My S2's tailwheel was making a lot of noise when driving on hard surfaces, especially while turning. The solution, remove the two screws that hold the wheel in place, remove the axle and apply a grain-of-rice sized drop of grease and spread it around the middle of the axle, reassemble. Silicone grease would be ideal, I used some grease that came with my tool box that is meant for drawer slides.
Now the tailwheel is silent but moves freely.
Here is my latest S2 mod. It is an internal pen lifter. I wanted to have a way to lift the pen without it being obvious that it was modified. It also has the advantage that it will work with the Sharpies that do not have the clips on the caps.
Materials required: paper clip, Pepsi can, naro sized servo and some hot glue.
The paperclip is formed into a lift ring that
Updated 12-30-2010 at 10:56 PM by W9GFO
Since the XBee is 3.3V and the hacker port supplies 5.0V, it needs a regulator. [URL="http://www.gadgetgangster.com/find-a-project/56?projectnum=358"]PowerTwig[/URL] to the rescue!
Updated 12-10-2010 at 01:38 AM by W9GFO
More to follow...
Is it a normal feature in blogs that you cannot edit you posts? If so, prepare for some worse than usual grammar and spelling...
edit: okay I figured it out. There is a pencil icon that appears to the right of the title when you mouse over it.
Updated 12-03-2010 at 09:06 AM by W9GFO