A major part of the pre-wiring is done. In simple terms the wires in the red electrical tape are power in from the batteries and the green wrapped wires is RC controlled power to the drive motor.
The black box on the right is the RC signal receiver for the remote control.
The digital readout on the left shows volts in as well as adjustable volts coming out the other end. It will be set to 4.5v for the receiver on the right. It will also show battery life so I know when to stop running and go charge back up.
Next part to wire up is the fuse box when it comes next week.
Took the spare R2 motor controller and rewired it with better connectors and set it up for two joystick driving instead of mixed. The second channel will not get used and just be there as a backup.
Also changing it from inline fuses to a fused power distribution center with a digital voltage readout.
Got some more donated bed frames today and took inventory of my Re-recycled pieces from the old TRON room set that is no more(pictured in the pre-2017 section). Close to having enough metal to build a custom train lift like the one pictured below.
Thank you to the people that donated, it is much appreciated!
If you would like to donated materials such as metal or lumber please E-MAIL us at Darth_moose74@yahoo.com