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Building an Electric Powered Beach Wagon

I'm looking to power a 6 wheeled beach wagon that weighs about 65 pounds and will carry 2 toddlers.  I need help coordinating the speed control, 24 or 36 volt motor and charger.  If anyone has built one of these I would love to hear what you have done, any help is appreciated.

Toggle switch would be great
We tested our new 36 Volt reversing relays yesterday and found that they provide motor braking when not in forward or reverse mode. I believe that this motor braking would be welcome for a beach cart to act a parking brake when needed. These reversing relays are used with a three position toggle switch which would work as shown below.


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When the switch is in the middle position the motor braking is very strong so the switch should only be placed in the middle position when the wagon is standing still.


I will go ahead and start making the kit page now. I just wanted to run by how this new reversing relay works to let you know and make sure that it is okay with you.

Sounds good

I just started creating the kit and noticed that THR-154 is currently out of stock. THR-154 is the only throttle we have that fits a 1" handlebar. We will be getting more THR-154 throttles in stock in around 2 weeks.

Is a 2 week wait for the throttle okay, or would you like for me to include a different throttle for 7/8" handlebars that we currently have in stock?
7/8 will work
Okay I will make the kit with a 7/8" throttle. I should have it done very soon and will post a link to it here when it is ready.
I completed creating the kit. It is item number KIT-148-B. Here is a link to it: https://cart.electricscooterparts.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=KIT-148-B


If you would prefer a different throttle I can change the throttle in the kit over to any other one that we sell. Please have a look at all of the parts in the kit and let me know if you would like any changes or updates to be made.


Please let us know if you have any questions.

Question. can you use speed controler SPD 245000A  without a twist throttle and just adjust speed with speed limited adjustment knob

The SPD-24500A controller is designed to be used with a hall effect throttle which outputs 1 to 4 Volts to the controller.


A potentiometer could replace the hall effect throttle so that a knob would control the speed of the motor. A 10K Ohm potentiometer works well for this and should be wired to the controller as shown below.


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