I always get people who are keen to build their own electric skateboard ask me what parts I recommend using, of course I recommend only the best parts... The problem with using the best parts is it can get a little bit expensive..
Once this price rises too high some people start to question why they should build their own when they could just buy it pre-built in a box.
It raises a very important point! Why bother building your own electric skateboard if it might end up costing more?
On the electric skateboard forum I wrote a detailed article that tries to explain the intricacies of building your own electric skateboard.
Check it out now here