dual vesc
1x Remote maytemtskr1805wf waterproof

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Nelson
Nelson is a writer for LooksDangerous and currently rides a Boosted Mini X, Exway X1 Pro and Segway ES2. Co-founder of dutch lobbygroup LegaalRijden, which focusses on legalizing ESK8 in the Netherlands.
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