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Electric Longboard: Armo board VS Backfire Galaxy G2s

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Electric Longboard: Armo board VS Backfire Galaxy G2s

Armo board VS Backfire Galaxy G2s

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For many advantages, powerful torque, small & portable, light weight, environmental friendly, e-skateboard become more and more popular in urban community.

An electric skateboard gives you the power to travel as fast as traffic, speed up hills and brake gently down them as you recharge your batteries, whistling your favorite cheerful tune through smiling teeth. There is no end to the reasons to ride.

Here I’ll introduce two brand e-skateboard and make comparison; Armo board and backfire Galaxy G2s.

Armo board VS Backfire Galaxy G2s

Top Speed: 25 mph (40 kph) Top Speed: 23.5 mph (38 kph)
Range: 12.5-14 Miles (23km) Range: 12 Miles (20km)
Deck Material: 7 Maple & 2 Bamboo Deck Material: 8 Maple 
Wheel Size: 90mm Wheel Size: 80mm & 97mm
Motor: Dual Custom In-Hub Motors Motor: Dual Custom In-Hub Motors
Regenerative Breaking: Yes Regenerative Breaking: Yes
Battery Type: LG Lithium Ion Battery Type: Lithium Ion
Charge Time: 120 Mins Charge Time: 210 Mins (with Fast Charger)
Weight: 17.2 Lbs Weight: 13 Lbs
Max Weight Limit: 265 Lbs Max Weight Limit: 250 Lbs

They are both dual hub motors, 2 part design, battery and mainboard on each side, imported LG/Samsung 10s2p 18650 battery, replaceable PU tyre, 8 players wood longboard deck, both very impressive.

Meanwhile, they have several difference too,

1, Price, backfire G2S 649$, Armo board 479$

2, Armo board’s ESC use exclusive Sine Wave technology, super linear, make it very warm accelerate and break, and it's the only ESC that make electronic potting to consolidate every connection port on motherboard.

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3, Battery Capacity & Range

Armoboard 6.4Ah— 12.5-14 miles(20~22.5 km) 

Galaxy G2s 5Ah-- 12 Miles (20km)

The two board both have a pretty decent battery pack with quality cells and range, however, Armoboard performs better.

4, The backfire offers an 80mm and 96mm tire both while Armo board have 90mm. 

Conclusion, the two brand can both last relatively long range (20km+), convenient for change replaceable motors, while Armo board performs better on the range, backfire gives extra 96mm tyre. But more important, based on all these features, Armo board is much more cost-effective, 170$ lower on the price. So Armo board is absolutely your best choice.

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